Admissions

Guam Adventist Academy welcomes students without regard to religious persuasion, race, color, or gender.  Students seeking a Christ-centered education that nurtures the development of the whole person will appreciate our philosophy and school environment.

 Entrance Ages

  • A child entering the Pre-kindergarten (ages 3 and 4) program must be absolutely unassisted with their personal hygiene and pass evaluation by the teacher.
  • The recommended age for a child entering the Kindergarten program is five years of age by September 15 for the current school year.
  • The recommended age for a first grade student is six years of age by September 15 of the current school year.

Admission Checklist

A student who presents him/herself for admission must willingly agree to abide by the principles set forth in the GAA Handbook.

Parents or responsible party of the student should follow the procedure outlined below:

  1. Current application is submitted with $25.00 fee per child.
  2. Birth certificate and/or most recent passport plus VISA (if applicable) is received/on file.
  3. Current medical exam form is on file.                                                                                                       Physical examinations are required for all new students and returning students entering grades Pre-K to Kindergarten, 1, 4, 7, and 9.
  4. Students who choose to participate in the sports program must obtain a medical sport clearance.
  5. Immunization records is on file with up-to-date immunizations. 
    • New student has current PPD result. 
    • Returning student is up-to-date with all immunizations and has current PPD result. 
  6. Proof is submitted for student’s minimum GPA of 2.0. If no proof of at least 2.0 GPA, then the status of the student will be probationary. 
    • Parents of new students must provide authorization for release of records from previous school.
    • A student may be required to complete placement test(s).
    • Student may be admitted on scholastic probation only with the principal approval. (See probationary acceptance section.)
  7. Handbook Acknowledgement certificate is signed by student and primary parent/responsible party.
  8. Financial contract is signed and submitted to accountant.
  9. Computer usage agreement is signed and on file.
  10. New student and parents/responsible party must talk with the principal.

Stop here if your child is in grades K-6. This section applies only to 7-12th graders.

  1. Student must meet with registrar to discuss and schedule classes for the school year. 
  2. All new students in grades 7-12 must submit a one page essay about him/herself. (See Essay Guidelines Form.)
  3. Seniors driving their own vehicle to and from school must submit the following:
    • copy of their driver’s license
    • vehicle registration
    • insurance coverage with parental consent signed and submitted
    • GAA discourages students from riding with a non-sibling driver, but will not be held liable by actions taken by student drivers.  Parents must stress the huge responsibility the student driver has if he/she has passengers.  We will request for written consent by a student driver's parent to allow a non-sibling student to ride as a passenger AND written consent by the other student's parent who agrees to allow his/her child to ride as a passenger; however, GAA will not be responsible for monitoring or enforcing the agreements between parents.