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Blyth Academy

Small classes, dedicated teaching, experiential learning, first-class results

Founded in 1977, Blyth Academy is a private high school offering full-time and part-time enrollment and night school programs for Grades 9-12. Sam Blyth, the school’s founder and CEO, says “Blyth’s mission is to provide the best quality education to young Canadians in a way that is affordable, highly personalized, and empathic to the students and their families."

Today, Blyth Academy has nine schools, with three in the Toronto area (Yorkville, Lawrence Park, Thornhill), and Whitby, Barrie, Mississauga/Port Credit, BurlingtonLondon, and Ottawa and is the leading private school by enrollment in Canada.

Class sizes are small, averaging eight students per class, which means that every student has exclusive teacher-student focus. “There is a high level of communication between ourselves and the students,” says Michael Booth, principal of the Mississauga school, “but also their families. That just wouldn’t be possible logistically if I were the principal of a larger school.”

Each campus has a dedicated guidance counsellor that works one-on-one with students to mentor and manage the university selection process, provide career advice, and support all day-to-day academic and personal issues. Each principal has an open-door policy, allowing free dialogue between the student, parent, and administration.

A great school for each student

Learning plans are tailored to the student, rather than the other way around. Despite being the leading private school by enrollment in Canada—this given the number of campuses—the student experience is personal, engaged and intimate.

Students are able to join Blyth Academy full-time at four standard entry points during the school year. To complement the full-time day program, students may also wish to take part in evening or weekend part-time or private courses to reach forward during their school year.

Education that goes beyond the classroom

Having partnered with learning institutions in the community, students are able to learn through active, hands-on participation. “About 30 percent of class time occurs outside of traditional classrooms,” says Michael Booth, Principal of the Mississauga campus. “Students take art classes in a gallery, natural history in a museum, and athletics in world-class facilities.”

With Blyth Academy Global High School, Grade 11, 12 and gap year students can complete between one and four terms while living and traveling abroad.

 

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Blyth Academy Yorkville   

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 Coed
  • Day school
Blyth Academy Yorkville is a private high school for Grade 9-12 students, located in the heart of downtown Toronto, moments away from some of Toronto’s most exciting cultural and entertainment venues. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
$2,195 /course


HighSchools Day Coed 2195

Blyth Academy Thornhill   

  • Thornhill, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 Coed
  • Day school
The Thornhill campus offers the complete Blyth program for students in grade 9 - 12, including an academically enriched liberal arts, media and technology curriculum. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
$1,895 /course


HighSchools Day Coed 1895

Blyth Academy London (est. 2013)  

  • London, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 Coed
  • Day school (64 students)
  • Boarding school (5 students)
  • Homestay school (13 students)
We focus on personalized education, very small class sizes, and experiential learning. Our London campus is conveniently located in historic Ignatia Hall on the banks of the Thames. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
$12,475 to $18,795


HighSchools Day Boarding Homestay Coed 12475

Blyth Academy Downsview Park (est. 2016)  

  • North York, Ontario
  • 5 to 12 Coed
  • Day school
Blyth Academy Downsview Park offers outstanding education coupled with unique opportunities for student-athletes to engage in sports-specific and fitness training throughout their regular school day. [View profile]
School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel, Ottawa
  • Traditional
$12,995 to $50,000


MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 12995

Blyth Academy Burlington (est. 2015)  

  • Burlington, Ontario
  • 5 to 12 Coed
  • Day school
Blyth Academy Burlington, located in Village Square in the heart of downtown Burlington, offers not only our outstanding Grades 9–12 program but also a middle years program and facilities for students in Grades 6–8. [View profile]
School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
  • Liberal Arts
$2,195 /course


MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 2195

Blyth Academy Ottawa   

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 Coed
  • Day school
Blyth Academy Ottawa focuses on personalized education, very small class sizes, and experiential learning for Grades 7-12. Big experience in a small school! [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
$12,495 to $15,895


MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 12495

Blyth Academy Whitby   

  • Whitby, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 Coed
  • Day school
Blyth Academy Whitby is a private school for Grade 6-12 students, conveniently located for students across the Durham Region. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
$1,895 /course


MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 1895

Blyth Academy Mississauga   

  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • 6 to 12 Coed
  • Day school
Blyth Academy Mississauga is a flourishing private middle and high school housed in unique heritage buildings. We focus on personalized education, very small class sizes, and experiential learning. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
$2,195 /course


MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 2195

Blyth Academy Lawrence Park (est. 2015)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 Coed
  • Day school
Our campus located in midtown Toronto provides the warmth and community of a neighbourhood school. We are a short distance from our partners at the Royal Ontario Museum and Outward Bound at the Evergreen Brickworks. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
$2,195 /course


HighSchools Day Coed 2195

Blyth Academy Waterloo (est. 2016)  

  • Kitchener, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 Coed
  • Day school (18 students)
At Blyth Academy Waterloo we are building an active and dynamic school community. We offer not only our outstanding Grades 9–12 program but also a middle school program and facilities for students in Grades 7–8. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
$2,195 /course


MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 2195

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