FAQ – Useful Information

What are the steps to admission into Pierce? How can you apply for a scholarship? All of your questions regarding Pierce are answered here.

If you have further questions, we are at your disposal to provide any information or clarification you need!

Office of New Students Admissions, Ms. Christina Laskari, tel. (210) 600 9800 ext. 1161
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

What is the admissions process for Pierce?

Candidates for Α’ Gymnasium are examined in English in a written test in order to be admitted to the school. You can find further information on the examination syllabus and past exam papers here.

If there are positions available, students may be admitted into B’ and C’ Gymnasium, A’ and B’ Lyceum based on their academic performance and their conduct as well as the result of an English test for each respective grade.

How do I apply to take part in the entrance examinations?

You can complete the electronic Admissions Application here by Friday, May 22, 2020.

To complete the process for your child’s participation in the written examinations, please deposit €40 (non refundable) through the National Bank of Greece.

Bank: National Bank Of Greece
Account Number: 180/480067-22
IBAN: GR6001101800000018048006722
Beneficiary: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF GREECE

In the “REASON FOR TRANSACTION” area, please give the first and last name of the candidate as well as the father’s name.

Please send us the payment receipt by email at the address [email protected] or by fax at 210 6009824. When sending by fax, please include a telephone contact number.

What are the opportunities for scholarships?

There are four types of scholarships at Pierce:

1. Academic Scholarships: apply to candidates for A’ Gymnasium & A’ Lyceum and are awarded based on the students’ scores on a Greek Language test and a Mathematics test. Further information on the exam syllabus and past test papers can be found here.

2. Athletics Scholarships: apply to Gymnasium – Lyceum students. Further information can be found  here.

3. Music scholarships: apply to Gymnasium – Lyceum students. Further information can be found here.

4. Other scholarships and financial assistance programs: apply to Gymnasium – Lyceum students and are awarded based on income and other criteria. Further information on specific scholarships can be found here.

Find out more about financial assistance programs here.

When do entrance examinations take place and when are the results announced?

Following the recent decision to reopen schools, Pierce entrance examinations, with the approval of the Ministry of Education, took place in person at school. The College has the required number of rooms and the means and, with the participation of the entire faculty, can ensure the security and protection of students. The planning involves all stages of the process, from the moment students arrive on campus to the time of their departure.

The examinations took place as follows:

A Gymnasium entrance examinations (in English)
Sunday, May 24, 2020, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Academic scholarship examinations (A Gymnasium)
Sunday, May 24, 2020, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

B, C Gymnasium and A, B Lyceum entrance examinations (in English)
Saturday, May 23, 2020, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Academic scholarship examinations (A Lyceum)
Saturday, May 23, 2020, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Results are announced within 10 days of the examination date.

What are the tuition fees and how is payment made?

Information on the school’s tuition fees, school bus costs and payment methods can be found here.

Online payment is also possible here.