Important Dates to Remember:

Attention Grade 8 Applicants:

*The application process for the 2025-2026 school year will open on Monday November TBD on the TDSB website until Friday November TBD. Please click on the Central website link to the central student interest program website for more general information/details about the application/admission process including applying, updates and important dates. The TDSB has made changes to the application process for all TDSB special interest programs. Some of the changes include a centralized TDSB online application at the board level and a random selection process. Entrance tests and report cards are no longer part of the TDSB application process for central student interest programs. 

MaCS Information Night 2024: Wednesday November 13th (6:30pm STEM Clubs Main Hallway and 7:00 pm MaCS Presentation Large Gym)

The MaCS Information Night 2024 will be an in-person Information Night at W.L. Mackenzie C.I.. Before the Information Night please click on the page below to view student/parent perspective videos/letters and other important information about the school and the MaCS Program:

Click here to visit the MaCS Program Information Night Page 2023.

Before attending the MaCS Information Night 2024, please watch the following video created by Sarah Goldfarb (MaCS Alumni 2018) about her experience in the MaCS program and at Mackenzie as well as her transition to Harvard University:

Application Deadline 2024:
The deadline is now determined by the TDSB for all specialized programs. It is now a centralized online application and a centralized random selection process (lottery) directly through the TDSB with access priority for historically underserved communities and 50% female-identifying applicants.

November TBD, 2024– Online Application opens on the TDSB website (Central website)

November TBD,  2024- Online Application closes on the TDSB website at 4:00pm.

December TBD, 2024– Round 1 (Acceptances and Waitlist Status sent centrally to families by the school board.) Deadline to accept is 4pm December TBD, 2024.

December TBD, 2024– Round 2 (Students who were on the Waitlist in round 1 that receive an offer have until December TBD, 2024 to accept.)

February TBD, 2025– Late offers for any space that becomes available (final round of offers).

Please continue to check the TDSB website for important dates.   

If any spots become available after the final round of offers until the start of school the TDSB will send a local waitlist in June to schools. The local waitlist will consist of students who were on the waitlist after the final round of offers that live within the school boundary and are scheduled to attend their home school. 

Notification Letters for the 2025-2026 school year:
The TDSB central office will send notification emails to all applicants. Please check the TDSB website for important updates. The random selection process for Central Student Interest Programs will occur centrally and all communication will come from Please do not contact schools directly for selection results.

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