Grades 8, 10 & 11
Limited spaces are sometimes available for Day students in non-traditional entry years. We encourage you to apply early as priority is given to families who apply by the registration deadline. We will contact selected candidates to schedule interviews after the registration deadline and once the candidate’s SSAT results have been received. Our registration process is complete at the end of February, which helps determine the number of places available each year.
Birth Year: Grade 8: 2007; Grade 10: 2005; Grade 11: 2004
2020 Intake: Grade 8: 0 to 3 students; Grade 10: 0 to 2 students; Grade 11: 0 to 2 students
Step 1: Complete the Online Application
Prior to November 1, 2019 – $200 CAD
After November 1, 2019 – $250 CAD
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
- Student Questionnaire
- Parent Questionnaire
- Upload final June 2017-18 school report
- Upload final June 2018-19 school report
- Submit all report cards received for current 2019-20 school year
- Upload applicant’s birth certificate
- Upload current photo (passport or school style photo)
- Submit the Confidential School Report to the applicant’s teacher or Principal
- Pay the application fee
- To avoid timeout errors when completing the application, we recommend that you save your responses in a Word document and cut-and-paste them into the online form.
- When uploading forms, please ensure they are PDF copies.
Already started your application or are a current Havergal family? Log in to the Admission Portal below to complete your application.
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Step 2: Assessment
Grade 8 to 11 applicants must write the SSAT and may register to write the test at www.ssat.org. For any student applying for Grade 8 through 11, the SSAT must be completed by January 20, 2020. Applicants may be interviewed prior to writing the SSAT.
Please note: If English is not the applicant’s first language, they may be asked to write the IELTS assessment to determine their English proficiency.
Step 3: Tour & Interview
We will contact selected candidates to schedule interviews after the registration deadline and once the candidate’s SSAT 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. Upper School tours are led by student volunteers, known as Havergal Ambassadors.
Step 4: Financial Assistance
Deadline to apply for Financial Assistance: January 6, 2020
Thanks to many gifts from Old Girls, parents and friends, Havergal is able to move toward eliminating the tuition fee barrier for exceptional students in the Upper School who otherwise would not be able to attend Havergal. Financial aid is awarded in the form of a bursary. Bursaries are based on demonstrated financial need and are confidential.
To be considered, please complete the Financial Assistance for Canadian Students (FACS) application form available on applefinancialservices.ca. The deadline to apply is January 6, 2020. Financial assistance decisions are separate from admission decisions. Visit Tuition and Finanancial Information to learn more and to apply. Havergal also offers several Entrance Scholarships that are based on the financial need demonstrated by the candidate.
Step 5: Admission Decision
All admission decisions will be emailed to families on February 21, 2020.