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 (15 spaces)
  • Grade 9 (15 spaces)
  • Grade 10 (15 spaces)
  • Grade 11 (10 spaces)
  • Grade 12 (limited consideration)

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 2020-21 School Year:

    Early Decision: December 2, 2019
    Regular Decision: February 3, 2020
    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, 2020.

    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

    Required:
    • Final report cards from the past two years
    • Current report cards
    • Character Reference Form
    • Any additional documents as outlined and agreed to in the online application

    Optional:
    • A 45 to 60-second student video on one of the following topics:
      • Describe a person you admire or who has influenced you a great deal.
      • Why are you applying to boarding school and what do you hope to gain from joining the boarding community at St. George's School?
    Please label your video with your full name and applying grade level, then share your video via Dropbox or Baidu with senioradmissions@stgeorges.bc.ca

    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 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.

    To see whether the Admissions Team will visit a region near you, please refer to Admissions Travel
  • 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. You will need to register for a test in advance with SSAT on their website. If the SSAT is unavailable in your region, please contact our admissions office at senioradmissions@stgeorges.bc.ca
    • Grade 10–12 applicants may submit their PSAT, SAT, or ACT results in place of SSAT. Please email senioradmissions@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.
St. George’s School acknowledges that we are situated on the unceded traditional territory of the Musqueam First Nation.
 
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.
St. George’s School
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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