Grade 8 Information

Welcome to Forest Hill Collegiate!  

Grade 8 flyer


NOTE:  Grade 8 students accompanied by their teachers from Forest Hill Junior Public & Senior School and Cedervale Community School will join us during the afternoon of January 9th to learn about our school. We will open our doors to parents, guardians and students from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 9.  All are welcome!  No registration required.

Forest Hill Collegiate will have Limited status for 2024/2025.  There will be a limited number of grade 9 seats available at Forest Hill and these will be open to all students from all priority groups.  Applications will be available on Monday, January 8 and will be submitted electronically to a central application centre.  To learn more about the application process, link to How do I apply for Out-of-Area Admission?. Students interested in attending Forest Hill that are outside our catchment area are encouraged to speak to their grade 8 teacher or school administrator. TDSB Out-of-Area Admissions - Secondary page outlines TDSB procedures, policies and important deadlines.  

Frequently Asked Questions


Updated December 2023

Is Forest Hill C.I. Open for Out-of-Area Admissions for 2024/2025?

Each year in December, the status for Secondary Schools is determined by the TDSB.  For the 2024/2025, Forest Hill Collegiate has been open for "Limited" status for Out-of-Area Admissions.

Are all students who apply for Out-of-Area Admissions accepted to Forest Hill Collegiate?

Unfortunately, the demand for Out-of-Area Admissions outweighs the available seats in the school. Forest Hill follows the TDSB's Out-of-Area procedure for applicants. 

How many students are chosen for Out-of-Area Admissions?

The number of seats allocated for Out-of-Area Admissions changes every year and depends on:

  • the number of seats allocated to the school by our central planning department
  • the number of in-area students opting to attend Forest Hill
  • the number of applicants through Out-of-Area Admissions

February 2019 - 56% of applicants were accepted 

February 2020 - 74% of applicants were accepted 

February 2021 - 69% of applicants were accepted 

February 2022 - 62% of applicants were accepted

February 2023 - 52% of applicants were accepted

Learn more about TDSB procedures, policies and important deadlines:  TDSB Out-of-Area Admissions. Also, review the new application process by linking to How do I apply for Out-of-Area Admission?