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Grades JK TO Gr. 12 — Toronto, ON (Map)


Branksome Hall 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

InterviewJK - 12
SSAT9 - 11
SSAT (out of province)7 - 11
Entrance Exam(s)
Entrance Essay

Branksome Hall admissions deadlines and fees

Day students: December 01
Boarding students: Rolling
Offer mid-year entry: No

Application fee: $250
Registration fee: $9,500
Deposit: $5,000

What Branksome Hall says about their admissions requirements:

  • Completed online application form (www.
  • Recent report cards: the most recent report card plus the final report cards from the two previous years
  • Any other pertinent educational information that might assist the school in understanding your daughter's history (e.g., an educational assessment)
  • Interview for Grades 4-12
  • Entrance test (SSATs or Branksome Hall entrance tests) for Grades 9-11


Learn about the percentage of students typically accepted into Branksome Hall. 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.

Branksome Hall acceptance rate: 30%

Day Boarding

Branksome Hall student entry points

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

Student TypeJKSK123456789101112
Day Acceptance
(Acceptance rate)
10 - 144 - 812 - 184 - 64 - 82 - 40 - 40 - 440 - 460 - 412 - 246 - 124 - 80
Boarding Acceptance
(Acceptance rate)
0 - 40 - 43 - 124 - 124 - 80 - 2

What type of student Branksome Hall is looking for:

Students who thrive at Branksome Hall are thoughtful learners who seek knowledge and think critically. Even at a young age, Branksome Hall students are comfortable with differing points of view and they ask challenging questions and solve complex problems. It is important that students are interested in engaging with the school, their community and the world around us. Some key words that describe the Branksome Hall student include risk-taker, communicator, thinker, inquirer, principled, caring, open-minded, balanced, reflective, spirited and awe-inspiring.


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