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Application and Admissions 307
Application and Admissions


Online ​Registration 

The online registration/application window  

opens on MONDAY, October 21, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. (NOON) and 

closes on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 11:59 p.m​.


Thursday, November 21st, 2019 (6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m) OR
Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 (9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.)​

The application window for 2019-2020 will be open on MONDAY, October 21st, 2019

​We are unable to accept late registrations 

IB Registration ​Information (Links will be activated on MONDAY October 21st)

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:

Instructions on How to Login or Create a Parent Edsby Account

Instructions for Completing the IB YRDSB Application on Edsby


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

​Application Requirements:

  • You currently live in the Program Area Boundary indicated on the YRDSB School Locator.
  • You are a student currently in Grade 8.
  • Complete the online registration process between October 21-November 7, 2019
  • Request that a CORE 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.  
  • Write the admissions assessment at Alexander Mackenzie High School on either of the following dates:
Thursday, November 21st, 2019 (6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m)

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

  • Students must provide a COPY of the Grade 7 final report card on the Assessment day.

Submissions will be assessed and candidates selected by the IB coordinators and school administration. Notification will occur by the end of January.

For additional details please attend the York Region IB Information Evening on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm at Alexander Mackenzie High School

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

Registration: The York Region District School Board IB Program application is completed centrally for all York Region IB and IB Candidate Schools. The application is completed online. 

Please note: We are not able to accept late registrations and ​we are not able to accept applications from VISA students

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

Note: Offer of Acceptance letters will be emailed to applicants in December 2019. Course information for Alexander Mackenzie's preparatory programme is offered on our website under the Guidance section. 


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