Student ID Card FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

- Which grade levels will have these cards?

ID cards will be distributed to grades 1 to 12

- Are these cards mandatory?

Yes, in efforts to preserve safety and security in school, all students must wear their ID cards at all times. Secondary school students will keep their ID cards with them and will bring them home, while Primary School students will have their ID cards kept in school and distributed every morning.

- Will canteen areas accept cash from students after distributing cards?

Canteen areas will be allowed to accept cash only one month after card distribution (during March 2017). After that, students are required to pay only through their cards.

- What will happen if a student did not wear or forgot his/her card?

Students in this case will receive a temporary badge that will be available in secretaries offices, and has to return it back to at the end of the school day. However, after March 2017, the cafeteria will no longer accept cash, and any student without his/her ID card will not be able to buy any food.

- What is the process of getting my kids’ cards ?

A form will be sent out to each student in school, which has to be filled and brought back with a one-time fee of BD15. The school will then distribute cards to students in classrooms according to the divisional principal’s instructions.

- What is the policy for lost cards ?

Students who lose their cards are to pay 2 BD to the school for us to issue a new card.

- How do we add money to our kids’ accounts ?

Topping up students accounts is done through our Cashier, who is available in the reception area of the admin building. A beginning balance of 1 BD will be accredited to the account of each student.

- Do I need to have my kids’ card with me to top up ?

No, the cashier will be able to top-up your kids’ accounts when you specify your name. Knowing your family ID or your kid’s ID is helpful but not necessary.

- Is there a minimum acceptable topup for cards?

If you are to topup any of your kid’s balance, the minimum is 5 BD per student.

- How do I check my kids’ balance and transactions?

We will have the balance available on PowerSchool for each of the kids. Or you can contact the school through live chat to inquire about the balance.
As for transactions, a receipt will be printed after each transaction that parents can check, and soon we will be developing the ability to subscribe to receive an email on daily, weekly, or monthly basis of detailed transactions.