Lakefield College School Entrance Awards of Distinction


At LCS, we believe that transformative experiences are essential for personal growth and occur when our students' ways of thinking are being positively challenged through new experiences, the acquisition of knowledge and the time to reflect. 

We support students in their development of a lifelong love of learning and a dedication to learning for understanding.

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  • Process to Apply

    In order to qualify for an Academic Award of Distinction, we ask you:

    • Complete the LCS admissions process
    • Write an email and/or record a video (, addressed to the Awards of Distinction Committee, indicating your interest in being considered for this award and identify what makes you a strong candidate (Limit: 650 words and/or two-minutes)
    • Submit a letter of reference from an academic teacher outlining your success within a classroom setting. References are also asked to comment on how you demonstrate any or all of the following: responsibility, organization, independence, initiative, teamwork, self-regulation (Limit: 650 words)
    • Demonstrate academic success by obtaining a minimum overall academic average of 85% (or equivalent) and meeting or exceeding the 60th percentile on the SSAT

    Please note that each of the steps outlined above can be completed through your LCS Parent Portal account created when submitting an application. Alternatively, documents can be sent to the Admissions team member assisting you throughout the admissions process.
  • Criteria for Renewal

    The Academic Award of Distinction may be renewed annually, provided that families complete the Apple Financial Services application and financial need is demonstrated. Additionally, applicants must:

    • Maintain an academic average of 85% or above
    • Have no academic failures
    • Maintain a standard of good behavior and citizenship

For more information

Please contact the Admissions Office for more information about the LCS Awards of Distinction.

School Information

4391 County Road 29, Lakefield Ontario K0L 2H0   705.652.3324


Lakefield College School is a private, coeducational boarding and day school for students in grades 9 through 12, located in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada.

We respectfully acknowledge that Lakefield College School is located on the Treaty 20 Michi Saagiig territory and in the traditional territory of the Michi Saagiig and Chippewa Nations, collectively known as the Williams Treaties First Nations, which include: Curve Lake, Hiawatha, Alderville, Scugog Island, Rama, Beausoleil, and Georgina Island First Nations.
Lakefield College School respectfully acknowledges that the Williams Treaties First Nations are the stewards and caretakers of these lands and waters in perpetuity and that they continue to maintain this responsibility to ensure their health and integrity for generations to come.

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