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

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The York School 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

Interview6 - 11
SSAT6 - 11
SSAT (out of province)6 - 11
Entrance Exam(s)
Entrance Essay

The York School admissions deadlines and fees

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

Application fee: $250
Registration fee: $9,000
Deposit: $14,000

What The York School says about their admissions requirements:

Prospective families are encouraged to visit The York School's website to view the complete list of application requirements.  Applications are started online by clicking "Apply Now" on the website. 



Learn about the percentage of students typically accepted into The York School. 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.

The York School acceptance rate: 20%

The York School student entry points

Schools accept different numbers of students at different grade levels. Learn how many students are accepted into The York School at each grade level.

Student TypeJKSK123456789101112
Day Acceptance
(Acceptance rate)
28 - 322 - 48 - 102 - 42 - 42 - 42 - 48 - 1214 - 162 - 424 - 322 - 42 - 40

What type of student The York School is looking for:

- Demonstrated ability to thrive in an academically rich and challenging environment. - Evidence that the applicant will add value to The York School community and their aspirations and expectations align with The York School’s mission. -Open minded and curious; enjoys trying new things; recognizes that failing is often part of learning and growth.


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