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The start of a child’s school career is marked by tremendous growth and self-discovery—and private schools use a variety of approaches to bring out the best in young students. Families making school plans for children at this early stage have many different factors to consider about the philosophies, pedagogical styles and trends of Canada’s private schools.

No two private schools are completely alike"

“No two private schools are completely alike,” says Barbara Bierman, executive director of the Ontario Federation of Independent Schools. “There is a wide range of educational philosophies amongst independent schools. OFIS schools, for example, are encouraged to meet or exceed the program and policy requirements outlined by the Ministry of Education, but methodology and curricular content are wide open for innovative delivery.”

When it comes to private primary education, which is generally categorized as junior kindergarten to Grade 3 or, in some systems, roughly ages 3 to 9, here’s what you need to know.

Pedagogical methods

A key element that shapes primary education is the way kids are taught. Primary programs at independent schools may fall into one of two broad pedagogical camps, or somewhere in between:

Traditional education: 

A form of education that has long been in use in Canadian education, traditional or conventional education is what many parents might remember from their own school days. It is a teacher-centred approach that involves delivering a single, unified curriculum through direct instruction. Students usually learn by observing and listening to their teacher, studying facts in textbooks and completing written assignments. It is based on the philosophy of educational essentialism, whose proponents believe in instilling students with the fundamentals of basic subjects. There is a strong emphasis on performing well on tests, achieving high grades and preparing for graduation.

“There are some private schools in Ontario that specialize in what we call ‘classical education’, or what is often called ’conventional education’”, says Bierman. “They are successful because the parents sending their children believe that the public schools have abandoned some of those important education features.”

Inquiry education: 

A progressive and holistic approach to education that’s used at many private schools, inquiry-based learning places children’s interests and ideas at the heart of the learning experience. Inquiry education often involves using an “emergent curriculum”—instead of a “predetermined curriculum”—which features learning activities that are shaped by students’ questions about the world. Teachers provide materials, experiences, tools and resources to help students investigate a topic or issue. Students are encouraged to explore—in preschool years, this occurs largely through play—reflect on their findings and discuss answers or solutions. They are motivated to learn not only to earn good grades or praise, but because they are intellectually engaged and find the learning interesting, enjoyable and fulfilling.

“We are truly moving away from a curriculum-driven approach to education to one in which children’s natural curiosity guides the way they learn,” says Janette Pelletier, a professor at the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study at the Univeristy of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. “When we follow children’s natural questions, it leads them into deeper understanding based on authentic investigation,” says Pelletier, who specializes in early childhood development and education.

Types of schools

Private schools fall into many different categories that vary according to a wide range of criteria that often guide the school’s philosophy or pedagogical methods. For example, a belief of whether kids of the opposite sex will benefit from learning together or separately will impact a school’s philosophy. A family’s belief in this pedagogical approach will help them narrow the type of school they are interested in – an all-girls, all-boys, or co-ed school for their children.

Specialty schools

Some primary schools have a specialty, which can range from arts to sports to science. Specialty schools that focus on the arts may include instruction in music, dance and/or visual arts. At schools where athletics is a focus, students may receive high-calibre training and coaching in a variety of sports and have access to top-notch athletic facilities. Schools located close to nature may incorporate more outdoor activities into their programming. At some schools, the focus is on helping kids build their vocabulary, reading and writing skills in a second language. Still others are geared towards kids with an intellectual or physical disability, such as autism or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. 

High-tech schools

Many schools today place a particular thrust on using new technological devices and software programs to promote learning.

“Digital games and other technological applications are more and more common in the classroom. They are being used to support students’ learning by helping them practise math, writing, reading and other skills. This is becoming increasingly appealing to parents,” says Elaine Danson, a private school education consultant for families and former principal of Montcrest School in Toronto.

Faith-based schools

At some schools, the philosophy will be affected by a focus on a particular faith. Whether revolving around Christianity, Catholicism, Judaism, Islam or something else, faith-based schools integrate specific religious principles and cultural traditions into all aspects of student life. Michelle Masters, a primary education teacher who has taught senior kindergarten at Associated Hebrew Schools of Toronto, says even among schools focusing on a particular faith, there will be differences in programming depending on the particular sect or movement of the religion that it follows.

“Associated Hebrew School is more Orthodox than some other Jewish learning environments, and so has a different philosophy to teaching Jewish curriculum and values,” says Masters, who has also taught at Crestwood School and Upper Canada College.

Montessori schools

Another type of school is Montessori, which embraces the idea that students are the masters of their own learning, and teachers are there to help them achieve their full potential. The student-centred philosophy is based on the early 1900s research of Dr. Maria Montessori, who believed that children should be respected as different from adults; develop their identities through purposeful materials; and can learn a lot from their surroundings. Montessori schools feature nurturing, social environments that promote individual growth by encouraging creativity and curiosity. Montessori schools place emphasis on having students use a variety of sensorial materials to refine their five senses and make sense of their world. Students of different ages are grouped together—in the early years, there are typically classrooms for kids ages 3 to 6 and ages 6 to 9.

“The advantage of group learning in this way is that it promotes cooperation, collaboration and communication. Students are able to customize a particular lesson according to where they’re at, but at the same time, they get to learn from and support each other,” says Katherine Poyntz, executive director of the Canadian Council of Montessori Administrators.

Waldorf schools

Another major type of independent school is Waldorf, which takes a humanistic approach to education by integrating academic, practical and artistic pursuits and stressing the importance of children’s imagination in learning. The Waldorf format recognizes three broad stages of child development that each lasts seven years, with the early years featuring engaging, hands-on learning activities and environments that promote creative play. Students enjoy ongoing opportunities to complete practical projects, which Waldorf (and Reggio Emilia) proponents say builds self-confidence and provides a greater sense of achievement than good grades and test scores alone.

“Waldorf students also spend an awful lot of time outdoors engaged in free play. When kids have time to relax, socialize and breathe, to run, skip, jump and play sports, they are more ready to learn,” says Ryan Lindsay, board president of the Waldorf School Association of Ontario.

Advanced study schools

Another broad category of school types is advanced study schools, which offer more in-depth programming that build students knowledge and skills in specific areas. A common advanced study program is International Baccalaureate, or IB, which has a robust primary level (ages 3 to 12) program that addresses students’ academic, social and emotional well being; encourages them to become independent learners and develop their value system; and helps them become globally minded.

Learning outcomes

Most independent schools follow and enhance the curricula set out by their provincial ministry of education. At the primary level, learning tends to focus on reading, writing, mathematics, arts, physical development, and health and well being, with different expectations for each grade or age.

“Children are being encouraged to become earlier readers and writers; to be curious about their surroundings and ask questions; to grow in athletic, musical and artistic talent earlier. All of these things are program options being offered in different private schools,” Bierman says.

Masters says that in her teaching experience at Associated Hebrew School, the programming included a focus on “tikkun olam”, a Hebrew term meaning “repairing the world” that focuses on philanthropic activity.

“A lot of the school’s philosophy connects with social justice and how we give back to the community, how we can help in our school, and teaching students to be a good global citizen,” Masters says.

Adds Peletier: “Children are now paying more attention to their environment and stewardship of their own property, their school’s property and their home property. A lot of these things may be outside of the formal learning outcomes. But in paying attention to them, learning outcomes become enhanced and children do better because they are developing a more holistic view.”

“It’s about understanding where each child is in his or her learning from a holistic perspective, in their physical, social and emotional development,” Pelletier says. “Not all kids are going to be at the same place at the same time, they are all going along their own path.”

Much of the teaching at the primary level focuses not only on what to learn, but how to learn, Danson says.

“Primary schools also teach academic behaviour, including how to be a good student, listen and follow in instructions, be independent, and manage themselves in a setting away from their family—those are important skills,” she says.

While assignments and tests are a common method to track the ability of primary students to meet learning objectives, different schools may use a variety of assessment approaches. For instance, Montessori schools do not issue grades to students; rather, teachers keep detailed notes on each child, and provide report cards indicating how a child has progressed on a checklist of key skills while also including anecdotal feedback on their academic, social and emotional development.

For primary children struggling to meet learning milestones, a variety of remedial approaches may be used. The classroom teacher or resource teacher may provide additional help with class work, and provide families with extra worksheets to complete with their child at home. Where available, on-staff specialists such as a speech language pathologist or occupational therapist may offer specialized support. In some cases, the school and family can work together to problem-solve or develop an Individual Education Plan, a written plan outlining special education programs or services for the student. On the flip side gifted students may be encouraged to pursue advanced projects in order to stay engaged in their learning.

“It’s about understanding where each child is in his or her learning from a holistic perspective, in their physical, social and emotional development,” Pelletier says. “Not all kids are going to be at the same place at the same time, they are all going along their own path.”

The future of primary education

The more we understand about the way children learn, the more primary education is evolving to become more holistic. Pelletier sees this trend reflected in the rise of a more integrated approach to education in which learning areas not typically considered core academic subjects are being emphasized to promote overall development.

“Training in music and other forms of artistic expression has been linked to children’s ability to regulate their emotions and behaviours. Physical education is tied to well being and to learning more effectively. Even meditation, martial arts, yoga and those kinds of activities can help children control their behaviour, be more flexible and improve their memory,” Pelletier says. “Some schools are doing these things—it depends on whether individual teachers or administrators want to bring them into their school, but I can really see it trending now.”

Another trend Pelletier has observing in education is epigenetics, which is the study of changes in gene expression, and how our life experiences become embedded in our biology. She says applying the insights of this field could create better understanding how kids learn, and how to best educate each child.

“It has to do with how interactions with the environment can turn on and off switches in children’s genes, and how these changes guide our behaviour and learning,” Pelletier says. “This is hitting education in a big way, and I think we will start hearing more about it in primary education in the next year or two.”

—Sharon Aschaiek
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    OMS Montessori (est. 1966)  

    • Ottawa, Ontario
    • NS to 12 Coed
    • Day school (245 students)
    OMS Montessori (formerly Ottawa Montessori School) is an alternative private school that offers programs from 18 months to High School. [View profile]
    • Montessori
    Student-paced$13,776 to $20,388Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day13776

    Toronto French Montessori (est. 2000)  

    • Toronto, Ontario
    • PS to 8 Coed
    • Day school (90 students)
    Toronto French Montessori offers programs from pre-school to grade eight in North York. Its average class size is 15 students. [View profile]
    • Montessori
    Standard-enriched$7,470 to $15,396Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day7470

    Pine Lake Montessori School   

    • Toronto, Ontario
    • NS to 3 Coed
    • Day school (50 students)
    Pine Lake Montessori School pursues teaching with a one on one method that respects and nurtures children and allows them to achieve their fullest potential. [View profile]
    • Montessori
    Accelerated$12,700 to $14,500Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day12700

    Elmwood School (est. 1915)  

    • Ottawa, Ontario
    • PS to 12 Girls
    • Day school (370 students)
    Elmwood School is Ottawa's pre-eminent school for girls from JK to Grade 12. Our high academic standards, small class sizes and safe, supportive environment ensure that each girl is inspired to reach her full potential. [View profile]
    • Progressive
    • International Baccalaureate
    Standard-enriched$12,960 to $24,350Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Girls Day12960

    Westside Montessori Academy (est. 2008)  

    • Vancouver, British Columbia
    • PS to 7 Coed
    • Day school (120 students)
    Westside Montessori Academy, located at the Italian Cultural Centre in Vancouver offers a true Montessori education to children aged 2.5 to Grade 7. [View profile]
    • Montessori
    Student-paced$5,050 to $10,750Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day5050

    The Maples Academy (est. 1989)  

    • Amaranth, Ontario
    • PS to 8 Coed
    • Day school (100 students)
    The Maples is a private IB school in Orangeville, ON from PS to grade 8. Tuition starts at $8500. The Maples offer daily French instruction starting in PS. [View profile]
    • Traditional
    Standard-enriched$8,700 to $10,400Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day8700

    TFS - Canada's International School (est. 1962)  

    • Toronto, Ontario
    • NS to 12 Coed
    • Day school (1230 students)
    TFS - Canada's International School offers Canada's only bilingual IB programs from PK to Grade 12. Average class size is 12 to 22 students. Entrance Scholarship to Grade 7 is available. [View profile]
    • Progressive
    • International Baccalaureate
    Accelerated$17,600 to $31,100Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day17600

    Clanmore Montessori School (est. 1997)  

    • Oakville, Ontario
    • PS to 8 Coed
    • Day school (170 students)
    Clanmore Montessori School in southeast Oakville offers a full spectrum, co-ed Montessori program from Toddler to Middle School. Tuition starts at $7,750. CCMA accredited. Member Oakville Independent Schools. Licenced. [View profile]
    • Montessori
    Student-paced$7,750 to $16,500Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day7750

    York Montessori School (est. 2007)  

    • Richmond Hill, Ontario
    • NS to SK Coed
    • Day school (145 students)
    York Montessori School in Richmond Hill offers children from 16 months to 6 years old a wholesome Montessori education. Teacher to student ratios of 1:5 - 1:8. [View profile]
    • Montessori
    Student-paced$11,800 to $12,500Preschool Kindergarten Coed Day11800

    TMS (est. 1961)  

    • Richmond Hill, Ontario
    • PS to 12 Coed
    • Day school (750 students)
    Internationally recognized since 1961, TMS is a not-for-profit independent university preparatory school located in Richmond Hill where students, faculty and staff regularly Go Beyond. [View profile]
    • Montessori
    • International Baccalaureate
    Accelerated$14,075 to $25,440Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day14075

    Richmond Hill Montessori & Elementary Private School (est. 1986)  

    • Richmond Hill, Ontario
    • PS to 8 Coed
    • Day school (600 students)
    Richmond Hill Montessori & Elementary Private School offers programs from pre-school to grade eight. Its average class size is 20 students. [View profile]
    • Traditional
    • Montessori
    Accelerated$17,900 to $19,500Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9999999999

    Forest Hill Montessori School (est. 1996)  

    • Toronto, Ontario
    • NS to 8 Coed
    • Day school (190 students)
    Conveniently located in Midtown Toronto, our Junior and Elementary campuses are a popular choice for families seeking exceptional childcare and the very best Montessori education for their children. [View profile]
    • Montessori
    Student-paced$16,514 to $19,124Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day16514

    La Citadelle International Academy of Arts and Science (est. 2000)  

    • Toronto, Ontario
    • NS to 12 Coed
    • Day school (200 students)
    La Citadelle's Excellence in Bilingual Education and academically advanced curriculum develop successful global citizens through IB & AP programs and a holistic approach where students achieve their highest potential. [View profile]
    • Traditional
    • International Baccalaureate
    Accelerated$16,750 to $20,750Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day16750

    Children's Garden Nursery School (est. 1986)  

    • Toronto, Ontario
    • NS to SK Coed
    • Day school (110 students)
    Children's Garden Nursery School located on the corner of Bayview Ave and Broadway Ave, provides high quality programming for toddler, preschool and kindergarten students. [View profile]
      Student-paced$4,800 to $16,000Preschool Kindergarten Coed Day4800

      Momentum Montessori (est. 2016)  

      • Toronto, Ontario
      • NS to K Coed
      • Day school (100 students)
      Children absorb multiple languages, music & develop sports skills VERY easily. Momentum Montessori is a multilingual school exposing kids (1.5 - 6 yrs) to multiple languages, sports & music like no other program. [View profile]
      • Montessori
      Student-paced$10,800 to $20,400Preschool Kindergarten Coed Day10800

      Westside Montessori School (est. 2008)  

      • Toronto, Ontario
      • NS to 6 Coed
      • Day school (80 students)
      An authentic, CCMA accredited Montessori School located in downtown Toronto, offering programs for Toddlers, Casa and Elementary children. [View profile]
      • Montessori
      Student-paced$18,000 to $19,700Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day9999999999

      Hawthorn School (est. 1989)  

      • Toronto, Ontario
      • NS to 12 Coed/Girls
      • Day school
      Hawthorn School is an all-girls school in Toronto that offers programs from toddler to grade 12. Our unique mentoring program is tailored to each girl to help them reach their full potential. [View profile]
      • Liberal Arts
      Accelerated$10,000 to $31,400Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Girls Coed Day Homestay10000

      Royal Cachet Montessori School (est. 2006)  

      • Markham, Ontario
      • NS to 3 Coed
      • Day school (200 students)
      Royal Cachet Montessori School is a Montessori school that offers programs from nursery to grade three in Markham. Its average class size is five to 15 students. [View profile]
      • Montessori
      Accelerated$6,800 to $12,900Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day9999999999

      Lynn-Rose Heights Private School (est. 1997)  

      • Mississauga, Ontario
      • NS to 12 Coed
      • Day school (300 students)
      Lynn-Rose Heights Private School offers challenging academic programming from three years old to grade twelve in Mississauga. Lynn-Rose Heights school is an official International Baccalaureate World School. [View profile]
      • Progressive
      • International Baccalaureate
      Accelerated$14,370Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day14370

      Central Montessori Schools - York Mills (est. 1995)  

      • Toronto, Ontario
      • NS to 6 Coed
      • Day school (700 students)
      Central Montessori Schools in Toronto offers instruction from nursery to grade six, with enrolment of 900 day students and tuition starting at $5,900. [View profile]
      • Montessori
      Standard-enriched$7,550 to $16,550Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day9999999999

      Bond Academy (est. 1978)  

      • Toronto, Ontario
      • PS to 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. [View profile]
      • Liberal Arts
      Standard-enriched$12,500 to $24,500Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Boarding Day12500

      The Giles School (est. 1989)  

      • Toronto, Ontario
      • PS to 8 Coed
      • Day school (170 students)
      The Giles School is a French immersion private school in Toronto for children age 2 (Pre-K) to Grade 8. Open Admissions through Grade 1, small classes, and Mandarin introduced as a third language in Grade 1. [View profile]
      • Liberal Arts
      Accelerated$12,200 to $20,300Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day12200

      Alive Montessori & Private School (est. 2014)  

      • Toronto, Ontario
      • PS to 8 Coed/Coed
      • Day school (30 students)
      Bring your child for a free trial to let him or her experience the difference. Don't be surprised if he or she doesn't want to go home at the end of the day! [View profile]
      • Montessori
      Accelerated$7,500 to $14,500Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day7500

      Kendellhurst Academy (est. 2004)  

      • Mississauga, Ontario
      • PS to 8 Coed
      • Day school (260 students)
      Kendellhurst Academy Private School is located in Streetsville, Mississauga for students preschool to grade 8. We offer daily French language, weekly martial arts/tai chi and yoga classes, an organic menu and much more! [View profile]
      • Traditional
      Standard-enriched$11,500 to $15,540Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day11500

      Rowntree Montessori Schools (RMS) (est. 1969)  

      • Brampton, Ontario
      • PS to 8 Coed
      • Day school (400 students)
      Rowntree Montessori Schools is a montessori school that offers programs from Pre-kindergarten to Grade 8 in Brampton. [View profile]
      • Progressive
      • Montessori
      Standard-enriched$4,300/program to $11,700Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day4300

      Century Private School (est. 1994)  

      • Richmond Hill, Ontario
      • PS to 12 Coed
      • Day school
      Century Montessori Schools in Richmond Hill runs from preschool to grade twelve, with class sizes as low as 12 students. [View profile]
      • Progressive
      • Montessori
      Student-paced$8,400 to $26,800Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day8400

      Tall Pines School (est. 1987)  

      • Brampton, Ontario
      • PS to 8 Coed
      • Day school (480 students)
      Tall Pines School in Brampton provides enhanced Montessori and traditional classes from Infant to Grade Eight, is the longest accredited CCMA Montessori school in Canada, and is a leader in 21st Century education. [View profile]
      • Montessori
      Student-paced$8,720 to $19,748Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day8720

      Académie de la Capitale (est. 1998)  

      • Ottawa, Ontario
      • PS to 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. [View profile]
      • Progressive
      • International Baccalaureate
      Student-paced$9,340 to $17,240Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day9340

      Alexander von Humboldt German International School (est. 1980)  

      • Baie d'Urfé, Montreal, Quebec
      • PS to 12 Coed
      • Day school (300 students)
      Alexander von Humboldt German International School Montreal offers an internationally recognized education from pre-K to Grade 12 with an enrollment of about 300 day students. [View profile]
      • Traditional
      Standard-enriched$4,250 to $9,850Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day4250

      Kidz Kare Inc. (est. 2010)  

      • Toronto, Ontario
      • NS to K Coed
      • Day school
      Kidz Kare offers a wide range of services that help with all parents' needs. Our flexibility in childcare services is what sets us apart from all other schools. [View profile]
        Standard-enriched$240 to $750Preschool Kindergarten Coed Day9999999999

        Ellington Montessori School (est. 1990)  

        • Toronto, Ontario
        • NS to 8 Coed
        • Day school
        Ellington Montessori School offers small class sizes and individualized programs from pre-school to grade eight. Our holistic approach to education helps prepare students for success in today's rapidly changing world. [View profile]
        • Montessori
        Student-paced$7,900 to $14,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day7900

        Richland Academy (est. 2002)  

        • Richmond Hill, Ontario
        • NS to 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. [View profile]
        • Progressive
        • International Baccalaureate
        Standard-enriched$9,700 to $17,800Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9700

        Peel Montessori Private School (est. 1992)  

        • Mississauga, Ontario
        • PS to 8 Coed
        • Day school (150 students)
        Peel Montessori School offers an enriched, personalized program. Emphasis is on strong academics, and the development of personal excellence (leadership skills, creativity) in a supportive, family-like environment. [View profile]
        • Progressive
        • Montessori
        Student-paced$7,500 to $15,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day7500

        Olivet School (est. 1893)  

        • Etobicoke, Ontario
        • PS to 5 Coed
        • Day school
        Founded in 1893, Olivet School is a Christian private school in Etobicoke, offering PS-Gr5. Olivet School combines quality teaching with individual attention to help each child achieve their personal potential. [View profile]
        • Traditional
        Standard-enriched$620 to $10,455Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day620

        Lycée Français de Toronto (est. 1995)  

        • Toronto, Ontario
        • PS to 12 Coed
        • Day school (520 students)
        Lycée Français de Toronto is a French school that offers programs from nursery to grade 12. Its average class size is 17 students. [View profile]
        • Traditional
        Standard-enriched$14,683 to $16,935Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day14683

        Fern Hill School - Oakville (est. 1982)  

        • Oakville, Ontario
        • PS to 8 Coed
        • Day school (400 students)
        Fern Hill School Oakville is a private independent school offering individualized learning in Preschool to Grade 8. Our school is regarded as one of the pre-eminent elementary schools in Canada. [View profile]
        • Traditional
        Accelerated$18,952 to $21,325Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9999999999

        King Heights Academy (est. 2004)  

        • Woodbridge, Ontario
        • NS to 8 Coed
        • Day school (150 students)
        Located in Vaughan, King Heights Academy provides a unique educational experience for toddlers to grade eight, which includes the IB Program. [View profile]
        • Traditional
        • International Baccalaureate
        Standard-enriched$12,598 to $12,998Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day12598

        Little Owl Preschool Elementary (est. 2001)  

        • Toronto, Ontario
        • PS to 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! [View profile]
        • Traditional
        Standard-enriched$15,850Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day15850

        Montessori House of Children (est. 1974)  

        • Brantford, Ontario
        • NS to SK Coed
        • Day school
        Located in Brantford, Ontario, Montessori House of Children (MHC) provides excellent programs for grades Nursery to 3 and helps young children reach their learning potential with both independent and self-directed learning. MHC also offers support for students with learning differences. [View profile]
        • Montessori
        Standard-enriched$6,200 to $9,500Preschool Kindergarten Coed Day9999999999

        Liberty Prep School   

        • Toronto, Ontario
        • NS to 6 Coed
        • Day school (140 students)
        Liberty Prep offers programs from Toddler - Gr. 6 in downtown Toronto. Our environment combines a beautifully renovated building with well-trained and passionate teachers. Reach out to discover what we do differently. [View profile]
        • Montessori
        Student-paced$10,000 to $15,750Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day9999999999

        Downtown Montessori   

        • Toronto, Ontario
        • NS to 1 Coed
        • Day school (57 students)
        Downtown Montessori is a non-profit private day school for infants, toddlers and pre-school children in Toronto.Learning is focused on academic skills like reading, math and creative arts and combined with the social skills of compassion, courtesy and respect for others. [View profile]
        • Montessori
        not providedPreschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day9999999999

        Waldorf Academy (est. 1987)  

        • Toronto, Ontario
        • PS to 8 Coed
        • Day school (240 students)
        Waldorf Academy offers programs from pre-kindergarten to grade eight in Toronto. Its average class size is 18 students. [View profile]
        • Waldorf
        Standard-enriched$5,040 to $17,800Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9999999999

        Roots and Wings Montessori School (est. 1985)  

        • Langley, British Columbia
        • NS to 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. [View profile]
        • Montessori
        Student-paced$4,830 to $12,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day4830

        Town Centre Private Schools (est. 1986)  

        • Markham, Ontario
        • NS to 12 Coed
        • Day school (1400 students)
        Town Centre Montessori Private Schools offers programs from pre-school to grade 12/University Prep and is located in Markham. [View profile]
        • Progressive
        • International Baccalaureate
        Standard-enriched$5,000 to $15,600Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day9999999999

        Blaisdale Montessori School - Scarborough (est. 1969)  

        • Scarborough, Ontario
        • NS to 3 Coed
        • Day school (120 students)
        Blaisdale Montessori School in Scarborough offers nursery to grade three, with 120 students enrolled. Tuition ranges from $4,550 to $8,650. [View profile]
        • Montessori
        $7,850 to $10,750Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day9999999999

        ArtsCalibre Academy (est. 2011)  

        • Victoria, British Columbia
        • PS to 8 Coed
        • Day school (160 students)
        ArtsCalibre Academy empowers students through creativity, mindfulness and leadership. We offer Preschool to Grade Eight in 2017/2018, adding one grade per year through to Grade 12. [View profile]
        • Progressive
        • Reggio Emilia
        Standard-enriched$4,750 to $5,850Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day4750

        Avalon Children's Montessori School (est. 2000)  

        • Toronto, Ontario
        • PS to 8 Coed
        • Day school (90 students)
        Avalon provides quality programmes from kindergarten to Grade 8 in the heart of the Beach. [View profile]
        • Montessori
        Student-paced$6,400 to $20,400Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day6400

        Bannockburn (est. 1993)  

        • Toronto, Ontario
        • NS to 6 Coed
        • Day school (145 students)
        Bannockburn, a Montessori school in Toronto, Ontario offers grades nursery to six, average class sizes of 22 students and tuition from $10,350 to $20,700. [View profile]
        • Montessori
        Accelerated$13,250 to $24,150Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day13250

        Wishing Well Schools (est. 1978)  

        • Markham, Ontario
        • NS to 8 Coed
        • Day school (220 students)
        Wishing Well Schools offers enriched programs from 18 months to Grade 8 in Markham. Montessori program from 18 months to 6 years old, advanced academic program from Grade 1 to 8. [View profile]
        • Traditional
        • Montessori
        Accelerated$12,370 to $12,620Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day12370

        Prince Edward Montessori School (est. 1995)  

        • Toronto, Ontario
        • NS to SK Coed
        • Day school (100 students)
        Prince Edward Montessori School offers programs for various grades in Toronto. Its average class size is ten to 16 students. [View profile]
        • Montessori
        Accelerated$6,120 to $10,900Preschool Kindergarten Coed Day9999999999

        Wheatley School (est. 1986)  

        • St. Catharines, Ontario
        • NS to 8 Coed
        • Day school (160 students)
        Wheatley School offers programs from nursery to grade eight in St. Catharines. Its average class size is 15 students. [View profile]
        • Montessori
        • International Baccalaureate
        Student-paced$5,400 to $12,750Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9999999999

        German International School Toronto (est. 1999)  

        • Toronto, Ontario
        • PS to 8 Coed
        • Day school (70 students)
        German International School in Toronto offers programs from PK to grade 8. It provides a German curriculum enriched with Canadian content. [View profile]
        • Liberal Arts
        Standard-enriched$8,755 to $17,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9999999999

        Magnificent Minds (est. 2011)  

        • North York, Ontario
        • PS to 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. [View profile]
        • Traditional
        Student-paced$16,000 to $21,400Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day16000

        Shepherd Montessori Private Catholic School (est. 2000)  

        • Mississauga, Ontario
        • NS to 1 Coed
        • Day school (24 students)
        Shepherd Montessori Private Catholic School offers programs for various grades in Mississauga. Its average class size is ten to 15 students. [View profile]
        • Montessori
        Standard-enriched$6,500/day to $11,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day6500

        Robbins Hebrew Academy (est. 1957)  

        • Toronto, Ontario
        • NS to 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. [View profile]
        • Progressive
        • Reggio Emilia
        Standard-enriched$5,700 to $16,980Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9999999999

        The Oakville Academy for the Arts (est. 2003)  

        • Oakville, Ontario
        • PS to SK Coed
        • Day school
        Voted Oakville's Best Preschool, The Oakville Academy School for the Arts offers Preschool and Kindergarten classes in an arts-enriched learning environment. [View profile]
          Student-paced$4,899 to $14,999Preschool Kindergarten Coed Day9999999999

          Sidney Ledson Institute (est. 1982)  

          • Toronto, Ontario
          • PS to 6 Coed
          • Day school
          The PK – Grade 6 program is a visible expression of the philosophy embodied in Ledson's books, Raising Brighter Children and Teach Your Child to Read in Just 10 Minutes a Day. [View profile]
          • Traditional
          Accelerated$5,800 to $10,070Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day9999999999

          London Waldorf School (est. 1980)  

          • London, Ontario
          • NS to 8 Coed
          • Day school (170 students)
          London Waldorf School offers a vibrant learning experience where the curriculum is designed to meet each child at their stage of development, from preschool to Grade Eight, through varied and dynamic teaching techniques. [View profile]
          • Waldorf
          • Waldorf
          Standard-enriched$4,130 to $12,140Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9999999999

          Cousteau, The French International School of Vancouver (est. 1997)  

          • North Vancouver, British Columbia
          • PS to 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 9. Class sizes can be as small as 13 students. [View profile]
          • Traditional
          Standard-enriched$10,700 to $13,700Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day10700

          Oxford Learning Academy (Private School) (est. 1984)  

          • Milton, Ontario
          • PS to 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. [View profile]
          • Traditional
          Standard-enriched$12,000 to $12,850Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9999999999

          CGS (Children's Garden School) (est. 1986)  

          • Toronto, Ontario
          • PS to 3 Coed
          • Day school (100 students)
          CGS (Children's Garden School) offers co-ed, Preschool-Grade 3 programming. Small class sizes. Exceptional phonics program. [View profile]
          • Traditional
          Accelerated$9,250 to $20,750Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day9250

          High Park Oxford Learning Academy (est. 2013)  

          • Toronto, Ontario
          • PS to 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. [View profile]
          • Traditional
          Student-paced$9,500 to $15,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day9500

          Academie Providence (est. 2002)  

          • Ottawa, Ontario
          • NS to 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: $8,800-10,300. Extracurricular activities: $600-$650. [View profile]
          • Progressive
          Standard-enriched$8,800 to $10,300Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day8800

          Mississauga Christian French School (MCFS) (est. 2008)  

          • Mississauga, Ontario
          • PS to 8 Coed
          • Day school (55 students)
          Mississauga Christian French School offers programs from pre-school to grade eight. Its average class size is 15 students. Offering an Olympic-sized Gym. [View profile]
          • Progressive
          Accelerated$9,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9000

          Trinity Montessori School (est. 1999)  

          • Markham, Ontario
          • NS to 6 Coed
          • Day school (120 students)
          Trinity Montessori School offers programs from toddler to grade six in Markham, Ontario. Its average class size is nine students. [View profile]
          • Traditional
          • Montessori
          Accelerated$10,000 to $11,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day10000

          École la Nouvelle Vague   

          • Montreal, Quebec
          • PS to 6 Coed
          • Day school
          The bilingual French and English curriculum of Ecole la Nouvelle Vague is based on the Ministry of Education accredited program. [View profile]
          • Traditional
          • Montessori
          Student-paced$11,000 to $12,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day9999999999

          Prestige School - Toronto Campus (est. 2003)  

          • Toronto, Ontario
          • PS to 12 Coed
          • Day school (210 students)
          Prestige School offers programs from junior kindergarten to grade 12 in Toronto. Its average class size is 10 to 18 students. [View profile]
          • Traditional
          Accelerated$9,850 to $15,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day9999999999

          Lycée Louis Pasteur (est. 1966)  

          • Calgary, Alberta
          • PS to 12 Coed
          • Day school (400 students)
          Lycée Louis Pasteur is the only school in Calgary to teach the French Ministry of Education and Alberta Education curricula. Three years old to Grade 12. All linguistic backgrounds welcome. [View profile]
          • Liberal Arts
          Student-paced$12,200 to $14,300Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day Homestay12200

          Calgary French & International School (est. 1969)  

          • Calgary, Alberta
          • PS to 12 Coed
          • Day school (780 students)
          Calgary French & International School, a traditional, alternative private school, offers preschool to grade 12 with enrolment of 750 day students. [View profile]
          • Progressive
          Standard-enriched$10,810 to $12,720Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day10810

          ABC Montessori (est. 1995)  

          • Mississauga, Ontario
          • NS to 5 Coed
          • Day school (150 students)
          ABC Montessori is one of Mississauga's premier private schools. The school offers both Montessori and traditional school programs from preschool to Grade 5. [View profile]
          • Traditional
          • Montessori
          Standard-enriched$9,200 to $9,800Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day9200

          Queen Margaret's School (est. 1921)  

          • Duncan, British Columbia
          • PS to 12 Girls/Coed
          • Day school (254 students)
          • Boarding school (94 students)
          Queen Margaret's School is an independent day/boarding Senior School for girls in Grades 8-12 and co-ed Junior School from Preschool to Grade 7 in Duncan, BC. [View profile]
          • Traditional
          Standard-enriched$6,250 to $55,200Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Girls Coed Boarding Day6250

          Kelowna Christian School (est. 1978)  

          • Kelowna, British Columbia
          • PS to 12 Coed
          • Day school (750 students)
          Established in 1978, our passion is to provide families with transformative, excellent education that equips and inspires students to be disciples who are world changers that love and serve God and others. [View profile]
          • Progressive
          Standard-enriched$3,600 to $6,500Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day3600

          Bayview Glen - Whole Child. Whole Life. Whole World. (est. 1962)  

          • Toronto, Ontario
          • PS to 12 Coed
          • Day school (1050 students)
          Bayview Glen is a traditional co-ed day school in Toronto, Ontario from Preschool (age 2) to Grade 12, a global member of Round Square and offers Advanced Placement programme. Tuition ranges from $16,995 to $24,000. [View profile]
          • Traditional
          Accelerated$16,995 to $24,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day16995

          Fern Hill School - Ottawa (est. 1981)  

          • Ottawa, Ontario
          • PS to 8 Coed
          • Day school (180 students)
          Ottawa’s Fern Hill School offers Preschool, Kindergarten and Elementary Grades, including extended French. Tuition starts at $2,950. [View profile]
          • Traditional
          Standard-enriched$3,250 to $14,800Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9999999999

          TFS - Canada's International School (West Campus) (est. 1962)  

          • Mississauga, Ontario
          • PS to 7 Coed
          • Day school (165 students)
          TFS - Canada's International School (West Campus) offers programs from pre-kindergarten to grade seven. Its average class size is 12 to 22 students. [View profile]
          • Progressive
          • International Baccalaureate
          Accelerated$11,900 to $26,150Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day11900

          Dearcroft Montessori School (est. 1968)  

          • Oakville, Ontario
          • NS to 8 Coed
          • Day school (170 students)
          Offering Montessori programs from Preschool to Grade 8, Dearcroft is accredited by CCMA and staffed by great teachers. Tuition starts at $5,900. [View profile]
          • Montessori
          Student-paced$8,500 to $20,500Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day8500

          Wesley Christian Academy (est. 1988)  

          • Markham, Ontario
          • NS to 8 Coed
          • Day school (350 students)
          Wesley Christian Academy offers programs from Toddler to Grade 8 in Markham. As we are a Christian school, we share our beliefs with all our students but we warmly welcome families from ALL faiths and backgrounds! [View profile]
          • Traditional
          Accelerated$9,880 to $12,200Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9880

          French 4 Tots (est. 2014)  

          • Pickering, Ontario
          • PS to K Coed
          • Day school
          F4T Academy offers an all day French preschool and Kindergarten program in Durham Region. [View profile]
            Standard-enriched$5,200 to $11,950Preschool Kindergarten Coed Day5200

            The Montessori Country School - Milton Campus (est. 2007)  

            • Milton, Ontario
            • PS to 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. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            Standard-enriched$13,230Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day13230

            Académie St-Laurent Academy (est. 2007)  

            • Ottawa, Ontario
            • NS to 12 Coed/Coed
            • Day school (200 students)
            St-Laurent Academy is a private school that offers programs from nursery to high school in Ottawa. Its average class size is ten to 15 students. [View profile]
            • Progressive
            Standard-enriched$13,000 to $17,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day13000

            Halton Waldorf School (est. 1984)  

            • Burlington, Ontario
            • NS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (150 students)
            Halton Waldorf School in Burlington, Ontario offers a licensed preschool, kindergarten and grades one to eight. It’s average class size is 15 to 21 students. [View profile]
            • Waldorf
            Standard-enriched$13,650 to $14,050Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day13650

            Montessori Learning Centre of Pickering (est. 1984)  

            • Pickering, Ontario
            • NS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (200 students)
            Montessori Learning Centre of Pickering is a non denominational school that offers programs from Pre-school to Grade eight. We acknowledge and celebrate religious and cultural events as part of our cultural program. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            Student-paced$6,000 to $12,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9999999999

            Léman Manhattan Preparatory School (est. 2010)  

            • New York, New York
            • PS to 12 Coed
            • Day school (635 students)
            • Boarding school (115 students)
            Nestled in the heart of downtown New York City, Léman Manhattan delivers academic excellence that inspires for a lifetime. [View profile]
            • Traditional
            • International Baccalaureate
            Standard-enrichednot providedPreschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Boarding Day9999999999

            Braemar House School (est. 1996)  

            • Brantford, Ontario
            • PS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (117 students)
            Braemar House School is a not-for-profit elementary school that proves each day that children thrive in a nurturing environment that offers personalized attention. [View profile]
            • Traditional
            • Montessori
            Standard-enriched$12,167Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day12167

            Académie Vaudrin Academy (est. 2005)  

            • Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec
            • PS to 6 Coed
            • Day school (110 students)
            This alternative and traditional private school in Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec offers grades PS to 6 with a tuition cost of $3,600 to $7,900. [View profile]
            • Liberal Arts
            • Montessori
            Student-paced$9,176Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day9999999999

            Sunrise Montessori School (est. 1988)  

            • Markham, Ontario
            • NS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (200 students)
            Sunrise Montessori School offers English and French Immersion program from Infant to Grade 8 in Markham. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            Accelerated$11,500 to $19,800Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day11500

            Kingsway College School (est. 1989)  

            • Etobicoke, Ontario
            • PS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (400 students)
            Kingsway College School offers programs for PK to grade 8 in Etobicoke. Its average class size is 17 to 21 students. [View profile]
            • Progressive
            Standard-enriched$8,000 to $25,500Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day8000

            Kaban Montessori School (est. 2002)  

            • Mississauga, Ontario
            • NS to 3 Coed
            • Day school (90 students)
            Kaban Montessori School in west Mississauga/Erin Mills is a CCMA accredited school for children aged 6 months to 6 years. Come for a tour, you'll love it! [View profile]
            • Montessori
            Student-paced$11,850 to $15,850Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day9999999999

            Shining Light Montessori School (est. 2011)  

            • Maple, Ontario
            • NS to SK Coed
            • Day school
            Shining Light Montessori is the community you've searched for -- where children feel comfortable, with teachers who care. Our children learn, build their confidence, reach their potential, & let their lights shine! [View profile]
            • Montessori
            Student-paced$9,900 to $10,950Preschool Kindergarten Coed Day9900

            Philopateer Christian College (est. 1999)  

            • Mississauga, Ontario
            • PS to 12 Coed
            • Day school (350 students)
            Philopateer Christian College offers programs from pre-kindergarten to grade 12 in Mississauga. Its average class size is 12 to 18 students. [View profile]
            • Traditional
            Standard-enriched$7,000 to $100,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day9999999999

            Aurora Montessori School (est. 1989)  

            • Aurora, Ontario
            • NS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (370 students)
            Aurora Montessori School offers toddler to grade 8 with enrollment of 400 day students. Average class size is 18 to 24 with tuition from $9,510. to $15,000. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            Accelerated$10,082 to $15,500Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9999999999

            Hillfield Strathallan College (est. 1901)  

            • Hamilton, Ontario
            • NS to 12 Coed
            • Day school (1110 students)
            Established in 1901, Hillfield Strathallan College is one of Canada’s leading co-educational independent schools, offering programs to students 18 months through Grade 12 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. [View profile]
            • Traditional
            Standard-enriched$6,902 to $43,394Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day Homestay9999999999

            Central Montessori Schools - Sheppard Campus (est. 1995)  

            • North York, Ontario
            • NS to 6 Coed
            • Day school (250 students)
            The most important period of life is not the age of university studies, but the first one - the period from birth to the age of six. Choose Central Montessori Schools. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            Accelerated$7,750 to $16,700Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day9999999999

            The Montessori Country School - Nobleton Campus (est. 1988)  

            • Nobleton, Ontario
            • NS to 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. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            Student-paced$16,550 to $17,465Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day16550

            Emerson Academy (est. 2015)  

            • Whitby, Ontario
            • NS to 6 Coed
            • Day school (95 students)
            Emerson Academy is the Bilingual Montessori & French Imm. school where your child’s bright future is created by design today. Here, character is cultivated, leadership skills are instilled & achievement becomes innate. [View profile]
            • Progressive
            • Montessori
            Student-paced$12,500Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day12500

            Trillium School (est. 1991)  

            • Markham, Ontario
            • NS to 12 Coed/Coed
            • Day school (300 students)
            • Boarding school
            Trillium School is a montessori school that offers programs from pre-school to grade eight in Markham. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            Accelerated$9,400 to $33,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Boarding Day9400

            Meadow Green Academy (est. 1995)  

            • Mississauga, Ontario
            • PS to 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. [View profile]
            • Traditional
            • Montessori
            Accelerated$14,990Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day14990

            Blaisdale Montessori School - Ajax (est. 1969)  

            • Ajax, Ontario
            • NS to 8 Coed
            • Day school
            Blaisdale Montessori School in Ajax runs from toddlers to grade eight. Tuition starts at $4,550. It features two rubberized play areas for younger children. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            $7,850 to $10,750Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9999999999

            Rotherglen School - Mississauga (est. 1979)  

            • Mississauga, Ontario
            • PS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (400 students)
            Rotherglen School - MISSISSAUGA is a montessori school that offers programs from pre-school to grade eight. Its average class size is 18 students. [View profile]
            • Progressive
            • Montessori
            Standard-enriched$6,700 to $16,025Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9999999999

            Odyssey Montessori School (est. 2006)  

            • Toronto, Ontario
            • NS to 1 Coed
            • Day school
            Odyssey Montessori School is a private Montessori day school with two campuses. The Christie and Sorauren locations provide programs for students 18 months to 6 years old. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            Student-paced$7,600 to $12,600Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day9999999999

            Unionville Montessori Private Schools (est. 1987)  

            • Unionville, Ontario
            • PS to 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. [View profile]
            • Traditional
            • Montessori
            Accelerated$7,450 to $13,550Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day7450

            Kohai Educational Centre (est. 1976)  

            • Toronto, Ontario
            • PS to 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. [View profile]
            • Traditional
            Student-paced$33,338Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day33338

            École Socrates-Démosthène   

            • Montreal, Quebec
            • PS to 11 Coed
            • Day school (1300 students)
            École Socrates-Démosthène provides children with a high-quality trilingual education — French, Greek, and English. 5 locations in Montreal, Laval, South Shore, Roxboro. [View profile]
            • Traditional
            $3,700 to $5,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day9999999999

            Oakville Christian School (OCS) (est. 1982)  

            • Oakville, Ontario
            • PS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (250 students)
            Oakville Christian School offers programs from pre-school to grade eight in Oakville. Its average class size is 22 students. [View profile]
            • Traditional
            Standard-enriched$13,079Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day13079

            Cornerstone Montessori Prep School (est. 1990)  

            • Toronto, Ontario
            • PS to 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. [View profile]
            • Liberal Arts
            • Montessori
            Accelerated$12,900 to $22,800Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day9999999999

            Northstar Montessori Private School (est. 1996)  

            • Mississauga, Ontario
            • NS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (300 students)
            Northstar Montessori offers authentic Montessori programs from Toddler to Grade 8 in Mississauga. We pride ourselves on strong character development and supporting life long learners! [View profile]
            • Montessori
            Student-paced$8,500 to $13,300Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day8500

            Durham Elementary, Durham Academy and G.B.M.S. (est. 1984)  

            • Oshawa, Ontario
            • NS to 12 Coed
            • Day school (115 students)
            Our schools offer a maximum class size of 16 students for ages 4 & up. Tours are offered daily and new students are welcome to visit for a day. [View profile]
            • Progressive
            • Montessori
            Standard-enriched$9,000 to $9,200Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day9999999999

            The McLoughlin Schools (est. 1971)  

            • Toronto, Ontario
            • NS to K Coed
            • Day school
            Qualified, experienced instructors provide a strong introduction to core literacies in addition to regular music and French instruction. The school offers half-day Nursery and Senior Nursery programs five days a week [View profile]
              $7,500 to $15,000Preschool Kindergarten Coed Day9999999999

              MacLachlan College (est. 1978)  

              • Oakville, Ontario
              • PS to 12 Coed
              • Day school (350 students)
              MacLachlan is a world-class school offering the benefits of small class sizes, highly dedicated and engaged teachers and an internationally recognized curriculum for students in Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12. [View profile]
              • Progressive
              • International Baccalaureate
              Standard-enriched$9,100 to $27,500Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day Homestay9100

              Bishop Hamilton Montessori School (est. 1983)  

              • Ottawa, Ontario
              • NS to 8 Coed
              • Day school (185 students)
              Bishop Hamilton Montessori School is a Christian Montessori school in Ottawa, Ontario, with classes from Infants to grade eight. [View profile]
              • Montessori
              Student-paced$9,045 to $15,855Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9045

              River Valley School (est. 1983)  

              • Calgary, Alberta
              • PS to 6 Coed
              • Day school (325 students)
              RVS offers programs for the Early Learning & Elementary years in Progressive, Montessori & Arrowsmith environments. Specialists teach fine arts, physical education and French language. [View profile]
              • Progressive
              • Montessori
              Standard-enriched$7,400 to $13,100Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day7400

              Blaisdale Montessori School - Pickering (est. 1969)  

              • Pickering, Ontario
              • NS to 8 Coed
              • Day school
              Blaisdale Montessori School in Pickering offers nursery to grade eight. Tuition starts at $4,550. Curriculum includes a strong arts focus. [View profile]
              • Montessori
              Student-paced$7,850 to $10,750Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9999999999

              Fern Hill School - Burlington (est. 1982)  

              • Burlington, Ontario
              • PS to 8 Coed
              • Day school (180 students)
              Fern Hill School welcomes students from Preschool to Grade 8 and focuses on developing intellectual curiosity, creativity and confidence. Our maximum class size is 19 students. [View profile]
              • Traditional
              Student-paced$19,332 to $22,028Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9999999999

              Hatch House Montessori School (est. 2005)  

              • Whitby, Ontario
              • NS to 8 Coed
              • Day school
              The Hatch House Montessori School is a very child centered school where each student is respected for his/her uniqueness and is taught accordingly. Ask about our unique, fully bilingual elementary program. [View profile]
              • Montessori
              Student-paced$7,500 to $12,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9999999999

              Mulgrave School (est. 1993)  

              • West Vancouver, British Columbia
              • PS to 12 Coed
              • Day school (900 students)
              Mulgrave School offers programmes from Preschool to Grade 12 in West Vancouver. Its average class size is 20 students with teacher to student ratios of 1:8. [View profile]
              • Progressive
              • International Baccalaureate
              Accelerated$17,195 to $21,370Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day17195

              Lakeview Montessori School (est. 1978)  

              • Tecumseh, Ontario
              • NS to 8 Coed
              • Day school (205 students)
              Lakeview Montessori offers small class sizes starting with 1:5 teacher to student ratios. Programs from toddlers (18 months) to grade 8. [View profile]
              • Progressive
              • Montessori
              not providedPreschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9999999999

              Blaisdale Montessori School - Oshawa (est. 1969)  

              • Oshawa, Ontario
              • NS to 8 Coed
              • Day school
              Blaisdale Montessori School in Oshawa-Whitby offers nursery to grade eight in a small, newer school, with tuition ranging from $4,550 to $8,650. [View profile]
              • Montessori
              $7,850 to $10,750Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9999999999

              North Broward Preparatory School (est. 1957)  

              • Coconut Creek, Florida
              • PS to 12 Coed
              • Day school (900 students)
              • Boarding school (330 students)
              North Broward Preparatory School is a K-12 co-educational day and boarding school located in S. Florida located minutes from the beach with IB, AP, and LD classes set on 80 acres with year round hockey. [View profile]
              • Liberal Arts
              • International Baccalaureate
              Accelerated$24,200 to $58,000 USDPreschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Boarding Day24200

              Aberdeen Hall Preparatory School (est. 2005)  

              • Kelowna, British Columbia
              • PS to 12 Coed
              • Day school (630 students)
              Aberdeen Hall Preparatory School in Kelowna, British Columbia offers programmes for grades Preschool to Grade 12 with enrollment of 560 day students and class sizes that range from 16-22 students. [View profile]
              • Traditional
              Standard-enriched$4,500 to $21,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day Homestay4500

              The Maria Montessori School (est. 1991)  

              • Surrey, British Columbia
              • PS to K Coed
              • Day school (20 students)
              Authentic Montessori Preschool. Students completing our 3 year program at The Maria Montessori School test extremely well. We balance academics, exploration and skills guided by your child's natural interests. [View profile]
              • Montessori
              Student-paced$3,500 to $3,900Preschool Kindergarten Coed Day3500

              Humberside Montessori School (est. 1987)  

              • Toronto, Ontario
              • NS to 8 Coed
              • Day school (328 students)
              Humberside Montessori Schools a montessori private school in Toronto. It offers programs from nursery to grade eight. [View profile]
              • Montessori
              $9,200 to $15,400Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day9999999999

              Primary Prep Academy (est. 2014)  

              • Mississauga, Ontario
              • NS to 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. [View profile]
              • Traditional
              • International Baccalaureate
              Standard-enriched$6,950Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day6950

              British Columbia Christian Academy (est. 1992)  

              • Port Coquitlam, British Columbia
              • NS to 12 Coed
              • Day school (325 students)
              BC Christian Academy offers Christian education from Preschool to Grade 12. Our dedication to academic excellence, strong Christian and moral values and a community built on compassion equip our students for the future. [View profile]
              • Progressive
              Standard-enriched$3,800 to $14,750Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day Homestay3800

              Fun to Learn Montessori School (est. 2004)  

              • Mississauga, Ontario
              • NS to SK Coed
              • Day school
              Fun To Learn Montessori School offers genuine Montessori curriculum for toddlers and Casa. Serving Mississauga and surrounding areas for more than 12 years. [View profile]
              • Montessori
              Student-paced$5,400 to $11,000Preschool Kindergarten Coed Day9999999999

              Vancouver Waldorf School (est. 1971)  

              • North Vancouver, British Columbia
              • NS to 12 Coed/Coed
              • Day school (330 students)
              Vancouver Waldorf School offers programs from pre-school through to grade 12 in North Vancouver, BC. Its average class size is 12 to 25 students. [View profile]
              • Waldorf
              Standard-enriched$1,100 to $14,760 /semesterPreschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day Homestay1100

              Blaisdale Montessori School - Bowmanville (est. 1969)  

              • Bowmanville, Ontario
              • NS to 3 Coed
              • Day school
              Blaisdale Montessori School in Bowmanville, Ontario is an English speaking school offering nursery to grade 3 programs. Tuition costs $4,550 to $8,650 and students are required to wear uniforms. [View profile]
              • Montessori
              $7,850 to $10,750Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day9999999999

              Montessori For Children (est. 1995)  

              • Toronto, Ontario
              • PS to K Coed
              • Day school (60 students)
              Curriculum designed for kids aged 2 1/2 to 6 covers Practical Life, Sensorial, Language, Math and French. Located near Yonge /St Clair subway station. Please call or email to book a tour. [View profile]
              • Montessori
              Student-paced$8,750 to $14,500Preschool Kindergarten Coed Day9999999999

              Glenburnie School (est. 1985)  

              • Oakville, Ontario
              • PS to 8 Coed
              • Day school
              Glenburnie School, Oakville, offers enriched, child-centred, responsive, academic programs from Pre-K through Grade 8. Class sizes range from 8 to 18 students depending on grade level. [View profile]
              • Progressive
              Student-paced$8,950 to $17,800Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day8950

              Académie Marie-Claire   

              • Kirkland, Quebec
              • PS to 6 Coed
              • Day school (390 students)
              This traditional and alternative private school in Kirkland, Quebec offers programs for grades PK to 6 with full English & French bilingual. The average class size is about 18 to 20. [View profile]
              • Liberal Arts
              Standard-enriched$11,850 to $12,528Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day9999999999

              St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School (est. 1891)  

              • Oakville, Ontario
              • PS to 12 Girls
              • Day school (550 students)
              Oakville's SMLS continues to be a premier independent school for girls Preschool to Graduating Year since 1891. "Millie" graduates take on the world with confidence and the knowledge that they can do anything. [View profile]
              • Progressive
              • Reggio Emilia
              Standard-enriched$9,000 to $26,300Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Girls Day9000

              Hitherfield School (est. 1991)  

              • Milton-Campbellville, Ontario
              • PS to 8 Coed
              • Day school (100 students)
              Hitherfield School offers programs from pre-school to grade 8. With an average class size of 14 students, we offer an excellent academic program along with a multitude of outdoor activities. [View profile]
              • Traditional
              Standard-enriched$11,250 to $14,250Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day11250

              La Villa Montessori School (est. 2012)  

              • Mississauga, Ontario
              • NS to K Coed
              • Day school
              La Villa Montessori School is dedicated to following the Montessori philosophy and to create a safe, stimulating and nurturing environment that fulfills a child's emotional, social, physical and intellectual needs. [View profile]
              • Montessori
              Student-paced$7,365 to $14,725Preschool Kindergarten Coed Day7365

              Blooming Lives Montessori (est. 2017)  

              • Markham, Ontario
              • NS to SK Coed
              • Day school (84 students)
              Blooming Lives Montessori celebrates and nurtures the sense of curiosity of each child, supports them in exploring their expanding capabilities and guides them into their thriving potentials. [View profile]
              • Montessori
              Standard-enriched$12,390 to $17,928Preschool Kindergarten Coed Day12390

              Fairview Glen Montessori (est. 2007)  

              • Burlington, Ontario
              • NS to 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. [View profile]
              • Montessori
              Accelerated$14,350 to $14,900Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day9999999999

              Prestige School - Richmond Hill Campus (est. 2003)  

              • Richmond Hill, Ontario
              • PS to 12 Coed
              • Day school
              The Prestige School offers programs from pre-school to grade eight in Richmond Hill. Its average class size is ten students. [View profile]
              • Traditional
              Accelerated$9,850 to $15,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day9850

              J. Addison School (est. 2002)  

              • Markham, Ontario
              • PS to 12 Coed
              • Day school (250 students)
              • Boarding school (200 students)
              Since 2002, J. Addison has provided a stimulating education for students. Located at the corner of Woodbine and Valleywood Drive in Markham, ON, Canada, you will find our state-of-the-art 58,000 sq. ft. facility. [View profile]
              • Traditional
              Standard-enriched$9,444 to $39,550Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Boarding Day9444

              Yip’s Music & Montessori School (est. 1990)  

              • Unionville, Ontario
              • NS 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. [View profile]
              • Montessori
              Student-paced$6,750 to $11,200Preschool Kindergarten Coed Day6750

              Kanata Academy (est. 1996)  

              • Ottawa, Ontario
              • PS to 12 Coed
              • Day school (105 students)
              Kanata Academy Private School offers Preschool, JK/SK to Grade 12. The average class size is 10 students. [View profile]
              • Traditional
              Standard-enriched$13,800 to $14,200Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day9999999999

              Toronto Waldorf School (est. 1968)  

              • Thornhill, Ontario
              • NS to 12 Coed
              • Day school (280 students)
              Toronto Waldorf School offers a curriculum that integrates academics,arts & movement, and addresses the intellectual, physical, emotional & social aspects of child development. Preschool to gr. 12. [View profile]
              • Waldorf
              Standard-enriched$4,100 to $20,900Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day4100

              Beyond Montessori School (est. 2008)  

              • St. Catharines, Ontario
              • NS to 8 Coed
              • Day school (80 students)
              Conveniently located near downtown St. Catharines, BMS offers core-French Montessori. Toddler to Grade 8 with class sizes of 5 to 20 students. Tuition from $4,000 to $9,500. Extended Care. New facility and acreage. [View profile]
              • Montessori
              Student-paced$8,500Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day8500

              St. Clement's Early Learning School (est. 1955)  

              • Toronto, Ontario
              • NS to 2 Coed/Boys
              • Day school (150 students)
              St. Clement's Early Learning School 70 St. Clements Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4R 1H2 St. Clement’s Early Learning School provides a child with an opportunity for growth in all areas of his or her development. [View profile]
              • Progressive
              Student-paced$8,500 to $20,500Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Boys Coed Day8500