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Application and Admissions 218
Application and Admissions


In order to register for the IB Program you will need to have an Edsby Account.
If your school is already using Edsby, you will have received communications about it and an invitation to create an account.
  • If you have accepted your school’s invitation and activated your Edsby parent account, instructions are available to help you login to your Edsby account.
  • If you are a YRDSB/non-YRDSB parent who has not activated your parent account, instructions are available to help you create your Edsby account.
Once your account is activated, select the YRDSB IB Application Registration link and login to Edsby with your email user name and password and follow these instructions.

 Please be advised that YRDSB system maintenance is scheduled for Sunday October 22, 2017 from 8am-8pm. The registration link will not be accessible during that time.

Registration closes Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

We are not able to accept late registrations.
Individual test results/standings will not be released. Submitting an application indicates that you understand and will adhere to this policy.


Application Requirements to Williams’ Pre-IB Programme:

  • You live in York Region at the time of application. Students apply to their area IB School.  Please use the YRDSB School Locator to determine your IB area school.
  • You are a student currently in Grade 8.
  • Complete the online application process between Friday, October 20th at 10:00 a.m. - Wednesday, November 8th at 11:59 p.m.  Please note there is a $35 fee to apply.
  • Request that a current core subject 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 in November.
  • Students must provide a COPY of the Grade 7 final report card (This is submitted 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.

Admissions Assessment

Students must complete an Admissions Assessment. Students can select to write the assessment on Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. OR on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
At the Assessment, Grade 8 students will complete: 
  • multiple choice testing in English, French and Mathematics (sample questions)
  • a written profile

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


  • There are NO fees associated with the Programme in Grade 9 and 10. 
  • The fee for the IB Programme in Grade 11 and 12 is $1500 each year.


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