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About BCS

List of 9 frequently asked questions.

Visiting BCS

List of 4 frequently asked questions.

  • How do I access the campus with the Lennoxville bridge closure?

    The bridge crossing the Massawippi River on College street will be under construction from May to July 2018. The construction will result in the following obstacles:
    • One out of two lanes will be closed for two weeks, starting May 7;
    • The bridge will be completely closed for six weeks starting May 21;
    • The reopening of one lane out of two as of July 2.
    Please consult this map for an alternate route to access our campus.
  • Is it possible to visit BCS?

    Yes, we encourage potential students to visit. Families are invited to visit campus year-round by appointment. Open Houses are held in October and January.
  • How long will a visit last?

    A campus visit, including a tour and interview, will take approximately two hours.
    Additional time (approximately another two hours) will be needed if the testing is also completed during the visit.
  • Can I speak to current parents or students?

    Absolutely. Please contact the Admissions Office and we will make sure that you are connected with an appropriate person.

Admissions Process

List of 8 frequently asked questions.

  • How does the admissions process work?

      1. Submit your application (online submission is recommended)
      2. Send your supporting documents
        1. Report cards/transcripts for the previous two years
          • If applying for grade 12, grade 9 report cards/transcripts are also required.
        2. Birth Certificate
        3. Copy of your passport
        4. Two (2) passport-sized photos
        5. Completed confidential report
        6. Application fee ($150 for international applicants, $100 for Canadian applicants) payable by cheque or credit card
      3. Entrance tests for Math and English (on campus or coordinated with current school)
      4. Interview with student (on campus or via Skype)
    Once the above steps are completed, the file will be reviewed and assessed and an admissions decision will be made.
  • When is the application deadline?

    BCS uses rolling admissions, which means students can apply any time and applications are continuously assessed. We do, however, recommend applying prior to February 1 for admission the following September.
  • How long before I know if I am accepted?

    Once all the required documents have been received and interview and tests are completed, a decision is usually made within two weeks.
  • How can I prepare for the entrance tests and interview?

    No preparation is needed for either. The entrance tests are written in order to assess the student’s current knowledge, while the interview helps our team get to know the student better.
  • Is the TOEFL test required?

    No; if you have completed the TOEFL test, however, you may provide the results and we will add them to your file.
  • Is the SSAT required?

    No; if you have completed the SSAT, however, you may provide the results and we will add them to your file.
  • Do you offer SAT preparation?

    Yes; students who are interested in writing the SAT have the opportunity to participate in one-week intensive SAT prep courses that are offered in the fall and the spring.
  • How do international students obtain a study permit?

    Once the student has been admitted to BCS, the process to obtain a study permit may be started.

    The Canadian permit can be obtained by contacting your nearest Canadian Embassy, Consulate or High Commission. 

    For the required provincial (Quebec) documents, a BCS staff member will help guide families through the process.

Tuition Fees, Financial Assistance, Scholarships

List of 6 frequently asked questions.

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