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Joining a new school community is a wonderful experience when that community matches your requirements and expectations. All schools are different and each offers a different experience.

We believe that Holy Name of Mary College School offers a very unique and well balanced, values based, educational experience.

We help each and every student reach her full potential while becoming a caring and engaged adult.

We welcome your exploration of our community and we hope that you give us the privilege of educating your daughter.

JOIN OUR COMMUNITY

There has never been a more exciting time to join HNMCS, a Catholic School serving Mississauga and the GTA. Re-established in 2008 by The Felician Sisters and St. Michael’s College School, Holy Name of Mary College school is a private Catholic school for girls in grades 5-12. HNMCS has been transformed in recent years with new academic, facility, co-curricular, and athletic initiatives which have created one of the most complete and well balanced school experiences in the GTA. Our students come from all over the GTA - some from significant distance - to attend our wonderful school.

The Admissions Process is very straightforward. For those parents who have never explored independent school education, the steps below should assist you in making the best possible choice for your daughter.


Visit Us

You should experience our school in person. There is no better way to ensure a school is a good fit for you and your daughter than to book a visit. A personal visit allows you to ensure that your preliminary research is matched in practice. Ask questions and speak to as many staff, students, and parents as possible. This will give you the best sense of the actual environment your daughter will be experiencing. Be sure to pick up an application package during your visit which should answer most of your remaining questions about the process. Our school schedules Open Houses and personal tours to facilitate your exploration of our community. Open House dates can be found in the "Admissions" section of our website. Please call our Office of Admissions to organize a personal visit and tour. Feel free to call our school at 905-891-1890 and we will be pleased to assist with any questions.

Explore Our Website

We recommend each prospective family explore our website and view some of the videos and photos. This information will give you a good idea of our school community, our students, and our beliefs. An excellent first step in successfully selecting a school is to make sure that the school values and approach align with your wishes for your daughter.

Formally Apply

Once you have decided our school community is the place for your daughter, please complete the application form available below or begin the process online and register your daughter to write the test on December 8th. Based on the outcome of that process, your daughter will be offered admission to our school and join our wonderful community of learners.

The Application Process

Step 1

Complete Candidate Information Click on the "Initial Application Online Form" button above to provide introductory information to our Admissions office. Our Admissions Representative will contact you soon to personally follow up on your interest in enrolling your daughter at HNMCS.

Step 2

Provide Academic Documents Families are required to scan and email copies of the candidate's final report cards from the previous two years as well as a copy of the current school progress report. Candidates seeking entrance to Grades 11 or 12 must submit an Official Transcript and Credit Counselling Summary.

Step 3

Student Reference As part of the application process the student reference is emailed to the candidate's past/current principal or teacher through the online application.

Step 4

Interview Once an application is initiated, candidates are required to complete an interview. Families are asked to register for one of our Visit Days, as interviews will be facilitated during those days. If it is not possible for the candidate to attend one of the Visit Days, an interview must be scheduled through the Admissions Office.

Step 5

In-House Admission Test All candidates applying to grades 5-12 are required to take our in-house written test, which evaluates the candidate’s general mathematical, reading comprehension and English skills. There is no preparation for the test. Please click on the "Admissions Test Registration Form" button above to formally register for the test.

Step 6

Submit Application Fee Payment of a non-refundable $125 application fee for Canadian residents and $250 for international students is required. Families wishing to make a payment via mail or in person should contact the Office of Admissions.

Step 7

Submit All Documentation Applications must be submitted by Friday, November 30, 2018 to ensure a mid-February notification. Applications received after this date will be reviewed and notification will be done following the March Break.

The HNMCS Community

is looking forward to welcoming you and your daughter to her new academic home.

TUITION

The annual tuition fees for Holy Name of Mary College School are set by the school’s management team in conjunction with its Board of Directors.

Tuition and fees include all academic fees only.

Textbooks, school supplies, transportation, field trips, meals, private music instruction and school uniforms are not included in fees.

Click the links to the tuition schedule per academic year at Holy Name of Mary College School.

2018-19 Financial InformationSchedule of Fees & Payment Plans Request more Information by Emailfor International Student fee and all other enquiries

FINANCIAL AID

While Holy Name of Mary College School is an independent school, the tuition is not intended to exclude students on a financial basis. An income-based Bursary program is available for those in need of financial assistance and we encourage families to seek financial assistance when it is required.

Holy Name of Mary College School offers financial assistance to those who require help to offset the cost of tuition. The Programme is based on the financial need of the candidate's family and operates through FAST (Financial Aid for School Tuition) – by Independent School Management (ISM) in conjunction with the HNMCS Bursary Committee.

Families apply for bursaries during the application process to Holy Name of Mary College School and must re-apply for bursary assistance on an annual basis.

Funds are limited, so please submit early and give yourself time to complete the financial assistance application and have the proper documents ready. Applications for bursary assistance should be made by December 31. New families must apply for bursary assistance at the same time as they apply for admission. Please note that all decisions made by the Bursary Committee are final.

Visit the FAST Website to complete a Bursary Application

For any questions regarding the tuition and financial aid information above, don't hesitate to contact the Admissions Office as we are happy to help!

From Our Home to Yours

We Welcome You to HNMCS!