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Boarding High Schools

Private boarding high schools will provide your child with an academically rigorous environment where he or she will prepare for university life. Boarding schools offer a unique setting in which education is fused with a well-rounded lifestyle. Because time on campus is not confined by distance or other considerations, students have lots of time to involve themselves in numerous aspects of school life (such as sports, clubs, and other extra-curricular activities). Children live with each other, so they are not merely students who need not communicate. Daily interaction builds strong friendships that may not have been possible without spending so much time together. However, private boarding schools are typically academically oriented, so your child will have fewer distractions than he or she would at home.

No Better Preparation than Boarding School

Your son or daughter will soon have to live on his or her own. Boarding school represents an early entrance into learning to govern your own work habits and becoming self-sufficient. Private boarding high schools offer a soft transition into adult independence: students still have rules they must follow and they can receive academic and personal help whenever needed.

Boarding high schools foster high academic achievement. According to the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS), "boarding school students spend more time on homework per week than students attending any other schools." This fosters a positive work ethic in a supportive environment where students motivate each other to stay on top of assignments and readings. Building this dedication is critical during one’s high school years, as universities expect students to devote even more time to their studies. Of course, secondary boarding schools are highly regarded by universities.

Boarding schools also have plenty of out of class help sessions. Living right on campus will allow your child to spend as much time as he or she needs with a teacher. Arriving at school early or staying after hours will be convenient. Extra attention ensures that students don’t fall behind and that they have opportunities to enrich learning. Students will also talk to each other when they have questions, concerns, or just want to discuss interesting topics from school. Living together, they inevitably grow together.

Choosing a Boarding High School

Here are some of the many factors you should consider before choosing a private boarding high school.

  • What is the school's reputation as indicated by university acceptance rates and school rankings?
  • What is the school's academic vision? Do its goals match the strengths and address the weaknesses of your child?
  • Is your child open to attending the school? You should involve him or her in the decision.
  • Were you impressed with the school’s staff when you met them?

To meet face to face with administrators and representatives from boarding high schools, attend one of Our Kids’ private school expos.

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List of Boarding High Schools

1080 Lucas Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia, V8X 3P7
Victoria
St. Margaret's School offers programs from pre-school to grade 12 in Victoria. Its average class size is 18 students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • AP School
  • Gr: JK to 12 (Girls)
  • $12,400 - $47,400
10 Elm Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 1N4
Toronto
Branksome Hall is an all girls private school in Toronto, from JK to grade 12, including 62 boarding students. Tuition ranges from $28,590 to $30,590 for day students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: JK to 12 (Girls)
  • $28,590 - $30,590
3400 Richmond Road, Victoria, British Columbia, V8P 4P5
Victoria
St. Michaels University School offers programs from kindergarten to grade 12 in Victoria. Its average class size is 18 to 20 students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: K to 12 (Coed)
  • $15,930 - $66,910
4391 Country Road 29, Lakefield, Ontario, K0L 2H0
Lakefield
Lakefield College School offers programs for grades 9 through 12 in Lakefield. It accepts both day and boarding students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • $29,765 - $56,270
Ignatia Hall, 1486 Richmond Street, London, Ontario, N6G 2M3
London
We focus on personalized education, very small class sizes, and experiential learning. Our London campus is located in Ignatia Hall at The Mount, surrounded by parkland and steps from the river.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: 6 to 8 (Coed)
  • $8,970 - $12,995
220 Lonsdale Road, Toronto, Ontario, M4V 2X8
Toronto
Located in the heart of Toronto, Upper Canada College is the oldest independent school in Ontario and offers advanced programs to both day and residential students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: SK to UE (Boys)
  • $29,950 - $59,940
540 Lakeshore Road West, Oakville, Ontario, L6K 3P1
Oakville
Appleby College in Oakville, Ontario offers grades 7 to 12 with enrolment of 460 day and 265 boarding students and average class sizes of 12 to 16 students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • $31,830 - $59,750
330 4th Avenue North, Box 68, Three Hills, Alberta, T0M 2A0
Three Hills
We offer a distinctive evangelical Christ-centered program that begins in the classroom and extends throughout all aspects of the school community. The school boasts a strong Preschool through Grade 12 program.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Faith Based
  • Alternative
  • Gr: PS to 12 (Coed)
  • $630 - $24,000
16945 Bayview Avenue, Newmarket, Ontario, L3Y 4X2
Newmarket
Pickering College offers programs from junior kindergarten to grade 12. Its average class size is 16 to 18 students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: JK to 12 (Coed)
  • $20,870 - $54,475
6727 South Chippawa Road, Wellandport, Ontario, L0R 2J0
Wellandport
Robert Land Academy is a military/special needs private school in Wellandport, Ontario. It offers programs for grades six to 12.
  • Boarding
  • Military
  • Special Needs
  • Gr: 6 to 12 (Boys)
  • $41,300 - $46,300
2735 Mount Baker Road, Mill Bay, British Columbia, V0R 2P1
Mill Bay
Brentwood is a truly co-educational, progressive boarding school for Grades 9 to 12 located on an oceanfront campus on Vancouver Island, BC. Tuition runs from $23,300 to $57,500.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Sports
  • Gr: 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • $23,300 - $57,500
55 Deblaquire Street North, Port Hope, Ontario, L1A 4K7
Port Hope
Trinity College School offers programs from grades 5 to 12 in Port Hope. Its average class size is 16 students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: 5 to 12 (Coed)
  • $22,250 - $50,950
2371 Shawnigan Lake Road, Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, V0R 2W5
Shawnigan Lake
Dwight International School, a traditional private school in Shawnigan Lake, BC offers grades 6 to 12, including both day and boarding students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Cost Varies
2619 Niagara Parkway, Fort Erie, Ontario, L2A 5M4
Fort Erie
Niagara Christian Community of Schools offers programs for various grades in Fort Erie. It accepts both day and boarding students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: 7 to UE (Coed)
  • Cost Varies
80 chemin Moulton Hill, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1M 1Z8
Sherbrooke
Bishop's College School in Sherbrooke, Quebec offers grades seven to 12, with both day and boarding options. Tuition starts at $14,500 CA.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Sports
  • Gr: 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • $16,700 - $53,100
54 W 40th Street, New York, New York, 10018
New York
THINK Global School is a path-breaking high school that offers teenagers a once-in-a-lifetime international experience. TGS students visit significant historical, cultural, and scientific sites, all while building new skills and relationships with those around them.
  • Boarding
  • IB School
  • International School
  • Gr: 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • $79,000
44 Victoria Street, Suite 1310, Toronto, Ontario, M5C 1Y2
Toronto
Neuchâtel Junior College, in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, offers Canadian Grade 12 curriculum and AP to students from across Canada and elsewhere.
  • Boarding
  • International School
  • Academic
  • Gr: 12 to UE (Coed)
  • $29,000 - $50,000
6101 Country Road #20, Amherstburg, Ontario, N0R 1G0
Amherstburg
St. Peter's ACHS College School in Amherstburg, Ont. is a day/residency school for boys grades 1-8 who love Sports and the Outdoors. Tuition starts at $10,000. and is a member of OFIS. We put "FUN" back into learning.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Sports
  • Academic
  • Gr: 1 to 8 (Boys)
  • $10,000 - $29,000
2013 Old Carp Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K0A 1L0
Ottawa
Venta Preparatory School offers programs from senior kindergarten to grade ten in Ottawa. Its average class size is ten students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: JK to 10 (Coed)
  • $10,000 - $41,085
2491 Emery Road, South Wales, New York, 14139
South Wales
The Gow School is a special needs private school that offers programs for grades seven through 12 in South Wales, New York.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Special Needs
  • Gr: 7 to 12 (Boys)
  • $39,500 - $60,000
149 King George Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1K 1V2
Ottawa
VINCI School offers a truly unique and advanced education for bright and gifted children aged 18 months-8years.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Montessori
  • Reggio Inspired
  • Gr: Nursery to 3 (Coed)
  • Cost Varies
400 South Drive, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 3K5
Winnipeg
St. John's-Ravenscourt School offers programs from kindergarten to grade 12 in Winnipeg. Its average class size is 20 students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: K to 12 (Coed)
  • $14,380 - $46,710
97 Kaulbach Street, P.O. Box 10, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, B0J 2C0
Lunenburg
Class Afloat - West Island College International is one of the world’s leading experiential education opportunities for Grade 11, 12, University and GAP year students. Students attend classes aboard a majestic tall ship, exploring over 20 ports of call worldwide.
  • Boarding
  • International School
  • Academic
  • Gr: 11 to UE (Coed)
  • $45,000 - $49,400
4875 King Street, Beamsville, Ontario, L0R 1B6
Beamsville
Great Lakes Christian High School offers programs for grades nine through 12 in Beamsville. It accepts day and boarding students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Faith Based
  • Academic
  • Gr: 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • $8,600 - $27,300
1451 Avenue Road, Toronto, Ontario, M5N 2H9
Toronto
Havergal College is an all-girls school in Toronto for students in JK to Grade 12. Preparing Young Women to Make a Difference Since 1894.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: JK to 12 (Girls)
  • $28,600 - $51,000
298 Lonsdale Road, Toronto, Ontario, M4V 1X2
Toronto
A traditional school in Toronto, Ontario Bishop Strachan School offers grades JK to 12, including 80 boarding students and 900 day students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Reggio Inspired
  • Gr: JK to 12 (Girls)
  • $29,470 - $53,400
4129 Lake Shore Road, Athol Springs, New York, 14010
Athol Springs
Located in Athol Springs, NY, a small suburban community in the town of Hamburg just south of the city of Buffalo. The 65 acre campus is located 13 miles from the Canadian border directly on the shores of Lake Erie.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Faith Based
  • Academic
  • Gr: 9 to 12 (Boys)
  • Cost Varies
33 King's-Edgehill Lane, Windsor, Nova Scotia, B0N 2T0
Windsor
King's-Edgehill School offers programs for grades six to 12 in Windsor, Nova Scotia. Its average class size is 15 students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • $16,400 - $48,100
205 Bidwell Parkway, Buffalo, New York, 14222
Buffalo
SEM is Western NY's only independent day and boarding high school for girls. Our campus is located in the historic and bustling Elmwood Village neighborhood of Buffalo, NY.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • AP School
  • Gr: 9 to 12 (Girls)
  • $19,450 - $45,795
, Princeton, New Jersey, 08540
Princeton
Explore the world and your place within it. Serving grades 6-12, international students and post-graduates.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • $51,500 USD
4175 West 29th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6S 1V1
Vancouver
St. George's School offers programs from grades one to 12 in Vancouver. Its average class size is 20 to 22 students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Alternative
  • Gr: 1 to 12 (Boys)
  • $18,140 - $53,500
48 Main Street, Southborough, Massachusetts, 01772
Southborough
Located in Southborough, MA, Fay School is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school serving pre-kindergarten through grade 9.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: PK to 9 (Coed)
  • Cost Varies
110 Doon Road, Kitchener, Ontario, N2G 3C8
Kitchener
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.
  • Day & Boarding & Homestay
  • Academic
  • Gr: 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • $9,000 - $13,860
88 Bronte College Court, Mississauga, Ontario, L5B 1M9
Mississauga
Bronte College is an IB world school offering JK through Grade 12 with boarding available for Grades 9 to 12. Tuition starts at $12,500.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: JK to 12 (Coed)
  • $12,500 - $14,560
118 Main Street East, PO Box 100, Merrickville, Ontario, K0G 1N0
Merrickville
Students will undertake English for Academic Purposes with the goal of successfully obtaining a TOEFL/IELTS score to satisfy the language requirement for university.
  • Boarding
  • Academic
  • Alternative
  • Gr: 11 to 12/UP (Coed)
  • $15,360 - $46,700
P.O. Box 100, Wilcox, Saskatchewan, S0G 5E0
Wilcox
Athol Murray College of Notre Dame in Wilcox, Saskatchewan offers grades 9 to 12, with 50 day and 275 boarding students, and an average class size of 16.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Cost Varies
362 Mariposa Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, K1M 0T3
Ottawa
This traditional private school in Ottawa, Ontario offers grades 4 to 12 with 100 boarding and 570 day school students. Tuition is from $20,200 to $48,200.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: 4 to 12 (Coed)
  • $21,740 - $52,600
401 Reynolds Street, Whitby, Ontario, L1N 3W9
Whitby
Trafalgar Castle School offers programs from grades five to 12 in Whitby. Its average class size is 13 to 16 students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Arts
  • Gr: 5 to 12 (Girls)
  • $21,640 - $51,710
101-1865 Dilworth Drive, Suite 338, Kelowna, British Columbia, V1Y 9T1
Kelowna
Venture Academy is a therapeutic treatment program for troubled teens and struggling students. Locations in the Barrie area of Ontario and in Kelowna, British Colubmia offer programs for youth in grades seven to 12.
  • Boarding & Homestay
  • Troubled Teens
  • Alternative
  • Gr: 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Cost Varies
Bridge of Earn, Perthshire, Scotland, PH2 9BQ
Perthshire
Boarding School for Girls in Scotland, UK, Perth & Kinross. Set within 45 acres of Perthshire parkland and just 45 minutes from Edinburgh.
  • Day & Boarding
  • International School
  • Academic
  • Gr: Nursery to K (Coed)
  • $5,600
660 Brownsey Avenue, Duncan, British Columbia, V9L 1C2
Duncan
Queen Margaret's School is an independent co-ed day school Preschool to Gr. 7 and all girls day/boarding school for Gr. 8-12 in Duncan, BC.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: 7 to 12 (Girls)
  • $4,475 - $41,100
3601 Sandhills Road, Waterloo Region, Baden, Ontario, N3A 3B9
Baden
Canadian Independent College in Baden, Ontario (outside Kitchener-Waterloo) runs from grade six to twelve, including 15 day and 100 boarding students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • $11,600 - $28,000
Horseshoe Valley Road, Minesing, Ontario, L0L 1Y0
Minesing
Venture Academy is a therapeutic treatment program for troubled teens and struggling students. Locations in the Barrie area of Ontario and in Kelowna, British Colubmia offer programs for youth in grades seven to 12.
  • Boarding
  • Troubled Teens
  • Alternative
  • Gr: 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Cost Varies
15800 Yonge Street, Aurora, Ontario, L4G 3H7
Aurora
St. Andrew's College offers programs from grades five to 12 in Aurora. Its average class size is 17 students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: 5 to 12 (Boys)
  • $31,865 - $54,750
8058 Concession 8, Utopia, Ontario, L0M 1T0
Utopia
Renaissance Academy is a special needs school that offers programs from kindergarten to grade 12 in Utopia, Ontario. Its average class size is one to ten students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Special Needs
  • Gr: K to 12 (Coed)
  • $15,000 - $60,000
1975 Renfrew Road, Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, V0R 2W1
Shawnigan Lake
Shawnigan Lake School is the largest boarding school in Canada. Located in Shawnigan Lake on Vancouver Island, we offer a comprehensive program to more than 450 young men and women in grades 8-12.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Sports
  • Gr: 8 to 12 (Coed)
  • $42,500
955 Harbourside Drive, North Vancouver, British Columbia, V7P 3S4
North Vancouver
Bodwell High School in North Vancouver, BC enrols 200 day and 240 boarding students. Tuition starts at $12,560, with scholarships available.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: 8 to 12 (Coed)
  • $19,945 - $44,845
280 King Street East, Brockville, Ontario, K6V 1E2
Brockville
Fulford Academy is a boarding school in Brockville that offers programs for grades 7 through 10. Its average class size is 6 to 12 students.
  • Boarding
  • Academic
  • Alternative
  • Gr: 7 to 10 (Coed)
  • $38,581 - $46,700
40 College Hill Road, Rothesay, New Brunswick, E2E 5H1
Rothesay
Rothesay Netherwood School offers programs from grades six to 12 in Rothesay. Its average class size is 14 to 16 students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • $19,620 - $51,760
827 North Tacoma Avenue, Tacoma, Washington, 98403-9987
Tacoma
Founded in 1884, Annie Wright Schools are nestled in the beautiful North End neighborhood of Tacoma, Washington. We offer day and boarding programs for girls in Grades 9-12.
  • Day & Boarding
  • IB School
  • Academic
  • Gr: 9 to 12 (Girls)
  • $22,900 - $47,950 USD
Box 460, Atikokan, Ontario, P0T 1C0
Atikokan
Technologically savvy classroom facilities combine with caring teachers to help ensure you are headed towards life goals that include knowledge, skill and responsibility.
  • Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • $40,000
5 Blue Haven Crescent, Toronto, Ontario, M9M 1W5
Toronto
By providing a private school environment with small class sizes and low student to teacher ratio, while also following the Ontario Curriculum, we can ensure our students are well prepared for the rest of their educational pursuits here in Canada.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Alternative
  • Academic
  • Gr: JK to 8 (Coed)
  • $5,000 - $23,500
45 Waterloo St. South, Stratford, Ontario, N5A 4A8
Stratford
London, Ontario, Private School dedicated to inspiring students to achieve academic excellence within a clear moral framework of world citizenship.
  • Day & Boarding & Homestay
  • Academic
  • Gr: PS to 12 (Coed)
  • $10,800 - $30,200
1003 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4P3
Hamilton
This Hamilton, Ontario private school runs from grades 7 to 12 and includes about 1000 boarding students. Tuition starts at $15,000.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Cost Varies
708 Main Street, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, B4P 1G4
Wolfville
Landmark East School is a special needs private school that offers programs for grades three to 12 in Wolfville. Its average class size is four to nine students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Special Needs
  • Academic
  • Gr: 3 to 12 (Coed)
  • $14,500 - $35,000
365 Compton Rue E, Waterville, Quebec, J0B 3H0
Waterville
COLLÈGE FRANÇOIS-DELAPLACE is a private Traditional / academic boarding school in Waterville, Quebec. The school offers programs for grades 7 to 12 with enrolment of 200 boarding students.
  • Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: 7 to 12 (Girls)
  • $16,000 - $25,000
450 Dufferin Street, Stanstead, Quebec, J0B 3E0
Stanstead
Stanstead College offers programs for grades seven to 12 in Stanstead, Quebec. Its average class size is 12 students.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • $19,990 - $48,100
1500 Royal Street, Regina, Saskatchewan, S4T 5A5
Regina
Luther students, from many different social and cultural backgrounds, have the opportunity to be part of a tightly woven community of students, parents, teachers, staff, and alumni.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Academic
  • Gr: 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • $5,760 - $14,345
2 Valleywood Drive, Markham, Ontario, L3R 8H3
Markham
Since 2002, J. Addison has provided a stimulating education for students. Located at the corner of Woodbine and Valleywood Drive in beautiful Markham, ON, Canada, you will find our state-of-the-art 58,000 sq. ft. facility.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Montessori
  • Academic
  • Gr: PS to 12 (Coed)
  • $5,608 - $34,250
P.O.Box 116, Hardwick, Massachusetts, 01037
Hardwick
Eagle Hill School: An innovative approach to LD education in a classic New England boarding school environment where diverse learners achieve success.
  • Day & Boarding
  • Special Needs
  • Gr: 8 to 12 (Coed)
  • $65,346 USD
628, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, H2V 2C5
Montreal
École secondaire francophone privée pour jeunes filles située à Outremont, Qc. Les frais de scolarité sont de 3 500 $ par année. Elle offre les profils Éducation internationale, Danse-études et Musique-études.
  • Day & Boarding
  • IB School
  • Sports
  • Gr: 7 to 11 (Girls)
  • $3,700 - $8,850
 
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