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ESL Summer Credit IES
ESL Summer Credit
This program is only available to new international secondary students who will begin the academic year in September at York Region District School Board.

Registrations must be received before May 31st to secure their place in the program and accommodation. Registrations after this date will be subject to availability.

Step 1 
  • Download and fill out the Application Package. Homestay is only available to students who will continue in the YRDSB Host/Custodian program in September. Please complete the Homestay Application​ Form if you meet the criteria.
  • Provide a photocopy of the passport. 
Step 2
  • Submit the completed application along with the full payment to Admissions Office:
Admissions Office
International Education Services
Dr. Bette Stephenson Centre for Learning
36 Regatta Avenue, Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada L4E 4R1
Tel: 905 884 2046 ext. 237 | Fax: 905 773 2406
  • Payment can be made in one of the following ways:
  1. money order, bank draft or certified cheque​ payable to York Region District School Board
  2. wire transfer with an additional C$40 surcharge. Banking information is available through the Admissions Office (
  • A bank wire transfer remittance form must be faxed (905 773 2406) or emailed to the Admissions Office ( to confirm the payment.
Step 3
  • Once York Region District School Board has received all documents and full payment, a Letter of Acceptance and Receipt of payment will be issued to the student.
Step 4
  • Once required travel documents have been received, and airline flights are confirmed, complete and return the Arrival Confirmation Form to the Admissions Office (
Step 5
  • Arrive at school on Monday morning at 8:30 a.m. for documentation verification.

 Fee Schedule

Dura​tion ​ * ​​**
4 weeks ​$ 1,868 $ 3,868

*Fee includes non refundable registration fee, medical insurance.
**This option is only available to new students entering grade 9 to 12 in the September semester and have been accepted to the Homestay/Custodianship program offered by YRDSB.


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