It’s what all parents want for their children: the chance to reach their full potential.
For many families, the key is finding the right school that can meet their children’s needs and provide a well-rounded education, from academics and life skills to character, physical and social development. This often leads families to explore private schooling.
Finding the right school can be a challenge, however.
Some parents are blocked by a perceived lack of options because of financial, geographic, or other constraints. For them any alternative to their local public school can seem inaccessible.
Others have the opposite problem: they grasp how many and how diverse the school options are for parents, but are overwhelmed by this realization. Stepping outside the mainstream educational system requires parents to make more decisions – often with lifelong consequences for their children. Parents running busy households need the confidence and basic tools for making those decisions.
Still others may already have a clear idea of what they want, but need a way to generate a full list of schools meeting their specific criteria.
This website will help you take back control
This website is for parents looking to take control of the process. It will help you cut through any complexity, quickly teach you what you need to know, and help you explore the full range of educational options meeting your specific needs.
The Private School Guide will cover when and why other parents turn to private schools, educate you about the different types of schools, discuss how to go about choosing a school, and offer insider advice on applying and paying for them. Scholarships and financial aid are covered in-depth. You can see what life is like inside different schools, read alumni stories, and read expert analysis on common parent dilemmas like co-ed versus single-sex, boarding versus day school, and more.
Armed with a deeper understanding of the private schooling landscape, you can then begin comparing the detailed profiles of private schools that meet your criteria.
Over 310 of the top schools are profiled in the School Finder.
You’ll find there the full gamut of options. Schools from every region across Canada are covered, along with some from the US and Europe. You’ll find schools ranging from $2,000 annual tuition to over $50,000; from less than 30 students total enrollment to over 1,000. You’ll find schools with an average class size of 6. You’ll find Montessori schools, special needs schools, sports schools, art schools, gifted schools, Christian schools, military schools, traditional schools, French schools, and much more.
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