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Havergal College Campus

Overview

Co-ed/Gender

Girls

Total Boarding

50

Day Grades

JK-12

Boarding Grades

9-12

Boys Boarding Students

0

Girls Boarding Students

50

Boys Day Students

0

Girls Day Students

950

Average Class Size

18-22

Students Who Attend Post-secondary

100%

Average Students per Dorm

50

Number of Dorms

1

Student/Teacher Ratio

10:1

Student Body

950

Year Founded

1894

Campus Size

22 Acres

School Profile

At Havergal College, each student is supported to make empowering choices and become the architect of her education. An all-girls school (Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12) in Toronto, Ontario, Havergal offers a rigorous curriculum designed around the pillars of academics and wellbeing. In collaboration with mentors, teachers and a supportive peer community, our students learn new ways to express themselves with creativity, enthusiasm and self-confidence. A Havergal alumna is connected for life to our network of Old Girls from diverse career portfolios spanning the globe. She graduates with an inquiry mindset, ready to solve problems and meet the demands of a rapidly-changing world.

Havergal at a Glance:
  • Innovative curriculum, digital ecosystems and future-ready programming for students.
  • Student support with a focus on wellness and student agency.  
  • Small class sizes.
  • Advanced Placement (AP) courses offered.
  • Student leadership opportunities at all grade levels.
  • Opportunities for local and international partnerships and exchanges.
  • Extensive co-curricular, clubs and sports programs.
  • Award-winning Art, Music and Drama departments.
  • Athletic teams and co-curricular opportunities for all grades.
  • Scholarships and bursaries available.
  • Supportive Boarding School community of students from over 16 countries.
  • More than 9,500 Old Girls around the world.
  • Alumna-to-alumna networking and mentoring available.

Mission & Values

Our Mission

Preparing young women to make a difference since 1894.

Our Values
  • Integrity - Honesty, dignity, responsibility and respect for others guide our actions.
  • Inquiry - Exploring, respectfully questioning and discovering guide our path of learning.
  • Compassion - We believe that kindness and caring are part of who we are and guide our actions.
  • Courage - We are not afraid to question the status quo and be bold and tenacious in our pursuits and values.

Applications & Fees

Application Deadline:

Rolling

Application Fee

$250.00 CND

Domestic 7-Day Boarding Tuition:

$65,280.00 CND

International 7-Day Boarding Tuition:

$65,280.00 CND

Day Tuition:

$35,700.00 CND

Semester or Term:

Semester

Need-Based Aid:

Offered

Merit Scholarships:

Offered

Payment Plans:

Offered

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Havergal College Campus
Havergal College Students
Havergal College Dorm
Havergal College Map
Havergal College Front Garden
Havergal College Students 2

Admission & Entrance Test Requirements

Admission Requirements
  • Family Information Section
  • Application fee
  • Student Questionnaire
  • Parent Questionnaire
  • Send Confidential Applicant Profile to current school
  • Upload a recent photo (passport or school portrait)
  • Upload applicant’s birth certificate
  • Upload final June 2019-20 school report (PDF)
  • Upload final June 2020-21 school report (PDF)
  • Submit all report cards received for current 2021-22 school year (PDF)
     
  • Havergal does not offer an ESL program. In order for students to be successful at Havergal, they must be able to demonstrate fluency in both oral and written communication. Applicants applying to Grades 4 through 11 whose first language is not English may be required to complete an English proficiency test. Testing is grade-specific and details can be found under each grade’s application page.
Entrance Test Requirements
  • All Grade 9, 10 and 11 Boarding applicants must write the SSAT. Please visit ssat.org for testing dates. Applicants may be interviewed prior to writing the SSAT. In addition to the SSAT, all applicants are required to complete the SSAT Character Skills Snapshot.

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School Differentiators

Our philosophy is to nurture the academic achievement, personal growth and wellbeing of each student by fostering student agency, strong connections with the Faculty and Wellbeing Staff, and parent collaboration. We provide a supportive, comfortable and warm environment in which students are able to flourish holistically and where mistakes are embraced as guideposts in our learning. Our community celebrates the academic, social and cultural diversity of each of our Boarding students and is sensitive to the individual needs of all. Our goal is for each student to be a well-rounded individual, accountable for managing themselves and empowered to positively influence their own lives and the world around them.

Programs

Advanced Placement:

Offered

AP Advanced Functions
AP Biology
AP Calculus & Vectors
AP Data Management (Statistics)
AP Core French
AP Capstone (Seminar & Research)

Top Post-secondary Destinations

  • Queen's University
  • University of Toronto
  • St. George Western University
  • Dalhousie University
  • McGill University
  • Barnard College
  • Brown University
  • Columbia University
  • New York University - Stern School of Business
  • St. Andrews University - School of Medicine

Accreditiations

  • Canadian Accredited Independent Schools
  • Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario
  • UNESCO Associated Schools

Community Service

Students have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of local partnerships across Toronto, each with a different focus. All of our partnerships have our students working with diverse groups of people toward a shared purpose.

Academics

  • Accounting
  • Algebra
  • Anthropology
  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus
  • Band
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Calculus
  • Canadian History
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese - Cantonese
  • Chinese - Mandarin
  • College Counselling
  • Community Service
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Distance Learning
  • Drama Club
  • Drawing
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Earth Science
  • Economics
  • English
  • Environmental Science
  • Evening Study Assistance
  • Exchange Programs
  • Extended French
  • Finance
  • French
  • Functions
  • Geography
  • Geometry
  • Global Leadership Diploma
  • Guidance and Career Education
  • Guitar
  • Journalism
  • Latin
  • Law
  • Leadership
  • Orchestra
  • Orchestral String
  • Outdoor Education
  • Painting
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Principles of Mathematics
  • Religious Studies
  • Social Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • Strings
  • Study Abroad
  • Teacher Advisor
  • Theory of Knowledge
  • U.S. History
  • Visual Arts
  • Vocal Music
  • Web Based Learning
  • World History
  • World issues
  • World Religions
  • Writer's Craft
  • Yearbook

 

Co-Curriculars

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Brass Ensemble
  • Choral Music
  • Cross-Country
  • Curling
  • Community Service
  • Dance
  • Drama Club
  • Debate Club
  • Diversity Club
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Environmental Club
  • Fencing
  • Field Hockey
  • Foreign Language Club
  • French Club
  • Future Business Leaders
  • Ice Hockey
  • International Club
  • Investment Club
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Jewish Student Organization
  • Newspaper 
  • Outdoor Education
  • Peer Counselling
  • Photography
  • Rock Band
  • Rowing
  • Robotics
  • Robotics/Tech Girls
  • Skiing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Squash
  • Stage Band
  • String Ensemble
  • Swimming
  • Science Fiction Club
  • Sexualities Club
  • Spanish Club
  • Student Activities
  • Student Government
  • Student Publications
  • Table Tennis
  • Tech Crew
  • Tennis
  • Theatre
  • Track and Field
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga

Campus

  • Baseball Field(s)
  • Basketball Court(s)
  • DECA
  • Fitness Centre
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Football Field
  • Health Centre
  • Indoor Climbing Wall
  • Indoor Pool
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lounge
  • New Renovated
  • Tennis Courts
  • Theatre
  • Wireless Internet