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What's the best age to switch to private school?

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Not sure when to invest in a private school education for your child? Children develop in stages and their needs change as they grow and evolve. Here you'll find research and advice from professionals on the when and whys of choosing private school.

Read an academic's viewpoint →

Derek J. Allison was born in England and completed his teacher training there. He immigrated to Canada in 1969 and is currently a professor at the University of Western Ontario. He is also the co-author of the Fraser Institute report Ontario Private Schools: Who Chooses Them and Why.

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Mary Polychronas has spent 20 years working with teachers and students in the private and public sectors, and is a staff psychologist at Weston School in Montreal. She has taught in both systems.

In terms of cost, private high school accounts for less time (so less total tuition) and may have a stronger effect on their future as an adult but it is usually more expensive on a yearly basis.

Learn more about your child's development and why other parents have chosen private school.

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