How To Apply To Urban Academy

Our team works hard to make the application process easy, guiding you and determining if Urban Academy is the right fit. We have a rigorous process that we follow for each applicant.


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Application Deadlines

We encourage parents to begin the application process on year ahead of the September you wish your child to begin at Urban Academy. Our Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten application deadline is November 15th, 2018. Students applying for Grades 1-12 have an application deadline of January 1st 2019. Should spaces remain after these application deadlines we may still be able to enroll students after these dates. Students applying for the 2018-2019 school year must have their full application and application fee submitted by June 1st in order to be eligible to complete the application process and enroll into Urban Academy for the September school year.

COME VISIT URBAN ACADEMY

We encourage you to learn about us the same way we help our students learn - through a hands-on, real-world experience.

Admissions Info Evenings

At our Information Evenings, you will be able to learn about our approach to education and get a good idea about what becoming part of the community could look like.

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open house

Open Houses are a great opportunity to bring your children, look around our campus, meet some teachers and gain insight into what we’re all about.

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OUR ADMISSIONS PROCESS

Our process is designed to evaluate students based on aptitude, personality, educational goals and ultimately, fit. We focus on getting to know each potential student and making our admissions decision based on a plethora of criteria.

Attend An Admissions Information Evening

Fill Out An Online Application

Assessment

Interview/Class Visit

Submit a Reference Form

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tuition fees

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FAQs

We make it a priority to answer every one of your questions. Check out some of the more frequently asked items and get in touch if your question isn't on the list.

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Latest News

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Head of School’s Weekly Message

November 9, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you to our parents who joined us for the Remembrance Day assembly on Thursday at Queens Ave United Church. The middle school students took the lead on the music and poetry and one of our graduates this year was our speaker. Alice Pinheiro spoke on valuing peace […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

November 2, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Our students enjoyed their week, especially with Hallowe’en in the middle of it, always a special time of year for youngsters. Please scroll down in today’s email to see an invitation from our Board of Directors to the community AGM on November 20. We look forward to hosting […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

October 26, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, It has been a full and productive week. We have completed some baseline assessments in the school; School Wide Writes to assess the level of writing from primary through to senior, Numeracy Assessments in Grades 2-6 and individual Reading Assessments in Grades 1-5. This helps us plan instruction […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

October 18, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, It was a wonderful week working with your children. We are getting to know our new students and new families well and we appreciate our veteran families reaching out to those who are new to the community to make them feel welcome. The volunteer opportunities are starting to […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

October 12, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, It has been a glorious autumn week, the weather is lovely and the colours are starting to turn. It is also cooler, especially in the mornings. Please ensure that your child has outdoor wear that will allow them to play outdoors, we take the students out everyday and […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

October 5, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Field study, athletics and co-curricular opportunities are well underway for the fall term. Our boys’ Grade 5 Soccer team won handily playing Meadowridge this week and girls’ Volleyball played hard at Southpointe. Our athletic program is growing and our students are becoming more confident competitors. We are looking […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

September 28, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you for a wonderful final week of September. It was a pleasure hosting our new families at the New Parents’ Reception on Wednesday night and we hope that they enjoyed the chance to connect with community leaders and spend a little time getting to know each other. […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

September 21, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you for a wonderful week as we settle back into school routines and establish new ones for our new families. On Monday of the upcoming week, September 24, our full school assembly takes place at Olivet Baptist Church from 1:30pm to 2:10pm. This first assembly is always […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

September 14, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you for joining us for the Meet the Teacher evenings at both campuses this week. This is an important part of orientation for new families but also for our returning families, as they get to know the expectations of a new grade, curriculum and new set of […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

September 7, 2018 Dear Urban Academy Families, We had a wonderful school opening this week, welcoming our returning students back to school and getting to know all of the new ones. Thank you for working through the routines with your child, uniform, drop-off and pick-up and getting schedules organized. We are spending a fair amount […]

Coming up

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November 15, 2018

The Orpheum Theatre

Grade 6's and all Band Students (Grade 6-12) will attend a concert by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra titled Greatest Hits. Formal Uniform is required for the trip.

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Grade 6's and all Band Students (Grade 6-12) will attend a concert by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra titled Greatest Hits. Formal Uniform is required for the trip.
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November 16, 201812:00 pm / 1:00 pm

PAX Hot Lunch

Be sure to order by Friday, November 9.

Orders must be submitted through your MunchaLunch account.

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Be sure to order by Friday, November 9.

Orders must be submitted through your MunchaLunch account.
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Inquire Now

When you’re ready to find out more, we'll be excited to answer every one of your questions.

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Visit UA

We encourage you to learn about us the same way we help our students learn - through a hands-on, real-world experience.

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Admissions Process

We're developing the leaders of tomorrow and we're thrilled to have you on board.

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Tuition

Better doesn't always have to cost more.

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Admissions FAQ

We encourage even our future students to ask questions.

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International Students

International students represent a small percentage of our community that makes a huge impact.

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