Boarding Program

Boarding Program Information

The TWS Boarding Program is available exclusively to international Waldorf high school students, who
are in Grade 9, 10 or 11.

Step 1: Application

  1. Complete the application form, including the Math, English and Class Teacher references.
  2. Send an introductory, autobiographical letter in English written by the student. Include some
    photos of the student, their family, home, city and school.
  3. Provide a copy of the student’s most recent report card, preferably in English.

All applications will be reviewed by TWS High School Faculty, and the Boarding & Exchange Coordinator will contact you with the decision via email.

All families are responsible for inquiring with their local Canadian Embassy about VISA requirements.

Step 2: Acceptance

  1. Once the application to board has been accepted, the Boarding & Exchange Coordinator will
    send you the contract specifying the dates, fees and payment options.
  2. All tuition fee payments must be made by wire transfer. You will receive a document with the
    banking details.
  3. Upon receipt of the signed contract and payment, and if required to obtain a Student Visa, you
    may request a school confirmation letter.
  4. Additional required documents will be sent to you with the contract:
    • High School Handbook
    • Medical Information Form
    • Custodian Declaration for minors studying in Canada, which will need to be notarized.

More questions? Contact Sara Anderson, Boarding & Exchange Coordinator, + 1.905.881.6137 ext. 309.

2018-19 Boarding Fees (CDN$)

Option A: Semester 1 (16 weeks)
Sept. 4 – Dec. 21, 2018 Tuition Fee $9,368
Trip Fee $421

Option B: Semester 2 (22 weeks)
Jan. 7 – Jun. 21, 2019 Tuition Fee $12,882
Trip Fee $579

Option C: Full Year (38 weeks)
Sept. 4, 2018 – Jun. 21, 2019 Tuition Fee $22,250
Trip Fee $1,000

All fees above are invoiced and payable with the contract. Click here for current exchange rates.

Additional Costs

  • Out-of- country medical insurance must be purchased by the student and a copy provided to the
    school prior to the student’s arrival.
  • A cash deposit for textbooks and locker rental will be charged and refunded upon departure.
  • Boarding students may also be required to purchase a gym uniform.
  • Additional personal money is needed for transportation (except for transportation to and from
    school) and leisure activities.

More questions? Contact Sara Anderson, Boarding & Exchange Coordinator, + 1.905.881.6137 ext. 309.

2018-19 Homestay Fees

Homestay fees help the host family cover costs associated with having an extra person in the house. All
homestay fee payment arrangements are made directly with the host family.

Homestay Fees Payable directly to the host family
Monthly: $950

  • Transportation costs to and from school are covered by the homestay fees.
  • All leisure activities and associated transportation costs are to be paid for by the student.

More questions? Contact Sara Anderson, Boarding & Exchange Coordinator, + 1.905.881.6137 ext. 309.

(Obviously, if you put all 3 of these sections on the same page, only one of the above is necessary…)