Grades 5 & 6—New Entry

Beginning in September 2020, Grade 5 will become an entry year with 20 places for new students. For 2020 only, we also have places for 14 new Grade 6 students. Students joining in Grade 5 or 6 will have the benefit of being part of our Minds Set Free program, which encompasses Grades 5 through 8. Students explore and develop themselves as learners, leaders, community members and citizens of the world through a rigorous academic and co-curricular program that includes a formal leadership program, experiential learning opportunities and increased athletics and performing arts options. Our new buildings, which will open in September 2020, were specifically designed to ensure that students in Grades 5 to 8 could set their minds free to discover how they can make a difference as women leaders of the future.


Birth Year: Grade 5: 2010; Grade 6: 2009
2020 Intake: Grade 5: 20 students; Grade 6: 14 students

Our application deadline for Day students was December 3, 2019.  Due to overwhelming demand we cannot accept applications for Day students after this deadline. Please reach out to us at admissions@nullhavergal.on.ca for more information. We continue to accept applications for Boarding students looking to enter Grades 9, 10 and 11.


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Already started your application or are a current Havergal family? Log in to the Admission Portal above to complete your application.


Step 1: Complete the Online Application

Application Fee

Prior to November 1, 2019 – $200 CAD
After November 1, 2019 – $250 CAD


Application Deadline: Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Once you begin an online application, you will receive a unique username and password. The login information will be important to have through the process. When applying online, please make sure you are using Google Chrome as your internet browser.

For the online admission application process, families will need to complete the following:

  • Family Information Section
  • Application fee
  • Student Questionnaire
  • Parent Questionnaire
  • Send Confidential School Report to current school
  • Upload a recent photo (passport or school portrait)
  • Upload applicant’s birth certificate
  • Upload final June 2017-18 school report (PDF)
  • Upload final June 2018-19 school report (PDF)
  • Submit all report cards received for current 2019-20 school year (PDF)
  • For all applicants whose first language is not English, TOEFL Junior test scores must be submitted with your application (see Step 2: Assessment below)


Step 2: Assessment

Applicants be asked to complete an entrance assessment on Saturday December 7, 2019 from 9:30 to 11 am. The assessments will focus on understanding the student’s literacy, numeracy skills, critical thinking skills and interpersonal competencies.  The entrance assessment will take place at the Upper School, located at 1451 Avenue Road.

Please note: If English is not the applicant’s first language, they must write the TOEFL Junior test (the Standard Test in paper-delivered format). Scores must be submitted with their application. Interviews and assessments will be granted to students who score sufficiently on this English proficiency test. TOEFL Junior can be taken at any TOEFL test centre. Due to age restrictions, applicants who are under 11 years of age cannot sign up for the TOEFL Junior assessment online. If you daughter is not yet 11, you will need to contact a TOEFL test centre to schedule a time for her to write the test. Please note that Havergal does not endorse any specific test centre and does not recommend or endorse any agents.


Step 3: Tour & Interview

We will contact candidates to schedule an interview after the registration deadline and once the candidate’s application is compete and all assessment results have been received. The interview is designed to allow us to get to know you and your daughter as well as provide an opportunity for you to ask questions about the Havergal difference.  Applicants who are overseas will be invited to participate in a Skype interview. Tours in the Junior School are led by a current Havergal parent or a student ambassador.


Step 4: Admission Decision

All admission decisions will be emailed to families on February 21, 2020.


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