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Grades Gr. 4 TO Gr. 12 — Ottawa, ON (Map)

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Ashbury College ADMISSIONS

Private schools in Canada have admissions policies, and they require application materials. These may include letters of application, application fees, essays, and tests (such as the SSAT). Many schools also require interviews with prospective students. Schools also use different criteria for evaluating student applications, have different acceptance rates, and target different kinds of students. To improve your child’s chances of acceptance, find out everything you can about a school’s admissions policies and how they assess applicants.

Admissions Requirements

Interview4 - 11
SSAT (out of province)
Entrance Exam(s)4 - 11
Entrance Essay

Ashbury College admissions deadlines and fees

Day students: March 09
Boarding students: Rolling
Homestay students: Rolling
Offer mid-year entry: No

Application fee: N/A
Registration fee: N/A
Deposit: N/A

What Ashbury College says about their admissions requirements:

Confidential Reference
We require one Confidential Reference per applicant. Please forward the following link to your child’s English or math teacher: The Confidential Reference must be completed and submitted within 10 days of receipt.

Application Fee
The $150.00 application fee is non-refundable and is payable by Visa, MasterCard or American Express.

School Reports
Please forward a copy of the applicant’s final report card from their last completed academic year, as well as any interim report cards as they become available. Email report cards to [email protected], fax to +1.613.749.9724 or mail to Admissions, Ashbury College, 362 Mariposa Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1M 0T3.

All applicants will be interviewed during their Day Visit. Applicants unable to visit Ashbury College must participate in a telephone or Skype interview.  To schedule your interview please contact us at [email protected] or +1.613.749.5954.

Day Visit
Grades 4–8 applicants must spend a day at the school at any time during the application process. Grades 9 – 11 applicants are encouraged, but not required, to spend a day at Ashbury College at any time during the application process. Applicants living at a distance are excused from the Day Visit requirement. Please email [email protected] or call +1.613.749.5954 to make arrangements for a Day Visit

Entrance Examination
The Entrance Exam consists of a writing sample (not knowledge-based) and a standardized multiple-choice test for reading, mathematics and English-language skills at the applicant’s current grade level. For those living at a distance arrangements can be made to write the examination in your home community. Please bring a pencil, eraser, calculator, protractor and ruler to the exam; the protractor is not required for Grade 4 applicants. Registration is not required. Entrance examination dates.

Students may also write the SSAT (Additional Fee).

Financial Assistance Program
If you are interested in financial assistance, please view our Tuition and Financial Assistance Page or contact us at [email protected] or +1.613.749.5954.


Learn about the percentage of students typically accepted into Ashbury College. This can help you gauge your chances of getting into this school. For instance, a 95% acceptance rate means a school is relatively easy to get into, while a 10% acceptance rate means it will be difficult to get into.

Ashbury College acceptance rate: 70%

Day Boarding

Ashbury College student entry points

Schools accept different numbers of students at different grade levels. Learn how many students are accepted into Ashbury College at each grade level.

Student Type456789101112
Day Acceptance
(Acceptance rate)
18 (70%)2 - 4 (70%)1 - 2 (70%)35 (70%)5 - 7 (70%)45 - 50 (70%)12 - 15 (70%)10 - 15 (70%)2 - 3 (70%)
Boarding Acceptance
(Acceptance rate)
10 - 11 (70%)10 - 13 (70%)20 - 25 (70%)0 - 1 (70%)

What type of student Ashbury College is looking for:

We are looking for curious and engaged students who will contribute to Ashbury College in many different ways. We have a very diverse student body that is highly involved in many different aspects of life at Ashbury College.

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