Boarding Student

Apply to St. George’s as a Boarding Student

Thank you for considering St. George’s School. The Admissions Team looks forward to getting to know your family in the year ahead. Please let us know how we can help.

The boarding program at St. George’s School is offered to students in Grades 8–12.

Intake numbers:

  • Grade 8 (48 spaces)
  • Grade 9 (15 spaces)
  • Grade 10 (15 spaces)
  • Grade 11 (10 spaces)
  • Grade 12 (limited spaces)

The Application Process

List of 5 items.

  • Step 1 | Submit online application

    Submit the online application form and pay the $25 application fee.

    (Gateway to Prep School and SAO common applications are also accepted.)

    Application Deadline for 2019/20 School Year:

    Early Decision: December 3, 2018
    Regular Decision: February 1, 2019
    Late Applications: Accepted on a rolling basis

    Financial Assistance is available for Grades 8-12. The deadline to apply for Financial Assistance is February 1, 2019.

    Please do not delay submission of your online application, as supplemental materials can be submitted as received and uploaded online.
  • Step 2 | Submit supporting documentation

    • Final report cards from the past two years
    • Current report cards
    • A 45–60-second video that describes a personal connection you have, and how this relationship is meaningful, or, identify three things you look for when joining a new community that ensures it’s the right fit for you. Please upload your video to Dropbox or Baidu and share with senioradmissions@stgeorges.bc.ca.
    • SSAT Character Skills Snapshot (Grade 6–12 only)
    • Character Reference Form
    • Any IEPs and/or psycho-educational reports

    Please note:
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    nly 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 your application has been submitted, you will receive an invitation by email to attend a student and parent interview. This interview is by appointment and can be conducted on-campus, overseas or online.
  • Step 4 | Complete testing

    • Write the SSAT at any testing location and select St. George’s School (BC) as a recipient school for your results
    • Grade 10–12 applicants may submit their PSAT, SAT, or ACT results in place of SSAT. Please email admissions@stgeorges.bc.ca if you select this option.
  • Step 5 | Admission decision

    Boarding decisions are made on a rolling basis. Applicants will receive one of three decisions: acceptance, wait pool, or decline. Families must respond to an Offer of Acceptance within 10 days. If you are waitlisted, you must confirm your position on the waitlist. The waitlist expires on September 1st if an offer cannot be made. There is no action required if you are not a successful applicant.
     
    Applicants applying for Financial Assistance will also receive the outcome at the time of decision.
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Contributions to St. George's School are tax creditable as prescribed by Canadian law. St. George's School's Charitable Registration Number is: 11917-5511 RR0001.
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Junior Campus: 3851 West 29th Avenue, Vancouver, BC Canada V6S 1T6
Senior Campus: 4175 West 29th Avenue, Vancouver, BC Canada V6S 1V1
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