Applying to BCS

We would be pleased to consider your application for admission to BCS. As you begin to complete the application, please keep in mind there are certain documents that will be required to complete your file (see below for a complete list).  Apply online or send the completed forms via fax, email, mail, or courier. 

We require entrance tests and an interview with a member of the Admissions staff. For students who are unable to join us on campus, interviews can be arranged via Skype. 

Recommended submission date: rolling admissions

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, however we recommend that families submit their applications as soon as possible due to limited enrolment space.

Required Documentation

  • BCS Online Application 
  • Application fee ($150 for international applicants, $100 for Canadian applicants)
  • Confidential Report from Schools (version française
    An administrator or teacher at the applicant’s current school must complete the report and send it directly to BCS by mail, email or fax (819-566-8123)
  • Financial Assistance Application (if applicable)
  • Government-issued Identification
    For Canadian applicants: a copy of the official long version of the birth certificate showing the names of both parents. For International applicants: a copy of the passport identification page and a birth certificate translated into English.
  • Copies of school transcripts
    We require copies of the previous year’s transcript and the most recent report card with the application. The student’s year-end transcript must be submitted prior to arrival in September. If these documents are in a language other than English or French, they must be translated into English prior to submission. Additional transcripts may be required for Form VI and VII applicants.

Entrance Tests

  • All applicants write a BCS Math entrance test. 
  • All applicants whose first language is English write the BCS English entrance test.
  • All applicants whose first language is not English write BCS English as a Second Language Test. 
  •  Results from the SSAT or TOEFL Junior completed within the current year may be submitted in lieu of these tests. Additional testing may be required in some cases.

Day Student Requirements

In order to qualify as a Day Student, students must reside locally with a legal parent. In addition, both the parent and student must have Canadian Citizenship. BCS does not permit home stays.
To follow the recommendations put forth by our health authorities and government, we are not able to host campus visits at this time. 

Get to know our campus from the comfort of your own home with our virtual visit options. Schedule a personalized virtual tour of campus with one of our Admissions Officers, sign up for a webinar to ask us your questions, check out the 360-degree view of our school, and even meet with our Head of School via Zoom!

Click on the options below to start exploring or contact our Admissions team for alternative ways to discover our campus.

NEW—BCS Summer Updates with Head of School

We will be hosting several information sessions via Zoom throughout the summer. This will give our current and incoming families (both parents and students most welcome!) the opportunity to address any questions they may have directly to our Head of School, Mr. Michel Lafrance, and various members of our senior administration team. 

Available sessions
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 | 9:00 – 9:45 AM EDT
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 | 9:00 – 9:45 AM EDT
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 | 9:00 – 9:45 AM EDT
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 | 9:00 – 9:45 AM EDT
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 | 9:00 – 9:45 AM EDT

Missing the Zoom link? Find it in the Updates for travel & more for 2021-22 communication from June 25, or email Jennifer Monk, Director of Communications and Marketing.

Sign up for a virtual tour

Personalized virtual tours led by one of our Admissions officers are available weekly.

Available tours
Weekdays between 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM EDT.

Sign up for a personalized virtual tour today!

Attend an individualized information session

Learn more about BCS during these informative webinars with our Admissions officers. 

Available sessions
Mondays at 9:00 AM EDT or 2:00 PM EDT.
Wednesdays at 9:00 AM EDT or 2:00 PM EDT.

Save your spot for one of our upcoming webinars!

Bishop's College School is an independent English-language boarding and day school for grades 7 to 12 in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada.