Complete the application

Your application should include the following items: 

Academic references

  1. English, science or social studies teacher
    Note: International students must have their English teacher complete this form!
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  2. Math teacher
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Fees & supporting documents 
  • $200 application fee
  • Copy of final academic report from the previous school year
  • Copy of most recent report card
  • Copy of birth certificate or passport
    International students MUST include a copy of the picture page of their passport or permanent resident card
  • IELTS General or TOEFL offical scores for international students


Once the application has been received, we will be in touch to set up an interview and tour. Both the applicant and their parents or guardians are expected to attend the interview. It is of the utmost importance for the applicant to visit the School and be interviewed in person.


Decisions are made after a thorough assessment of the applicant. We stress that this assessment is based on academic performance and potential, extra-curricular skills and accomplishments, integrity and suitability for the boarding experience. 

Requests for financial support will only be considered after a student is accepted!


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