List of 5 items.

  • 1. Discover

    Due to COVID-19, we will not be conducting any physical Open Houses or personal tours of the school. Click here to take a virtual tour of our campus.
  • 2. Apply

    The application deadline for our intake years (JK, K, Grade 1, 4 and 11) is November 15, 2020. The application deadline for our non-intake years is February 1, 2021.

    Our main intake years are Junior Kindergarten (28 new students), Kindergarten (4 new students), Grade 1 (4 new students) and Grade 4 (8 new students). Due to increased course availability, St. John's has spots for 6-8 new students in Grade 11. Many students come to St. John's in Grade 11 to join our IB Diploma Programme.

    St. John's occassionally accepts students entering Grade 12, if they have met the Grade 11 IB programme requirements. Please contact the Admissions department prior to completing an application.

    Please allow 2-3 business days for your application to be processed. Once your application has been processed, you will be assigned a checklist and instructions regarding your supporting documents via email.

    Please note that your application will not be considered submitted without the payment of a $250 application fee.

    Begin the application process by clicking on the Apply Now button and creating a profile on the school’s portal. Once your profile has been completed, you will be sent a confirmation email with instructions on how to login and start the application. If you need help going through the online application, please refer to our Applying to St. John's School guide. 

    Please note that only one profile per family is required. If you need assitance please contact us.

    A completed application contains the following elements:

    • $250 application fee
    • Applicant's Canadian birth certificate
    • Applicant's proof of citizenship status (permanent resident card, study permit), if born outside of Canada
    • Parents' proof of citizenship status (Canadian birth certificate or passport, permanent resident card, study permit or work permit)
    • Passport size photo of applicant
    • Family photo
    • Copies of the past two years report card including the most recent
    • English Language Learning (ELL) reports (if applicable)
    • Individualized Education Program (IEP) (if applicable)
    • Psycho-educational assessment (if applicable)
    Note that not all of these items need to be on-hand when you submit the application form. After the application form has been completed, you will be asked to upload these documents to your child's candidate profile.

    Please do not email references, supporting documents, artwork, awards, portfolios etc., but feel free to share them during a family interview.
  • 3. Student Visit and Assessment

    Due to COVID-19, we are not conducting any open houses or private tours.

    Junior Kindergarten to Grade 5

    Applicants in our intake years (JK, Kindergarten, Grade 1 and Grade 4) will be invited for an assessment.

    Applicants in our non-intake years will be invited for an assessment upon availability.

    Grades 6 to 11

    • Applicants to Grades 6-11 must register for the SSAT. Please provide St. John's code 6531 when registering.
    • It is recommended that the SSAT is completed by January 2021 for Grade 11 and February 2021 for Grade 6-11.
    • In addition to the SSAT, applicants are required to complete the Character Skills Snapshot, which is free with SSAT registration.
    • Family interviews are scheduled for shortlisted candidates.
  • 4. Family Interview

    Shortlisted candidates and their parents may be invited to attend an interview with a member of the school administration. The purpose of the family interview to provide an opportunity for St. John’s to get to know each family and for a family to ask any questions they may have. Due to COVID-19, this interview may take place virtually.
  • 5. Decisions

    All applicants in our intake years will be notified of our early decision offers by February 2021. Students who are offered a place will be asked to accept and secure their place with the payment of the new student registration and enrollment fee.

    If a student meets the criteria but no space is available, a student will be placed in a wait pool. In the event that a space becomes available, all applications in the wait pool will be considered and a place will be offered to the most suitable candidate.

    All other decisions will be communicated by March 2021.