Important Dates

Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School develops well balanced students for a life of purpose by inspiring excellence in scholarship, leadership, and character.

Situated on a 220-acre country campus just south of Calgary, STS offers a rigorous academic program including the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme. STS is proud to be accredited as Southern Alberta’s first full IB World School, and Alberta’s only independent school, authorized to deliver IB Programmes in Kindergarten through Grade 12. STS is now amongst a select group of six percent of IB World Schools across the globe, and 1 percent of North American IB schools, offering a continuum of all three levels of IB programming. With over 100 co-curricular activities such as athletics, fine and performing arts, music, outdoor education, speech and debate, Model United Nations and service-based Round Square, our integrated programming serves to prepare STS students to be global citizens.

Important admission dates for entry to Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School in September 2018:


SSAT sessions at STS: 

October 14, 2017 and April 21, 2018

Please visit to register and indicate STS as a score recipient. Additional test centres and dates can also be found at


Admission Deadlines:

Early Decision for Grades 2-12 – November 30, 2017

Regular Decision for Kindergarten – Grade 12 – February 10, 2018

Rolling Admission begins – February 11, 2018


Scholarships and Financial Assistance Application Deadlines:

Financial Assistance Deadline (new and current families) – February 15, 2018

STS Scholars Merit Scholarships (Grades 5-12) – due with application for admission

Forever Woods Scholars – February 10, 2018 for new students. March 1, 2018 for current STS students.


Families are always welcome to schedule a personal tour of the STS campus. To schedule your visit, please contact the Enrollment Office via email ( or phone (403-938-8326).