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Apply to St. George’s as a Boarding Student

Thank you for considering our boarding program at St. George’s School. The Admissions Team looks forward to getting to know your family in the year ahead. Please let us know if there is anything we can help with.

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  • Boarding Intake Numbers

    • Grade 8 (10-15  spaces)
    • Grade 9 (10-15  spaces)
    • Grade 10 (10-15  spaces)
    • Grade 11 (10-15  spaces)
    • Grade 12 (non-intake point)
  • Application Deadlines

    • Grade 8-12 Boarding (Early Decision): December 1, 2021
    • Grade 8-12 Boarding (Regular Decision): February 1, 2022
    Submissions after February 1, 2022 are considered late applications

The Application Process

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  • Step 1 | Submit online application

  • Step 2 | Submit supporting documentation

    Required documents:

    • Final report cards from the past two years
    • Current report cards (as you receive them)
    • Character Reference Form
      • Our first choice for a referee should be a classroom teacher (current or previous). Our second choice would be a coach, youth group director, cub-leader, or someone who interacts with this child in a social setting. We prefer not to receive references from one-to-one tutors or family friends.
    • Any additional documents as outlined and agreed to in the online application
    Please note: only the requested documents will be reviewed in order to maintain consistency and fairness for all applicants. Please do not send additional items such as certificates, photos, or additional reference letters. These items will be discarded.
  • Step 3 | Interviews

    After an application has been received all candidates will receive an email invitation to attend a virtual student interview and parent interview. Our admissions team accommodates interview times across various time zones.

    Please email senioradmissions@stgeorges.bc.ca if you are unable to find an appointment that suits your time zone.
  • Step 4 | Complete testing

    • Write the SSAT at home for residents of Canada or the USA, or take the test at any designated Prometric Test Centre.
    • International applicants (outside of Canada/USA) must write the SSAT at any test location.
    • Early Decision candidates must write the SSAT before December 1, 2021.
    • Regular Decision candidates must write the SSAT before March 1, 2022.
    * Please do not hesitate to register for the SSAT as dates fill up fast.
    * Late applicants should take SSAT as soon as possible to avoid further delays with your application.


  • Step 5 | Admission decision

    • Boarding decisions are released on a rolling basis throughout the admissions season.  
    • Applications submitted prior to December 1, 2021 (Early Decision): will receive a decision by January 2022. 
    • Applications submitted prior to February 1, 2022 (Regular Decision): will receive a decision no later than March 2022.

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  • Questions? We’re here to help.

    We know that applying to an independent school can be an intimidating process. Our Admissions team is here to support your family through the application journey – from exploring St. George’s, to applying for admission and joining the community. Please get in touch with any questions you may have. 

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