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Pickering and Ajax Private Schools

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Are you looking for a private school for your child? If so, Ajax and Pickering offer many fantastic options! Many private schools in the Durham region (including Uxbridge, Brock, Scugog and Clarington as well as the more populous areas of Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax and Pickering) offer smaller class sizes and focused instruction. Private schools in the Ajax-Pickering-Whitby area have produced many of the finest minds in business, industry, politics and other sectors.

Pickering and Ajax Private Schools

For families moving to the area, Pickering and Ajax contain many schools that will help your child excel both socially and academically. Ajax and Pickering are also wonderful places in which to live. Here, you will enjoy the scenic shores of Lake Ontario, which offers trailways and other opportunities for outdoor activities. Moreover, because you will be very close to transit, such as the GO Train, you will be able to easily travel across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Downtown Toronto is only 25 kilometers east of Ajax and Pickering, while other lively cities, like Whitby and Oshawa are also close.

Money Matters

While private school is expensive, Ajax and Pickering have some of the most affordable private schools in Canada, with private school tuition starting as low as $4600 annually.

Furthermore, you may be eligible for federal or provincial tax credits. For example, the Children's Fitness Tax Credit allows you to claim up to $500 if your child is physically active. Provincial tax breaks for private schools in Ontario include the following:

  • Faith-based schools fees such as Christian school tuition may qualify as a charitable donation for which you will receive a tax break.
  • Tuition at schools for students with special needs may count as a medical expense for which the province will compensate you through a tax credit.

Learn more about scholarships and bursaries.

Private School Regulation in Ontario

Any high school that wants to issue credits that will count toward an Ontario Secondary School Diploma must undergo an Ontario Ministry of Education inspection. Furthermore, all schools in Ontario must meet certain standard criteria. Most private schools go well beyond the provincially mandated curriculum, as well as infusing it with rich and innovative educational approaches. Click here for additional information about Ontario's private school regulations.

Why choose a private school in Ajax or Pickering?

Ajax and Pickering's private schools present benefits that are distinct from other types of schools. Some of these advantages include:

  • Your child will benefit from smaller class sizes. He or she will receive plenty of individual attention from his or her teacher.
  • Private schools can be the safest options in many areas.
  • You will most likely find the best facilities at private schools. When you tour a given school, you should be sure to inquire about its information technology resources, its gymnasium, and the quality of its outdoor physical activities.
  • Private schools usually offer the most comprehensive set of extra-curricular activities.

20 O'Brien Court, Ajax, Ontario, L1S 7J8
62 Old Kingston Road, Ajax, Ontario, L1T 3A5

Ajax
Blaisdale Montessori School in Ajax runs from nursery to grade eight. Tuition starts at $4,550. It features two rubberized play areas for younger children. [view profile]
  • Day
  • Montessori
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • $5,978 to $9,260 per year
415 Toynevale Road, Pickering, Ontario, L1W 2G9
365 Kingston Road, Pickering, Ontario, L1V 1A1

Pickering
Blaisdale Montessori School in Pickering offers nursery to grade eight. Tuition starts at $4,550. Curriculum includes a strong arts focus. [view profile]
  • Day
  • Montessori
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • $5,978 to $9,260 per year
401 Kingston Road, Pickering, Ontario, L1V 1A3

Pickering
Montessori Learning Centre of Pickering is a faith-based school that offers programs from pre-school to grade eight. Its average class size is 25 students. [view profile]
  • Day
  • Montessori
  • Academic
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • $5,500 to $10,000 per year
85 Kings Crescent, Ajax, Ontario, L1S 2M4

Ajax
Wasdell Academy for Innovative Learning is a special-needs school in Ajax. It offers programs from pre-school to grade 12 with an average class size of ten students. [view profile]
  • Day
  • Alternative
  • Special Needs
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • $18,290 per year
20 O'Brien Court, Ajax, Ontario, L1S 7J8
62 Old Kingston Road, Ajax, Ontario, L1T 3A5
  • Day
  • Montessori
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • $5,978 to $9,260 per year
view profile
415 Toynevale Road, Pickering, Ontario, L1W 2G9
365 Kingston Road, Pickering, Ontario, L1V 1A1
  • Day
  • Montessori
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • $5,978 to $9,260 per year
view profile
401 Kingston Road, Pickering, Ontario, L1V 1A3
  • Day
  • Montessori
  • Academic
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • $5,500 to $10,000 per year
view profile
85 Kings Crescent, Ajax, Ontario, L1S 2M4
  • Day
  • Alternative
  • Special Needs
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • $18,290 per year
view profile

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