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Schools in Montreal

Montreal Private Schools

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There are numerous excellent private schools in Montreal. Our Kids offers a full list of Montreal private schools, below. We have covered private schools in Canada and Quebec for over ten years, now. Every September, our Montreal Private School Expo allows you to meet face-to-face with schools, including MontessoriboardingChristianCatholicWaldorfpreschool, and language immersion schools.

Learning in Montreal

Because of its history, Montreal can often feel more European than North American. Home of some of the first settlements in North America, it’s both one of the oldest cities on the continent as well as one of its most progressive, vibrant, and diverse. Proximate to other US and Canadian cities of the eastern seaboard, Montreal is also a jumping off point for a range of exceptional outdoor recreation, including world class ski resorts.

The city is home to six universities and twelve colleges—all concentrated within an 8km radius—which host a population of 248 000 post-secondary students. It’s the highest density of students in North America, and it reflects the city’s values and its cultural tradition. With both Francophone and Anglophone schools, life in Montreal is heavily influenced by its educational institutions, creating a rich intellectual and cultural climate.

Excellence in education is valued, with incentives for both domestic and international students to attend secondary and post-secondary institutions. Because of the provincial CEGEP program, there is a greater integration of public and private institutions, as well as a greater integration between secondary and post-secondary institutions. The result is a unique educational climate that is unlike any other in Canada. 

Find the Best Private School for Your Family in Montreal

If you are looking for a Montreal private school, be sure that the school is registered with the Ministère de l'Éducation (MELS or the Ministry of Education of Quebec). Get all the facts you can gather about the school's reputation and history. Does it have any warts? What are its main strengths? What does the Ministry of Education think about it?

You can also consult the Fraser Institute report cards, which rank schools according to province and/or categories. That said, be sure to weigh the rankings against your own values and the needs of your child. Then, visit the schools on your short list and ask a lot of questions!

Money matters

Paying for private school may seem overwhelming. Indeed, beyond the tuition costs, you may also have to buy uniforms, textbooks, fieldtrips, school supplies, and even laptops. But, if you demonstrate financial need, the school itself may help you pay for some or all of these expenses through a bursary. Moreover, if your child is really gifted, he or she may be eligible for a full or partial scholarship. Our site offers much more information on financial aid for private schools. If you apply for grants or loans, you should be sure to do so early or make a note of the deadlines.

You should, furthermore, recognize that neither the province nor the school is your only funding option. In many areas, community support is available. Many corporations and charitable organizations offer grants and scholarships to assist you in meeting your child's private school expenses. We wish you "bonne chance!" in your search for a Montreal private school! Don't forget to consider a boarding school! Learn more about Montreal private and independent schools by clicking on any of the links below.

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List of Schools in Montreal


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  • Alexander von Humboldt German International School (est. 1980)   216, rue Victoria, Baie d'Urfé, Montreal, Quebec, H9X 2H9
    (rue Victoria / rue Normandy)

    • Preschool 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.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    $4,250 to $9,850 /year
    Day Coed 4250 2-17 Baie d'Urfé, Montreal

    Priory School (est. 1947)   3120 The Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec, H3Y 1R9

    • K to 6 (Coed)
    • Day school (165 students)
    The Priory School offers programs from kindergarten to grade six in Montreal. Its average class size is 12 to 14 students.  
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    • Christian
    $14,250 to $15,590 /year
    Day Coed 14250 5-11 Montreal

    Kells Academy (est. 1978)   6865 De Maisonneuve West, Montreal, Quebec, H4B 1T1

    • K to 11 (Coed)
    • Day school (250 students)
    • Boarding school (50 students)
    Kells Academy is a private school in Montreal which offers programs from Kindergarten to grade 11. Its average class size is 15 students.  
    • Traditional
    • Student- paced
    $15,250 /year
    Day & Boarding Coed 15250 5-17 Montreal

    Miss Edgar's & Miss Cramp's School (est. 1909)   525 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Westmount, Quebec, H3Y 3H6

    • K to 11 (Girls)
    • Day school (325 students)
    Miss Edgar's & Miss Cramp's School offers programs from kindergarten to grade 11 in Westmount, Quebec. Its average class size is 18 students.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
    • Progressive
    • Accelerated
    • French immersion
    $19,150 to $20,440 /year
    Day Girls 19150 5-16 Westmount

    Emmanuel Christian School (est. 1975)   4698 Boul. St. Jean, Dollard des Ormeaux, Quebec, H9H 4S5
    (Boul Saint-Jean / Jolicoeur)

    • K to 11 (Coed)
    • Day school (300 students)
    Emmanuel Christian School offers a bilingual program in Elementary and English/French programs from grades 7 to 11. Our caring, Christ-centered environment enables students to thrive and reach their full potential.  
    • Liberal Arts
    • Standard- enriched
    • French immersion
    • Christian
    $7,180 to $14,000 /year
    Day Coed 7180 5-16 Dollard des Ormeaux

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

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

    Kuper Academy (est. 1987)   2975 Edmond, Kirkland, Quebec, H9H 5K5
    (Rue Edmond / Ch Ste-Marie)

    • K to 11 (Coed)
    • Day school (950 students)
    Kuper Academy offers programs from pre-school to grade eleven in Kirkland. Its average class size is 22 students.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    • French immersion
    $0 to $14,349 /year
    Day Coed 0 5-16 Kirkland

    Trafalgar School For Girls (est. 1887)   3495 Simpson Street, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 2J7

    • 7 to 11 (Girls)
    • Day school (140 students)
    • Homestay school
    Based in the heart of downtown Montreal, Trafalgar School for Girls is a diverse school community that challenges and inspires girls to love learning, build confidence and shape a better world.  
    • Liberal Arts
    • Standard- enriched
    $15,875 /year
    Day Girls 15875 12-16 Montreal

    Selwyn House School (est. 1901)   95, chemin Côte St. Antoine, Westmount, Quebec, H3Y 2H8

    • K to 11 (Boys)
    • Day school (540 students)
    Selwyn House School provides a well-rounded education of exceptional depth and scope for boys from Kindergarten to Grade 11. It is located in Westmount, Quebec.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    • French immersion
    $17,500 to $22,500 /year
    Day Boys 17500 5-16 Westmount

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

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

    Académie Vaudrin Academy (est. 2005)   1255 Emile-Bouchard, Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec, J7V 0B7
    (De la Gare / Cite des Jeunes)

    • Preschool to 6 (Coed)
    • Day school (120 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.  
    • Progressive
    • Montessori
    • Student- paced
    • French immersion
    • Gifted
    $8,908 /year
    Day Coed 8908 2-11 Vaudreuil-Dorion

    West Island College (Montreal) (est. 1974)   851 Tecumseh, Montreal (DDO), Quebec, H9B 2L2

    • 7 to 11 (Coed)
    • Day school (400 students)
    West Island College offers French and French Immersion programs from grades seven to 11 in Montreal. It is a leader in innovative teaching methods. Average class size 22 students.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    • French immersion
    $11,900 /year
    Day Coed 11900 12-16 Montreal (DDO)

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

    • 7 to 11 (Girls)
    • Day school (230 students)
    • Boarding school (34 students)
    The pre-eminent All Girls English Catholic high school in Montreal, with 156 years of experience graduating young women of action with solid skills and tools for success.  
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    • Christian
    $13,764 to $49,492 /year
    Day & Boarding Girls 13764 12-16 Montreal

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

    • K to 11 (Girls)
    • Day school (365 students)
    The Study offers a bilingual mother tongue programme in both English and French from kindergarten to grade 11 in Westmount, Quebec. The average class size is 12 to 18 students.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    $18,415 to $20,735 /year
    Day Girls 18415 5-16 Westmount

    Lower Canada College (est. 1909)   4090 Royal Avenue, Montreal, Quebec, H4A 2M5
    (Av de Monkland / Boul Cavendish)

    • K to 12 (Coed)
    • Day school (775 students)
    Montreal's Lower Canada College offers programmes from kindergarten to grade 12, including the IB Diploma Programme. Its average class size is 18 students.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
    • Liberal Arts
    • International Baccalaureate
    • Standard- enriched
    $17,195 to $21,290 /year
    Day Coed 17195 5-17 Montreal

    College Prep International (est. 1944)   7475 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec, H4B 1S3
    (Rue Sherbrooke / Ave Connaught)

    • 5 to 11 (Coed)
    • Day school (120 students)
    • Homestay school
    College Prep International, a traditional private school in Montreal, offers English instruction with partial French immersion, for grades five to eleven. Its average class size is 12 students.  
    • Traditional
    • Standard- enriched
    • French immersion
    $11,000 to $12,500 /year
    Day Coed 11000 10-16 Montreal

    St. George's School of Montreal (est. 1930)   3100 The Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec, H3Y 1R9

    • K to 11 (Coed)
    • Day school (451 students)
    St. George's School of Montreal is a bi-lingual private school where students acquire a life-long love of learning as we challenge each student to excel and become confident problem solvers and engaged citizens.  
    School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
    • Progressive
    • Student- paced
    • French immersion
    $17,390 to $21,217 /year
    Day & Homestay Coed 17390 5-16 Montreal,Westmount

    Académie Marie-Claire   18190 Boulevard Elkas, Kirkland, Quebec, H9J 3Y4
    (Boul Elkas / Rue Houde)

    • Preschool to 6 (Coed)
    • Day school (320 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.  
    • Liberal Arts
    • Standard- enriched
    • French immersion
    $11,850 to $12,528 /year
    Day Coed 11850 2-11 Kirkland

    Pensionnat du Saint-Nom-de-Marie (est. 1905)   628, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, H2V 2C5
    (chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine / Avenue Claude Champagne)

    • 7 to 11 (Girls)
    • Day school (1050 students)
    • Boarding school (60 students)
    École secondaire francophone privée pour jeunes filles située à Outremont, Qc. Les frais de scolarité sont de 3 800 $ par année. Elle offre les profils Éducation internationale, Danse-études et Musique-études.  
    • Liberal Arts
    • International Baccalaureate
    • Standard- enriched
    • French immersion
    • Arts-intensive
    $4,000 to $9,150 /year
    Day & Boarding Girls 4000 12-16 Montreal

    École Montessori International de Montréal   10025 boul. de l'Acadie, Montreal, Quebec, H4N 2S1
    (Boul Henri-Bourassa / Boulevard de l'Acadie)

    • Preschool to 6 (Coed)
    • Day school (130 students)
    Anchored in the community for over 20 years, É.M.i.M`s mission is to awaken each child`s potential. É.M.i.M is a trilingual Montessori environment and we encourage a child's eagerness to discover.  
    • Montessori
    • Standard- enriched
    • French immersion
    $8,400 /year
    Day Coed 8400 2-11 Montreal

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