Boarding Student

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.

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)

The Application Process

List of 6 items.

  • Step 1 I Submit online inquiry

    Submitting an inquiry creates your account profile and begins the application process.
  • Step 2 | Submit online application

    Please complete the online application and all checklist items. Supplemental materials (report cards, character reference, etc.) can be submitted afterward so do not delay submission of the online application form. Please let us know if you have any questions.

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

    Application Deadlines:
    Early Decision: December 1, 2021
    Regular Decision: February 1, 2022
    Late Applications: Accepted on a rolling basis
  • Step 3 | 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 4 | Interviews

    After your application has been submitted, you will receive an invitation by email to attend a virtual student and parent interview. This interview is by appointment and will be conducted online using Zoom or Google Hangouts.
  • Step 5 | Complete testing

    Canadian and USA Residents: Write the Middle or Upper Level SSAT. Students can register to take the test in person at an SSAT test center, online with the SSAT at home for residents of Canada or the USA, or take the test at any designated Prometric Test Centre. Please make sure to designate St. George's School as a score recipient.
    International applicants (outside of Canada/USA) must write the SSAT at any test location

    Please note testing deadlines below:
    • Early Decision: SSAT must be taken prior to December 1.
    • Regular Decision: SSAT scores are accepted from tests taken from September 2021 through February 2022. 
    *Please do not hesitate in registering for SSAT as test dates have limited capacity and fill up fast. If the SSAT is unavailable in your region, please contact our admissions office at

  • Step 6 | Admission decision

    Boarding decisions are made 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.

    Applicants will receive one of three decisions: acceptance, wait pool, or decline. 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
604-224-1304  ●