Application Deadlines

If you’ve made it this far, it means you’re ready to find out more and we're excited to answer every one of your questions. Whether you’re ready to inquire, register for an Admissions Information Webinar, or to begin applying, you’ve come to the right place. Applications are now open for 2023/2024, please note the following deadlines.

~ Junior Kindergarten- Grade 2: Applications Now Closed for 2023/2024
~ Grades 3-12: Spaces available in certain grades, please inquire with Admissions to determine availability.

Application Dates & Details 2024/2025:
~ Kindergarten: Application Deadline November 14 2023. Kindergarten assessments taking place November 23 & 24
~ Junior Kindergarten: Application Deadline February 15 2024
~ Grades 1-12: Early Application Deadline January 31 2024

Step 1: Inquire

If you are interested in inquiring about space, or learning more about the Urban Academy program and its fit for your child, please submit an inquiry with any relevant questions you may have. You may be encouraged to attend a webinar, or book a phone call with a member of the admissions team depending on the information you provide. If you feel as if you have sufficient information and would like to go directly to an application, you can do so by skipping to step 2 below.

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Step 2: Apply

If you have learned enough about Urban Academy, and feel as if it is a good fit for your child, we encourage you to submit their online application form. Our online system will prompt you to set up a profile (option 1 - account sign-up page), complete their application and include their most recent report card (for Grade 1+ applicants) as well as any other supporting documents. It will also request that you finalize their application by calling our Administrator to pay the $250 application fee. Once the application package is complete, you will be given further information with regard to next steps and timing.

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Step 3: Assessment

Depending on your child's age, the assessments all look a little bit different. JK and K assessments are small group sessions. Grade 1-12 applicants come in for their assessments which are a combination of academic and interpersonal sessions. We pride ourselves in evaluating evenly and fairly, and our assessments help determine if students are prepared for the Urban Academy approach to education, learning philosophies, and academic rigor. Students who are successful in their assessments then move on to the interview.

Step 4: Admissions Interview

JK-Grade 12 applicants who pass their assessments are invited for the admissions interview. This interview is conducted via Zoom and includes the student, their parents, the Head of School or Principal, and a member of the admissions team. These interviews allow the Head of School to meet with and get to know the family, and it also allows interested families to ask questions of the school leadership. These interviews help determine acceptance. At this stage, students applying to Grades 1-12 will also be asked for a reference form (provided from UA Admissions) from a current teacher.

Step 5: Admissions Decision

Applicants who have successfully passed through to the admissions interview will receive an admissions decision via email once the Admissions Committee has met and reviewed all of the information gathered. Kindergarten acceptances will be announced by the winter break, JK decisions by spring break and Grade 1-12 applicants will know their results within two weeks following their admissions interviews. Students who receive a spot on the waitlist will be notified as soon as a space becomes available. Successful candidates will receive their enrollment and registration package as soon as they receive a spot at Urban Academy.

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