Applicants will be invited to participate in our admissions assessments and testing. Assessments are designed to determine the applicant’s readiness for our program as well as identify their abilities and interests.
Kindergarten - Dates: December 2022 and January 2023
All applicants will complete an online assessment in December 2022. Additional in-person assessments may be conducted by our teaching staff in January 2023. The Admissions team will schedule the assessments and send all details to applicants at a later date.
Grade 1 - Dates: February 2023
All applicants will be assessed online by our teaching staff. Additional in-person assessments may be conducted if deemed necessary. The Admissions team will schedule the assessments and send all details to applicants at a later date.
Grades 2-5 - Dates: January or February 2023
All applicants will complete the Cat5 online test which assesses language comprehension and mathematics. Additional in-person assessments may be conducted if deemed necessary. The Admissions team will schedule the Cat5 test and send all details to applicants at a later date. Please note there is a fee associated with the Cat5 test.
Grades 6-12 - All applicants will complete the Secondary School Admissions Test (SSAT). The test can be taken online from home or at a Prometric Test Centre. We recommend you complete the test as soon as possible and no later than December 1, 2022. The cost of the SSAT varies according to type. Please register and find pricing at the link below.
Register for the SSAt
Please add Southridge School - 7431 as the score recipient.
SSAT Character Skills Snapshot (Grades 8-12) - The Character Skills Snapshot is an online tool that measures a student preference's, attitudes, and beliefs about their character and is meant to complement more traditional cognitive assessments such as the SSAT. The cost for the snapshot is $30 USD if you register for it at the time of your SSAT registration (otherwise $60 USD).
Use Southridge School 7431 as the score recipient when registering.