Application process for our 2021-22 Grade 8 Cohort
***UPDATE: Due to the Covid pandemic, our Grade 8 application form and intake process will be undergoing some changes. Please see below. Note that there will be NO DISTRICT CSI EXAM requirement this year.
We will be accepting applications to our 2020/21 Grade 8 cohort during the Fall of 2020 Please note that the deadline for application is Thursday, December 17, 2020 by 3:00pm sharp.
Students applying to Ideal Mini must write the CSI exam. For registration info, please see the Vancouver School Board website under the Mini Schools section.
IMPORTANT: In the event that your child changes his/her mind and decides to withdraw their application, please let us know as soon as possible so that the offer can be made to another student.
Only the applicants who we select for an online interview will receive an invitation via email. As we receive over 200 applications, please do not call the school to ask about the status of your application.
Thank you for your interest in our program. We are no longer accepting applications for our 2021-22 Grade 8 cohort.
Ideal Mini Application
Download and complete the Fillable Grade 8 Application Form.
Grade 6 Report Cards
Include the last 2 Grade 6 report cards (reporting periods 1 & 2)
Create a 2-3 minute video and provide us with the YouTube link, in any format of your choice (song, puppet show, art collage, poem, etc) that demonstrates how you best fit our program values of community, leadership, and social responsibility. (please refer to the instructions below on how to upload a YouTube video).
Proof of Residence
Proof of residence (please refer to page 1 of the application for a list of acceptable documents)
A recent photograph of the applicant.