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Grades K TO Gr. 7 — Vancouver, BC (Map)

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Claren Academy 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

InterviewK - 6
SSAT (out of province)
Entrance Exam(s)
Entrance Essay

Claren Academy admissions deadlines and fees

Day students: Rolling
Offer mid-year entry: Yes

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

What Claren Academy says about their admissions requirements:

Please visit our admissions page to learn about our requirements and process. 

Claren Academy is accepting applications for kindergarten to grade 8, adding a grade each year up to grade 12. Children born from 2010 to 2018 are eligible to apply for 2023. 

Application steps:

  1. Complete our simple Applicant Information Form, above.
  2. If your application is in order we will contact you within 2 business days to collect the necessary supporting documents, and the $200 application fee.
  3. Visit us for a family interview and play-based evaluation.

Interviews and play evaluations take place on a rolling basis. Placement decisions will be announced within two weeks of your interview and observation. Successful applicants will then be asked for a deposit to secure enrolment.

Please visit our admissions page to learn about our requirements and process. 


Learn about the percentage of students typically accepted into Claren Academy. 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.

Claren Academy acceptance rate: 75%

Claren Academy student entry points

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

Student TypeK1234567
Day Acceptance
(Acceptance rate)
10 (75%)10 (75%)10 (75%)10 (75%)10 (75%)10 (75%)10 (75%)

What type of student Claren Academy is looking for:

Admission to grades K-8 at Claren Academy is based on: - The candidate's social, emotional, and developmental readiness - The family's interview - The candidate's actions during the play-based observation - The school's assessment of references and past academic records The following may also be considered: - Availability of space in the year to which the candidate is applying - Diversity and gender balance - Siblings of students already enrolled


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