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Application and Admissions 406
Application and Admissions



2021 IB Information Presentation


IB Information Presentation Presentation Video

IB Information Presentation Slide Deck

Frequently Asked Questions



Application Requirements to Milliken Mills High School IB Programme:

·       Live in York Region at time of application, within Milliken’s IB boundaries

·       Be a student currently in Grade 8

Application Steps:

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Application Fee:

The application fee for the 2021 application is $40.

The fee is non-refundable and is paid through the EDSBY platform in Step 1 of the application process.



Asynchronous Assessment - Personal Portfolio

·       Select three (3) life experiences that have shaped you as an individual

·       Choose an artifact that visually represents each experience

For the purpose of this task, an artifact is a visual or graphic representation of an experience.

Experience may include a life event, a trip you’ve taken, a community event, a personal accomplishment (as you define it), your participation in an activity, your involvement in the creation of something, or a tradition.

     For each artifact:

·       Explain what you have learned about yourself through the experience

·       Explain how you could apply this learning in future

·       You have a maximum of 75 words to answer these questions for each artifact


·       The Personal Portfolio will be formatted as a Google Slide Presentation

·       Applicants will receive an email on Friday, November 12, 2021 with detailed instructions about how to format and submit the Portfolio

·       Students will only be able to submit their Portfolios after the dropbox opens on November 12, 2021

o   YRDSB students will receive the email in their GAPPS email

o   NonYRDSB students will receive the email in the student email entered in EDSBY during step 1


·       The Portfolio is about the applicant. We encourage students to complete this task independently and honestly

·       The Portfolio submission deadline is: 9:00 p.m. Monday, November 22, 2021

 Synchronous Assessment

During the EDSBY application, you will select an assessment day and time:


Thursday, November 18, 2021 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Saturday, November 20, 2021 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


The assessment will be hosted virtually.

Applicants will receive an invitation to a virtual meeting platform one day before their scheduled assessment day.

·       YRDSB students will receive the email in their GAPPS email

·       Non YRDSB students will receive the email in the student email entered in EDSBY

During the meeting, applicants will complete three assessment components:

1)     A written response to a prompt

2)     A multiple-choice math assessment

3)   A multiple-choice French assessment




The York Region District School Board IB Programme application is completed centrally for all York Region IB Schools through the EDSBY platform. The central application is for offerings at Alexander Mackenzie High School, Bayview Secondary School, Dr. G.W. Williams Secondary School, Maple High School and Milliken Mills High School.


During the application process, the YRDSB IB School serving your home address will be identified.

Regrettably, we are not able to consider applicants who live outside of the IB boundaries for Milliken Mills High School.




 Please be sure to complete the application during the application window.

We are not able to accept late applications.


The application window will open on Friday, October 15, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

and will close on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.




Instructions for YRDSB IB Programme Registration - Parent Reference Guide


Instructions on how to login / create an Edsby parent account - Parent Reference Guide



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


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


School Cash Online and IB Fee Payment for Grade 9

Guide for Families - IB Fee.pdfGuide for Families - IB Fee.pdf















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