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St. Francis Xavier Secondary School
"Striving for Excellence in Catholic Education; to give our students a Purpose and Hope for Life."
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  • St. Francis Xavier Secondary School
  • 50 Bristol Road West
  • Mississauga ON , L5R 3K3
  • Principal: Dan Compagnon
  • Vice Principal(s): Cathy Greco
    Annibale Iarossi
    Maria Pallotta
    Christopher Vincent
  • Superintendents: Wayne Brunton
  • Trustee: Anna Maria Abbruscato (Ward 4)
    Thomas Thomas (Ward 5)
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Preliminary Application to Grade 9 Pre-IB


PRELIMINARY APPLICATION TO GRADE 9 PRE-IB AT SAINT FRANCIS XAVIER SECONDARY SCHOOL (2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR)

(Grade 9 Preparatory Program for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme)

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Presentations from our IB Information Night can be viewed using the Frequently Asked Questions page.

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APPLICATION PROCESS
This document explain the entire application process to Grade 9 Pre-IB at Saint Francis Xavier Secondary School:

STFXSS: Pre-IB (Grade 9) Application Process

PRELIMINARY APPLICATION
Please download the following package to your computer and only then open it and fill it out by typing in the fields (use this link to open the package):

PRE-IB (Grade 9) PRELIMINARY APPLICATION FORM

The application form is in the pdf (fillable) format. The information on the form MUST be filled out by typing.

Attached a COPY of GRADE 7 end-of-year (final) REPORT CARD.

If your child has an IEP (Individual Education Plan), please attach a copy to the Report Card (IEP details at: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/general/elemsec/speced/individu.html)

Attach a cheque for the sum of $30.00 payable to St. Francis Xavier Secondary School (fee for the admission test and for the application processing) to the front of the Preliminary Application Form.

Submit (IN PERSON) this Preliminary Application Form together with a copy of Grade 7 Elementary Provincial Report Card (final, with % marks) between 8:00 AM and 2:30 PM to:

Student Services Office (Guidance)
St. Francis Xavier Secondary School
50 Bristol Road West
Mississauga, Ontario, L5R 3K3

Once your preliminary application has been processed, we will post online a Secondary School Admission Test – Upper Level -- session for your child (November 11; Sessions start at 8:30 and will be run every 2.5 hours; one session to be assigned to each student using the PIN created by him/her).

PRIVATE SCHOOLS ONLY:
We will need your child's final Grade 7 Elementary Report Card with percentage marks. If your school does not issue percentage marks, the applicants will be asked to approach their teachers in order to assign a % mark to each subject on:

Supplementary Grade Report Form

Also, the applicant's homeroom teacher will be asked to fill out:

Learning Skills and Work Habits Form if the private school uses a different method of learning skills evaluation.

Please note that preliminary application packages may only be delivered in person to our school's Student Services Office (Guidance).

The status of your application will be posted on our website (www.stfxss.org -> Guidance/Courses -> IB Program).

SECONDARY SCHOOL ADMISSION TEST-UPPER LEVEL

In order to understand the Secondary School Admission Test (Upper Level) pleas follow the link:

Secondary School Admission Test - Upper Level

Libraries and bookstores carry textbooks that include practice tests for the Upper Level. Also, the following site publishes sample questions regularly: https://ssat.org/practice 

ELIGIBILITY
Students from Catholic, public and private schools who reside within the city of Mississauga, north and west of Highway 403 and Highway 410 and north to Highway 407 are eligible to apply to St. Francis Xavier SS Pre-International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.

If you reside south of the 403, east of the 410 and south of the 401, please contact St. Paul S. S. at (905) 278-3994 (http://www.dpcdsb.org/PAULS).

If you reside north of Highway 407 including Holy Cross and St. Raphael, please contact Notre Dame S. S. at (905) 840-2802 (http://www.dpcdsb.org/NDAME).

BOUNDARIES

STFXSS IB DP boundary (STFXSS IB DP boundaries are enclosed within the rectangle of the following highways: 403, 410, and 407)

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If you have any questions regarding the registration process or the IB program at STFXSS, please follow the link to submit your query:

Questions re IB Program at STFXSS: https://goo.gl/forms/v2juG56ZwU94CsSj2

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