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What is an academic preschool?

The main features and benefits of academic preschools

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Preschool is an appealing option for many families. Many parents decide to send their child to a preschool. Preschools tend to offer plenty of structured activities and opportunities for early learning.

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Academic preschools and daycares

Academic preschools and daycares are the most structured of the different types of preschool programs. They focus on school readiness skills. And they aim to prepare kids for elementary school.

Academic preschools resemble traditional schools in many ways. The learning environment is mostly teacher-led. Teachers provide lectures or lessons to the class, and lead kids through the curriculum. While kids may have some playtime, the experience is quite structured, especially compared to play-based preschools (sometimes called "play schools").

In an academic preschool, the teacher develops lessons around concepts, such as letters, numbers, shapes, colours, and more. Typically they also provide some formal instruction in math, reading, and writing, among other subjects.

An example of an academic preschool is Montessori. While Montessori preschools don’t have a set curriculum that applies to each child, they focus far more on task-oriented work than imaginative-oriented play. 

Benefits of academic preschools

  • Young children like to learn. Focused work is often an effective way to promote early learning
  • These programs can be stimulating and challenging. They can be ideal for young kids who excel verbally, creatively, and cognitively.
  • They help kids prepare for the school years. They also teach other important skills, including social, emotional, and behavioural skills.
  • They can help foster positive attitudes towards authority
  • They can promote self-control and discipline.
  • They can encourage responsibility.

To learn the differences between academic-based and play-based preschools, read our comparison guide. You can also read articles comparing different preschool approaches: Montessori to Waldorf, Montessori to Reggio Emilia, Waldorf to Reggio Emilia, Montessori to academic, and Montessori to play-based preschools. If you want to compare specific schools one-to-one, visit our compare hub.

Preschool questions (read our in-depth answers)

Answers to the question “What is an academic preschool?” from school officials

“We have an academic-based, hands-on approach to learning. I have found children coming from a play-based preschool are not on the same level as the academic-based preschools. Some children have a hard time adjusting and catching up. Having said that, we have roughly two hours a day of free play. Children need time to socialize with friends, be creative, explore, and imagine.” Marcel Pereira, director of Century Private School, a Montessori school in Richmond Hill, Ontario

“We combine academic and play-based learning. This way children can learn and explore the environment through play, as well as receive direct instruction in various subjects. This ensures they are gaining the skills they need at their level of readiness, as well as preparing them to move to the next level in their academic career.” Vanessa Sjerven, teacher at Elmwood School (the early years program), in Ottawa, Ontario

“Academic programs such as Montessori place a great deal of emphasis on order and organization. The children themselves are responsible for helping to ensure that the classroom remains tidy and ready to use. Each day at an academic school focuses on reality-based experiences in order to learn reality-based concepts, rather than encouraging children to spend their days engaged in imaginative play.”  Nadia Bayrami, director of York Montessori School, a Montessori school, in Richmond Hill, Ontario

 

 

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Children's Garden Nursery School (est. 1986)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • NS to SK Coed
  • Day school (80 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]
    $5,600 to $18,000


    Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed 5600

    The York School (est. 1965)  

    • Toronto, Ontario
    • JK to 12 Coed
    • Day school (715 students)
    The York School is a JK to Grade 12 co-ed, independent, International Baccalaureate school in midtown Toronto. The school is accredited by CAIS, IBO, and CIS. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
    • Progressive
    • International Baccalaureate
    $24,100 to $31,100

    User
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    Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 24100

    The Country Day School (est. 1972)  

    • King, Ontario
    • JK to 12 Coed
    • Day school (770 students)
    The Country Day School offers JK-12 in a co-ed, non-denominational environment located on 100 beautiful acres just north of Toronto in King. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
    • Traditional
    $29,500

    User
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    • User reviews (1)
    Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 29500

    The Rosedale Day School (est. 1995)  

    • Toronto, Ontario
    • JK to 8 Coed
    • Day school (145 students)
    The Rosedale Day School offers programs from junior kindergarten to grade eight in the heart of Toronto. Local amenities such as ROM and U of T enhance student education. Average class size is 13 to 16 students. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
    • Traditional
    $21,925


    Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 21925

    Southpointe Academy (est. 2000)  

    • Delta, British Columbia
    • K to 12 Coed
    • Day school
    Southpoint Academy offers enriched curriculum for grades K-12. We provide the IB PYP curriculum and is a candidate school for the IB MYP. College board AP course are available for grades 10-12. [View profile]
    • Progressive
    • International Baccalaureate
    $14,965 to $29,560


    Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 14965

    Hawthorn School (est. 1989)  

    • Toronto, Ontario
    • JK to 12 Girls/Coed
    • Homestay school
    • Day school
    • Homestay 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]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
    • Liberal Arts
    $12,500 to $36,500


    Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Homestay Day Homestay Girls Coed 12500

    The Dalton School (est. 2012)  

    • Toronto, Ontario
    • JK to 8 Coed
    • Day school (100 students)
    The Dalton School is a dual-language English/Mandarin school that is warm, stimulating, and multi-cultural. The school exposes children from JK to Grade Eight to new ways of thinking, learning, analyzing and perceiving. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
    • Traditional
    $22,250

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    Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 22250

    Fieldstone School (est. 1997)  

    • Toronto, Ontario
    • JK to 8 Coed
    • Day school (76 students)
    Fieldstone prepares students to be future global leaders. As Canada's Cambridge School, we offer a stimulating curriculum in the context of a small and nurturing environment. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
    • Traditional
    $17,750 to $24,120


    Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 17750

    St. Jude's Academy (est. 2006)  

    • Mississauga, Ontario
    • JK to 12 Coed
    • Day school (450 students)
    St. Jude's Academy is an IB World School that offers programs from junior kindergarten to grade 12 in Mississauga. Its average class size is 16 to 18 students. [View profile]
    • Traditional
    • International Baccalaureate
    $8,995 to $11,695

    User
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    Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 8995

    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]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
    • Traditional
    $12,000 to $16,000


    Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 12000

    Walden International School (est. 2014)  

    • Brampton, Ontario
    • JK to 6 Coed
    • Day school
    Walden International School is pursuing authorization to become an IB World School. With a unique student-centred focus, it prepares all students to become globally responsible citizens. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
    • Liberal Arts
    • International Baccalaureate
    $10,000 to $12,000


    Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 10000

    Westminster Classical Christian Academy (est. 2014)  

    • Toronto, Ontario
    • JK to 9 Coed
    • Day school (82 students)
    Westminster Classical Christian Academy (JK to Grade 8) is a private Christian school in the High Park neighbourhood in Toronto, for families seeking a rigorous, time-tested Christian education in the Classical model. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
    • Liberal Arts
    $6,200 to $10,000


    Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 6200

    St. Margaret's School (est. 1908)  

    • Victoria, British Columbia
    • JK to 12 Girls
    • Day school (266 students)
    • Boarding school (118 students)
    St. Margaret's School (est. 1908) is an independent school in Victoria, BC, offering empowering education for girls from JK to Grade 12. At SMS, girls don't just get equal opportunity; they get every opportunity. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Vancouver
    • Traditional
    $14,180 to $65,490

    User
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    • User reviews (5)
    Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Girls 14180

    Mississauga Christian Academy (est. 1977)  

    • Mississauga, Ontario
    • JK to 8 Coed
    • Day school (140 students)
    We are proud to offer families a superior elementary school education where God and His Word are central to the curriculum. Our faculty of qualified teachers is committed to loving and teaching each child. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
    • Traditional
    $12,110 to $17,850

    User
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    • User reviews (1)
    Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 12110

    Sunnybrook School (est. 1952)  

    • Toronto, Ontario
    • JK to 6 Coed
    • Day school (140 students)
    Sunnybrook School offers a fully integrated 1:1 iPad program for all students in JK - Grade 6. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
    • Progressive
    • International Baccalaureate
    $25,500

    User
    reviews (1)

    • User reviews (1)
    Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 25500

    Mentor College (est. 1982)  

    • Mississauga, Ontario
    • JK to 12 Coed
    • Day school (1500 students)
    Mentor College offers programs from junior kindergarten to grade 12 in Mississauga. Its average class size is 16 students. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto, Halton-Peel
    • Traditional
    $15,965 to $23,200


    Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 15965

    Lynn-Rose Heights School (est. 1997)  

    • Mississauga, Ontario
    • PS to 12 Coed
    • Day school (600 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]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
    • Progressive
    • International Baccalaureate
    $14,970 to $16,970

    User
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    • User reviews (4)
    Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 14970

    The Maples Academy (est. 1989)  

    • Amaranth, Ontario
    • NS 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
    $8,700 to $10,400


    Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 8700

    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]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Ottawa
    • Progressive
    • International Baccalaureate
    $13,500 to $25,660


    Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Girls 13500

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

    • Toronto, Ontario
    • NS to 12 Coed
    • Day school (1250 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]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto, Halton-Peel
    • Progressive
    • International Baccalaureate
    $19,180 to $32,980


    Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 19180

    Delano Academy (est. 2014)  

    • Vaughan, Ontario
    • JK to 12 Coed
    • Day school (140 students)
    D.A. is a K-12 university prep, coed IB candidate 21st Century school. Enriched and rigorous curriculum. Balanced academics, arts, athletics & character development. We value best practices & evidenced based approaches. [View profile]
    • Liberal Arts
    • International Baccalaureate
    $16,995 to $19,995

    User
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    Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 16995

    Rowntree Montessori Schools (RMS) (est. 1969)  

    • Brampton, Ontario
    • PS to 8 Coed
    • Day school (400 students)
    Rowntree Montessori Schools (RMS) is an award-winning progressive private school, a GOLD member of OFIS (Ontario Federation of Independent Schools) and voted the BEST private school by the residents of Brampton. [View profile]
    • Progressive
    • Montessori
    $7,100 to $13,200

    User
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    Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 7100

    Applewood Academy for Progressive Learning (est. 2001)  

    • Belleville, Ontario
    • 1 to 12 Coed
    • Day school (10 students)
    • Boarding school (20 students)
    We are a licensed therapeutic boarding school for Gr. 1-12 students requiring individualized academic, clinical, and behaviour-management solutions in small class sizes and professional home environments. [View profile]
    • Traditional
    $23,600 to $71,000


    Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Coed 23600

    Guiding Light Academy (est. 2007)  

    • Mississauga, Ontario
    • JK to 8 Coed
    • Day school (100 students)
    Guiding Light Academy is a Catholic private elementary school in Streetsville, Mississauga. We offer an enriched curriculum for JK, SK and Grades 1 to 8. We are located just minutes away from the Streetsville Go Station. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
    • Traditional
    • Montessori
    $9,500

    User
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    Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 9500

    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]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
    • Traditional
    $19,719 to $22,469


    Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 19719

    The Sterling Hall School (est. 1987)  

    • Toronto, Ontario
    • JK to 8 Boys
    • Day school (315 students)
    The Sterling Hall School is a leading independent school for boys, JK to Grade 8. We understand how boys learn best and we support each boy in his learning journey. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
    • Progressive
    $29,600


    Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Boys 29600

    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]
      $250 to $760 /2 Weeks


      Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed 250

      Junior Academy (est. 1988)  

      • Toronto, Ontario
      • PS to 8 Coed
      • Day school (100 students)
      The Junior Academy offers programs for junior kindergarten to grade eight in Toronto. Its average class size is 10 to 14 students. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
      • Traditional
      $20,000 to $24,500


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 20000

      Académie Westboro Academy (est. 1993)  

      • Ottawa, Ontario
      • JK to 8 Coed
      • Day school (165 students)
      Westboro Academy is a truly bilingual school serving JK-grade 8 students in the national capital region. We provide an exceptional education, in a community-focused and nurturing environment. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Ottawa
      • Traditional
      $14,157 to $14,691


      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 14157

      Northmount School (est. 1990)  

      • Toronto, Ontario
      • JK to 8 Boys
      • Day school (115 students)
      Northmount School offers an enriched curriculum in Catholic education from junior kindergarten to grade eight in Toronto. Its average class size is eight to 15 students. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
      • Liberal Arts
      $16,000 to $19,900


      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Boys 16000

      Académie de la Capitale (est. 1998)  

      • Ottawa, Ontario
      • PS to 12 Coed
      • Day school (65 students)
      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
      $11,760 to $18,160


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 11760

      Holy Trinity School (est. 1981)  

      • Richmond Hill, Ontario
      • JK to 12 Coed
      • Day school (759 students)
      HTS offers a remarkable opportunity for students from JK-12 to shape their own experience through our comprehensive academic and co-curricular programming, lead by our incredible faculty and staff. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
      • Progressive
      $26,995


      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 26995

      Newton’s Grove School (est. 1977)  

      • Mississauga, Ontario
      • K to 12 Coed
      • Day school (400 students)
      Newton's Grove School offers programs from kindergarten to grade 12. Its average class size ranges between 12 to 18 students. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto, Halton-Peel
      • Traditional
      $15,300 to $17,300


      Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 15300

      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
      $7,000 to $10,000


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 7000

      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
      $10,000 to $15,500


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 10000

      Headwaters Academy (est. 2017)  

      • Heathcote, Ontario
      • JK to 8 Coed
      • Day school (18 students)
      Headwaters Academy focuses on building a child's resiliency and capacity for innovation through entrepreneurial studies, problem-based learning, and personalized instruction. Its average class size is 9 students. [View profile]
      • Progressive
      $8,850 to $16,300


      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 8850

      Montverde Academy (est. 1912)  

      • Montverde, Florida
      • PS to 12 Coed
      • Day school (891 students)
      • Boarding school (325 students)
      Founded in 1912, Montverde Academy is an elite college preparatory school for students in grades Pre-K3 through post-graduate studies with a distinct student population from over 80 countries worldwide. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
      • Traditional
      US $7,875 to US $51,350


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Coed 7875

      Signet Christian School (est. 1975)  

      • Toronto, Ontario
      • JK to 12 Coed
      • Day school (45 students)
      Signet Christian School offers academic programs from junior kindergarten to grade 12 in North York. Its classes give teachers easy access to each student, because at Signet, "small is beautiful". [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
      • Traditional
      $7,000 to $12,000


      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 7000

      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
      $19,719 to $22,469


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 19719

      Newbridge Academy (South Surrey) (est. 2017)  

      • Surrey, British Columbia
      • JK to 5 Coed
      • Day school (30 students)
      Newbridge Academy is a school for academic excellence and global mindedness. With small class sizes and personalized attention, the needs of the whole child are met, with emphasis on language, mathematics and thinking. [View profile]
      • Liberal Arts
      $12,000


      Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 12000

      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
      $7,000 to $12,000

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      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 7000

      North Broward Preparatory School (est. 1957)  

      • Coconut Creek, Florida
      • K to 12 Coed
      • Day school (1296 students)
      • Boarding school (325 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]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal, Toronto
      • Liberal Arts
      • International Baccalaureate
      US $24,200 to US $59,950


      Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Coed 24200

      Kohai Educational Centre (est. 1976)  

      • Toronto, Ontario
      • 12 Coed
      • Day school (35 students)
      Kohai LIFE offers programmes for those aged 18 years+ with special needs or learning challenges. Our participants develop life skills, gain work experience, continue learning and stay active, all while having fun! [View profile]
      • Traditional
      $20,000 to $33,000


      Day Coed 20000

      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
      $3,260 to $13,080

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      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 3260

      Madrona School Society (est. 1993)  

      • Vancouver, British Columbia
      • K to 9 Coed
      • Day school (80 students)
      Madrona School Society is a gifted school in Vancouver. It offers programs for kindergarten to grade nine with an average class size of six to 14 students. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Vancouver
      • Progressive
      $20,000


      Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 20000

      Glenn Arbour Academy (est. 2005)  

      • Burlington, Ontario
      • JK to 8 Coed
      • Day school (125 students)
      At Glenn Arbour Academy, we believe that “We Can Make A Difference” in the life of every student who walks through our doors. [View profile]
      • Traditional
      $13,800


      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 13800

      Ridley College (est. 1889)  

      • St. Catharines, Ontario
      • JK to 12 Coed
      • Day school (319 students)
      • Boarding school (379 students)
      Ridley College is an acclaimed co-educational boarding and day school that prepares meaningful and flourishing lives by teaching the habits of mind, body, and spirit, and the values needed to lead in a global society. [View profile]
      • Progressive
      • International Baccalaureate
      $16,500 to $65,700


      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Coed 16500

      Kells Academy (est. 1978)  

      • Montreal, Quebec
      • K to 12 Coed
      • Day school (320 students)
      • Boarding school (40 students)
      Kells Academy is a private school in Montreal which offers Kindergarten to grade 11. Its average class size is 15 students. We offer boarding facilities & separate Elementary,Middle and High School campuses. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
      • Traditional
      $14,550 to $37,000


      Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Coed 14550

      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]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
      • Liberal Arts
      $8,900 to $17,350


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 8900

      Progressive Academy (est. 1983)  

      • Edmonton, Alberta
      • JK to 12 Coed
      • Day school (200 students)
      Progressive Academy's programs inspire students from preschool to grade 12 in Edmonton, Alberta. Wonderful faculty, wide range of experiential opportunities and high expectations ignite a desire to learn. [View profile]
      • Progressive
      $8,550 to $9,750


      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 8550

      RoyalCrest Academy (est. 2004)  

      • Vaughan, Ontario
      • NS to 12 Coed
      • Day school (500 students)
      RoyalCrest Academy offers a unique early years and elementary program that encourage children to " Think, Explore & Create" in an environment that support academic and social development. [View profile]
      • Traditional
      $14,500 to $15,500


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 14500

      Sherwood Heights School (est. 1989)  

      • Mississauga, Ontario
      • JK to 12 Coed
      • Day school (450 students)
      Sherwood Heights School offers Enriched Academic Programmes from Kindergarten to Grade 12, in Mississauga. The Programmes are Enriched and Comprehensive, delivered with Extra Attention and Care. [View profile]
      • Traditional
      $11,120 to $14,120


      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 11120

      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]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Ottawa
      • Progressive
      • Reggio Emilia
      $8,800 to $10,300


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 8800

      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]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
      • Traditional
      $10,820 to $11,535


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 10820

      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
      $12,598 to $14,998


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 12598

      The Priory School (est. 1947)  

      • Montreal, Quebec
      • K to 6 Coed
      • Day school (168 students)
      The Priory School offers programs from kindergarten to grade six in Montreal. Its average class size is 12 to 14 students. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
      • Progressive
      $16,475 to $17,920

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      Elementary Day Coed 16475

      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
      $12,000 to $12,850


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 12000

      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]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
      • Liberal Arts
      $11,850 to $12,528


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 11850

      Glenburnie School (est. 1985)  

      • Oakville, Ontario
      • PS to 8 Coed
      • Day school (180 students)
      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
      $9,050 to $18,000


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 9050

      Bearspaw Christian School (est. 1998)  

      • Calgary, Alberta
      • JK to 12 Coed
      • Day school (700 students)
      Bearspaw Christian School is proud to be a top choice for Christian families in the Calgary area. BCS offers a fully-integrated discipleship-based education from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. [View profile]
      • Traditional
      $2,400 to $7,450


      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 2400

      Glenmore Christian Academy (est. 1980)  

      • Calgary, Alberta
      • JK to 9 Coed
      • Day school (919 students)
      Glenmore Christian Academy (GCA) is a private school in Calgary with specialist educators in academics, arts, and athletics. Our mission is to Teach Truth, Inspire Excellence, Experience Christ and Serve through Love. [View profile]
      • Traditional
      $2,650 to $6,260


      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 2650

      Crestwood School (est. 1963)  

      • Toronto, Ontario
      • JK to 6 Coed
      • Day school (350 students)
      Crestwood School in Toronto offers JK to grade six, with an enrolment of 350 students. Class sizes average 15 students and tuition starts at $17,500. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
      • Traditional
      $18,000 to $29,950


      Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 18000

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

      • Mississauga, Ontario
      • PS to 7 Coed
      • Day school (185 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
      $25,680 to $32,980


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 25680

      British Columbia Christian Academy (est. 1992)  

      • Port Coquitlam, British Columbia
      • K to 12 Coed
      • Day school (358 students)
      • Homestay school (42 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]
      • Traditional
      $4,000 to $14,750


      Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Homestay Coed 4000

      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]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
      • Traditional
      $4,501 to $12,800

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      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 4501

      Little Owl Preschool Elementary (est. 2001)  

      • Toronto, Ontario
      • PS to 9 Coed
      • Day school (75 students)
      Little Owl Preschool, Elementary and Middle School develops motivated, confident, and happy problem-solving individuals. We invite your child to become a Little Owl student. [View profile]
      • Traditional
      $15,850


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 15850

      Peoples Christian Academy (PCA) (est. 1971)  

      • Markham, Ontario
      • PS to 12 Coed
      • Day school (590 students)
      Bussing from Toronto (Bayview and Sheppard) available. Early Learning Centre to Grade 12. Discipline. Character. Respect. Complete your child's academic and spiritual foundation. Discover why PCA students excel! [View profile]
      • Traditional
      $10,950 to $18,910


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 10950

      River Valley School (est. 1983)  

      • Calgary, Alberta
      • PS to 6 Coed
      • Day school (300 students)
      River Valley is an inclusive independent school in the heart of NW Calgary that provides exceptional education for 3-year-olds to grade 6 students. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Calgary
      • Progressive
      • Waldorf
      $7,830 to $13,900


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 7830

      John Knox Christian School - Brampton (est. 1959)  

      • Brampton, Ontario
      • JK to 8 Coed
      • Day school (200 students)
      Our exceptional staff, excellent programs, and first-rate curriculum have helped us earn a reputation for turning out graduates who are "rooted in faith" and "growing in knowledge." [View profile]
      • Traditional
      $7,550 to $17,100

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      reviews (2)

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      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 7550

      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
      $9,250 to $21,750

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      reviews (4)

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      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 9250

      Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School (est. 1905)  

      • Okotoks, Alberta
      • K to 12 Coed
      • Day school (675 students)
      Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School is an independent, private coeducational day school for Grades K-12 close to Calgary, AB. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Calgary
      • Traditional
      • International Baccalaureate
      $15,450 to $22,930


      Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 15450

      Howlett Academy (est. 2001)  

      • Toronto, Ontario
      • JK to 8 Coed
      • Day school (120 students)
      Howlett Academy is a private, co-educational school for JK to Grade 8. Accountability, Integrity, Teamwork, Innovation, Creativity and Energy are our core values. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
      • Traditional
      $13,000 to $17,000

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      reviews (1)

      • User reviews (1)
      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 13000

      Aurora Preparatory Academy (est. 1979)  

      • Aurora, Ontario
      • JK to 8 Coed
      • Day school (100 students)
      Aurora Preparatory Academy is small by design, a supportive JK-8 community in which students thrive. Affordable tuition and an advanced programme, including all-grade French, music and art, and inclusive sports teams. [View profile]
      • Traditional
      $13,950 to $15,350


      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 13950

      Lycée Claudel (est. 1962)  

      • Ottawa, Ontario
      • JK to 12 Coed
      • Day school (950 students)
      Seule école française d'Ottawa admettant des élèves dans un système éducatif cohérent de la maternelle (2 ans 1/2) à l'entrée à l'Université, le Lycée Claudel applique le système et les programmes français. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Ottawa
      • Traditional
      $10,288 to $14,176


      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 10288

      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]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
      • Progressive
      • International Baccalaureate
      $10,000 to $29,870


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 10000

      Clear Water Academy (est. 1994)  

      • Calgary, Alberta
      • JK to 12 Coed
      • Day school (440 students)
      Clear Water Academy is a private Catholic school that stands ready to meet and expand the minds and passions of some of the brightest students in Calgary, and exchange students from around the world. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Calgary
      • Liberal Arts
      $12,475 to $13,700


      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 12475

      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]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
      • Traditional
      • Montessori
      $8,550 to $14,990


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 8550

      St. George's School of Montreal (est. 1930)  

      • Montreal, Quebec
      • K to 11 Coed
      • Day school (460 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. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
      • Progressive
      $18,204 to $22,440


      Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 18204

      Hillfield Strathallan College (est. 1901)  

      • Hamilton, Ontario
      • NS to 12 Coed
      • Homestay school (40 students)
      • Day school (1190 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]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
      • Traditional
      $7,184 to $49,813

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      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Homestay Day Coed 7184

      Kenneth Gordon Maplewood School (est. 1973)  

      • North Vancouver, British Columbia
      • K to 12 Coed
      • Day school (200 students)
      KGMS/Maplewood provides supportive individual and small group instruction for students with learning differences. [View profile]
      • Progressive
      $23,950 to $24,950


      Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 23950

      Glenlyon Norfolk School (est. 1913)  

      • Victoria, British Columbia
      • JK to 12 Coed
      • Homestay school (50 students)
      • Day school (650 students)
      Glenlyon Norfolk School, an independent school in Victoria, BC, provides International Baccalaureate programs from JK to Grade 12. GNS offers 5- and 7-day Family Boarding for students who are not residents of Victoria. [View profile]
      • Progressive
      • International Baccalaureate
      $16,165 to $47,500


      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Homestay Day Coed 16165

      Brampton Christian School (est. 1977)  

      • Caledon, Ontario
      • JK to 12 Coed
      • Day school (550 students)
      Brampton Christian School in Caledon, Ontario, offers JK to Grade 12, with average class sizes from 17 to 19 students and a one-student tuition cost of $10,290. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
      • Traditional
      $10,868


      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 10868

      The Study (est. 1915)  

      • Westmount, Quebec
      • K to 11 Girls
      • Day school (385 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. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
      • Progressive
      $20,140 to $22,675


      Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Girls 20140

      Delta West Academy (est. 1993)  

      • Calgary, Alberta
      • JK to 12 Coed
      • Day school
      Accomplished, confident and innovative - adjectives that describe not only our programs but more importantly, our students. Developing critical thinking, creative problem solving and academic excellence for everyone. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Calgary
      • Liberal Arts
      $9,900 to $17,550


      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 9900

      Prestige School - Toronto Campus (est. 2003)  

      • Toronto, Ontario
      • PS to 12 Coed
      • Day school (250 students)
      Prestige School offers programs from junior kindergarten to grade 12 in Toronto. Its average class size is 10 to 18 students. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
      • Traditional
      $10,750 to $15,500


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 10750

      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
      $9,975 to $12,800

      User
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      • User reviews (2)
      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 9975

      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]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
      • Traditional
      $11,600 to $14,680


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 11600

      Burlington Christian Academy (est. 1975)  

      • Burlington, Ontario
      • JK to 8 Coed
      • Day school (150 students)
      BCA is Burlington’s leading Christian Elementary school. Over 160 students in grades JK through 8 partake in one of the most progressive educational programs in Southern Ontario. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
      • Traditional
      $8,300 to $13,100

      User
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      • User reviews (4)
      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 8300

      Emmanuel Christian School (est. 1975)  

      • Dollard des Ormeaux, Quebec
      • K to 11 Coed
      • Day school (300 students)
      Emmanuel Christian School offers a bilingual program in both Elementary and High School. Our caring, Christ-centered environment enables students to thrive and reach their full potential through a variety of activities. [View profile]
      • Liberal Arts
      $7,780 to $15,000


      Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 7780

      Maranatha Christian Academy (est. 1996)  

      • Brampton, Ontario
      • JK to 8 Coed
      • Day school (50 students)
      Maranatha Christian Academy is a private Christian School located in Brampton. MCA utilizes the ACE curriculum that focuses on individualized instruction. [View profile]
      • Traditional
      $5,500 to $6,500


      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 5500

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

      • Toronto, Ontario
      • PS to 2 Boys/Coed
      • Day school (25 students)
      • Day school (120 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
      $8,500 to $20,500

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      reviews (1)

      • User reviews (1)
      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Day Boys Coed 8500

      Kuper Academy (est. 1987)  

      • Kirkland, Quebec
      • 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. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
      • Traditional
      $5,121 to $14,640


      Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 5121

      Académie St-Laurent Academy (est. 2007)  

      • Ottawa, Ontario
      • NS to 12 Coed
      • Day school (250 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]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Ottawa
      • Progressive
      $11,500 to $17,500

      User
      reviews (1)

      • User reviews (1)
      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 11500

      North Toronto Christian School (est. 1981)  

      • Toronto, Ontario
      • JK to 12 Coed
      • Homestay school (8 students)
      • Day school (380 students)
      North Toronto Christian School offers a full day program from junior kindergarten to grade 12. [View profile]
      • Traditional
      $9,816


      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Homestay Day Coed 9816

      Mediated Learning Academy (est. 2013)  

      • Coquitlam, British Columbia
      • K to 12 Coed
      • Day school (95 students)
      The Mediated Learning Academy is a special need school for students K-12 with certified teachers, supported by Speech-Language Pathologists; Occupational and Physiotherapists, and Counsellors [View profile]
      • Progressive
      $11,000 to $13,000


      Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 11000

      Linbrook School (est. 2014)  

      • Oakville, Ontario
      • JK to 8 Boys
      • Day school (180 students)
      Linbrook School is Oakville's only all-boys school. This independent, not-for-profit day school fosters and supports each individual students special skills as an athlete, musician, performer, artist, writer or humanitarian. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
      • Traditional
      $21,100 to $24,885


      Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Boys 21100

      Lycée Louis Pasteur (est. 1966)  

      • Calgary, Alberta
      • PS to 12 Coed
      • Day school (375 students)
      • Homestay school (10 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]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Calgary
      • Traditional
      $12,700 to $14,350

      User
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      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Homestay Coed 12700

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