Applications and Fees

Admission Criteria 
All ESF schools are non-selective academically. However, as English is the medium of instruction, it is essential that students demonstrate fluency in English before admission can be considered.

For full information please visit the ESF Admissions page

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Residential Zone

Residential zones govern admission to all schools within the English Schools Foundation. To apply for admission to Island School, parents should live:

  • Hong Kong Island Mid Levels (including Kennedy Road west of the Hopewell Centre), Old Peak Road, Conduit Road and Robinson Road as far as Castle Road, some of Central District served by Glenealy School and the Peak.
  • Discovery Bay (shared with West Island School).
  • Tsing Yi Island.
  • West Kowloon bordered by Ferry Street and Tong Mi Road to Lai Chi Kok Road.
  • North of Boundary Street and west of Tai Po Road, extending west to Tuen Mun except for the area of Tsuen Wan that is part of Sha Tin College zone (see Sha Tin College).

For full information on ESF School zones click here.

School Fees 
Please click here for information on school fees.