Welcome New Families!

We are eager to ensure that your family's transition to Graded School is a smooth one.

We hope you will use this page as a handy resource; however, please do not hesitate to reach out to our office directly if you have any questions over the coming months.

We look forward to welcoming all of you and hopefully making this a smooth and successful transition. If you have any questions over the break, please feel free to be in touch with the Admissions Department. Someone will always be in the office.

Once again, we are all delighted that you have chosen Graded. You will soon find out what a wonderful, supportive community you have joined.

All the best,

Tracy Harrison Peixoto
Admissions Director


Please click here for supplies and book lists. Only students enrolled in the native or advanced level Portuguese should buy Portuguese books for Middle and High School. This interview/testing for Portuguese placement will happen during Orientation.

There are a few places where you can buy the school materials, either online or in store. We recommend checking out:
Kalunga- One of the biggest supply stores in Brazil
Livro Fácil- Can be found on campus as well 


You can find the list of vacation assignments for each grade here.

* Please note there are NO vacation assignments for LOWER SCHOOL.


If you would like to read more about curriculum, activities, and support services in the different divisions (Lower School, Middle School, and High School), please click here.


Beginning in 6th grade, Graded is a 1-to-1 school and a “bring your own device” (BYOD) institution.  It is the expectation that all students come to school, prepared for learning, with fully charged and functioning computers that meet minimum requirements. Click here to learn more.


Please bring a copy of all required documents to school on Orientation day.


RG Document - Local Brazilian families please bring a copy of RG

RNE or Protocol of the RNE - International families please bring a copy of RNE

Birth Certificate - Copy of birth certificate 

Transcripts - Please make sure that you bring in the “End of Year Transcript” for each student and original documents for registration purposes.

Vaccination records - Please bring a copy of your child(ren)'s immunization record.

Passports/Visas - Bring a copy of passports and visas

 Note: If the student has Brazilian nationality the local Ministry of Education (MEC) requires that all school transcripts for Brazilians who have studied outside of Brazil be "consularizado" at your closest Brazilian Consulate. It is required by law to be presented no later than thirty days from the first day of class.


RG Document - Local Brazilian families please bring a copy of RG

RNE or Protocol of the RNE - International families please bring a copy of RNE

Birth Certificate - Copy of birth certificate 

CPF - Copy of CPF Document

Passports/Visas - Bring a copy of passports and visas




If you are interested in requesting the bus service for your child/children, please fill out this form and the transportation department will get in touch with you soon. 

You can find bus zones and prices here.

For more information about the bus service, please contact Silvio Pedroso (silvio.pedroso@graded.br) or the Admissions Office. 

If you are not a current user, please note that spaces are dependent on availability (some routes are already full) and pick-up and drop-off routes are predetermined.

* Be advised that our bus service does not cover all areas in São Paulo. Please check with the transportation department if our routes include your address.


If you have questions, we have listed below all the counselors’ email addresses. As we are on break from June 15 to July 30, it may take a little while to respond to emails.

Todd Daniel - 11th and 12th Grades (A to K)

Shelley Marks - 11th and 12th Grades (L to Z)

Luciana Andrade - 9th and 10th Grades

Roberto D'erizans - Middle School Principal - 6th, 7th, and 8th Grades

Carla Maia - Elementary School - 2nd to 5th Grades

Bobbie Neubern - Pre-primary to 1st Grade

Av. José Galante, 425
São Paulo, SP - Brazil - 05642-000
T: 55-11-3747-4800
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