Boarding Admission

Intake Date:

September 2021

# Of Students Accepted:

Grade 9: 8 to 10 students
Grade 10: 5 to 7 students
Grade 11: 3 to 5 students

Birth Year:

Grade 9: 2008
Grade 10: 2007
Grade 11: 2006

Application Deadline:

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Step1

Complete Application

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
    • $200: Applications completed prior to October 30, 2021
    • $250: Applications completed after October 30, 2021
  • Student Questionnaire
  • Parent Questionnaire
  • Send Confidential Applicant Profile to current school
  • Upload a recent photo (passport or school portrait)
  • Upload applicant’s birth certificate
  • Upload final June 2019-20 school report (PDF)
  • Upload final June 2020-21 school report (PDF)
  • Submit all report cards received for current 2021-22 school year (PDF)

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

Step2

Financial Assistance

Deadline to apply for Financial Assistance: January 3, 2022

Thanks to many gifts from alumni, 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 3, 2022. Financial assistance decisions are separate from admission decisions. Visit Tuition, Financial Information & Scholarships to learn more and to apply. Havergal also offers several Entrance Scholarships that are based on the financial need demonstrated by the candidate.

Step3

Assessment

All Grade 9 Boarding applicants will be asked to complete an academic assessment which will be conducted remotely via Zoom during the course of your child’s interview. Through guided conversation, we will work through a series of tasks which are designed to provide Havergal with an understanding of each applicant’s skills in a number of areas such as: literacy, numeracy, communication, critical thinking, problem solving and self-awareness.

All Grade 10 and 11 Boarding applicants must write the SSAT. Please visit ssat.org for testing dates. Applicants may be interviewed prior to writing the SSAT. If you are unable to schedule a time to take the SSAT please contact [email protected].

Step4

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 to determine their proficiency.

Step5

Interview

Once we receive your completed application, all applicants will be able to book an interview. The interview is designed to allow us to get to know you and your child as well as provide an opportunity for you to ask questions about the Havergal difference. For the health and safety of our applicants, students and faculty, for the time being interviews will be conducted over Zoom. We highly recommend downloading the Zoom app in advance of your interview.Please contact our Admission Office for more details. Admission decisions for Boarding candidates are made as soon as the candidate’s file is complete. Learn more about Boarding at Havergal.

Step6

Admission Decision

Boarding admissions are completed on a rolling basis and applications should be submitted as early as possible. We highly recommend applying by December 1, 2021. All applications must be accompanied by the application fee and copies of the previous two years’ report cards, which have been translated into English if necessary. It is also important to include a summary of the grading system if it does not appear on the report card.