Admissions Information

IMPORTANT DATES

DEADLINES TO APPLY FOR 2018 - 2019

Applications for the 2018-2019 school year will be available online starting July 3, 2017.

Junior Kindergarten (JK) and Kindergarten (K) Deadline:
October 16, 2017

Grades 1-12 Deadline:
January 15, 2018

OPEN HOUSE

openhouse@collingwood.org

JK and K-Only Open House
Wentworth Campus
October 11, 2017
Three Sessions: 9am, 10:30am, and 4pm
By registration only, available Fall 2017.

Grade 1-12 Open House #1
Wentworth (1-7) & Morven (8-12) Campuses
November 6, 2017
Drop-in: 9am-Noon and 4-6pm.

Grade 1-12 Open House #2
Wentworth (1-7) & Morven (8-12) Campuses
November 28, 2017
Drop-in: 9am-Noon and 4-6pm.

2017-2018 Tuition Fees

Mainstream Tuition FeesBase Fees

Junior Kindergarten CORE Curriculum
(Monday to Friday mornings AND Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons)

$9,900

JK PLUS 1 CORE Curriculum
plus 1 additional afternoon
(choose from Monday, Thursday OR Friday afternoon)

$11,750

JK PLUS 2 CORE Curriculum
plus 2 additional afternoons
(choose two from Monday, Thursday or Friday afternoons)

$13,200

JK PLUS Full-Time CORE Curriculum
plus 3 additional afternoons
(includes Monday, Thursday AND Friday afternoons)

$14,300
Kindergarten to Grade 5$19,700
Grades 6 - 9$21,900
Grades 10 to 12$23,400
Key Program Tuition FeesBase Fees
Grade 3 KEY transition $25,300
Junior KEY Grades 4 to 5 $31,600
Middle School KEY Grades 6 to 9 $32,200
Senior School KEY Grades 10 to 12$34,300

Other Charges

1. Non-qualifying Student Grant - $2,800

  • Students who do not qualify to receive the provincial grant must pay $2,800 in additional fees.
  • In order to qualify for the provincial grant, parents must be permanent residents of BC and either a Canadian citizen, landed immigrant or otherwise lawfully permitted to work in Canada.

2. One time, non-refundable New Student Admission Fee - $2,500

  • Payable upon acceptance into the School, Kindergarten through Grade 12.

The above fees are dependent on the School receiving the per student operating grant from the province of BC. Were this grant not to be received, fees would be increased accordingly.

Application Information

Contact our Admissions Office to schedule a private tour or please join us at one of our fall Open Houses.

  • All families who submit a completed JK or K application by the October 16, 2017 deadline will receive an invitation for their child to attend an Assessment Session in October or November.
  • For our other two intake years, Grade 3 and Grade 8, all families who submit a completed application by the deadline will be contacted by the Admissions Office following the January 15th deadline.
  • For all other grades, where space is available, families who submit a completed application by the January 15th application deadline will be contacted by the Admissions Office.
  • All applicants to Grade 6 - 12 are required to write the SSAT. Applicants are encouraged to write this required exam prior to the Winter break to ensure we receive their official results prior to our January 15th application deadline. Applicants who meet the preliminary requirements will be contacted to arrange a personal interview in February.


Apply Now

Online Application Form

Our application form can be found online using the "Apply Now" link below. The completion of the basic application form will take approximately 20 minutes. You may exit at any point and return at a later time to complete your application.

New Family Application Fee CDN$250

The New Family Application Fee (NFAF) is applicable to new families only, and is required upon completion of your first child's application. Subsequent sibling applications will be exempt from paying the NFAF. The NFAF is non-refundable and valid for two academic years and is payable by Visa/MasterCard.

Required Application Documents

All applicants will be required to upload the following documents:

  • Applicant's birth certificate
  • Applicant's CDN immigration document (if not born in Canada)
  • Applicant's medical insurance (BC CareCard, BC Services Card or other medical insurance)
  • Parents' CDN citizenship documents (ie: CDN birth certificate, CDN passport, PR Card, CDN Work Permit, etc.)
  • Parents' BC residency status - FORM A
  • Supporting BC residency document (confirming BC household address, such as a current utility bill - phone, hydro, water; property tax notice, rental agreement, etc.)
  • Financial letter of reference (a letter from the parents' bank indicating their ability to pay annual tuition fees)
  • 2016-2017 final June report card (for applicants to Grades 1-12)
  • 2017-2018 first term report card (for applicants to Grades 1-12)

Recommendation Forms (for applicants to Grades 1-12)

Teacher Recommendation Forms
Two academic Teacher Recommendation Forms are required for all Grades 1-12 applicants. This confidential form can be accessed and requested through the application portal. It is recommended that you contact your child's teacher in advance.

Non-Academic Recommendation Form
One Non-Academic Recommendation Form is required for all Grade 1-12 applicants. This confidential form can be accessed and requested through the application portal, and is to be completed by a non-relative adult in a position of leadership. This may include a coach, instructor, activity leader, counsellor, music teacher, etc. This form may not be completed by the applicant's tutor.

SSAT Entrance Exam (for applicants to Grades 6-12)

All mainstream Grade 6-12 applicants must write the SSAT exam prior to the application deadline. KEY Program applicants are exempt from writing the SSAT. Applicants are encouraged to write this required exam prior to the Winter break to ensure we receive their official results prior to our January 15th application deadline.

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