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Application and Assessment
Application and Assessment

IB Registration Information​

Follow this IB Application Registration Link to start your 2019 IB application process.

If you require support during the application process, please review the instructions below:

1. ​​​Instructions on How to Login or C​reate a Parent Edsby Account​

2. Instructions for Completing the IB YRDSB Application on Edsby​

The Application Window will be open: 

MONDAY, October 21, 2019 (12:00 p.m.)*  - Thursday, November 7, 2019 (11:59p.m.)

* note revised opening date/time

Please note: We are not able to accept late registrations

​Assessment Days 

Thursday, November 21, 2019 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Saturday, November 23, 2019 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


Be advised individual test results/standings will not be released. Submitting an application indicates that you understand and will adhere to this policy.

The York Region District School Board IB Program application is completed centrally for all York Region IB and IB Candidate Schools. Students are eligible to apply to the school in their Program Area Boundary. Please visit the YRDSB School Locator to determine which school serves your home address.

Application Requirements for York Region’s IB Programs:​​

  • You currently live in the Programme Area Boundary indicated on the YRDSB School Locator

  • You are a student currently in Grade 8

  • Complete the online registration process. Applicants are encouraged to contact their IB coordinator​ if they need support completing the application process.​ 

  • Request that a current Homeroom teacher complete a Reference Form. You will need to provide an email address for your teacher at the time of application and we will share the reference form on your behalf when the application window closes.

  • Complete the admissions assessment in November.

  • Students provide a COPY of the Grade 7 final report card and the Grade 8 progress report (submitted on the assessment day)

  • Fees: $35.00 non-refundable application fee (These fees are not eligible for tax receipt).​

​Submissions will be assessed and candidates selected by the IB coordinators and school administration.

Notification will occur by the end of January.  

Please note: we are not able to accept applications from students enrolled with a Student VISA.

The Admissions Assessment​

Students must complete an Admissions Assessment on one at one of the following dates and times.
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.​


Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m

At the assessment students will complete:
  • a collaborative thinking activity (this task is not assessed)

  • a personal written response to a prompt based on the collaborative activity. (students are evaluated on the content of their response).

​​We do not recomm​end any special preparation or study for the assessment.
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