Important dates

We’re welcoming new students to Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School. If we haven’t already met (and even if we have), we’d love to see you in person soon.

Need more details on our Open House, information sessions, tours and interviews? Learn more and arrange your visit.

2019-2020 Applications

Families still interested in applying for the 2019-2020 school year are encouraged to contact our office directly by phone (403)-938-8326 or email admissions@sts.ab.ca to learn more about our schedule and available grades.

We also welcome and encourage applications from international students at this time of year! If you are applying for a foreign student, please contact our office as soon as possible. We would be happy to help you and your family explore the possibility of admission to Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School.

2020-2021 Applications

Applicants to Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School for September 2020 are welcome to start the application process as early as September 2019. Here are the dates for entrance application submission for all grade levels, informative tours, casual meetups, and financial assistance applications.

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Testing and Admission

November 30, 2019: Early decision for Grades 2 to 12. Please note that we highly recommend early application to ensure your spot.

February 10, 2020: Regular decision for Kindergarten to Grade 12

February 11, 2020: After this date, “rolling admission" begins. If spots are available, we consider applications. Note that late placement is limited; however, we encourage you to contact the Enrollment Office to inquire. 

Click here for details on how to apply. 

Kindergarten and Grade 1 Group Assessments

Applicants for Kindergarten and Grade 1 gather on campus to participate in a group assessment for pre-readiness skills in literacy, numeracy, and social responsibility. All applicants in Kindergarten and Grade 1 will be contacted regarding booking these assessments. 

Kindergarten Group Assessment - Group 1: Thursday, January 23, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Kindergarten Group Assessment - Group 2: Friday, January 24, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Grade 1 Group Assessment - Group 1: Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 

Secondary School Admissions Test (SSAT)

All applicants for Grades 6 to 12 must take the SSAT to complete their STS application. For your convenience, we hold three testing sessions at Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School:

October 19, 2019

February 8, 2020

April 25, 2020

Please visit the SSAT website to register, and for more information. Be sure to indicate STS as your score recipient. If you can’t make either of the sessions on our campus, please seek additional test centres and dates on the SSAT website.

Financial Assistance Applications

The STS Entry Scholarship for Grades 5 to12 is due with your STS admission application.

February 14, 2020:
Bursary application and Forever Woods Scholarship application due for new students.

Not sure if you're eligible for financial assistance?

Review opportunities

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