The YMCA Academy admits students in grades 7-12 who have learning differences and seek an alternative learning experience.

Applications for September 2025 entry will open in August 2024, and the application process will begin in September.

Rolling Admissions: Families interested in applying for an entry date other than September 2025 may do so, but an interview is not guaranteed. Please contact Admissions for more information.

Step One: Submit Inquiry / Registration of Interest

Parents/Guardians should complete the Inquiry / Registration of Interest form. Upon receipt of a completed inquiry form, the family will be contacted by our admissions department.

Step Two: Tour

Prospective students and their parents/guardians will meet with our admissions department and tour the facilities to learn all about what we have to offer.

Step Three: Application

Families will need to complete the application package. Families will be asked to share any relevant educational documentation ( IEP, report cards, psychological educational assessments, etc.).

Step Four: Interview Process and Entrance Assessment

Prospective students will complete an interview and entrance assessment with relevant staff / members of the Admissions Team. Parents/Guardians will meet with the Senior Leadership of the Academy.

Step Five: Acceptance Decision

All applicants will be contacted with the admission decision.

Applicants who have been accepted can begin the enrolment process.


KEY DATES for New Registration September 2025

  • Application Deadline: December 9, 2024
  • Financial Assistance Application Deadline: December 9, 2024
  • Admissions Decision Day: February 3, 2025
  • Admissions Offer Responses Due: Noon on February 26, 2025