All amounts are in Canadian dollars (CAD). Please review the application page for deadlines.
Please contact Admissions ( for the most updated enrollment agreement and policies regarding fees.

Application Fee*

Domestic – $100

International – $130


Registration Fee*


Upon acceptance, a one-time non-refundable Registration Fee of four thousand ($4,000) per family is required.

Students will not be considered registered until the registration fee is paid in full.

*The registration fee is discounted if:

  • Student has attended Hawthorn Day Care for at least one full school year (i.e. September to June)
  • Student is a boy attending Hawthorn Junior School

Tuition Fee


The domestic rate is charged to students who are specifically exempted from the international student charge. It includes tuition and activity fees.

  • Junior School – $17,150
  • Lower School – $20,200
  • Upper School – $21,650

*If inquiring for Daycare services and fees please click here.


The international rate is charged to students who are not exempted or who are unable to provide documentary proof of exempted status to Hawthorn’s Admission Office. It includes tuition, activity, and administration fees.

Annual Administration Fee – $3,000

  • Junior School – $21,750
  • Lower School – $24,250
  • Upper School – $28,450

Homestay – Homestay can be arranged by Hawthorn for our international students at $1,250 per month per student.

Additional Fees

Textbooks, uniforms, conferences, and some tutoring and trips are not included in the Tuition Fee. These will be invoiced to you by the school, as they occur.

After School Supervision

After school supervision is automatic from 3:30 pm onwards, for students in junior kindergarten to grade seven, who are not picked up by their parents/guardians. Time is set aside for structured activities, such as homework, play, and/or provision of a snack. This supervision is free from 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm. However, a fee will be applied automatically for each half-hour between 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Instead of being charged per half-hour between 4:00 to 6:00pm, you are welcome to sign up for a fixed monthly payment; a sign-up form is required for each academic year. From 6:00 pm onward, a higher fee will be applied automatically.

After School Programs

After School Programs are also offered and prices vary; please refer to program promotional materials throughout the year.


Family Discount

For families paying domestic fees, 5% discount to families with 2 children and 10% discount to families with 3 or more children on the school fee. If Tuition Assistance is granted, the discount will form part of the awarded amount.

Referral Discount

A Hawthorn family who brings in a new family enrolling for the full school year shall be given a one thousand ($1,000 CAD) applied as a credit towards payment of their Tuition Fee or any other balance owing – in November five hundred dollars ($500 CAD) and March five hundred dollars ($500 CAD)

This discount/credit can be applied on the family account or towards tuition for the following year after the refereed family enrolls and pays in full for at least one full-time school year. The number of families referred equals the number of referral discounts received. The family stated on the referred families application sheet is the family that receives the Referral discount.

Tuition Assistance

Limited bursaries are available based on financial need. A separate application is required, done through FAST. Please contact Admissions for more information.

If any tuition assistance is granted, all other discounts will not apply.


At Hawthorn School, one of the criteria for a student’s acceptance is the readiness of parents to assist in the school’s development through their financial support of fundraising initiatives.

Financial support for the Hawthorn School is essential to cover operating costs and to provide for the future growth of the school. All parents are expected to contribute to an annual donation in keeping with their means.

Voluntary gifts are also welcome. Charitable tax receipts are issued for all eligible donations for the taxation year that it is donated.

An option for supporting the school includes volunteering and promoting the school.

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Payment Methods

Cheques payable to Hawthorn School for Girls (preferred)

Pre-authorized Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT)

Pre-authorized Credit Card (additional fees apply)

Wire Transfer (additional fees apply)

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