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MAC Application 2022-2023

How To Apply:

Please follow the procedure carefully to ensure you have a completed Application when you drop off your package at Archbishop MacDonald School. Incomplete Applications will not be accepted.

Application Drop off Dates: 

March 7th: 10:30 am-3:00 pm

March 8th: 9:15 am-3:00 pm

March 9th: 9:15 am-3:00 pm 

March 10th: 1:00 pm-7:00 pm

March 11th: 9:15 am-3:00 pm

March 14th: 3:45 pm-7:00 pm 


You must meet the following Entrance Requirements: As a school of choice in Edmonton, Archbishop MacDonald High School has a specific and unique admissions procedure.

Students must have a Minimum Grade of 75% in each of the following Grade 9 subjects: 

  • Religious Studies (Unless applying from a public school)
  • English Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Social Studies
  • Science

*Marks in these subjects are NOT averaged but a per course minimum of 75%

(We reserve the right to request a principal reference from your last attended ECSD school)


Proof of current grades dated within one week prior to application drop off

  • Dated print out of current grades is in a percentage and meets the minimum MAC requirements.

  • Applicant must maintain acceptance requirements or higher on their final progress report in June (we reserve the right to decline a student if marks drop below the entrance requirements).

  • Students also need to be aware that if they do not maintain a minimum requirement of 65%in all core subjects during their grade 10 year, they will be asked to transfer to another school that can better suit their educational programming needs for their grade 11 year. 

  • If your school does not use percentage grades, please also complete the following:  Form for Students that use Letter Grades


Complete the Application Form:

The following application form (pick Application Form or French Immersion Application Form) includes the main documents you need to complete to be prepared for your application drop off. 

The application form is Type Fillable. Please make sure you download and save the Fillable Form PDF then open it up with a PDF reader (Ex. Adobe Acrobat) to save the data you input. 

After you fill out your form, please PRINT it off and SIGN all the documents, and bring them as part of your application package when you drop off at Archbishop MacDonald School. 



Required Official Documents- Photocopies of the following Official Documentation:

  • Catholic Baptismal Certificate

  • Proof of Address in Edmonton

  • Proof you are legally in Canada (You only NEED ONE of the following documents)   

     -Canadian Birth Certificate (Best Option)
    - Canadian Permanent Residence
    -Canadian Immigration Document


Required Additional Documents- To include in your application package: 

The following documents are available for you to review prior to completing the Student Course Selection on your Application Form. a reminder when choosing courses, ALL CORE SUBJECTS (this includes CALM and Physical Education 10) MUST BE TAKEN FOR THE FIRST TIME AT MAC. Please do not sign up for summer school if you are accepted to MAC.

The following links are available to help you understand Edmonton Catholic School's procedures:

If you have any questions, please contact Archbishop MacDonald high school directly.

An email will be sent to the parent's e-mail address to confirm your acceptance or decline of your application by the middle of April 2022 (please ensure that your e-mail account does not block our division e-mails or place them into your junk folder).

Thank you for considering MAC as your school for the next three years of your education.

Theresa Antonakis


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