Thank you for your interest in Hawthorn School, an independent, accredited day school for girls Grade 1 to 12 and co-ed Day Care and Junior School.

Our legacy spans 35 years of educating young women in character and academics through a committed partnership with parents. Hawthorn is a wonderful place for any child to be – a place where your child matters, truly belongs, and flourishes. Our small-school and caring atmosphere creates an environment that our students flourish in.

Admission Requirements

Application Form

Includes: application fee, teacher recommendation, recent photograph, copies of last two years of report cards, a copy of birth certificate or passport. Grade 4 and above also submit two pieces of graded written work.

School Visit

Schedule a visit to the school, during which there will be a student assessment. This takes place virtually for international applicants.

Parent Interview

A parent interview follows the school visit to discuss aspects of the applicant file. An interview with the Director of Academics is included for students applying to the Upper School. The interview process may be conducted online for international students. We want as much as possible, to have a multidimensional view of your daughter, academically and personally. That’s why we look for a ‘family fit’ as much as we look for a ‘candidate fit’.

Acceptance Packages

Acceptance package with Enrolment Agreements and payment Plan are sent in February. A deposit is required upon acceptance and is deducted from the total tuition fee.

Hawthorn Quick Facts

Hawthorn was established in 1989.

Hawthorn boasts a University Acceptance rate of 100%.

An education at Hawthorn is traditional, academic, and faith-based.

Hawthorn primarily provides a Classical Liberal Arts education using a university preparatory curriculum.

Tuition fees range from $13,500 – $22,400 with need based tuition assistance available.

Hawthorn’s Daycare and Junior School are co-ed. The Lower and Upper Schools are All-Girls.

Hawthorn has a 1:8 teacher student ratio.

35,000 sq. ft. Includes a gym, chapel, tech lab, art studio, lunchroom, science lab, libary, and playground.

AP exams are offered at Hawthorn. Reach ahead credits are available starting in grade 8.

101 Scarsdale Rd., Toronto, ON M3B 2R2

Hawthorn uses ActivBoards and offers a tablet program for students.

For any inquiries or to book a tour, please email:

AMY MCRAE | Admissions Director

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