Admissions
The Process

Junior School Admissions

List of 4 items.

  • Step 1: Get the Ball Rolling

    Help us get to know your daughter and family by filling out our Intake Form. From here, we will get in touch with you to answer all your initial questions and set you up with your online application login and password.
  • Step 2: Apply Online

    We work on a rolling schedule, and welcome applications at any time during the year but we highly recommend starting the process early. Should you have any questions or concerns as you work through the application, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our Admissions Officer.

    Application Deadlines for 2021-2020 School Year
    Kindergarten: Monday, November 16, 2020
    Grades 1-5: Monday, November 2, 2020
    Grades 6, 8-11: Monday, November 2, 2020
    Grade 7: Friday, October 9, 2020

    In addition, for your daughter to apply to ECS, we ask that all students and their families provide the following documents:

  • Step 3: Participate in the Evaluation Process

    For entrance to Kindergarten
    Normally, your daughter would be invited for a morning play/visit and readiness observation. During this time, parents would have the opportunity to meet with the Junior School Director and the Admissions Coordinator to learn more about the school’s culture and community.

    Due to COVID-19, our process will be changing. Contact us for more information.

    For entrance to Grades 1 through 5
    Normally, we would invite your daughter to "Spend A Day At ECS". In addition to meeting one-on-one with Admissions Committee members, including the Junior School Director and spending time with current students and faculty, she would write the Canadian Cognitive Achievement Test (CCAT). Parents would have the opportunity to meet with the Junior School Director and the Admissions Coordinator to learn more about the school’s culture and community.

    Due to COVID-19, our process has changed. We will create a portrait of each applicant through report cards, teacher confidential forms, personal interviews (child and family), and virtual Spend-A-Day meetings with ECS student buddies. Unfortunately, we will not be hosting in-person events. 
  • Step 4: Wait for a Decision

    The Admissions Committee meets and a decision is usually made within two weeks of the applicant's evaluation.