Application Process

TFS’ mission is to develop multilingual critical thinkers who celebrate difference, transcend borders and strive for the betterment of humankind.

In just a few steps, you can put your child on the path toward an outstanding education. The Admissions team is here to help you through the process.

The Admissions Office, located on our Toronto campus, handles applications (including assessments and interviews) for both the Toronto and West campuses, from Jardin d'éveil (age 2) to Grade 12.

Application deadlines for the 2021-2022 school year:

  • Junior Kindergarten / Senior Kindergarten / Grade 1: November 16, 2020
  • Grade 2 to Grade 12: December 1, 2020 
  • Jardin d'éveil (age 2) / Pre-Kindergarten: December 1, 2020

Steps to Apply

List of 4 items.

  • Step 1: Request an Admission Package

    Request a complete Admissions Package (includes our viewbook, an application form, tuition fees and grade-relevant admissions pieces).
  • Step 2: Submit an Application

    Complete the appropriate application form:Submit the application with the following:
    • Current photo (headshot only)
    • Proof of date of birth (e.g. birth certificate, passport)
    • Current report card (if applicable)
    • Copies of two most recent end-of-year report cards (if applicable)
    • Application fee (if applicable)
    • Confidential school report, requested from the student's previous school (for candidates applying to Grade 3 and above).
    • SSAT score and SSAT Character Skills Snapshot (for students entering Grade 6 to 12). Please apply to SSAT directly; when registering for a testing date, indicate you would like results to be sent to TFS - Canada's International School, ID number 7685.
    Mailing Address:
    Admissions Office, TFS – Canada’s International School
    306 Lawrence Avenue East
    Toronto, Ontario
    Canada M4N 1T7
  • Step 3: Admissions Office Will Contact You

    Once the application is received, the Admissions Office will contact the applicant’s family to arrange for one or more of the following:
    • Testing appointment
    • Student Interview
    • Fun day (JK and Grade 1)
    • Shadow Day (Grade 6 and above)
  • Step 4: Admission Decisions

    Decisions will be communicated to families via email.

    Please note that new applications for children with siblings currently attending TFS and for children of alumni are given priority in terms of space availability.

Entrance Scholarship

TFS offers a full entrance scholarship program for students entering Grade 7 and up who demonstrate substantial financial need, strong academic standing and community involvement. Read more.

The deadline to submit your scholarship application for the 2021-2022 school year is December 1, 2020. 

If you have any additional questions, please contact the Admissions Office at 416-484-6533, ext. 4247 or by email at