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Autism Support Schools

Schools understand autistic children well and tailor the classroom environment to facilitate integration

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For parents searching for a school that supports kids with autism or any other disorders commonly called Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), private schools offer a variety of advantages with smaller class sizes and ability to flexibly budget for education assistance and other support.

In some cases, schools and even preschools may specialize in dealing with and even treating autism and related disorders.

To support autism, schools may include special education assistance, direct instruction, occupational and behavioural therapy, training in social skills and more, to help children deal with autism.

Schools understand autistic children well and have tailored the environment and structure to facilitate the integration of students with autism. This specialized understanding should extend into their communications with parents.

Investigating schools' autism support programs

When it comes to finding the right private school for a student with Autism Spectrum Disorder it's important to ask the right questions about the school's programs. When doing your research you'll want to make sure you consider these 5 features in any autism program for your child.

We urge you to closely investigate each school you research in order to find out programs success rates, expertise, particulars of their facilities and more. Parents of autistic children should consider the following questions, as they look for the right school for their child:

  • How does the school address your autistic child's need for structure and routine?
  • Do they notify parents about changes in the classroom environment or routine? How are such changes planned and implemented?
  • What specialized teaching strategies does the school employ and how well do these strategies fit with the particular needs of your autistic child?
  • What unique characteristics of you child – autism-related or other – does the school need to know about?
  • What are your gut feelings and intuitions as you investigate and talk to the different schools on your list?

What to Look for in a School

Meeting the needs of your child with autism is a formidable challenge. Besides the complex problems in almost all areas of living, there are countless approaches, techniques, and therapies to promote learning and development.

Some of these approaches are experimental; others may be potentially harmful. You want to find the ones that are "tried and true"! Here's a sure-fire way to navigate through the maze of options. Seek out the answers to the following critical program features:

1. Program Focus

What is the main focus of the program? Is it behavioural management, language development, socialization, sensory/motor integration, literacy-based learning, or activities of daily living? All are important, but once you know the priorities of your child, the school/program you chose must focus on that area.

2. Role of the Parent in the Program

Will the school/program respect and support you? What will be expected of you? A positive relationship between you and the professionals is critical for success.

3. Experience

How much experience and know-how do the teachers and/or therapists have? A minimum of 4 years experience is a good rule of thumb. The last thing you need is someone 'cutting their teeth' on your child.

4. Methods

What teaching methods and approaches are used to deliver the program? What happens if a program/approach doesn't work? Will you be informed? Will changes be made? Never accept the explanation that your child is the reason for the failure.

5. Evaluation

What evaluation tools are used to assess whether or not the program is working and that your child is learning? Will the findings be shared with you? Will the program shift/change to better meet the needs of your child?

The answers to these questions will give you the power to advocate for your child and to make good decisions.

Understanding Autism

In recent years, the phrase Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) has become a popular term and includes everything from the potentially life-threatening Rett's Syndrome to autism to Asperger's Syndrome (which some argue it's indistinct from high-functioning autism [HFA]).

A report published in Nature in June of 2010 posited that autism sufferers are all genetically unique from each other. There are several controversies surrounding the diagnoses and causes of autism, of course.

While schools you investigate should be aware of these, it is most important that they specialize in understanding and dealing with your child's autism.

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  • Toronto Prep School (est. 2009)   250 Davisville Avenue, Suite 200, Toronto, Ontario, M4S 1H2

    • Gr. 7 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (325 students)
    Toronto Prep School starts later in order to maximize teen learning. The optimal time for teenagers to learn is late in the morning through to late afternoon. Our classes start at 10:00 am.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    $23,850 /year
    Day Coed 23850 12-17 Toronto

    Wildwood Academy (est. 2002)   2250 Sheridan Garden Drive, Oakville, Ontario, L6J 7T1
    (Ford Drive / Royal Windsor Drive)

    • Gr. 2 to Gr. 8 (Coed)
    • Day school (60 students)
    Wildwood Academy is a special needs private school in Oakville. It offers programs from grades 2 to 8, with an average class size of four to ten students.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
    • Traditional
    • Student- paced
    • Special needs
    $24,000 /year
    Day Coed 24000 7-13 Oakville

    The Thinnox Academy (est. 2014)   755 Lakeshore Road East, Mississauga, Ontario, L5E 1C6
    (Cawthra / Lakeshore)

    • Gr. 7 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school
    • Boarding school
    The Thinnox Academy is a Mississauga private high school with a focus on technology, engineering and design. Graduates stand out from their peers when applying into University or College.  
    • Progressive
    • Student- paced
    $10,017 to $12,320 /year
    Day Boarding Coed 10017 12-17 Mississauga

    Trafalgar Castle School (est. 1874)   401 Reynolds Street, Whitby, Ontario, L1N 3W9
    (Brock Street / Hwy. 2)

    • Gr. 5 to Gr. 12 (Girls)
    • Day school (140 students)
    • Boarding school (70 students)
    Located just 45 minutes east of Toronto, Trafalgar Castle School offers world-class curriculum in a small-school environment that inspires and encourages growth. * Day and boarding * All Girls * Grades 5 to 12  
    • Liberal Arts
    • Standard- enriched
    $21,860 to $52,230 /year
    Day Boarding Girls 21860 10-17 Whitby

    St. Jude's Academy (est. 2006)   2150 Torquay Mews, Mississauga, Ontario, L5N 2M6
    (Erin Mills Parkway / Argentia Rd)

    • JK to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (400 students)
    St. Jude's Academy is an IB World School that offers programs from junior kindergarten to grade 12 in Mississauga. Its average class size is 16 to 18 students.  
    • Traditional
    • International Baccalaureate
    • Standard- enriched
    $7,500 to $10,500 /year
    Day Coed 7500 3-17 Mississauga

    Bond Academy (est. 1978)   1500 Birchmount Road, Toronto, Ontario, M1P 2G5
    (Ellesmere Rd / Birchmount Rd)

    • Preschool to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (350 students)
    • Boarding school (200 students)
    This traditional private school in Toronto offers preschool to grade 12 with average class sizes of 15 students. Facilities include a double gym and more.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
    • Liberal Arts
    • Standard- enriched
    $12,500 to $16,500 /year
    Day Boarding Coed 12500 2-17 Toronto

    WillowWood School (est. 1980)   55 Scarsdale Road, Toronto, Ontario, M3B 2R3

    • Gr. 1 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (250 students)
    We are a new style of independent school for diverse learners where all students learn with dignity; where a warm and nurturing school serves as a foundation for remarkable lives; and where the whole person who matters.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    • Special needs
    $18,900 to $20,000 /year
    Day Coed 18900 6-17 Toronto

    Mississauga Christian Academy (est. 1977)   2720 Gananoque Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, L5N 2R2
    (Glen Erin Dr. / Derry Road W.)

    • JK to Gr. 8 (Coed)
    • Day school (140 students)
    We are proud to offer families a superior elementary school education where God and His Word are central to the curriculum. Our faculty of qualified teachers is committed to loving and teaching each child.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    • Christian
    $9,055 to $10,622 /year
    Day Coed 9055 3-13 Mississauga

    Blyth Academy Yorkville   85 St. Nicholas Street, Toronto, Ontario, M4Y 1W8
    (Bay St / Charles St W)

    • Gr. 9 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school
    Blyth Academy Yorkville is a private high school for Grade 9-12 students, located in the heart of downtown Toronto, moments away from some of Toronto’s most exciting cultural and entertainment venues.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto, Halton-Peel, Ottawa
    • Liberal Arts
    • Standard- enriched
    $2,195 /course
    Day Coed 2195 14-17 Toronto

    Chamberlain International School (est. 1976)   1 Pleasant Street, P.O. Box 778, Middleboro, Massachusetts, 02346

    • Gr. 6 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (25 students)
    • Boarding school (98 students)
    Co-ed therapeutic boarding school in Massachusetts for students 11-22 years. Student support is offered for learning disabilities, OCD, anxiety, ADHD, NLD, ASD, attachment disorder, bipolar disorder and depression.  
    • Traditional
    • Student- paced
    • Special needs
    $58,227 to $141,214 USD /year
    Day Boarding Coed 58227 11-17 Middleboro

    Robert Land Academy (est. 1978)   6727 South Chippawa Road, Wellandport, Ontario, L0R 2J0

    • Gr. 5 to Gr. 12 (Boys)
    • Boarding school (125 students)
    Robert Land Academy is a private military-themed boarding school (Gr 5-12) helping boys to achieve their potential and gain admission to post-secondary programs.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto, Halton-Peel
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    • Special needs
    • Military
    $52,000 to $55,000 /year
    Boarding Boys 52000 10-17 Wellandport

    TEAM School (est. 1981)   275 Rudar Road, Mississauga, Ontario, L5A 1S2
    (Hurontario / Queensway)

    • Gr. 1 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (200 students)
    Team School offers programs from grades 1 to 12 in Mississauga. Its average class size is 8 to 12 students.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto, Halton-Peel
    • Traditional
    • Student- paced
    • Special needs
    $18,000 to $20,800 /year
    Day Coed 18000 6-17 Mississauga

    Oakwood Academy (est. 2007)   2150 Torquay Mews, Mississauga, Ontario, L5N 2M6
    (Erin Mills Parkway / Argentia Rd)

    • JK to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (50 students)
    Oakwood Academy is a special education private school in Mississauga. It offers programs from pre-school to grade 12.  
    • Traditional
    • Student- paced
    • Special needs
    $16,275 to $59,500 /year
    Day Coed 16275 3-17 Mississauga

    McDonald International Academy (est. 1994)   5 Park Home Avenue, Unit 128, Toronto, Ontario, M2N 6L4

    • Gr. 9 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school
    • Boarding school
    McDonald International Academy offers programs for grades 9 to 12 with 2 locations in the heart of Toronto. Its average class size is 10 to 20 students.  
    • Traditional
    • Accelerated
    $16,800 /year
    Day Boarding Coed 16800 14-17 Toronto

    Shoore Centre for Learning (est. 1975)   801 Eglinton Avenue West, #201, Toronto, Ontario, M5N 1E3
    (Spadina / Eglinton)

    • Gr. 5 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (60 students)
    Shoore Centre for Learning is a special-needs private school that offers programs from grades seven to 12 in Toronto. Its average class size is six students.  
    • Traditional
    • Student- paced
    • Special needs
    $29,000 /year
    Day Coed 29000 10-17 Toronto

    Enquiring Minds Montessori Casa (est. 2012)   24 Progress Avenue, Scarborough, Ontario, M1P 2Y4
    (Kennedy Road / Ellesmere Road)

    • Preschool to K (Coed)
    • Day school (24 students)
    At Enquiring Minds Montessori Casa we have created a unique learning experience that fosters academic and artistic excellence in a caring and challenging environment.  
    • Montessori
    • Student- paced
    $4,500 to $11,750 /year
    Day Coed 4500 2-2 Scarborough

    Académie de la Capitale (est. 1998)   1010 Morrison Drive, Suite 200, Ottawa, Ontario, K2H 8K7
    (Highway 417 / Greenbank)

    • Preschool to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school
    Académie de la Capitale, an IB World School in Ottawa, offers programmes in both English and French, from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12. Students thrive in a culture of academic excellence and real-life learning.  
    • Progressive
    • International Baccalaureate
    • Student- paced
    • French immersion
    • Gifted
    $9,340 to $17,240 /year
    Day Coed 9340 2-17 Ottawa

    Applewood Academy for Progressive Learning (est. 2001)   72 Orchard Drive, Belleville, Ontario, K8P 2K7

    • Gr. 1 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (10 students)
    • Boarding school (20 students)
    We are a licensed therapeutic boarding school for Gr. 1-12 students requiring individualized academic, clinical, and behaviour-management solutions in small class sizes and professional home environments.  
    • Traditional
    • Student- paced
    • Special needs , Troubled Teens
    $115 to $68,250 /year
    Day Boarding Coed 115 6-17 Belleville

    Richland Academy (est. 2002)   11570 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4E 3N7

    • 24 months to Gr. 8 (Coed)
    • Day school (150 students)
    Richland Academy is a Reggio-inspired, International Baccalaureate candidate school that offers programs from 24 months to Grade 8 in Richmond Hill.  
    • Progressive
    • International Baccalaureate
    • Standard- enriched
    $9,700 to $17,800 /year
    Day Coed 9700 1-13 Richmond Hill

    Heritage Academy of Learning Excellence (est. 1989)   207 Bayswater Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, K1Y 2G5

    • Gr. 1 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (115 students)
    Heritage Academy is an Ottawa private school that is designed for students with DYSLEXIA, ADD/ADHD and similar learning exceptionalities.  
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    • Special needs
    $14,000 to $15,500 /year
    Day Coed 14000 6-17 Ottawa

    Junior Academy (est. 1988)   2454 Bayview Avenue (south of York Mills), Toronto, Ontario, M2L 1A6

    • JK to Gr. 8 (Coed)
    • Day school (100 students)
    The Junior Academy offers programs for junior kindergarten to grade eight in Toronto. Its average class size is 12 to 14 students.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    $18,000 to $22,500 /year
    Day Coed 18000 3-13 Toronto

    Fairview Glen Montessori (est. 2007)   3508 Commerce Court, Burlington, Ontario, L7N 3L7
    (Walkers Line / Fairview Street)

    • 18 months to Gr. 6 (Coed)
    • Day school (135 students)
    Fairview Glen offers authentic Montessori education for children 18 mo.-12 yrs. The academically driven, collaborative and supportive community, also specializes in French, Music, Visual Arts and Phys-Ed programs.  
    • Montessori
    • Accelerated
    $14,350 to $14,900 /year
    Day Coed 14350 1-11 Burlington

    Avalon Children's Montessori School (est. 2000)   31 Wood Glen Road, Toronto, Ontario, M1N 2V8

    • Preschool to Gr. 8 (Coed)
    • Day school (90 students)
    Avalon provides quality programmes from kindergarten to Grade 8 in the heart of the Beach.  
    • Montessori
    • Student- paced
    $6,400 to $20,400 /year
    Day Coed 6400 2-13 Toronto

    YMCA Academy (est. 2003)   15 Breadalbane Street, Toronto, Ontario, M4Y 1C2
    (Breadalbane St / St Luke Ln)

    • Gr. 9 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (70 students)
    The YMCA Academy is an alternative high school serving youth with learning disabilities and learning style differences.  
    • Progressive
    • Student- paced
    • Special needs
    $21,500 /year
    Day Coed 21500 14-17 Toronto

    University of Toronto Schools (est. 1910)   371 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2R7
    (Bloor St / Spadina Rd)

    • Gr. 7 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (650 students)
    University of Toronto Schools offers programs for grades seven to 12. Its average class size is 25 students.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
    • Liberal Arts
    • Accelerated
    $23,590 /year
    Day Coed 23590 12-17 Toronto

    Oxford Tutorial College (est. 1988)   12 King Edward Street, Oxford, , OX1 4HT
    (n/a / n/a)

    • Gr. 10 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (150 students)
    • Boarding school (150 students)
    • Homestay school (150 students)
    Oxford Tutorial College is a leading independent college specialising in A-level and GCSE tuition for students grade 10 to 12, intending to go on to higher education at a good British University.  
    • Progressive
    • International Baccalaureate
    • Standard- enriched
    • Special needs , Gifted
    $33,255 to $39,447 /year
    Day Boarding Homestay Coed 33255 15-17 Oxford

    Study (est. 1915)   3233 The Boulevard, Westmount, Quebec, H3Y 1S4
    (The Boulevard / Place Breaside)

    • K to Gr. 11 (Girls)
    • Day school (370 students)
    The Study offers a bilingual mother tongue programme in both English and French from kindergarten to grade 11 in Westmount, Quebec. The average class size is 12 to 18 students.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
    • Progressive
    • Standard- enriched
    $18,415 to $20,735 /year
    Day Girls 18415 5-16 Westmount

    King's Christian Collegiate   528 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Oakville, Ontario, L6M 4K6

    • Gr. 9 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (650 students)
    • Homestay school (40 students)
    King’s Christian Collegiate is an independent Christian high school providing superb instruction in a safe, stimulating academic environment.  
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    $14,600 to $45,000 /year
    Day Homestay Coed 14600 14-17 Oakville

    Academie Providence (est. 2002)   998 Frances Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1K 3L5
    (Donald St / Frances St)

    • 24 months to Gr. 8 (Coed)
    • Day school (200 students)
    Providence Academy is the only Private French Catholic School offering a trilingual program of study in Ontario with classes from nursery to grade eight. Tuition starts at $8,050  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Ottawa
    • Progressive
    • Standard- enriched
    • Christian
    $8,300 to $9,800 /year
    Day Coed 8300 1-13 Ottawa

    Maranatha Christian Academy   395 North Park Drive, Brampton, Ontario, L6S 6A9
    (North Park Drive / Nuffield Street)

    • JK to Gr. 8 (Coed)
    • Day school
    Maranatha Christian Academy is a private Christian School located at 395 North Park Drive,Brampton,On. Tuition from JK - GR 8 is $450 - $500 per month.  
    • Traditional
    • Student- paced
    • Christian
    $4,500 to $5,000 /year
    Day Coed 4500 3-13 Brampton

    Montessori Country School - Nobleton Campus (est. 1988)   6185 15th Sideroad, Nobleton, Ontario, L0G 1N0
    (15th Sideroad / Hwy 27)

    • 12 months to Gr. 6 (Coed)
    • Day school
    For over 25 years, the Montessori Country School provides a first-class accredited curriculum for students 12 months through grade 6. The sprawling 10 acre campus offers a unique indoor and outdoor learning experience.  
    • Montessori
    • Student- paced
    $16,550 to $17,465 /year
    Day Coed 16550 1-11 Nobleton

    John Knox Christian School - Brampton (est. 1959)   82 McLaughlin Road South, Brampton, Ontario, L6Y 2C7
    (Queen St West / McLaughlin Rd S)

    • JK to Gr. 8 (Coed)
    • Day school (200 students)
    Our exceptional staff, excellent programs, and first-rate curriculum have helped us earn a reputation for turning out graduates who are "rooted in faith" and "growing in knowledge."  
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    • Christian
    $11,950 /year
    Day Coed 11950 3-13 Brampton

    Sacred Heart School of Montreal (est. 1861)   3635 Atwater Avenue, Montreal, Quebec, H3H 1Y4
    (Atwater / Docteur-Penfield)

    • Gr. 7 to Gr. 11 (Girls)
    • Day school (230 students)
    • Boarding school
    The pre-eminent All Girls English Catholic high school in Montreal, with 156 years of experience graduating young women of action with solid skills and tools for success.  
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    • Christian
    $13,764 to $49,492 /year
    Day Boarding Girls 13764 12-16 Montreal

    Cornerstone Montessori Prep School (est. 1990)   33 Mallard Road, Don Mills, Ontario, M3B 1S4

    • Preschool to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (130 students)
    Cornerstone Montessori Prep School is a Toronto Christian Montessori school with grades from nursery to 12. Tuition begins at $13,500.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
    • Liberal Arts
    • Montessori
    • Accelerated
    • Christian
    $12,900 to $22,800 /year
    Day Coed 12900 2-17 Don Mills,Toronto

    Venture Academy Troubled Teens Program (BC)   Joe Riche Road, Kelowna, British Columbia, V1P 1G7

    • Gr. 7 to Gr. 12 (Boys)
    • Gr. 7 to Gr. 12 (Girls)
    • Homestay school
    Venture Academy is a therapeutic private school providing educational and clinical support services, individualized instruction and engaging interaction to get students back on track and restore confidence.  
    • Traditional
    • Student- paced
    • Special needs , Troubled Teens
    $1 /day
    Homestay Boys Girls 1 12-17 Kelowna

    Rockway Mennonite Collegiate (est. 1945)   110 Doon Road, Kitchener, Ontario, N2G 3C8

    • Gr. 7 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (235 students)
    • Homestay school (30 students)
    Incorporating academic excellence, service and peacemaking, Rockway is a diverse learning community of 300 students in Grades 7 to 12 including a dynamic international student exchange program.  
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    • Christian
    $15,120 to $30,500 /year
    Day Homestay Coed 15120 12-17 Kitchener

    Little Owl Preschool Elementary (est. 2001)   99 Sheppard Avenue West, Unit A, Toronto, Ontario, M2N 1M4
    (Yonge / Sheppard)

    • Preschool to Gr. 8 (Coed)
    • Day school (65 students)
    Little Owl Preschool Elementary develops motivated, confident, and happy problem-solving individuals. We invite your child to become a Little Owl!  
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    • Arts-intensive
    $15,850 /year
    Day Coed 15850 2-13 Toronto

    Yip’s Music & Montessori School (est. 1990)   100 Lee Avenue, Unionville, Ontario, L3R 8G2

    • Nursery/Toddler to SK (Coed)
    • Day school
    Founded in 1990, Yip's Montessori Program cater to children from 1.5 to 6 years old. Yip's four campuses are located in Markham, Unionville and Thornhill.  
    • Montessori
    • Student- paced
    $6,600 to $10,900 /year
    Day Coed 6600 1-4 Unionville

    Bishop Hamilton Montessori School (est. 1983)   2199 Regency Terrace, Ottawa, Ontario, K2C 1H2
    (Baseline Rd. / Woodroffe Ave.)

    • Nursery/Toddler to Gr. 8 (Coed)
    • Day school (185 students)
    Bishop Hamilton Montessori School is a Christian Montessori school in Ottawa, Ontario, with classes from nursery to grade eight. Tuition starts at $8,870.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Ottawa
    • Montessori
    • Student- paced
    • Christian
    $9,045 to $15,855 /year
    Day Coed 9045 1-13 Ottawa

    Heritage (est. 1984)   5600 Heritage School Dr, Provo, Utah,

    • Gr. 7 to Gr. 12 (Boys)
    • Gr. 7 to Gr. 12 (Girls)
    • Boarding school (115 students)
    Heritage offers expert care for at-risk adolescents including those diagnosed with Mood Disorder, depression, anxiety, defiance towards authority figures and those on the Autism Spectrum. Learn more on our website.  
    • Progressive
    • Student- paced
    • Troubled Teens, Special needs
    • Spanish immersion
    US $138,000 /year
    Boarding Boys Girls 138000 12-17 Provo

    Kingsley Primary School (est. 1981)   3962 Bloor Street West, Etobicoke, Ontario, M9B 1M3

    • JK to Gr. 5 (Coed)
    • Day school
    For the past 35 years Kingsley Primary School offers programs from junior kindergarten to grade five in Etobicoke. Its average class size is eight to 12 students.  
    • Progressive
    • Student- paced
    $10,550 /year
    Day Coed 10550 3-10 Etobicoke

    Blyth Academy Thornhill   300 John Street, Suite 276, Thornhill, Ontario, L3T 5W4
    (Bayview Ave / John St)

    • Gr. 9 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school
    The Thornhill campus offers the complete Blyth program for students in grade 9 - 12, including an academically enriched liberal arts, media and technology curriculum.  
    • Liberal Arts
    • Standard- enriched
    $1,895 /course
    Day Coed 1895 14-17 Thornhill

    High Park Oxford Learning Academy (est. 2013)   406 Pacific Avenue, Unit B, Toronto, Ontario, M6P 2R4
    (Dundas Ave. West / High Park Ave.)

    • Preschool to Gr. 3 (Coed)
    • Day school (15 students)
    Oxford Learning Academy offers an enriched academic program complemented by a personalized school experience. We grow lifelong learners by focusing on early primary education.  
    • Traditional
    • Student- paced
    • Gifted
    $9,500 to $15,000 /year
    Day Coed 9500 2-8 Toronto

    Roots and Wings Montessori School (est. 1985)   15250 54A Avenue, Surrey, British Columbia, V3S 6T4

    • 3 months to Gr. 9 (Coed)
    • Day school (120 students)
    We aim to create a community to enable children to honour and respect their innate goodness, their joy in learning and their responsibility as caring global citizens and stewards of the earth.  
    • Montessori
    • Student- paced
    • Nature-based
    $4,830 to $12,000 /year
    Day Coed 4830 1-14 Surrey,Langley

    Cousteau, The French International School of Vancouver (est. 1997)   3657 Fromme Road, North Vancouver, British Columbia, V7K 2E6
    (Wellington Dr / Fromme Rd)

    • Preschool to Gr. 9 (Coed)
    • Day school (182 students)
    Cousteau school is a unique French language school in BC, #1 in the last Fraser Institute ranking. We provide academic excellence from Preschool to Grade 8. Class sizes can be as small as 13 students.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Vancouver
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    $10,700 to $13,700 /year
    Day Coed 10700 2-14 North Vancouver

    Oxford Learning Academy (Private School) (est. 1984)   741 Main Street East, Milton, Ontario, L9T 3Z3

    • Preschool to Gr. 8 (Coed)
    • Day school (65 students)
    Oxford Learning Academy – where your child will experience a homeschooling approach with the benefits of socialization in a small classroom environment. This Milton private school runs from PK to grade 8.  
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    • French immersion
    $12,000 to $12,850 /year
    Day Coed 12000 2-13 Milton

    Blyth Academy Waterloo (est. 2016)   260 King Street W., Kitchener, Ontario, N2G 4Z9
    (King St W / Francis St S)

    • Gr. 7 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (18 students)
    At Blyth Academy Waterloo we are building an active and dynamic school community. We offer not only our outstanding Grades 9–12 program but also a middle school program and facilities for students in Grades 7–8.  
    • Liberal Arts
    • Standard- enriched
    $2,195 /course
    Day Coed 2195 12-17 Kitchener

    Blyth Academy Mississauga   The Cawthra Estate - 1507 Cawthra Rd, Mississauga, Ontario, L5G 4L1

    • Gr. 6 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school
    Blyth Academy Mississauga is a flourishing private middle and high school housed in unique heritage buildings. We focus on personalized education, very small class sizes, and experiential learning.  
    • Liberal Arts
    • Standard- enriched
    $2,195 /course
    Day Coed 2195 11-17 Mississauga

    Westside School (est. 2004)   788 Beatty Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 2M1

    • K to Gr. 9 (Coed)
    • Gr. 10 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (225 students)
    • Homestay school (50 students)
    Westside's unique approach combines the best practices of Canadian and European education. Students are known, valued and understood as they prepare for admission to the top 50 universities and contributing lives beyond.  
    • Progressive
    • Student- paced
    $9,000 to $55,000 /year
    Day Homestay Coed Coed 9000 5-17 Vancouver

    Kenneth Gordon Maplewood School (est. 1973)   420 Seymour River Place, North Vancouver, British Columbia, V7H 1S8

    • K to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (175 students)
    KGMS/Maplewood provides supportive individual and small group instruction for students with learning differences.  
    • Progressive
    • Student- paced
    • Special needs
    $22,450 to $23,450 /year
    Day Coed 22450 5-17 North Vancouver

    Avenue Road Academy (est. 2010)   1650 Avenue Road, Toronto, Ontario, M5M 3Y1
    (Avenue Road / Lawrence Avenue)

    • Gr. 9 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school
    Avenue Road Academy is a small school in Toronto for grades 9 to 12. Students earn credits while developing skills that best prepares them for post secondary education. We focus on student strength!  
    • Traditional
    • Student- paced
    • Troubled Teens, Special needs
    $12,500 /year
    Day Coed 12500 14-17 Toronto

    Crestwood Preparatory College (est. 2001)   217 Brookbanks Drive, Toronto, Ontario, M3A 2T7

    • Gr. 7 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (440 students)
    Crestwood Preparatory College in Toronto offers a grade 7 to 12. The average class size here is 16, with a tuition cost of $26,500.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    $24,900 /year
    Day Coed 24900 12-17 Toronto

    Villa Maria (est. 1854)   4245 Decarie Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec, H4A 3K4
    (Av de Monkland / Boulevard Décarie)

    • Gr. 7 to Gr. 11 (Girls)
    • Gr. 7 to Gr. 8 (Boys)
    • Day school (1400 students)
    Villa Maria offers programs from grades seven to 12 in Montreal. Its average class size is 28 to 32 students.  
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    • French immersion
    $4,175 /year
    Day Girls Boys 4175 12-16 Montreal

    Avante School (est. 2009)   Suite 202 - 2830 Grandview Hwy , Vancouver, British Columbia, V5M 2C9
    (Grandview / Renfrew)

    • Gr. 2 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school
    Avante School provides a custom tailored learning experience for accelerated success and much less stress.  
    • Liberal Arts
    • Student- paced
    $6,500 to $13,500 /year
    Day Coed 6500 7-17 Vancouver

    Kohai Educational Centre (est. 1976)   41 Roehampton Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4P 1P9

    • Preschool to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (35 students)
    Kohai Educational Centre is a school for students with special needs and learning challenges offering programs for students aged 4 years to adulthood. Its average class size is two to six students.  
    • Traditional
    • Student- paced
    • Special needs
    $33,338 /year
    Day Coed 33338 2-17 Toronto

    Bright Start Academy (est. 2003)   318-4630 Dufferin Street, North York, Ontario, M3H 5S4
    (Dufferin St / Finch ave)

    • Preschool to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school
    Bright Start Academy, a special needs school in North York, focuses on helping children with autism and learning differences, from PS to grade 12.  
    • Traditional
    • Student- paced
    • Special needs
    $12,500 to $25,000 /year
    Day Coed 12500 2-17 North York

    The Nature School (est. 2017)   9550 Pine Valley Drive, Vaughan, Ontario, L4L 1A6
    (Pine Valley Dr. / Rutherford Rd.)

    • K to Gr. 3 (Coed)
    • Day school (50 students)
    The Nature School provides an alternative form of education designed to provide experiential learning opportunities and promote curiosity to nurture the whole child.  
    • Progressive
    • Standard- enriched
    • Nature-based
    $3,000 to $10,200 /year
    Day Coed 3000 5-8 Vaughan

    Montessori Country School - Milton Campus (est. 2007)   8560 Tremaine Road, Milton, Ontario, L9T 2Y3
    (Tremaine Road / Hwy 401)

    • Nursery/Toddler to Gr. 6 (Coed)
    • Day school
    Montessori Country School has provided a first-class academic experience to students in an environment that is distinguished by its compassion, integrity and unwavering commitment to the individual child.  
    • Montessori
    • Standard- enriched
    $13,230 /year
    Day Coed 13230 1-11 Milton

    City Academy (est. 1999)   1910 Yonge Street, Suite 115, Toronto, Ontario, M4S 3B2
    (Yonge St / Davisville Ave)

    • Gr. 7 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school
    City Academy offers courses which follow Ontario Curriculum Guidelines. Utilizing teachers who are subject specialists and following a flexible and unique timetabling format, we are committed to every student's success.  
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    $1,600 /course
    Day Coed 1600 12-17 Toronto

    Magnificent Minds (est. 2011)   47 Glenbrook Avenue, North York, Ontario, M6B 2L7
    (Dufferin / Lawrence)

    • Preschool to Gr. 8 (Coed)
    • Day school
    Magnificent Minds caters to learners whose needs are not being met in traditional school environments, pursuing academic excellence, and individual greatness.  
    • Traditional
    • Student- paced
    • Special needs
    $16,000 to $21,400 /year
    Day Coed 16000 2-13 North York

    Centennial Academy (est. 1998)   3641, avenue Prud'homme, Montreal, Quebec, H4A 3H6
    (Rue Sherbrooke / Boulevard Décarie)

    • Gr. 7 to Gr. 11 (Coed)
    • Day school (200 students)
    Centennial is the only high school in Quebec that helps students master their challenges of learning and graduate on time. Over 90% of our students graduate in five years and go on to college and university.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    $18,265 to $18,360 /year
    Day Coed 18265 12-16 Montreal

    John Knox Christian School - Oakville (est. 1959)   2232 Sheridan Garden Drive, Oakville, Ontario, L6J 7T1
    (Royal Windsor Dr / Ford Dr)

    • JK to Gr. 8 (Coed)
    • Day school (300 students)
    John Knox Christian School in Oakville offers programs from junior kindergarten to grade 8. We ignite wonder for God, neighbour, and creation.  
    • Traditional
    • Student- paced
    • Christian
    $12,400 to $21,400 /year
    Day Coed 12400 3-13 Oakville

    Blyth Academy Burlington (est. 2015)   Village Square, 422 Pearl Street, Units 14-21, Burlington, Ontario, L7R 2N1
    (Lakeshore Rd / Brant St)

    • Gr. 5 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school
    Blyth Academy Burlington, located in Village Square in the heart of downtown Burlington, offers not only our outstanding Grades 9–12 program but also a middle years program and facilities for students in Grades 6–8.  
    • Liberal Arts
    • Standard- enriched
    $2,195 /course
    Day Coed 2195 11-17 Burlington

    Burlington Christian Academy (est. 1975)   521 North Service Road, Burlington, Ontario, L7P 5C3
    (King Road / North Service Road)

    • JK to Gr. 8 (Coed)
    • Day school (140 students)
    BCA is Burlington’s leading Christian Elementary school. Over 160 students in grades JK through 8 partake in one of the most progressive educational programs in Southern Ontario.  
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    • Christian
    $12,290 /year
    Day Coed 12290 3-13 Burlington

    Blyth Academy Ottawa   352 Danforth Ave, Ottawa, Ontario, K2A 0E2
    (Churchill Ave N / Richmond Rd)

    • Gr. 7 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (117 students)
    We focus on personalized education, very small class sizes, and experiential learning. Located in vibrant Westboro Village, Blyth Academy Ottawa is surrounded by art galleries, boutiques and the Gatineau Hills.  
    • Liberal Arts
    • Standard- enriched
    Day Coed 12-17 Ottawa

    Summit West Independent School (est. 2015)   178003 112 St W, Foothills, Alberta, T1S 0V8
    (Highway 22X / 53 St SW)

    • Preschool to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (55 students)
    An independent school that offers an individualized self-directed learning approach for tomorrow's leaders. Bursary programs available to qualified applicants. JK to Grade 12, Alberta Curriculum.  
    • Progressive
    • Standard- enriched
    $8,925 to $10,750 /year
    Day Coed 8925 2-17 Foothills

    Dundas Valley Montessori School / Strata Montessori Adolescent School (est. 2002)   14 Kemp Dr., Ancaster, Ontario, L9H2A7
    (Creighton St. / Governors Road)

    • 18 months to Gr. 9 (Coed)
    • Day school (210 students)
    High fidelity CCMA Montessori. Canada's only land based Montessori Adolescent program.  
    • Montessori
    • Student- paced
    $11,300 /year
    Day Coed 11300 1-14 Ancaster

    Blyth Academy London (est. 2013)   441 Ridout Street North, London, Ontario, N6A 2P6
    (Ridout / Queen)

    • Gr. 9 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Gr. 9 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (64 students)
    • Boarding school (5 students)
    • Homestay school (13 students)
    We focus on personalized education, very small class sizes, and experiential learning. Our London campus is conveniently located in historic Ignatia Hall on the banks of the Thames.  
    • Liberal Arts
    • Standard- enriched
    $1,895 to $18,795 /year
    Day Boarding Homestay Coed Coed 1895 14-17 London

    Glenn Arbour Academy (est. 2005)   5051 Mainway, Burlington, Ontario, L7L 5H9
    (Mainway / Appleby Line)

    • JK to Gr. 8 (Coed)
    • Day school (125 students)
    Our belief is that an exciting, challenging curriculum,combined with a supportive, nurturing educational environment enhances the student's ability to develop the positive attitude "I can do it!"  
    • Traditional
    • Reggio Emilia
    • Standard- enriched
    • Christian
    • Gifted
    $13,400 /year
    Day Coed 13400 3-13 Burlington

    Arrowsmith School (est. 1980)   245 St. Clair Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario, M4V 1R3
    (St. Clair Ave West / Avenue Road)

    • Gr. 1 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (75 students)
    Founded on the science of neuroplasticity, Arrowsmith Program provides students with the skills necessary to overcome their learning disabilities and transform their academic, cognitive, emotional and social lives.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
    • Traditional
    • Student- paced
    • Special needs
    $2,500 to $23,500 /year
    Day Coed 2500 6-17 Toronto

    Primary Prep Academy (est. 2014)   6920 Millcreek Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, L5N 8B3

    • JK to Gr. 3 (Coed)
    • Day school
    Primary Prep Academy offers programs from Pre-school to Grade 3 in Mississauga. Before and After school program included in tuition.  
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    $6,880 /year
    Day Coed 6880 3-8 Mississauga

    Blyth Academy Whitby   209 Dundas Street East, Suite 1015, Whitby, Ontario, L1N 7H8

    • Gr. 7 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school
    Blyth Academy Whitby is a private school for Grade 6-12 students, conveniently located for students across the Durham Region.  
    • Liberal Arts
    • Standard- enriched
    $1,895 /course
    Day Coed 1895 11-17 Whitby

    Brighton School (est. 2003)   240 The Donway West, Toronto, Ontario, M3B 2V8

    • Gr. 1 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (65 students)
    Brighton School is a special needs private school in Toronto, Ontario for students (grade 1 to 12) with learning challenges.  
    • Progressive
    • Student- paced
    $23,950 /year
    Day Coed 23950 6-17 Toronto

    Robbins Hebrew Academy (est. 1957)   1700 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5P 3K3
    (Bathurst St. / Eglinton Ave W)

    • Nursery/Toddler to Gr. 8 (Coed)
    • Day school (370 students)
    Robbins Hebrew Academy (RHA) teaches students to think critically and globally, in a community that builds self-esteem and life-long character. RHA is Toronto’s first Jewish school to be CAIS accredited.  
    • Progressive
    • Reggio Emilia
    • Standard- enriched
    • Jewish
    • Gifted
    $5,700 to $16,980 /year
    Day Coed 5700 1-13 Toronto

    Blyth Academy Lawrence Park (est. 2015)   3284 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M7
    (Yonge / Glenforest Rd)

    • Gr. 9 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    Our campus located in midtown Toronto provides the warmth and community of a neighbourhood school. We are a short distance from our partners at the Royal Ontario Museum and Outward Bound at the Evergreen Brickworks.  
    • Liberal Arts
    • Standard- enriched
    $2,195 /course
    Coed 2195 14-17 Toronto

    Woodland Christian High School (est. 1976)   1058 Spitzig Road, Breslau, Ontario, N0B 1M0

    • Gr. 9 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (330 students)
    • Homestay school (30 students)
    Students receive an excellent education which prepares them well for university, college and a wide variety of workplaces.  
    • Liberal Arts
    • Standard- enriched
    $15,425 to $16,360 /year
    Day Homestay Coed 15425 14-17 Breslau

    Hampshire Country School (est. 1948)   28 Patey Circle, Rindge, New Hampshire, 03461
    (Deer Run Ln / Hampshire Rd)

    • Gr. 3 to Gr. 12 (Boys)
    • Boarding school (22 students)
    A friendly, active boarding school for bright boys who have good intentions but who may be too impulsive, intense, or bothersome for other schools and whose intellectual interests may separate them from their peers.  
    • Liberal Arts
    • Student- paced
    • Gifted, Special needs
    US $58,500 /year
    Boarding Boys 58500 8-17 Rindge

    Unionville Montessori Private Schools (est. 1987)   4486 - 16th Avenue, Unionville, Ontario, L3R 0M1
    (Kennedy Road / 16th Avenue)

    • Preschool to Gr. 8 (Coed)
    • Day school (1000 students)
    Unionville Montessori School offers programs from pre-school to grade eight. Its average class size is 18 to 22 students.  
    • Traditional
    • Montessori
    • Accelerated
    • Gifted
    $7,450 to $13,550 /year
    Day Coed 7450 2-13 Unionville

    Virtual High School (est. 2002)   27 Main Street North, Box 402, Bayfield, Ontario, N0M 1G0

    • Gr. 9 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (6000 students)
    Virtual High School is an online private school, providing OSSD credit courses. Students start any day, work at their own pace and write their final exam at a time and place of their choosing. No textbooks required.  
    • Traditional
    • Student- paced
    $449 to $579 /course
    Day Coed 449 14-17 Bayfield

    Venture Academy Troubled Teens Program (ON)   Minesing, , Barrie Area, Ontario, L9X 1E8

    • Gr. 7 to Gr. 12 (Boys)
    • Gr. 7 to Gr. 12 (Girls)
    • Homestay school
    Venture Academy is a therapeutic treatment and education program for students who may be struggling with ADHD, learning challenges, underachieving, behavioural issues, and a variety of clinical diagnoses.  
    • Traditional
    • Student- paced
    • Troubled Teens, Special needs
    $1 /day
    Homestay Boys Girls 1 12-17 Barrie Area

    Montessori Jewish Day School (est. 2000)   55 Yeomans Road, Toronto, Ontario, M3H 3J7
    (Bathurst / Sheppard)

    • 18 months to Gr. 8 (Coed)
    • Day school (122 students)
    MJDS is the unique school of choice where creativity, independence, respect, peacefulness,innovation, a sense of community and joy are fostered guided by the shared values of Judaism and Montessori education.  
    • Montessori
    • Standard- enriched
    • Jewish
    $7,900 to $17,900 /year
    Day Coed 7900 1-13 Toronto

    Landmark East School (est. 1979)   708 Main Street, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, B4P 1G4

    • Gr. 3 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school
    • Boarding school
    Landmark East School offers exceptional programming for LD students from grade 3 to 12. The average class size is 5 students.  
    • Traditional
    • Student- paced
    • Special needs
    $26,000 to $48,000 /year
    Day Boarding Coed 26000 8-17 Wolfville

    Meadow Green Academy (est. 1995)   1884 Lakeshore Road West, Mississauga, Ontario, L5J 1J7

    • Preschool to Gr. 8 (Coed)
    • Day school (150 students)
    Meadow Green Academy offers programs from pre-school to grade eight in Mississauga. Its average class size is 12 students.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
    • Traditional
    • Montessori
    • Accelerated
    • Christian
    $12,990 /year
    Day Coed 12990 2-13 Mississauga

    Madrona School Society (est. 1993)   2040 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6J 2B3

    • K to Gr. 10 (Coed)
    • Day school (100 students)
    Madrona School Society is a gifted school in Vancouver. It offers programs for kindergarten to grade nine with an average class size of six to 14 students.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Vancouver
    • Progressive
    • Student- paced
    • Gifted
    $18,000 to $21,000 /year
    Day Coed 18000 5-15 Vancouver

    Toronto District Christian High School (est. 1963)   377 Woodbridge Avenue, Woodbridge, Ontario, L4L 2V7
    (Kipling / Highway 7)

    • Gr. 9 to Gr. 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (390 students)
    • Homestay school (60 students)
    We believe in project-based learning, enfolding, engaging and empowering students, and fantastic parent-teacher communication. We offer family friendly tuition with transportation included.  
    • Liberal Arts
    • Standard- enriched
    • Christian
    $14,390 /year
    Day Homestay Coed 14390 14-17 Woodbridge

    Lynn-Rose Heights Private School (est. 1997)   7215 Millcreek Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, L5N 3R3

    • Preschool to Gr. 10 (Coed)
    • Day school (300 students)
    Lynn-Rose Heights Private School offers challenging academic programming from pre-school to grade eight in Mississauga. Lynn-Rose Heights school is an official International Baccalaureate World School.  
    • Progressive
    • International Baccalaureate
    • Accelerated
    $13,770 /year
    Day Coed 13770 2-15 Mississauga

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