Private school tuition costs range widely depending on two essential factors: where the school is located and what type of private school it is. All schools apart of the ourkids.net private school directory list tuition costs to help you with your research. You can sort through listings based on your budget or use our search engine to put a ceiling on the tuition you want to pay.
Private school costs may surprise you. Many private and independent schools have tuition starting under $4,000 per year for elementary levels. Independent private schools in provinces such as British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Quebec that receive some government funding may offer yearly tuition rates below $1,000.
Private school tuition rates
In general, boarding schools are the most expensive sort of private schools because tuition covers boarding fees. The cost will also very whether the school is located abroad, in urban areas like Vancouver, Toronto or Montreal, or if it is located in a rural area of Canada. Religious schools generally have the lowest tuition rates among private schools.
Private school tuition is a major factor in parents' decision whether or not to send their children to private school, and which school to choose. Within the cost of tuition, many private schools and independent schools offer childcare, before-school and after-school programs, tutoring, outdoor education and extracurricular activities such as sports, music and dance. These are expenses many families are already paying and can be spent instead to cover private school tuition.
Many private schools offer scholarships and have financial aid programs available based on financial need.
It is also very easy to use our search engine, input the maximum amount you want to spend under 'cost' and easily find private schools you can afford.