Day Student

Apply to St. George’s as a Day 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.

We welcome applications for all grades at the School. Our main intake points are Kindergarten, Grades 1, 4, 6, and 8. 
 
Our application deadline has now passed. We understand wonderful families may begin to consider the School after our deadline. We are accepting late applications for Grades 2-11.
 
Please complete an application and all application requirements that are on the checklist. Selected candidates will be invited for an interview. Please contact the Admissions Office for any grade-specific requirements or questions.
 
Intake numbers for the Junior School:
 
  • Kindergarten (36 spaces)
  • Grade 1 (36 spaces)
  • Grade 2 (0 spaces)
  • Grade 3 (0 spaces)
  • Grade 4 (16 spaces)
  • Grade 5 (6 spaces)
  • Grade 6 (20 spaces)
  • Grade 7 (8 spaces)

Intake numbers for the Senior School:
 
  • 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

    We are now accepting late applications for Grades 2-11 and these reviewed on a space-available basis. Please complete the online application and all checklist items. Please let us know if you have any questions. 

    Kindergarten:
    February 10, 2020
    Grades 2-11 Late Applications: ongoing until all offers are made.

    Financial Aid is available for Grades 6–12. The deadline to apply for Financial Assistance is December 2, 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

    Kindergarten Requirements:
    • Any progress reports from daycare or preschool if received.
    • Character reference
      • 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
    All other applicant requirements: 
    • Final report cards from the past two years
    • Current report cards
    • A drawing of something that makes you happy (Grade 1s only)
    • SSAT Character Skills Snapshot (Grade 6–12 only)
    • Character Reference Form (available online in the application)
      • 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:
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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 an application has been received for most intake years, you will receive an email invitation to attend both:
    • a student and parent interview, and
    • a group activity
    Applicants of non-intake years will receive an invitation for a group activity and then selected candidates will be invited for interviews.

    Kindergarten Interviews: Selected parents will be invited for interviews during the week of March 30 - April 3, 2020. upon completion of assessment.
  • Step 4 | Complete testing

    Kindergarten: In-house group assessment: In-house testing by emailed invitation during the week of March 12-20, 2020.

    Grades 1–3:
    In-house testing by emailed invitation. (Grade 1s are tested during the week of January 7–10, 2020. Testing for Grade 2 and 3 is subject to space availability).

    Grades 4–5: Write SSAT at any test location. Fall 2019 and January 2020 test results will be accepted. 

    Grades 6-12: Write the SSAT at any test location. Applicants must write the SSAT in 2019. Test results through December 2019 will be accepted. 
  • Step 5 | Admission decision

    • Kindergarten: Mid-April
    • Grade 1: Early February
    • Grade 4 and 6: March 6, 2020
    • Grade 8: February 20, 2020
    • Minor Intake Years: Rolling through mid-March

    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  ● info@stgeorges.bc.ca

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