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 FINANCIAL INFORMATION

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Tuition & Fees

Tuition includes: All overnight & day trips, school-wide equestrian program, small class (4-8) DELF French lessons, fitness (rock climbing, ice skating, Nordic Walking, …)

2018-2019

Full-Time Tuition: $27,825

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Fees & Costs for New Students

These are one time fees for new students

Application Fee $125

Enrolment Fee 

    • Full-time students and part-time students attending 3 or 4 days/week: 

      • $2,950.00 (First sibling), 

      • $2,450 (second and subsequent sibling)

Graduation Award Fee: $750.00 

    • Students who graduate from Odyssey Heights get $1,000/student put into the graduating class budget for their student planned grad trip to France.

    • This fee is due for all new OHS students, both full-time and part-time.

School Uniform +Outdoor/Fitness Uniform+ Equestrian Uniform

Costs vary widely depending on student choices for their equestrian and outdoor uniforms. (e.g. $900 riding boots instead of $150 riding boots, $200 black rain boots instead of $65 rain boots, …)

Estimated cost: $2,500-3,500+ for all uniform items, including winter outerwear, and horseback riding apparel/personal safety equipment.

    • Costs for some items can be spread out over the school year and do not have to be purchased before October/November. (eg winter uniform items - black turtleneck with school logo, winter riding mittens, winter riding breeches/tights)

    • Parents can now purchase the school tartan items (kilt, scarf, ballet flat formal shoes, gloves, slippers,…) online

    • *School tartan items must be ordered 3-4+ months in advance of school start date to avoid stock issues. They come from a small weaving mill in Edinburgh, Scotland. Common kilt sizes tend to sell out around school start dates. Families ordering late may have to purchase a much larger size and have it altered.

    • We are currently consulting with one of our suppliers to have an online shop for most of the more casual uniform pieces (polos, sports wear, summer uniform shorts/skorts,..). 

Technology: 

  • iPad Pro (latest generation) with Apple Pencil and keyboard, (Strongly preferred/recommended) OR 

  • MacBook (less than 1 year old) and 6th Generation or newer iPad with Apple Pencil.

  • Apple Care is highly recommended

  • An Otterbox Defender series protective case is required

  • Ear buds (preferred) or noise cancelling folding headphones. (An inexpensive “dollarstore” backup pair of headphones is highly recommended.)

  • Apps - Approximately $100-$200/year (The major ones such as Notability are a one-time fee.)

  • Power bank/back up charger/portable charger

  • A film or digital camera is optional.

    • Only film cameras and GoPros without screens are allowed on overnight trips as they are screen-free trips.

  • Extra long charging cables are recommended.

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Payment Methods

Interac e-transfer, major credit cards (Amex, Visa, MasterCard) via Plastiq, wire transfers, cash/cash deposit at any RBC branch,

For the connivence of parents, Odyssey Heights School for Girls accepts a variety of payment methods:

  • Interact e-transfer to: familyaccounts@odysseyheights.com

    • Automatically deposited, no need for a password

    • E-transfer and cash are the only payment methods accepted for application fees (2019-2020 regular fee is: $125)

    • **The student council fee is to be directly e-transferred into the student council account. Payment details will be available summer 2019.

  • Credit card payments via Plastiq

    • Visa, MasterCard, Amex

    • Earn rewards and travel miles on your credit card (depending on your card’s benefits/reward program).

    • Set up reocurring payments for tuition, so you don’t have to remember every month.

    • Our payment page on Plastiq is: odysseyheights.plastiq.com

      • Plastiq charges a fee of approximately 2.5%.

      • Note: February 27th. Plastiq is updating OHS’s address information. This should be completed by the weekend.

    • **Note that it can take up to 3 or 4 business days for a payment to be processed. Families should therefor keep this in mind when paying fees, and make payments at least 4 business days prior to the due date.

  • Deposit directly into the school bank account at any RBC branch

    • For security reasons, RBC requires all deposits to be done with a school deposit form.

      • Please contact the school for the deposit form.

  • Wire-transfer

    • please contact the principal for details.

  • Cash

    • For security reasons we ask that parents only pay by cash at the end of the school day, and only after sending a text letting the school know that they are planning to bring cash.

  • Cheques are not accepted.

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Other Fees & Costs

Includes: uniform, personal sports and outdoor equipment, meals (Fridays), transportation, Student Council fee,

All Students

overview of required additional costs & fees for all students.

Please scroll down for details and dates.

  • Uniforms (Total cost vary greatly, especially depending on equestrian items chosen):

    • School/in Toronto,

    • Equestrian,

    • OE3/Fitness/Outdoor):

  • School Council Activity Fee: $340

  • Visual & Fibre Arts Starter Kit Fee: $95-$150 

  • Transportation Fee: $1,475

  • Meals Fee: $550 (Friday meals)

  • Personal funds for Lunches 2 times/month at the Royal Ontario Museum Cafe ($10-$20/day).

  • OE3 and Fitness Personal Equipment. Can vary greatly depending on items chosen and if families choose to rent or purchase the larger items (eg xc ski package)

    • Costs can be spread out over the school year as not all items are required in September

School Council Activity Fee: $340 

    • This covers the costs of the student planned POGO (Project Or Going Out) days. Students learn to organize and budget for special events. 

    • This fee is paid separately from other fees and is e-transferred and auto-deposited to the Student Council’s bank account.

Visual & Fibre Arts Starter Kit Fee: $95-$150 

    • Due August 1st for all students. Exact cost and items included will depend on students interests and costs of visual & fibre arts materials in summer 2019. (Note that fibre arts materials, especially tools are very susceptible to fluctuations in international markets.)

Transportation Fee: $1,475 

    • please contact OHS about transportation fees for part-time students

Meals Fee: $550

OE3 and Fitness Personal Equipment. As some of our students families already have personal outdoor equipment students have the option of using their own, purchasing new, or renting. The costs can be spread out through the school year as not all items are required in September, or even the first term. All OE3 gear will be inspected and must meet minimum criteria and safety standards. A full, itemized and detailed list will be provided to families in late spring, and will include:

  • Travel yoga mat

  • Nordic Walking poles & a few accessories

  • xc ski package

  • ice skates, uniform skate covers, CSM approved helmet

  • snowshoes (most families will opt to rent)

  • personal camp kitchen (mug, spork, bowl)

  • Backpack, MEC duffel bag

  • Summer/3 season sleeping bag

  • Winter sleeping bag, liner & wool blanket

  • Rock climbing harness, chalk bag, and shoes (Rentals are available from Basecamp Climbing, but purchasing means a better fit.) Around March Break 2020.

Optional DELF French exam fees:

Please see Alliance-Français for current fees.

Middle School Only

Grades 7 & 8: Rigid Heddle Weaving loom kit. Approximately $500.

    • Due Feb 1st, 2020 for spring term visual arts course

Grades 7 & 8: Interactive Notebooks (INBs)/Interactive Sketchbooks (ISBs)

  • $55 x 6* = $330. 

  • $220 due August 1st, 2019.

  • $110 due December 1st, 2019

  • *Six courses use INB/ISB: Geography/History, all 3 Science courses, Visual Art, and Health & Human Body Systems.


Grades 7 &  8 Virtual Elementary School (VES) Math & Language Arts Course Fees:

    • Full-time students. Included in tuition for full-time students

    • Part-time students:

      • Four days per week: parents are responsible for the VES course fee for Language ($399)

      • Two or three days per week: parents are responsible for the VES course fee for both Math and Language ($399)/course

      • Fees are paid directly to VES

Secondary I Only

  • Grades 9-12: Independent Learning Centre Course Fees

Optional Weaving & Spinning Fibre Arts Kits:

Weaving and spinning are excellent mindfulness activities, and are highly recommended for girls interested in careers in the arts, physics, computer science, dentistry, medicine (surgery), art therapy, physiotherapy, and engineering. Weaving and spinning teaches patterning and coding, mechanics, creativity, design, project planning, and fine motor skills. All fibre arts have cognitive benefits for those with dyslexia, ADHD, anxiety, depression, and some learning disabilities.

Grades 9 & 10:

$500 Rigid Heddle weaving loom package for may be offered that are interested in learning weaving or wheel spinning.

  • Note: *The Rigid Heddle Weaving Loom package is required for Grades 7 & 8 for the visual and fibre arts course in spring. (Fee due Feb 01, 2020.)

All Grades:

$850-$1,000 portable spinning wheel kit - fits in a bag/backpack

**Students can take this on the overnight trips, use it during Fibre Arts Club times, bring it to the ROM, and on some Friday day trips.

This is an excellent way to learn Newtonian physics and math (ratios, fractions)!

Click here to view a YouTube video on how a spinning wheel can fold into a case.

Varies: Additional fibre arts materials (yarn, spinning fibre, tools,..)

Note: Students get a 10% discount on almost all supplies and tools at Romni Wools (Queen west of Bathurst, & Stockyards/Weston Road)