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Admissions Process

Submit a Completed Application

Applications must be submitted with the following:

  • A recent small photograph of your child
  • Non-refundable application fee of $150.00
  • Copies of the previous two years' final school report cards and any reports from the current year
  • Copies of any professional academic and/or psychological assessments
  • Copies of any tutoring assessments
  • EQAO or other standardized test results

You may pick up an application at the school's reception desks, download an application or fill out an online application

Admissions Visits

Once we have received the completed application, you will be contacted to arrange a school visit for your child. Most prospective student visits are scheduled between January and the March Break. 

Junior Kindergarten

All JK applicants will attend a ‘JK Days’ session at Montcrest. Applicants will take part in a short morning session in both the JK classroom and outdoor learning area. Applicants will work with JK teachers, whilst engaging in carefully crafted play-based activities, designed to show school readiness. Whilst JK applicants take part in their activities, parents are invited to enjoy coffee and a short presentation about getting the best start to Early Years education at Montcrest School.

All JK sessions are held from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Please select a date before contacting the Admissions Office at Montcrest. All families will need to reserve a place, which is done on a first come, first served, basis.

  • Friday, December 7th, 2018
  • Saturday, January 19th, 2019
  • Friday, January 25th, 2019
  • Thursday, February 14th, 2019
  • Friday, March 29th, 2019
  • Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Senior Kindergarten 

Applicants will attend a morning visit with the current Junior Kindergarten class. This allows prospective students the opportunity to experience Montcrest's play-based Kindergarten program. During a visit, our teachers will observe and evaluate school readiness skills, including the ability to follow instructions and interact with other children and adults.

Grade 1

Applicants attend a morning's individual visit with the SK class. This provides prospective students with the unique opportunity to experience a morning in the life of Montcrest through their interactions with students and staff. During their visit, students are assessed to determine their level of proficiency in reading readiness & numeracy.

Grades 2 to 6, and 8

Applicants visit the classroom for a full day individual visit. This provides prospective students with the unique opportunity to experience a day in the life of Montcrest through their interactions with students and staff. Teachers work with the students during their visit to learn more about them and assess their level of proficiency in reading, writing, and mathematics.

Grade 7

Admissions mornings for Grade 7 applicants will take place January 17 & January 31, 2019. Applicants may register online to attend one of these events, once we have received a completed application.

The Grade 7 admissions morning will include the following:

  • A tour of the school with Grade 6 & 7 Montcrest students
  • An interview with a staff member
  • An academic evaluation in reading, writing, and mathematics
  • An activity

We provide the prospective students with school supplies and snacks for the morning. 

Acceptance Criteria

  • Availability of space
  • Balanced classes
  • Sibling placement
  • Compatibility

Entry Years

JK, Grade 1, and Grade 7 and other grades as space becomes available.

Online Banking Information

We are delighted to advise you that the Business Office of Montcrest School accepts electronic banking for application fees, tuition and aftercare payments from the following banking institutions:

  • TD Canada Trust
  • CIBC
  • Bank of Nova Scotia
  • Bank of Montreal
  • Royal Bank
  • President's Choice Financial

Banking Instructions:

Go to your online banking institution website. Under Bill Payment look for Payee Name.

Payee Name:

You will find us under the PAYEE NAME: Montcrest School

Account Name:

Your online account number is the first four letters of your child's surname, followed by 001.

(Example: Smith would be SMIT001)

Questions?

If you are experiencing problems with registration, please contact our Business Office at 416-469-2008 ext. 222

 

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