Join Our Community.
The St. Clement’s School Admissions team is here to support your daughter and family as you discover more about the St. Clement’s School experience and the admissions process.
We look forward to meeting you and sharing the warmth of the St. Clement’s School community with your daughter and family.
Our Application Process Explained
To learn more about the process, scroll through the steps below.
1. Come Visit Us.
Join us for one of our Open Houses where you can have a tour, experience an assembly, and meet community members.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
If you are unable to attend, contact the Admissions Office to schedule another tour.
2. Apply by December 3.
Complete the application form. Applications will be accepted in the fall of the year prior to the desired year of entry. Applications for September 2020 must be completed by Tuesday, December 3, 2019. Late applications will be accepted based on available space.
3. Provide Documents.
Please provide the following documents along with the application: a recent photo of the applicant; the applicant’s final reports from the past three years and any reports from the current year; a copy of the applicant’s birth certificate or passport; education assessment(s) or IEP(s), if applicable; the non-refundable application fee of $250 (or early-bird fee of $200 until October 31). You will be able to access the portal repeatedly to upload these documents.
4. Have a Personal Interview.
Families will be contacted to schedule a personal interview and tour of the school after we receive all the required documents, excluding reports from this year that have yet to be released. Formal interview preparation is not encouraged. Junior School applicants will be interviewed with their parents. Out of town applicants can arrange for an online interview.
5. Write the Entrance Assessments.
Applicants will be invited to a morning assessment in early 2020, covering alphabet and number concepts, auditory skills, and circle time. An information session for parents will be offered at the same time.
6. Write the Entrance Assessments.
Applicants must complete the assessment on Saturday, February 1, 2020 (9:00 - 11:30 a.m.). The assessments cover math, reading comprehension, and writing. An information session for parents will be offered at the same time.
7. Write the Entrance Assessments.
Applicants must write the Secondary Schools Admissions Test (SSAT) and complete the Character Skills Snapshot, through SSAT. Families are required to register online at ssat.org. The SSAT may be written anytime up until the end of January. Please ensure that St. Clement's School is selected as a score recipient when registering. SSAT testing session at SCS is on Saturday, December 14, 2019 (9:00 a.m.)
8. Receive Your Offer.
The Toronto Consortium of Independent Schools is a collective of admissions professionals at Branksome Hall, BSS, Crescent, Greenwood, Havergal, RSGC, SCS, UCC, and UTS. Member schools have collaborated to require a common application deadline and a common decision day in an effort to support and assist applicant families. The Toronto Consortium Schools will be communicating admissions decisions for the 2020-21 academic year on Friday, February 21, 2020. Offered families will then have until noon on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 to make their decision and submit contracts and payments.
Apply & Join Our Community
Please create or access your application account through the parent portal. The items below are required for the application. You will be able to return to the parent portal to add these items throughout the process:
1. A recent photograph of the applicant.
2. The applicant’s final reports from the previous three years and any reports available for the current year.
3. A copy of the applicant’s birth certificate or passport.
4. Educational assessment(s) and IEP(s), if applicable.
5. The non-refundable application fee of $250, or early bird application fee of $200 until October 31, 2019.
The application deadline for the 2020-2021 school year is December 3, 2019. Late applications will be accepted based on available space. Please contact the Admissions Office.
April 28 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Upcoming Open Houses
Come visit us! We welcome prospective students and families to visit us while school is in session to get a sense of what you can expect as a student.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
9:00-9:50 a.m. – Tours of the School
9:50-10:00 a.m. – Attend a full-school assembly
10:00-11:00 a.m. – Reception and tours of the School
If you can’t make it to one of our upcoming Open Houses, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a tour.
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