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Apply To Havergal

Please note: Our deadline for Day Applications for entry in September 2018 was December 1, 2017.  Due to the volume of applications, we are unable to consider any received at this time. Applications that are received will be moved forward for consideration for entry in September 2019.

We are no longer accepting applications for our Boarding School for September 2018, with the exception of students looking to enter into Grade 9. 


How to Apply

We are delighted that you are considering Havergal for your daughter and the Admission team is here to help make the process a positive and supportive one. Our aim is for every family to receive all of the information they need to make a good decision for their daughter. The girls who apply to Havergal will have opportunities to express themselves in a variety of settings. We want to ensure that each applicant has an opportunity to be heard in a setting that is comfortable for them, as well as allow them to stretch themselves in areas that may not be as comfortable. Our role is to ensure that at each stage, applicants know we are looking for what would make them successful at Havergal.

The admission process consists of three steps, which are outlined in detail below.  It is important to note that the assessment process is different at each entry level.  Assessments are specifically geared to the age and stage of development of the girls applying.

* For detailed information about specific requirements for admission, please select your daughter’s grade of interest from the menu.


The three steps to apply are:

  • Complete the Online Application
  • Book a personal tour and interview
    • Note: Applicants for Grades 7 through 11 must complete an online interview prior to their personal interview
  • Complete the assessment


New This Year: Assessment for Grade 7 Applicants

December 9, 2017

As a highly academic school with a Liberal Arts focus, it is critical that our admission process includes the identification of qualities and skills that are important for success at Havergal College and beyond. After two years of research and development, we are pleased to announce that we have established the Havergal Critical Competencies & Character Assessment for our Grade 7 candidates. All candidates must complete this assessment on Saturday, December 9 from 9 to 11 am at Havergal. Grade 7 candidates who live overseas or outside of the GTA must complete the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT)  by December 31, 2017.


English Requirements

Havergal does not offer an ESL program. In order for students to be successful at Havergal, they must be able to demonstrate fluency in both oral and written communication. Applicants whose first language is not English may be required to complete the IELTS test determine their proficiency.


Visit Havergal

Looking to visit Havergal prior to applying?  Please see our Visit Us section to learn about our Open Houses and our Junior School Coffee & Conversation events.