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Private schools with the most notable alumni

Schools producing the most influential students


OurKids.net tracks private schools' famous alumni. The fame or notability of alumni is most often based on whether they have a page on Wikipedia; we view this as a credible indicator of someone who has made an impact. Below, we rank schools based on this. This is presented mainly for interest's sake, and there should be many factors that go into your school choice process.

Across our platform, we caution parents against focusing on school rankings. Ranking schools on any basis is a limited way of thinking about your school choice, although lists can be a useful tool in some respects. It's far more important to understand your child, and when you research, to plumb the depths of our advice guide, read reviews and explore many other resources from Our Kids, including private school expos.

Top private schools for notable alumni

School Location Grades Notable alumni
1 Upper Canada College Toronto, ON SK to 12 99
2 University of Toronto Schools Toronto, ON 7 to 12 22
3 St. Andrew's College Aurora, ON 5 to 12 17
4 Shawnigan Lake School Shawnigan Lake, BC 8 to 12 14
5 Bishop Strachan School Toronto, ON JK to 12 14
6 Appleby College Oakville, ON 7 to 12 13
7 Trinity College School Port Hope, ON 5 to 12 13
8 Athol Murray College of Notre Dame Wilcox, SK 9 to 12 13
9 St. Michael's College School Toronto, ON 7 to 12 12
10 Bishop's College School Sherbrooke, QC 7 to 12 12
11 Havergal College Toronto, ON JK to 12 9
12 Lakefield College School Lakefield, ON 9 to 12 8
13 Study Westmount, QC K to 11 8
14 Ashbury College Ottawa, ON 4 to 12 7
15 Branksome Hall Toronto, ON JK to 12 7
16 Royal St. George's College Toronto, ON 3 to 12 7
17 Selwyn House School Westmount, QC K to 11 6
18 King's-Edgehill School Windsor, NS 6 to 12 6
19 St. George's School Vancouver, BC 8 to 12 6
20 UWC Canada Victoria, BC 12 to 12 6
21 Ridley College St. Catharines, ON JK to 12 4
22 Country Day School King, ON JK to 12 4
23 West Island College (Montreal) Montreal (DDO), QC 7 to 11 4
24 Brentwood College School Mill Bay, BC 9 to 12 4
25 Queen Margaret's School Duncan, BC PS to 12 4


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