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 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.
While the School remains closed to guests, come visit us virtually! We have student-led small group tours, a virtual 360 tour, open houses, and regular admissions chats. You can also book a conversation with a member of the Admissions Team to learn more and have your questions answered. Fill out an inquiry form to learn more or register for these opportunities!
2. Apply by the Deadline.
Applications will be accepted in the fall of the year prior to the desired year of entry. This year's application deadline is Wednesday, December 1, 2021. 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 $200 before the early bird deadline of Sunday, October 31, 2021. You will be able to access the portal repeatedly to upload these documents.
4. Have a Personal Interview.
Families will be given the opportunity to schedule a personal online interview after we receive all the required documents, excluding reports from this year that have yet to be released. Formal interview preparation is not encouraged. Applicants for Grades 1-4 will be interviewed with their parents. Applicants for Grades 5-12 will begin with a one-on-one interview before parents are invited to join.
5. Complete the Entrance Assessments.
(Grades 1 - 6)
Applicants will be required to complete an assessment, which will be held on Saturday, January 15, 2022. Assessments will cover grade level literacy and numeracy expectations, as well as a small group activity.
6. Complete 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. For the 2021-2022 Admissions Season the SSAT is available to be taken at home, at Prometric Test Centres, or may be offered in person at different sites around the GTA. Please visit ssat.org to learn more.
7. Receive Your Offer.
Families will be notified of our decisions on Friday, February 25, 2022. Enrolment contracts must be returned by Wednesday, March 2, 2022. 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.
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 $200 by the early bird deadline of October 31, 2021.
The application deadline for the 2022-2023 school year is Wednesday, December 1, 2021.
Late applications will be accepted based on available space. Please contact the Admissions Office.
Virtual Open Houses
Learn about SCS! Although we are unable to host in-person events at this time, we look forward to sharing our spirit and community through our Virtual Open Houses this fall.
Friday, October 15, 2021 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.
Friday, November 19, 2021 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.
Complete this form to register. All registrants will also receive a recording of the event.
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