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Gifted schools in Canada

Find the top gifted schools and programs in Canada





Find the right school for your gifted child. We list the top gifted schools and programs in Canada. This includes dedicated gifted schools, and schools with dedicated gifted classes, in-class accommodations, and accelerated curricula. Click on a school profile to learn all about it and decide whether it’s the right fit for your child.

We also provide an introductory discussion of gifted education in Canada. We cover different kinds of gifted programs and support, the pros and cons of public vs. private programs, and how to choose the right option for your child.

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These are self-contained gifted schools, where 100% of the students are gifted. Teachers and staff can focus on tailoring the environment to gifted students, without compromise.

  School NameTypePaceCost

Academy for Gifted Children - P.A.C.E. (est. 1993)  

  • Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • 1 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (340 students)
Academy for Gifted Children - P.A.C.E. is a private school for intellectually gifted students in Richmond Hill, Ontario, from grades 1 to 12. Tuition is $13,500. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Accelerated$13,500

Bishop's College School (est. 1836)  

  • Sherbrooke, Quebec
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (46 students)
  • Boarding school (214 students)
Bishop's College School is an English boarding and day school for students in grades 7 through 12. Small in size and culturally diverse, BCS is an IB World School offering the IB DP and course certificates. [View profile]
  • Traditional
  • International Baccalaureate
Standard-enriched$24,000 to $55,500

Académie de la Capitale (est. 1998)  

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (65 students)
Acadecap International School a.k.a. Académie de la Capitale, an IB school, offers bilingual and/or English programmes from Pre-K to Grade 12. Students thrive in a culture of academic excellence and real-life learning. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • International Baccalaureate
Student-paced$11,760 to $18,128

Joan of Arc Academy / Academie Jeanne d'Arc (est. 1954)  

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Girls)
  • Day school
In our all-girls environment, academic achievement in both official languages is the norm. A Joan of Arc Academy bilingual education prepares the women leaders for the challenges of tomorrow. Come and see the difference. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Standard-enriched$15,750

Wheatley School (est. 1986)  

  • St. Catharines, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (160 students)
Wheatley School offers programs from nursery to grade eight in St. Catharines. Its average class size is 15 students. [View profile]
  • Montessori
  • International Baccalaureate
Student-paced$5,900 to $13,500

Aurora Montessori School (est. 1989)  

  • Aurora, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (370 students)
Aurora Montessori School offers a comprehensive, nurturing and enriched program for Toddler to Grade 8. Our enrolment of 375 day students has an average class size of 15 to 24. [View profile]
  • Montessori
  • Reggio Emilia
Accelerated$10,500 to $16,200

March Academy (est. 2003)  

  • Kanata, Ontario
  • 1 to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (30 students)
March Academy offers an alternative program for students in grades 1 through 6. Small classes with academic programming includes weekly lessons in the arts, the natural environment and daily physical education. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Student-paced$16,000

Ontario Virtual School (est. 2010)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 8 to 12 (Coed)
  • eSchool school (3000 students)
Ontario Virtual School is an Ontario Government approved credit-granting institution offering high school level courses for Grades 9-12 in an interactive online format. Students can start anytime with 24/7 access. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Student-paced$399 to $499 /course
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Odyssey Heights School for Girls (est. 2018)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school (28 students)
  • Homestay school (1 students)
Odyssey Heights School starts at 10:30am; Six Overnight Outdoor Ecological Experiential Ed trips (24+days), Equestrian Program, & DELF French Ministry of Education French are included in tuition, and "No Homework Ever!". [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • Montessori
Student-paced$15,250 to $27,825
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Prestige School - Richmond Hill Campus (est. 2003)  

  • Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Preschool 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
Accelerated$10,000 to $15,500

King's View Academy   

  • Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (30 students)
  • Day school (30 students)
King's View Academy offers students the opportunity to study grades 7 through 12, including Advanced Placement courses, in a self-directed, self-paced, flexibly-scheduled and well-supported academic environment. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
  • International Baccalaureate
Student-paced$10,500 to $19,125

Astolot Educational Centre (est. 1997)  

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (40 students)
  • Day school (25 students)
Astolot Educational Centre is a day school with grades 1 to 12 in Ottawa, Ontario. Classroom teacher-student ratios are 1 to 10. Students have the ability to reach their full potential with Astolot programming. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$14,800 to $16,300

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]
  • Progressive
Student-paced$20,000

Rutherford Private School & Daycare   

  • Vaughan, Ontario
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (50 students)
  • Day school (100 students)
Rutherford Private School creates an atmosphere of academic excellence, and develops students with a love of learning that provides sound preparation for higher education. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • Montessori
Standard-enriched$9,900 to $29,000

Prestige School - Toronto Campus (est. 2003)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool 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]
  • Traditional
Accelerated$10,750 to $15,500

Hampshire Country School (est. 1948)  

  • Rindge, New Hampshire
  • 3 to 12 (Boys)
  • Boarding school (25 students)
A friendly, active boarding school for bright boys who have good intentions but who may be too impulsive, intense, or bothersome for other schools and whose intellectual interests may separate them from their peers. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
Student-pacedUS $60,000

Robbins Hebrew Academy (est. 1957)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (380 students)
Robbins Hebrew Academy (RHA) teaches students to think critically and globally, in a community that builds self-esteem and life-long character. RHA is Toronto’s first Jewish school to be CAIS accredited. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • Reggio Emilia
Standard-enriched$13,050 to $17,790

Sherwood Heights School (est. 1989)  

  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (500 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
Accelerated$11,640 to $13,690

UWC Canada (est. 1974)  

  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • 12 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (200 students)
The UWC National Committee of Canada and Pearson College UWC represent the United World Colleges in Canada. We are seeking daring young Canadians who aspire to make the world a better place. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • International Baccalaureate
Standard-enriched58,000
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St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School (est. 1891)  

  • Oakville, Ontario
  • Preschool to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school (550 students)
Oakville's SMLS continues to be a premier independent school for girls Preschool to Graduating Year since 1891. "Millie" graduates take on the world with confidence and the knowledge that they can do anything. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • Reggio Emilia
Standard-enriched$17,000 to $27,600

London International Academy (est. 2002)  

  • London, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed/Girls/Boys)
  • Day school (5 students)
  • Boarding school (175 students)
  • Boarding school (175 students)
A Canadian Private Secondary Co-ed Boarding school, located in downtown London, Ontario. LIA offers academic courses from Grades 9-12 and is authorized to grant the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$9,200 to $41,900

Oak Learners (est. 2016)  

  • Etobicoke, Ontario
  • JK to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (12 students)
Oak Learners offers a creative learning atmosphere, working with your child’s unique learning style to inspire their strengths and interests. [View profile]
  • Reggio Emilia
Student-paced$3,485 to $17,100
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The Abelard School (est. 1997)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (50 students)
Founded in 1997, the Abelard School is a small independent school for grades 7 though 12, located in downtown Toronto. It offers small class sizes and an enriched, integrated curriculum to bright, motivated students. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
Accelerated$20,000 to $25,000

College Bourget   

  • Rigaud, Quebec
  • Preschool to 11 (Coed)
  • Day school (1450 students)
  • Boarding school (100 students)
Collège Bourget is a day & boarding school situated between Montreal & Ottawa, that exceeds Quebec curriculum guidelines & ensures our students grow through different spheres: arts, sports, community service & science. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$4,700 to $35,000

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
Student-paced$8,550 to $9,750

Dewey Institute   

  • Bracebridge, Ontario
  • 1 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (130 students)
We uphold and pursue a pragmatic, balanced education with an emphasis on art, sports and music to cultivate talents to lead the new century. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Accelerated$20,000 to $35,000

North Broward Preparatory School (est. 1957)  

  • Coconut Creek, Florida(USA)
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (325 students)
  • Day school (1296 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]
  • Liberal Arts
  • International Baccalaureate
AcceleratedUS $24,200 to US $59,950

Xyna International School (est. 2010)  

  • Brampton, Ontario
  • 6 to 12 (Coed/Girls)
  • Homestay school (10 students)
  • Day school (50 students)
  • Day school (50 students)
Xyna International School offers programs from Gr 9 - 12 in Brampton(Co-ed) and 6-12 in Woodbridge(Girls only). At Xyna students have many opportunities to develop teamwork, communication and leadership skills. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Standard-enriched$7,000

Dearcroft Montessori School (est. 1968)  

  • Oakville, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (170 students)
Offering Montessori programs from Toddler to Grade 8, Dearcroft is accredited by CCMA and staffed by dedicated teachers. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Student-paced$8,800 to $21,250


These schools have a separate, dedicated class (or classes) where 100% of the students are gifted. These gifted classes can be either full-time or part-time, and exist in parallel to regular, non-gifted classes.

  School NameTypePaceCost

Wildwood Academy (est. 2002)  

  • Oakville, Ontario
  • 2 to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (60 students)
Wildwood Academy is a special needs private school in Oakville. It offers programs from grades 2 to 8, with an average class size of four to ten students. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Student-paced$25,200
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Kendellhurst Academy (est. 2004)  

  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (300 students)
Kendellhurst offers students an enriched curriculum with a mix of project based, traditional and arts infused curriculum, with digital displays, Macs and PC's in every room and Edwin personal devices for grades 5 to 8. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$13,400 to $16,500

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
Standard-enriched$14,965 to $29,560

The Maples Academy (est. 1989)  

  • Amaranth, Ontario
  • Preschool 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
Standard-enriched$8,700 to $10,400

Westside Montessori School (est. 2008)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (90 students)
An authentic, CCMA accredited Montessori School located in downtown Toronto, offering programs for Toddlers, Casa and Elementary children. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Student-paced$18,700 to $20,700
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St. Michaels University School (est. 1906)  

  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (733 students)
  • Boarding school (255 students)
Independent K-12 boarding & day school in Victoria, BC, Canada focusing on university prep. Find out how a SMUS education can benefit your family. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Standard-enriched$19,260 to $68,810
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Académie St-Laurent Academy (est. 2007)  

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler 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]
  • Progressive
Standard-enriched$11,500 to $17,500
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The Dragon Academy (est. 2001)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 4 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (80 students)
Dragon Academy is the right fit for gifted students, grades 6 to 12. Dragon's small, discussion-based classes go beyond the classroom into our world-class city . An inclusive, exciting, can't wait to get there school. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • Reggio Emilia
Accelerated$20,500 to $26,500
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Junior Academy (est. 1988)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool 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]
  • Progressive
Standard-enriched$21,500 to $30,000

Heritage Academy of Learning Excellence (est. 1989)  

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (120 students)
Heritage Academy is an Ottawa private school that is designed for students with DYSLEXIA, ADD/ADHD and similar learning exceptionalities. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$14,900 to $17,700
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Century Private School (est. 1994)  

  • Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
Century Montessori Schools in Richmond Hill runs from preschool to grade twelve, with class sizes as low as 12 students. [View profile]
  • Traditional
  • Montessori
Student-paced$16,550 to $26,800

Académie Westboro Academy (est. 1993)  

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (150 students)
Westboro Academy is a proud leader in bilingual education for boys and girls from Kindergarten to Grade 8. Give your child a lifetime of excellence with Ottawa's most personalized, truly bilingual education. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$14,440 to $14,985

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]
  • Liberal Arts
Accelerated$16,000 to $29,900

Banbury Crossroads School (est. 1979)  

  • Calgary, Alberta
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (90 students)
Since 1979, Banbury's student-paced approach with tutorial instruction is in small, multi-aged groups of 10:1. Meainingful relationships enhance learning. Member of Canadian Coalition of Self Directed Learning--CCSDL. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Student-paced$9,000 to $13,000

Cornerstone Montessori Prep School (est. 1990)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (130 students)
Cornerstone Montessori Prep School is a Toronto Christian Montessori school with grades from nursery to 12. Tuition begins at $13,500. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
  • Montessori
Accelerated$13,750 to $24,000

Kingsway College School (est. 1989)  

  • Etobicoke, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (400 students)
Kingsway College School offers programs for PK to grade 8 in Etobicoke. Its average class size is 17 to 21 students. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Standard-enriched$5,800 to $27,300

Pensionnat du Saint-Nom-de-Marie (est. 1905)  

  • Montreal, Quebec
  • 7 to 11 (Girls)
  • Day school (1150 students)
  • Boarding school (60 students)
École secondaire francophone privée pour jeunes filles située à Outremont, Qc. Les frais de scolarité sont de 4 500 $ par année. Elle offre les profils Éducation internationale, Danse-études et Musique-études. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
  • International Baccalaureate
Standard-enriched$4,950 to $15,400

The Linden School (est. 1993)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school (115 students)
The Linden School provides a challenging academic program for girls from JK - Grade 12. We create opportunities to discover the joys of learning and foster the development of critical thinking and physical well-being. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Standard-enriched$15,400 to $20,950
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Trinity Montessori School (est. 1999)  

  • Markham, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (120 students)
Trinity Montessori School offers programs from toddler to grade six in Markham, Ontario. Its average class size is nine students. [View profile]
  • Traditional
  • Montessori
Accelerated$1,100 to $1,200

The Study (est. 1915)  

  • Westmount, Quebec
  • K to 11 (Girls)
  • Day school (385 students)
The Study, a leading all girls'school,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]
  • Progressive
Standard-enriched$20,140 to $22,675

Kenneth Gordon Maplewood School (est. 1973)  

  • North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (206 students)
KGMS/Maplewood provides supportive individual and small group instruction for students with learning differences. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Student-paced$25,150 to $26,200

Crestwood Preparatory College (est. 2001)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (440 students)
Crestwood Preparatory College offers a university preparatory program for students in grades 7 to 12. Crestwood always strive to Inspire Excellence and to Nurture the Individual. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$28,100

École la Nouvelle Vague   

  • Montreal, Quebec
  • Preschool 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]
  • Traditional
Student-paced$10,820 to $11,535

Séminaire Marie-Reine-du-Clergé (est. 1956)  

  • Métabetchouan-Lac-à-la-Croix, Quebec
  • 7 to 11 (Coed)
  • Homestay school (5 students)
  • Boarding school (10 students)
  • Day school (270 students)
SMRC is a coed day and boarding high school in French Canada with a warm & relaxed natural campus, modern rooms, enrichment & support, technology enhanced classrooms & labs, 8 cultural & sports programs, 20+ activities [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$3,580 to $28,480

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
Standard-enriched$13,800

Toronto eSchool (est. 2013)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • eSchool school (3000 students)
Toronto eSchool is both an online high school and a tutoring centre offering grade 9 to 12 credit courses to local and international students on a part-time or full-time basis at your home or at our Toronto Campus. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Student-paced$599 /course

Rosthern Junior College (est. 1905)  

  • Rosthern, Saskatchewan
  • 10 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (38 students)
  • Day school (36 students)
  • Homestay school (3 students)
RJC is a grades 10-12 private, boarding school accredited by the SK Ministry of Education. RJC’s International Student Program focuses on English language immersion, educational excellence, and cultural experience. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Student-paced$7,435 to $25,350
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Fern Hill School - Burlington (est. 1982)  

  • Burlington, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (180 students)
Fern Hill School provides a calm, engaging & academic program for Preschool to Grade 8. We offer a structured approach that focuses on developing intellectual curiosity, creativity & confidence. Maximum class size is 19. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Student-paced$11,177 to $23,368

Magnificent Minds (est. 2011)  

  • North York, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (30 students)
Magnificent Minds caters to learners whose needs are not being met in traditional school environments, pursuing academic excellence, and individual greatness. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Student-paced$8,400 to $25,000

Shawnigan Lake School (est. 1916)  

  • Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia
  • 8 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (430 students)
  • Day school (70 students)
Shawnigan Lake School is the largest boarding school in Canada. Located in Shawnigan Lake on Vancouver Island, we offer a comprehensive program to 500 young men and women in grades 8-12. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$27,200 to $67,900

College Prep International (est. 1944)  

  • Montreal, Quebec
  • 5 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (125 students)
College Prep International, a traditional private school in Montreal, offers English instruction with partial French immersion, for grades five to twelve. Its average class size range from 12 to 18 Students [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$12,500 to $13,500

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
Standard-enriched$8,850 to $16,300

Calgary French & International School (est. 1969)  

  • Calgary, Alberta
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (780 students)
Calgary French & International School graduates will be active global citizens with a foundation for life-long success, and our school will be the leader in French immersion and international education. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • International Baccalaureate
Standard-enriched$7,900 to $15,100
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River Valley School (est. 1983)  

  • Calgary, Alberta
  • Preschool 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]
  • Progressive
Standard-enriched$7,830 to $13,900

RoyalCrest Academy (est. 2004)  

  • Vaughan, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler 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
Accelerated$7,500 to $25,000

Star Academy (est. 1997)  

  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (60 students)
Star Academy offers programs from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade Eight in Mississauga. Small class sizes, daily physical education and French for all grades, and academic excellence set us apart. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Student-paced$13,990 to $17,990

Princeton Academy of Canada (est. 2000)  

  • Markham, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (150 students)
  • Homestay school (50 students)
  • Boarding school (50 students)
Princeton Academy is a reputable private high school that offers high school credits from grades 9-12 to those who are working towards their Ontario Secondary School Diploma. The average class size is about 8-15 students [View profile]
  • Traditional
Student-paced$10,000 to $18,800

Montessori School of Calgary   

  • Calgary, Alberta
  • Preschool to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (80 students)
The Montessori School of Calgary offers a preschool through Grade 6 program led by experienced guides and teachers who support each child with trust, respect, and proven academic success. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Student-paced$8,280 to $13,500

Kuper Academy (est. 1987)  

  • Kirkland, Quebec
  • Preschool 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]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$5,121 to $15,603

Whytecliff Agile Learning Centres (est. 1993)  

  • Burnaby, British Columbia
  • 8 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (46 students)
  • Homestay school (0 students)
Focus Foundation is a world-class educational and therapeutic learning institution, described by Dr. Charles Huffine, former President of the American Association of Community Psychiatrists. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Student-paced$4,500

Woodland Christian High School (est. 1976)  

  • Breslau, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school (30 students)
  • Day school (330 students)
Students receive an excellent education which prepares them well for university, college and a wide variety of workplaces. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
Standard-enriched$15,425 to $16,360

Avalon Children's Montessori School (est. 2000)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (90 students)
Avalon provides quality programmes from kindergarten to Grade 8 in the heart of the Beach. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Student-paced$6,395 to $20,150

Little Owl Preschool Elementary (est. 2001)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool 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
Standard-enriched$15,850

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
Standard-enriched$7,550 to $17,100
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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
Student-paced$16,000 to $18,000

King's-Edgehill School (est. 1788)  

  • Windsor, Nova Scotia
  • 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (215 students)
  • Day school (135 students)
King's-Edgehill School offers programs for grades six to 12 in Windsor, Nova Scotia. Its average class size is 15 students. [View profile]
  • Traditional
  • International Baccalaureate
Accelerated$18,800 to $58,800

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]
  • Liberal Arts
Standard-enriched$16,395 to $22,625

Summit West Independent School (est. 2015)  

  • Foothills, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (55 students)
An independent school that offers an individualized self-directed learning approach for tomorrow's leaders. Bursary programs available to qualified applicants. JK to Grade 12, Alberta Curriculum. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Student-paced$9,250 to $10,975
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Hillfield Strathallan College (est. 1901)  

  • Hamilton, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler 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]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$8,423 to $49,606
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Academie Providence (est. 2002)  

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler 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]
  • Progressive
  • Reggio Emilia
Standard-enriched$9,000 to $10,500

Bishop Hamilton Montessori School (est. 1983)  

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (200 students)
Bishop Hamilton Montessori School is a Christian Montessori school in Ottawa, Ontario, with classes from Infants to grade eight. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Student-paced$12,850 to $19,675
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Cedar Ridge High School (est. 2016)  

  • Kanata, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (120 students)
Cedar Ridge High School is an independent high school, grades 7 to 12, in Kanata, Ontario. Our school offers an Ontario Secondary School Diploma with a focus on leadership, innovation, student engagement and academics. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • Montessori
Standard-enriched$16,296 /course


These schools offer support for gifted students within the regular classroom. Gifted students stay with regular learners, while receiving special, individualized programming.

  School NameTypePaceCost

Chamberlain International School (est. 1976)  

  • Middleboro, Massachusetts
  • 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (98 students)
  • Day school (22 students)
Co-ed therapeutic boarding school in Massachusetts for students 11-22 years. Student support is offered for learning disabilities, OCD, anxiety, ADHD, NLD, ASD, attachment disorder, bipolar disorder and depression. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Student-pacedUS $58,227 to US $146,000

La Citadelle International Academy of Arts and Science (est. 2000)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (180 students)
La Citadelle's Excellence in Bilingual Education and academically advanced curriculum develop successful global citizens through IB & AP programs and a holistic approach where students achieve their highest potential. [View profile]
  • Traditional
  • International Baccalaureate
Accelerated$12,565 to $20,750

Lynn-Rose College (est. 1997)  

  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school (300 students)
Lynn-Rose College is an accredited IB World School that offers a university prep program for students grades 7 to 12. Our students have the option of advanced study in our reach ahead program. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • International Baccalaureate
Accelerated$15,000 to $19,000

Shoore Academics (est. 1975)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 5 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (60 students)
Shoore Centre for Learning is a special-needs private school that offers programs from grades seven to 12 in Toronto. Its average class size is six students. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Student-paced$27,500 to $32,000

Brookes Westshore (est. 2009)  

  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (150 students)
  • Boarding school (150 students)
Brookes School Canada, an IB World School on beautiful Vancouver Island, offers grades 6 to 12 for both day and boarding students with an average class size of 12 students. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • International Baccalaureate
Standard-enriched$14,400 to $52,550

Don Valley Academy (est. 2002)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (60 students)
Don Valley Academy is a private high school whose primary aim is to prepare our students for post-secondary studies. We are dedicated to providing educational programs that meet the needs of each student. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$9,900 to $13,200

Clanmore Montessori School (est. 1997)  

  • Oakville, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (175 students)
Clanmore Montessori School in southeast Oakville offers a full spectrum, co-ed Montessori program from Toddler to Middle School. Tuition starts at $8,250. CCMA accredited. Member Oakville Independent Schools. Licenced. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Student-paced$8,500 to $18,000
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TFS - Canada's International School (est. 1962)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler 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]
  • Progressive
  • International Baccalaureate
Accelerated$19,180 to $32,980

Alive Montessori & Private School (est. 2014)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school
NOW WITH LICENSED DAYCARE! Bring your child for a free trial to let him or her experience the difference. Don't be surprised if he or she doesn't want to go home at the end of the day! [View profile]
  • Montessori
Accelerated$8,500 to $15,500

Hawthorn School (est. 1989)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 12 (Girls/Coed)
  • Homestay school
  • Homestay school
  • Day 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]
  • Liberal Arts
Accelerated$12,500 to $36,500

Neuchâtel Junior College (est. 1956)  

  • Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • 12 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (70 students)
Neuchâtel Junior College, in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, offers Canadian Grade 12 curriculum and AP to students from across Canada and beyond. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enrichedSF 56,000

Hudson College (est. 2003)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (350 students)
Hudson College is a non-denominational, co-ed school offering superior academic programs from JK‒Grade 12. [View profile]
  • Traditional
  • Reggio Emilia
Standard-enriched$15,600
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Toronto Prep School (est. 2009)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (392 students)
Toronto Prep School starts later in order to maximize teen learning. The optimal time for teenagers to learn is late in the morning through to late afternoon. Our classes start at 10:00 am. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$25,250 to $26,250

Montcrest School (est. 1961)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (320 students)
Montcrest School offers programs from JK to Grade 8. Its average class size is seven to 18 students. Montcrest offers an exceptional academic experience with balanced opportunities in leadership, the arts, and athletics. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Standard-enriched$19,975 to $39,300

The Element High School (est. 2003)  

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
The Element nurtures focused, engaged and internally motivated students who strive to do their best. The Element High School provides conditions that will put youth ‘in their element,’ in school and beyond. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • Montessori
Student-paced$17,208 to $18,840

WillowWood School (est. 1980)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 1 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (250 students)
We are a new style of independent school for diverse learners where all students learn with dignity; where a warm and nurturing school serves as a foundation for remarkable lives; and where the whole person who matters. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
Standard-enriched$18,100 to $23,500
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Crescent School (est. 1913)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 3 to 12 (Boys)
  • Day school (750 students)
Crescent School is a Toronto independent day school for boys in Grades 3 to 12. Our learning environment develops students' characters through academics, arts, athletics, business, outreach and robotics. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$33,250
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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
Standard-enriched$17,995 to $23,395

York Montessori School (est. 2007)  

  • Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to SK (Coed)
  • Day school (150 students)
York Montessori School in Richmond Hill offers children from 16 months to 6 years old a wholesome Montessori education. Teacher to student ratios of 1:5 - 1:8. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Student-paced$11,800 to $12,500
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Columbia International College (est. 1979)  

  • Hamilton, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (1700 students)
  • Day school (0 students)
Columbia International College is a day and boarding school, offering programs to international students in grades 7 to 12. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$2,700 /course

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
Standard-enriched$9,265 to $13,695
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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]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$14,180 to $65,490
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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]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$22,250
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Lynn-Rose Heights School (est. 1997)  

  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool 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]
  • Progressive
  • International Baccalaureate
Accelerated$14,970 to $16,970
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Richmond Hill Montessori & Elementary Private School (est. 1986)  

  • Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (600 students)
Richmond Hill Montessori & Elementary Private School offers programs from pre-school to grade eight. Its average class size is 20 students. [View profile]
  • Traditional
  • Montessori
Accelerated$20,000 to $21,000

Olivet School (est. 1893)  

  • Etobicoke, Ontario
  • Preschool to 5 (Coed)
  • Day school (45 students)
Founded in 1893, Olivet School is a Christian private school in Etobicoke, offering PS-Gr5. Olivet School combines quality teaching with individual attention to help each child achieve their personal potential. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$4,300 to $10,455
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Fern Hill School - Oakville (est. 1982)  

  • Oakville, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (400 students)
Fern Hill School is a private independent school for Preschool through Grade 8 offering individualized learning by subject-specific teachers. Our school is regarded as one of the pre-eminent elementary schools in Canada. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Accelerated$11,070 to $21,412

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
Student-paced$24,500 to $75,900
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Ellington Montessori School (est. 1990)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school
Ellington Montessori School offers small class sizes and individualized programs from pre-school to grade eight. Our holistic approach to education helps prepare students for success in today's rapidly changing world. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Student-paced$8,500 to $14,900

Richland Academy (est. 2002)  

  • Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (200 students)
Richland Academy is a progressive, innovative Reggio inspired and International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for children from 2.5-years to Grade 8. Voted #1 Private School in Richmond Hill 4 years in a row. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • International Baccalaureate
Standard-enriched$18,000 to $18,800

Rosseau Lake College (est. 1967)  

  • Rosseau, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (31 students)
  • Boarding school (74 students)
Rosseau Lake College - The Personalized Learning Community [View profile]
  • Progressive
Standard-enriched$10,100 to $51,100
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Peel Montessori Private School (est. 1992)  

  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (150 students)
Peel Montessori School offers an enriched, personalized program. Emphasis is on strong academics, and the development of personal excellence (leadership skills, creativity) in a supportive, family-like environment. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • Montessori
Student-paced$7,500 to $16,500

Holy Name of Mary College School (est. 2008)  

  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • 5 to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school
Holy Name of Mary College School in Mississauga, is an independent Catholic school for girls in grades 5-12 offering an enriched university preparatory programme. The average class size is 12 students. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Accelerated$17,250

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]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$12,110 to $17,850
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Cambridge International Academy (est. 2015)  

  • Ajax, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
Cambridge International Academy offers an enriched curriculum from grades seven to twelve in Downtown Ajax. Central to the school’s philosophy is the belief that all students are capable of success. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$10,650 to $12,650

Oxford Learning Academy (Private School) (est. 1984)  

  • Milton, Ontario
  • Preschool 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
Standard-enriched$12,000 to $12,850

Fairview Glen Montessori (est. 2007)  

  • Burlington, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (190 students)
Fairview Glen offers authentic Montessori education for children 18 mo.-12 yrs. The academically driven, collaborative and supportive community, also specializes in French, Music, Visual Arts and Phys-Ed programs. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Accelerated$16,200

Country Garden Montessori Academy (est. 1995)  

  • Newmarket, Ontario
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • Homestay school (5 students)
Situated on seven acres of rolling parkland and gardens, Country Garden Montessori Academy in Newmarket is a co-ed private day school for students in grades PS-12. The school provides a family atmosphere and is committed the intellectual growth and emotional well-being of students. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Standard-enriched$7,400 to $14,300

Rotherglen School - Mississauga (est. 1979)  

  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (400 students)
Rotherglen School - MISSISSAUGA is a montessori school that offers programs from pre-school to grade eight. Its average class size is 18 students. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • Montessori
Standard-enriched$6,700 to $16,200

The Sacred Heart School of Montreal (est. 1861)  

  • Montreal, Quebec
  • 7 to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school
  • Boarding school
  • Day school
Since 1861, The Sacred Heart School of Montreal, the city’s only all girls English Catholic high school, has been graduating exceptional leaders. Grade 12 will be offered beginning in 2019-2020. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$16,795 to $52,814

Blyth Academy Etobicoke (est. 2018)  

  • Etobicoke, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
Blyth Academy Etobicoke, located in Toronto's west end, focuses on personalized education, small class sizes, and experiential learning. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
Standard-enriched$17,995 to $23,395

Miss Edgar's & Miss Cramp's School (est. 1909)  

  • Westmount, Quebec
  • K to 11 (Girls)
  • Day school (320 students)
Miss Edgar's & Miss Cramp's School is a Tier 1 school for girls in Kindergarten through Grade 11, located in Westmount, Quebec. For every girl who has a mind of her own, we have a school to nurture it. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Accelerated$18,763 to $21,417

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
Accelerated$5,500 to $6,500
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Braemar House School (est. 1996)  

  • Brantford, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (112 students)
Braemar House School is a not-for-profit elementary school that proves each day that children thrive in a nurturing environment that offers personalized attention. [View profile]
  • Traditional
  • Montessori
Standard-enriched$13,160
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Oakville Christian School (OCS) (est. 1982)  

  • Oakville, Ontario
  • Preschool 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
Standard-enriched$3,260 to $13,080
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Niagara Christian Collegiate (est. 1932)  

  • Fort Erie, Ontario
  • 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school
  • Boarding school
Niagara Christian Collegiate offers both middle school and secondary school programs from Grades 6-12. Graduating students achieve top university placements around the world. We accept both day and boarding students. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$9,672 to $24,120

King Heights Academy (est. 2004)  

  • Woodbridge, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler 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
Standard-enriched$12,598 to $14,998

ArtsCalibre Academy (est. 2011)  

  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (165 students)
ArtsCalibre Academy empowers students through creativity, mindfulness and leadership. We offer Preschool to Grade Eight in 2017/2018, adding one grade per year through to Grade 12. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • Reggio Emilia
Standard-enriched$800 to $5,850

Lower Canada College (est. 1909)  

  • Montreal, Quebec
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (800 students)
Lower Canada College is a coed, K-12 university preparatory school, committed to excellence in teaching and learning. It is the only English school in Quebec offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
  • International Baccalaureate
Standard-enriched$18,150 to $23,150

Fulford Academy (est. 2002)  

  • Brockville, Ontario
  • 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (40 students)
  • Boarding school (110 students)
Fulford Academy is a day/boarding school in Brockville, Ontario, offering programs for grade 6-12. The average student/teacher ratio is 7:1, and STEM + Arts is the core of our Academic Programming. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Standard-enriched$14,120 to $58,915

Durham Elementary, Durham Academy and G.B.M.S. (est. 1984)  

  • Oshawa, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school
  • Boarding school
  • Day school
Our schools offer a maximum class size of 16 students for ages 4 & up. Tours are offered daily and new students are welcome to visit for a day. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • Montessori
Standard-enriched$9,700 to $11,500

The Montessori Country School - Milton Campus (est. 2007)  

  • Milton, Ontario
  • Preschool to 3 (Coed)
  • Day school (69 students)
Montessori Country School has provided a first-class academic experience to students in an environment that is distinguished by its compassion, integrity and unwavering commitment to the individual child. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Standard-enriched$8,160 to $13,600

St. Peter's ACHS College School (est. 1990)  

  • Harrow, Ontario
  • 1 to 8 (Boys)
  • Boarding school (5 students)
  • Day school (12 students)
St. Peter's ACHS College School in Amherstburg, Ont. is a day/residency school for boys grades 1-8 who love Sports and the Outdoors. Tuition starts at $8,900. and is a member of OFIS. We put "FUN" back into learning. [View profile]
  • Traditional
  • Montessori
Student-paced$8,900 to $27,400
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Montessori School of Wellington (est. 1996)  

  • Guelph, Ontario
  • JK to 1 (Coed)
  • Day school (47 students)
Montessori School of Wellington in Guelph is the only CCMA accredited school in Guelph and the number one choice for children's education and life skill [View profile]
  • Montessori
Student-paced$5,750 to $12,500

The Montessori Country School - Nobleton Campus (est. 1988)  

  • Nobleton, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school
For over 25 years, the Montessori Country School provides a first-class accredited curriculum for students 12 months through grade 6. The sprawling 10 acre campus offers a unique indoor and outdoor learning experience. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Student-paced$9,000 to $18,000

Webtree International School of Excellence (W.I.S.E.) (est. 2016)  

  • North York, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school (50 students)
  • Day school (50 students)
Webtree offers individualized education programs which fully supports a student’s academic needs, and helps them achieve educational and personal goals. Small class sizes are designed to inspire and engage students. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
Accelerated$18,000 to $35,000

Mulgrave School (est. 1993)  

  • West Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (1000 students)
Mulgrave School offers programmes from Preschool to Grade 12 in West Vancouver. Its average class size is 20 students with teacher to student ratios of 1:8. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • International Baccalaureate
Accelerated$19,980 to $24,820

Hamilton District Christian High (est. 1956)  

  • Ancaster, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (425 students)
  • Homestay school (40 students)
At Hamilton District Christian High we believe exceptional learning is for every student. Our aim is to differentiate learning so that each student can reach their full potential through Project-Based learning. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Standard-enriched$12,510 to $16,800

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
Standard-enriched$16,995 to $23,395

Royal St. George's College (est. 1964)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 3 to 12 (Boys)
  • Day school (426 students)
RSGC is an urban day school that combines academic excellence with a stimulating and supportive environment. Our mission is to challenge and inspire each boy to become the best version of himself. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Standard-enriched$32,100

Blyth Academy London (est. 2013)  

  • London, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (64 students)
  • Homestay school (13 students)
  • Boarding school (5 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
Standard-enriched$15,995 to $20,795

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]
  • Progressive
Standard-enriched$18,204 to $22,440

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]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$15,300 to $17,300

Howlett Academy (est. 2001)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (125 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]
  • Traditional
Accelerated$13,500 to $17,500
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Villa Maria (est. 1854)  

  • Montreal, Quebec
  • 7 to 11 (Coed/Girls)
  • Day school (1117 students)
  • Day school (501 students)
Villa Maria offers programs from grades 7 to 11 in Montreal. Its average class size is 30 to 34 students. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$5,000 to $5,700

Third Academy (est. 1997)  

  • Calgary, Alberta
  • 1 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (450 students)
Third Academy is Calgary's school for special needs and gifted education. The school teaches what students need, the way they need it and never loses sight of well-rounded learning. Click to learn more. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Student-paced$10,000 to $15,000

Randolph-Macon Academy (est. 1892)  

  • Front Royal, Virginia
  • 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (312 students)
There is a power within you. The power to soar above self-imposed limitations, to create something new, to become a leader. Come explore Randolph-Macon Academy, and discover The Power of Rise. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enrichedUS $14,350 to US $40,525

Summit Micro School (est. 2010)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (30 students)
Summit Micro School offers an alternative program from JK to Grade 8. Reggio Emilia inspired Kindergarten and Project Based Learning programs inspire and engage while developing essential 21st Century skills. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • Reggio Emilia
Standard-enriched$8,300 to $18,400

North Point School For Boys (est. 2014)  

  • Calgary, Alberta
  • K to 9 (Boys)
  • Day school (80 students)
North Point School for Boys is a Kindergarten to Grade 9 independent school in which curious and energetic boys are challenged and motivated, developing into young men of integrity with a genuine love of learning. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Student-paced$7,000 to $12,000
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Beacon of Light (est. 2017)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 1 to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (11 students)
Beacon of Light is a new private elementary school, Grades 1 - 8, in Toronto. We have individualized teaching methods, life-skills programs, and tutoring support for developing exceptional academic and social skills. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Student-paced$7,000 to $9,000

Toronto District Christian High School (est. 1963)  

  • Woodbridge, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (355 students)
  • Homestay school (50 students)
We believe in project-based learning, enfolding, engaging and empowering students, and fantastic parent-teacher communication. We offer family friendly tuition with transportation included. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
Standard-enriched$15,050
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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]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$8,300 to $13,100
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Rothesay Netherwood School (est. 1877)  

  • Rothesay, New Brunswick
  • 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (145 students)
  • Day school (145 students)
Rothesay Netherwood School offers programs for grades 6 to 12 in Rothesay, New Brunswick. Its average class size is 16 students and is an outstanding engaged and supportive community. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
  • International Baccalaureate
Standard-enriched$22,770 to $62,630

The London School (est. 2012)  

  • London, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (30 students)
The London School offers grades 7-12 personalized education in London in an academic program specializing in classes for anxious, stressed students experiencing school refusal. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
Standard-enriched$14,200 to $16,200

Wychwood School (est. 2014)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 1 to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school
Wychwood School offers an exciting and enriched Classical Education from grades 1 to 8. Small classes, individualized attention, and a teaching environment that fosters curiosity, creativity, and a love of learning. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Student-paced$12,600

Hitherfield School (est. 1991)  

  • Milton-Campbellville, Ontario
  • Preschool 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]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$11,600 to $14,680

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]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$10,868

Blyth Academy Online School (est. 2012)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • eSchool school
Blyth Academy Online is a private school for Grades 9 to 12. We offer over 100+ affordable course which can be accessed 24 hours a day, every day of the year. 95% of our students succeed with Blyth Academy Online. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
Standard-enriched$2,995

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]
  • Liberal Arts
Standard-enriched$10,200 to $18,250

West Island College (est. 1982)  

  • Calgary, Alberta
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (575 students)
West Island College offers post-secondary preparatory programs from grades 7 to 12 in Calgary. It's class size varies from 15 to 25 students. French Immersion is offered alongside the English program [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$16,120 to $21,120

Edge School (est. 1999)  

  • Calgary, Alberta
  • 4 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (310 students)
At Edge School, your child succeeds through integrated athletics, academics, and character-building programs. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$13,000 to $18,270

Blyth Academy Thornhill   

  • Thornhill, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
Blyth Academy Thornhill, located 30 minutes from downtown Toronto, focuses on personalized education, small class sizes, and experiential learning. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
Standard-enriched$15,995 to $20,795

Waldorf Academy (est. 1987)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (240 students)
Waldorf Academy offers programs from childcare to grade eight in downtown Toronto. Its average class size is 18 students. [View profile]
  • Waldorf
Standard-enriched$5,040 to $19,500
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St. Clement's Early Learning School (est. 1955)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool 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
Student-paced$8,500 to $20,500
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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
Standard-enriched$13,950 to $15,350
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The Dunblaine School (est. 1969)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 1 to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (40 students)
The Dunblaine School empowers students with learning disabilities to reach their full potential. It offers programs for students from grade one to eight, with an average class size of 5-7 students. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Student-paced$21,800

Kelowna Christian School (est. 1978)  

  • Kelowna, British Columbia
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (775 students)
Established in 1978, our passion is to provide families with transformative, excellent education that equips and inspires students to be disciples who are world changers that love and serve God and others. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Standard-enriched$4,750 to $6,550

Greenwood College School (est. 2002)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (489 students)
Greenwood College School in Toronto offers programs for Grades 7 through 12. Its average class size is 15 to 19 students. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Standard-enriched$35,600

CGS (Children's Garden School) (est. 1986)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool 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
Accelerated$9,250 to $21,750
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Venture Academy Troubled Teens Program (AB) (est. 2000)  

  • Red Deer Area, Alberta
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school (1 students)
Venture Academy is a therapeutic treatment and education program for students who may be struggling with ADHD, learning challenges, underachieving, behavioural issues, and a variety of clinical diagnoses. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Student-pacedVaries

Somerset Academy (est. 1990)  

  • Markham, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school
Established in 1974, Somerset Academy is an independent, not-for-profit private school that provides education to students in Grades 1 to 8. Somerset Academy has an average class size of 10 to 18 students. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$11,950 to $13,900

Montessori Jewish Day School (est. 2000)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (115 students)
MJDS inspires a lifetime love for learning in a nurturing environment that fosters respect for oneself, the community and the world, guided by the shared values of Judaism and Montessori education. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Student-paced$9,000 to $18,150

Centennial Academy (est. 1998)  

  • Montreal, Quebec
  • 7 to 11 (Coed)
  • Day school (215 students)
Centennial is the only high school in Quebec that helps students master their learning challenges and graduate on time. Over 90% of our students graduate in five years and go on to college and university. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$18,950

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 5–8. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
Standard-enriched$13,595 to $20,795

Blyth Academy Waterloo (est. 2016)  

  • Kitchener, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
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
Standard-enriched$14,995 to $20,795

Home Sweet Home Montessori Academy (est. 2010)  

  • Caledon, Ontario
  • Preschool to 3 (Coed)
  • Day school (60 students)
Home Sweet Home Montessori Academy offers our students a supportive environment, which allows them to discover their passions, all while reaching each individuals full potential! [View profile]
  • Montessori
Student-paced$9,000 to $12,000

Sidney Ledson Institute (est. 1982)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool 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]
  • Traditional
Accelerated$4,501 to $12,800
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West Island College (Montreal) (est. 1974)  

  • Montreal (DDO), Quebec
  • 7 to 11 (Coed)
  • Day school (400 students)
West Island College offers French and French Immersion programs from grades seven to 11 in Montreal. It is a leader in innovative teaching methods. Average class size 22 students. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$12,265

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
Standard-enriched$14,995 to $20,795

Calgary Academy & Calgary Collegiate (est. 1981)  

  • Calgary, Alberta
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (540 students)
Our school has two programs: Academy, for students with learning difficulties who have yet to consistently perform at grade level, and Collegiate, for students at or above grade level and looking for new challenges. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Student-paced$12,610 to $18,885

Kells Academy (est. 1978)  

  • Montreal, Quebec
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (40 students)
  • Day school (320 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]
  • Traditional
Student-paced$14,550 to $37,000

Blooming Lives Montessori (est. 2017)  

  • Markham, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to SK (Coed)
  • Day school (87 students)
Blooming Lives Montessori celebrates and nurtures the sense of curiosity of each child, supports them in exploring their expanding capabilities and guides them into their thriving potentials. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Standard-enriched$5,300 to $16,200

Yip’s Music & Montessori School (est. 1990)  

  • Unionville, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to SK (Coed)
  • Day school
Founded in 1990, Yip's Montessori Program cater to children from 1.5 to 6 years old. Yip's four campuses are located in Markham, Unionville and Thornhill. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Student-paced$7,000 to $13,250

Macdonald-Cartier Academy (est. 1990)  

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • 7 to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (64 students)
Macdonald-Cartier Academy teaches Grade 7 & 8 students how to learn and offers an intensive French immersion program combining rigorous and accelerated academics with athletics and fun experiential learning. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Accelerated$16,900

Parkdale Montessori School (est. 2007)  

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 3 (Coed)
  • Day school (98 students)
The School offers authentic Montessori education, individualized learning, accommodations to meet each child’s needs, hands-on learning, enriched curriculum, and outdoor exploration. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Student-paced$8,000 to $17,550

Forest Hill Tutoring   

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
Forest Hill Tutoring offers a full suite of premium educational services. FHT specializes in private school entrance preparation and OSSD credit courses delivered through small-group or individual instruction. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$3,700 to $4,400 /course

Briercrest Christian Academy (est. 1946)  

  • Caronport, Saskatchewan
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (85 students)
  • Boarding school (60 students)
BCA combines a private Christian school experience with the best of public education and Saskatchewan curriculum. Our small school shares facilities with Briercrest College and Seminary on a campus of 900 students. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$3,075 to $32,155
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Canada Star Secondary School (est. 2016)  

  • Richmond, British Columbia
  • 8 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (50 students)
  • Homestay school (80 students)
Canada Star Secondary's vision is to provide superior academic opportunities that allow our students to develop interests, pursue passions, and to follow the path to success and admission to top-ranked universities. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$14,800 to $27,800

King's Christian Collegiate   

  • Oakville, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school (40 students)
  • Day school (670 students)
King’s Christian Collegiate is an independent Christian high school providing superb instruction in a safe, stimulating academic environment. Caring staff set the tone for a positive, up-beat culture. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$15,800 to $52,000

Turnbull School (est. 1992)  

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (360 students)
Turnbull School is dedicated to academic excellence in a caring environment. We offer highly qualified teachers, small class sizes, well rounded and enriching programming, and variety in athletics, science and the arts. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$19,350 to $21,300

Trafalgar School For Girls (est. 1887)  

  • Montreal, Quebec
  • 7 to 11 (Girls)
  • Day school (120 students)
  • Day school (120 students)
Based in the heart of downtown Montreal, Trafalgar School for Girls is a diverse school community that challenges and inspires girls to love learning, build confidence and shape a better world. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Standard-enriched$18,000

Hatch House Montessori School (est. 2005)  

  • Whitby, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school
The Hatch House Montessori School is a very child centered school where each student is respected for his/her uniqueness and is taught accordingly. Ask about our unique, fully bilingual elementary program. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Student-paced$7,500 to $13,000

Rotherglen School - Oakville (est. 1979)  

  • Oakville, Ontario
  • K to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (600 students)
Rotherglen School - OAKVILLE offers programs from pre-school to grade eight. Its average class size is 18 students. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • Montessori
Standard-enriched$15,500 to $21,200

The Maria Montessori School (est. 1991)  

  • Surrey, British Columbia
  • Preschool to K (Coed)
  • Day school (20 students)
Authentic Montessori Preschool. Students completing our 3 year program at The Maria Montessori School test extremely well. We balance academics, exploration and skills guided by your child's natural interests. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Student-paced$2,500 to $4,000

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
Standard-enriched$16,395 to $22,625

Brockton School (est. 2004)  

  • North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (260 students)
Brockton School is an independent, co-ed, non-denominational, IB World School. Brockton hosts an Early Learning Years program, a Junior School, and a Senior School, with students from Junior Kindergarten to grade 12. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • International Baccalaureate
Accelerated$18,000 to $21,100

Gradale Academy (est. 2000)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (50 students)
Gradale Academy at Evergreen Brick Works is a nature focused school like no other in Toronto. The education program supports strong academic time with a balance of outdoor creative learning. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Student-paced15,000
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Buffalo Seminary (est. 1851)  

  • Buffalo, New York
  • 9 to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school
  • Boarding school
Independent day and boarding school for college-bound girls. Our STEAM curriculum is unique, and creative, independent thinking is valued. Located in Buffalo, NY, girls access the best of city living. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
AcceleratedUS $21,900 to US $52,750

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
Standard-enriched$17,995 to $23,395

City Academy (est. 1999)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
City Academy offers courses which follow Ontario Curriculum Guidelines. Utilizing teachers who are subject specialists and following a flexible and unique timetabling format, we are committed to every student's success. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Standard-enriched$1,300 to $3,000 /course

Venture Academy Troubled Teens Program (ON)   

  • Barrie Area, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school (1 students)
Venture Academy is a therapeutic treatment and education program for students who may be struggling with ADHD, learning challenges, underachieving, behavioural issues, and a variety of clinical diagnoses. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Student-pacedVaries


These schools offer no formal program for gifted students, but have an accelerated baseline curriculum. This means all students—gifted or not—do the work of older peers at other schools. For highly gifted learners (those in the 99th percentile), this alone is likely not enough to support their needs.

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Elmwood School (est. 1915)  

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Preschool to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school (375 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]
  • Progressive
  • International Baccalaureate
Accelerated$13,500 to $25,660

Royal Cachet Montessori School (est. 2006)  

  • Markham, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 3 (Coed)
  • Day school (200 students)
Royal Cachet Montessori School is a Montessori school that offers programs from nursery to grade three in Markham. Its average class size is five to 15 students. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Accelerated$6,800 to $12,900

The Giles School (est. 1989)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (170 students)
The Giles School is a French immersion private school in Toronto for children age 2 (Pre-K) to Grade 8. Open Admissions through Grade 1, small classes, and Mandarin introduced as a third language in Grade 1. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
Accelerated$12,900 to $22,500

Upper Canada College (est. 1829)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • SK to 12 (Boys)
  • Boarding school (88 students)
  • Day school (1072 students)
Located in the heart of Toronto, Upper Canada College is the oldest independent boys' school in Ontario. Our IB graduates are highly regarded by top universities and post-secondary institutions worldwide. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
  • International Baccalaureate
Accelerated$32,650 to $64,205
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Westminster Classical Christian Academy (est. 2014)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (82 students)
Westminster Classical Christian Academy (JK to Grade 10) 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]
  • Liberal Arts
Accelerated$6,200 to $10,000

Pine Lake Montessori School   

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 3 (Coed)
  • Day school (70 students)
Pine Lake Montessori School pursues teaching with a one on one method that respects and nurtures children and allows them to achieve their fullest potential. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Accelerated$12,700 to $14,500

McDonald International Academy (est. 1994)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school
  • Day school
McDonald International Academy offers programs for grades 9 to 12 with 2 locations in the heart of Toronto. Its average class size is 10 to 20 students. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Accelerated$10,100 to $26,600

Villanova College (est. 1999)  

  • King City, Ontario
  • 4 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (550 students)
Villanova College is York Region's only independent Catholic school offering Grades 4 to 12 in King City, Ontario. Average class size is 18 students. Specialty programs include STEM and AP. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Accelerated$18,000 to $19,500
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Meadowridge School (est. 1985)  

  • Maple Ridge, British Columbia
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (605 students)
Meadowridge is an IB Continuum World School that supports the development of the whole child in a safe, supportive and challenging environment. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • International Baccalaureate
Accelerated$22,500 to $32,500

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]
  • Traditional
  • Montessori
Accelerated$9,500
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Wesley Christian Academy (est. 1988)  

  • Markham, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler 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
Accelerated$10,375 to $13,300
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Trillium School (est. 1991)  

  • Markham, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (300 students)
  • Boarding school (30 students)
Trillium School is a montessori school that offers programs from pre-school to grade eight in Markham. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Accelerated$6,900 to $44,500

Ridley College (est. 1889)  

  • St. Catharines, Ontario
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (379 students)
  • Day school (311 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
Accelerated$17,500 to $68,250

Bannockburn (est. 1993)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (200 students)
Bannockburn School leads in Montessori education by offering an exceptional, enriched Montessori curriculum in a nurturing environment carefully prepared to meet the needs of children in the formative years of childhood. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Accelerated$14,900 to $25,100

Prince Edward Montessori School (est. 1995)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to SK (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
Prince Edward Montessori School offers programs for various grades in Toronto. Its average class size is ten to 16 students. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Accelerated$6,390 to $12,500

Sunrise Montessori School (est. 1988)  

  • Markham, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (200 students)
Sunrise Montessori School in Markham offers both English and French Immersion programs from Infant (0 months) to Grade 8. [View profile]
  • Montessori
  • Montessori
Accelerated$10,500 to $16,500

Montverde Academy (est. 1912)  

  • Montverde, Florida
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (325 students)
  • Day school (891 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]
  • Traditional
AcceleratedUS $7,875 to US $51,350
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University of Toronto Schools (est. 1910)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (660 students)
University of Toronto Schools (UTS) offers a transformative education to high-achieving students in Grades 7 to 12. UTS graduates take initiative and innovate as socially responsible global citizens. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
Accelerated$26,050

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

  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool 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
Accelerated$10,660 to $26,545

Meadow Green Academy (est. 1995)  

  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool 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]
  • Traditional
  • Montessori
Accelerated$8,550 to $14,990

Bayview Glen (est. 1962)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (1050 students)
Bayview Glen is a traditional co-ed day school in Toronto, Ontario from Preschool (age 2) to Grade 12, a global member of Round Square and offers Advanced Placement programme. Tuition ranges from $17,000 to $26,500. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Accelerated$17,800 to $26,500

Ashbury College (est. 1891)  

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • 4 to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school
  • Day school
  • Boarding school
This traditional private school in Ottawa, Ontario offers Grades 4 to 12 with 100 boarding and 600 day school students. Tuition is from $23,600 to $58,300. [View profile]
  • Traditional
  • International Baccalaureate
Accelerated$26,300 to $64,700

Mississauga Christian French School (MCFS) (est. 2008)  

  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (63 students)
Mississauga Christian French School offers programs from pre-school to grade eight. Its average class size is 15 students. Offering an Olympic-sized Gym. [View profile]
  • Progressive
Accelerated$7,000 to $9,000

Central Montessori School – Maplehurst Campus (est. 1995)  

  • North York, Ontario
  • Preschool to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (250 students)
The most important period of life is not the age of university studies, but the first one - the period from birth to the age of six. Choose Central Montessori Schools. [View profile]
  • Montessori
Accelerated$8,500 to $17,100












Related story:
Gifted kids shine in the right environment

As discussed above, keeping a gifted child in a regular classroom, without adaptations, typically leads to a mismatch between the curriculum and the child’s learning needs. The child will feel bored and frustrated as a result—not to mention the frustration created for parents, teachers, and school staff. This can give rise to social problems, such as conflicts with teachers and parents, and being excluded from peer groups.

Moreover, research suggests these problems can emerge at a young age. The well-known Marland Report on gifted children in 1972, the first of its kind, reports that

“Because the majority of gifted children’s school adjustment problems occur between kindergarten and fourth grade, about half of gifted children became ‘mental dropouts’ at around 10 years of age.”

It adds that

“Gifted and talented children are, in fact, deprived [if they remain in unsuitable learning environments] and can suffer psychological damage and permanent impairment of their abilities to function well which is equal to or greater than the similar deprivation suffered by any other population with special needs.”

For these reasons, gifted children usually shouldn’t remain in a classroom without significant modifications. Programs should be put in place to tailor the curriculum to their strengths and weaknesses. And, these programs should be administered by teachers with the right training (ideally, specialized training in gifted education).


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Gifted students can’t be treated like all other students. They typically need special attention and tailored instruction to keep them engaged.



Here we begin our review of the different types of programs for gifted kids. We first outline the options, along with their strengths and weaknesses. Further down the page, we synthesize this into a comparison table and look at what types of students might fit what type of program. Much further down, we offer advice on choosing a specific program, including questions to ask yourself about your child. Further down still, we provide tools for comparing those schools in terms of the specific accommodations they offer.


 
(i) Dedicated gifted programs(ii) In-class adaptations(iii) Other options
  • Schools for gifted kids only, where the curriculum is enhanced or accelerated for all students.
  • or
  • Full-time, dedicated gifted classes, in parallel to regular classes. The curriculum is enhanced or accelerated for all students.
  • Individualized support provided within a regular classroom, alongside regular learners, through a variety of strategies.
  • or
  • Adaptations can also, in theory, be used in dedicated gifted environments to better tailor curricula to individual learners.
  • Whole-grade acceleration (grade skipping). Note: some schools’ curricula are accelerated for all their students, whether formally gifted or not.
  • or
  • Part-time withdrawal gifted classes or support.
  • or
  • A variety of other, less common strategies.

One common form of gifted education is a dedicated program for gifted kids. Dedicated gifted programs are self-contained gifted schools or classes. In this environment, students work exclusively with other gifted learners. All the students in a dedicated gifted learning environment will have their curriculum enhanced, accelerated, or both.

Dedicated gifted learning programs typically provide a standardized curriculum: each student will work at the same (likely accelerated) pace and have their curriculum enriched in the same ways. Moreover, the curriculum will usually be accelerated and/or enriched in all subjects. That said, in some cases, it may be possible for teachers to make special curricular adaptations for individual students in this setting.


Dedicated gifted schools:

If your child’s a gifted learner, one option is to place your child in a school for gifted kids only. In these schools, all the children will be advanced learners. The curriculum is accelerated or enriched in various ways, to suit the needs of the students as a whole.

Dedicated gifted schools can provide gifted kids with the right kind of challenge, as well as the chance to meet and interact with students of like abilities and interests. Also, they can give students the chance to work with teachers who have some kind of focused training in gifted education.

On the other hand, if the curriculum is highly standardized, the learning needs of each child may not be taken into proper account—and often, gifted children have very different needs from one another. For some gifted students, then, being in an environment with other gifted children may not be enough: they may need individually tailored support, such as in-class adaptations (which we will outline further below). This is especially true for students who are highly gifted (who are above the 98th percentile), or who aren’t gifted in all core subjects. If you think your child might need tailored support, it’s important to make sure the school provides it.

Also, there are some social concerns with dedicated gifted schools. For starters, being in a segregated environment can reinforce a child’s self-image as “gifted” (and “different”), potentially in a negative way. These children might also experience social exclusion.

There’s also a concern that schools where all kids are gifted may lead to a kind of “hothouse” or “sheltering” effect. The worry is that there may not be enough opportunities to interact with a broad range of people, something that’s crucial to future success within and outside of school.

School breakdown:
Gifted support

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 Dedicated programs (12%)
 In-class adaptations (24%)
 No specialized support (64%)


Dedicated gifted classes:

Another option for gifted kids is a full-time, self-contained gifted classroom which exists parallel to non-gifted classes in the school. As with schools for gifted children, in this setting, your child learns exclusively with other gifted kids. This enables your child to interact with peers with similar abilities and interests. And your child will be instructed by teachers with focused training in gifted education.

There is a lot of support for this approach in Canada and the United States. Nancy Robinson (2003) describes these kinds of classes as “singularly inexpensive and ... probably constituting the easiest and most effective way to meet the needs of many (certainly not all) gifted children.”

The potential educational concerns for gifted classes are similar to those for gifted schools. Dedicated gifted classes—if their curriculum is highly standardized—may still not meet the needs of each student. Again, gifted students often have quite different learning needs from one to another. The teacher must have the right training to distinguish between the learning needs of different students and make the necessary adjustments.

Also, gifted classes can present the same social concerns as gifted schools. Children labelled as “gifted” and segregated from other students can be subject to social exclusion from the broader school population. And there’s the same concern that gifted classes don’t provide enough chances for kids to interact with a broad range of people—people they’re likely to encounter in different stages of their lives.


A different approach to gifted education involves making certain kinds of in-class adaptations for individual children. Provided the teacher has the right training and resources, these adjustments can be made within a regular classroom, alongside regular students. Instead of a full-time gifted class or school, then, you might choose a regular school or class that can support the needs of your child. (Not all schools provide this support, so it’s important to find a school that does).

In-class adaptations can also be used in dedicated gifted environments—that is, in full-time gifted classes and schools. Some gifted students need custom programming, even when in a class with other gifted students.

There’s a wide range of in-class adaptations that can be made for your gifted child. They include the following (see Being Smart about Gifted Education by Dona Matthews and Joanne Foster for a thorough discussion of these):

  • Curriculum compacting
  • Single-subject acceleration
  • Single-subject enrichment
  • Guided independent study
  • Project-based learning
  • Cross-grade resources
  • Cyber learning
  • Peer coaching
  • Career exploration
AdaptationFrequency
(% of schools)
Curriculum compacting 11%
Subject enrichment 21%
Guided independent study 16%
Cyber-learning 14%

Curriculum compacting:

Gifted children can often learn with far less instruction and practice than other students. In curriculum compacting, studies are condensed for those who need to work less on the basics.

Using less time to study some subjects frees up time and energy for other learning opportunities. As Matthews and Foster point out, it also gives some students the chance to explore areas of interest in deeper ways and to master material they otherwise wouldn’t have the time for.

This has the added benefit that it can reduce the boredom that stems from having to relearn material that’s already been mastered. It can also lead to improvements in behaviour, social skills, and emotional outlook.


Single-subject acceleration:

It’s rare for an advanced learner to require adaptations in all subject areas. As Matthews and Foster point out, focusing on just one subject area can be a good way to encourage a love of learning and a powerful engagement with school for many students.

Single-subject acceleration involves increasing the pace of studies for a student who excels in a subject. For example, a student gifted in science might be given an accelerated science curriculum tailored to the student’s strengths.

This could mean “skipping a grade” in a single subject. If the child is exceptionally gifted in that subject, it could mean skipping many grades.

In middle and high school, a student might pursue learning at a faster pace through Advanced Placement courses, International Baccalaureate programs, and other high-level options.


Single-subject enrichment:

In this case, studies in a single subject are enriched rather than accelerated. This means gifted students are allowed to explore similar topics as their peers, and at a similar pace, but with far more depth and breadth.

Single-subject enrichment can be done within the classroom or on a pull-out basis. It may be managed by a teacher, a librarian, or another member of the school staff who’s willing and able.


Guided independent study:

In independent study, students pursue interests beyond the classroom with the help of teachers or parents. Examples include learning about a period in history, the effects of carbon emissions on the environment, to the side effects of certain kinds of drugs. Because it’s independent, gifted students can pursue high-level, rigorous study of a subject they have a special interest in.


Project-based learning:

Project-based learning can be used in almost any subject and can be a great way to teach different subjects in an engaging way to advanced learners. Project-based learning involves learning by doing: students are challenged with real-world problems and asked to provide solutions that matter. It works with gifted students because of its inherent flexibility: there isn’t a ceiling to how sophisticated the student’s solution can be (provided that the original problem is interesting enough). Project-based learning can be done individually or in groups.


Cross-grade resources:

One effective in-class approach to gifted teaching involves using resources available to students in higher grade levels. For example, a student advanced in the area of languages might meet twice a week with a Spanish teacher and older students to speak Spanish and discuss Spanish books. The student might find that the discussion and debate in the regular meetings are enough to sustain their interest in Spanish.


Cyber learning:

If done well, cyber learning can supplement work done in class, enabling students to deepen and broaden their knowledge via computers and the internet. Of course, as Matthews and Foster say, there’s nothing wrong with some of a student’s learning taking place through websites, discussion forums, blogs, or any other online resource. What would be problematic, though, is if all of a student’s learning took place online.


Peer coaching:

Peer coaching involves working with other students of mixed strengths, with the help of teachers when needed. Gifted students can deepen their knowledge of topics by teaching them to others. However, for it to work, peer coaching must be tailored to the individual learning needs of the student being coached and to the learning objectives of the task.


Career exploration:

Advanced students might be given the chance to explore career options of special interest. This might involve meeting with adults to discuss their careers, doing thorough research on a career, or being in a co-op program where one spends part of the day or week working as an intern. Career exploration can enhance the interest in and relevance of school for gifted learners.


Dedicated programs for gifted kids and in-class adaptations are the two main approaches to gifted education. There are other options as well, though. One of these options is whole-grade acceleration or “grade skipping.” Another is withdrawal or “pull-out” gifted classes. In addition to these two options, there are several other less common approaches to gifted education. These less common approaches offer either full-time gifted programming or are intended to supplement a gifted student’s ordinary curriculum.


Whole-grade acceleration:

Sometimes children who are gifted students have their studies accelerated by skipping one or more grades. On the other hand, a child might skip a grade or more in just one subject, enter a program early, or be put in a split-grade classroom where the child progresses at approximately the same level as the older grade(s).

Acceleration of any type enables gifted students to move through school more quickly than usual. It can help to resolve the lack of stimulation felt by many gifted learners, as well as the social problems this can give rise to.

On the other hand, acceleration can impede a child’s social progress by preventing the child from being with children of the same age. Acceleration can also lead to gaps in knowledge, given the fast pace of learning and the practice of skipping over subjects other students look at more closely.

Keep in mind that many of the private schools listed on this site, even those not labelled “gifted,” have an accelerated curriculum for all their students. In these schools, students of the same age, whether they’ve been formally classified as gifted or not, do the work of older peers. This approach may be enough on its own for some gifted students, specifically those who are well-rounded and already well-adjusted. However, learners who are either highly gifted or whose strengths aren’t balanced across all core subjects will need a more tailored approach, such as in-class adaptations.

AdaptationFrequency
(% of schools)
Accelerated curriculum (school-wide) 10%

Withdrawal gifted classes:

Sometimes parents place their gifted child in a withdrawal gifted class or program. In withdrawal gifted classes, students are taken out of their regular class on a part-time basis to receive some kind of advanced instruction.

There’s been lots of skepticism about part-time gifted programs. Many, including Matthews and Foster, claim that the gifted learning needs of children are too important to be restricted to the day(s) on which their gifted class is scheduled.

Furthermore, as they also point out, children can be penalized for missing their regular class (for example, by missing a class field trip), and sometimes teachers resent the pull-out teacher taking the strongest students out of their class. Perhaps most worrisome, the work in withdrawal gifted classes is often not differentiated for learning needs or properly integrated into children’s other studies.


Less common approaches to modifying instruction:

There are also some less common teaching strategies that go beyond basic in-class adaptations. They include the following (for further discussion, see Matthews and Foster):

  • Second language immersion and dual-track programs: Language immersion programs and other programs focused both on general studies and more in-depth study of a subject, language, or skill.
  • Specialty subjects: In-depth classes or programs on subjects such as music, drama, dance, or computers.
  • Specialized schools: Schools with a specific focus on a subject or skill such as the performing arts, applied sciences, technology, or languages.
  • Alternative curricula: Schools that value a special type of achievement such as the International Baccalaureate or Montessori schools.
  • Homeschooling: Addressing gifted needs at home, using an approach that may not be used in the private or public school system.
  • Extracurricular activities: Supplementing school with activities that children find fun or stimulating.
  • Mentorships: Getting expert guidance in one or more areas of interest.
  • Books: Reading as a way to expand and deepen one’s interests and hobbies.
  • Travel: Exploring different places as a way to broaden one’s horizons.




The two main kinds of gifted programs are dedicated gifted environments and in-class adaptations. Each option has its benefits and potential drawbacks. To help your search for the right program, we summarize some common arguments used in support of each option. These arguments are generic, in that they aren’t tailored to your child. Moreover, it’s often just as important to look at the specific school or program as it is to look at the type of program.



 
Arguments for dedicated gifted programsArguments for in-class adaptations
Pedagogical
  • The curriculum is challenging across the board—in all subjects. Gifted students are likely to find this curriculum stimulating. This is particularly true for either students gifted in more than one core subject, such as math, science, or the language arts, or students who aren’t highly gifted (in which case they’ll need further accommodations).
  • Students can learn and interact with other gifted students. This can be ideal for some gifted learners. Students may find working with other gifted learners highly rewarding.
  • Teachers are likely to have specialized training in gifted education. This means they’re more likely to be proficient at differentiation—at tailoring their teaching style to the learning needs of each student. This is extremely important in gifted education.
  • These programs target students’ unique learning needs and interests. Instead of being given a “one-size-fits-all” curriculum, education is accelerated or enriched in only certain subjects—the ones students are advanced in. Since gifted learning abilities are often subject-specific, this has obvious advantages. Students are less likely to fall behind in certain subjects or develop gaps in knowledge.
  • Students who are exceptionally gifted can still be supported, due to the inherent flexibility of in-class adaptations.
  • Students are less likely to feel the pressure that sometimes goes with the “gifted” label. This allows them to simply focus on their schoolwork in a healthy way.
Social
  • Students interact with peers who are likely to have more in common with them. This increases their chances of finding friends among their classmates.
  • Particularly for gifted schools, students are less likely to feel excluded in social situations. When gifted students aren’t in the minority, they’re less likely to be bullied or ostracized, at least for being gifted. On the other hand, being in a “different” school or class can reinforce a child’s idea that they themselves are “different.” This self-labelling can hurt their social development, depending on how they internalize it.
  • Students are less subject to the “hothouse effect.” They’ll be able to learn and interact with students with a wide range of abilities and interests. This can promote healthy, well-rounded social development.
  • Students don’t have to be labelled as “gifted,” and thus don’t have to be labelled as “different.” They can feel a part of the regular class—and be treated by their peers as such.


Ultimately, neither approach— dedicated environments nor in-class adaptations—is “better” than the other. What matters is the fit between the approach and your child. Below, we outline which students might be suitable for which approach. Remember: there is a lot more to picking a school than just the points below. This table is meant to stimulate your thinking, not replace it. Note that your child might display signs from both columns.





To discuss which option might be best for your child, go to our parent discussion forum, frequented by other parents, schools, and education experts.

To start looking at schools, see our list. You can also compare schools by the specific programs they offer (including what kind of in-class accommodations they offer).

While our focus thus far has been on distinguishing between dedicated gifted programs and in-class adaptations, there’s another distinction that cuts across these approaches. Janyce Lastman, a Canadian education consultant and case manager, draws an important distinction between acceleration and enrichment. Some programs, whether dedicated or in-class, emphasize acceleration; others emphasize enrichment.

In acceleration, the student completes studies in less time. This approach increases the pace of learning, as students move quickly to topics normally reserved for older students. It includes options such as whole-grade acceleration, single-subject acceleration, curriculum compacting, early entrance to school, Advanced Placement courses, and International Baccalaureate programs.

In enrichment, on the other hand, students cover topics at more or less the same pace as their age-peers. However, they cover these topics in both a broader and deeper manner than regular students. This approach includes options such as independent studies, project-based learning, mentorships, career exploration, cross-grade resources, dual-track programs, and specialty subjects.

Some approaches to gifted education can involve either acceleration or enrichment, or both. These include cyber learning, peer coaching, and extracurricular activities.



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There is no one learning environment that’s suitable for all gifted students. What really matters is the fit between the student and the environment.

 
Acceleration approachEnrichment approachBoth approaches
Dedicated gifted environments
  • Some dedicated schools and programs emphasize acceleration over enrichment
  • Some dedicated schools and programs emphasize enrichment over acceleration
  • Many dedicated schools and programs balance both acceleration and enrichment
In-class adaptations
  • Single-subject acceleration
  • Curriculum compacting
  • Independent studies
  • Project-based learning
  • Mentorships
  • Career exploration
  • Cross-grade resources
  • Dual-track programs
  • Specialty subjects
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Peer coaching
  • Cyber learning
Other
  • Whole-grade acceleration
  • Early entrance to school
  • AP courses and the IB curriculum are other acceleration approaches. That said, they aren’t dedicated gifted programs, given that their students don’t need to be formally identified as gifted. Nor are they in-class adaptations, given their level of standardization.



What’s a better bet for your gifted child: a private school or a public one? Well, it depends on the private school you’re looking at, along with what’s available in your public school district.

Public school boards are mandated by provincial law to provide some kind of gifted programming for kids who need it. School boards vary, however, in who they deem gifted and in need of programming, and in what that programming looks like. Sometimes, gifted programming takes the form of a dedicated gifted class. Students enrolled at a school without separate gifted classes might be asked to switch to a school which does have those classes. Sometimes gifted programming involves in-class adaptations, assuming the teacher is qualified in gifted education. Some school boards in Canada also have dedicated gifted schools, though this is less common in the public system.

Some public schools offer the GATE program, which stands for Gifted and Talented Education. The GATE program is designed to address the learning styles of students identified as talented and gifted. In Canada, there is a GATE program offered in Calgary, Alberta, by the Calgary Board of Education (CBE).

In Toronto, there are also schools and programs for gifted students. The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has 38 schools with a gifted program. A TDSB gifted program is a great option for many students.

Private schools, unlike public schools, are under no such obligation to support gifted students. It’s up to parents to find out if a private school will make special accommodations for their child. Many schools don’t. Remember, public schools are expected, at least in theory, to try to accommodate everyone.

Private schools, on the other hand, can be more narrowly focused. They can choose their “type” of student, and don’t have to compromise when designing education programs specifically for that type. (It can be inefficient to try to be all things to all people). This, in fact, is one of the virtues of private schools: they offer a wide array of niche choices.

What that means, however, is not all private schools will be the right choice for your child. Gifted children are by definition “exceptional”—they don’t fit the norm. It’s up to you, then, to find a private school that’s able and eager to be flexible in supporting a gifted student. Luckily, in most areas of Canada, there are private schools that do support gifted students, whether they offer dedicated gifted programs or in-class adaptations.

Of course, the benefits of private schools—assuming they support gifted children—are numerous. The right one can be an excellent way to get individualized support for your gifted child. In particular, you should look for a private school that’s attentive and responsive to the learning needs of your gifted child.

Whether you’re looking at private or public schools, though, the quality of gifted programming will have a lot to do with the teachers. Look for schools with teachers who are trained in educating gifted children. Unfortunately, in Canada, the federal and provincial governments provide little funding for teacher training in gifted education (or for gifted education itself).

For more general information on private schools, see our private school basics guide. You can also visit the parent discussion forum.

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From a young age, gifted students enjoy taking on tasks that are challenging. This can enable them to improve their reasoning and problem-solving abilities.



As we’ve discussed, gifted students tend to have advanced learning abilities that are subject-specific. Often, they are gifted in some subjects, while possessing average to below-average abilities in other subjects. It’s less common that a student is equally advanced across the board. This makes it important to find the right gifted program for your child, one tailored to their unique learning strengths and weaknesses.

As a rule, students with very subject-specific giftedness are better off in a classroom that makes tailored adaptations for them. In this setting, students can have their studies accelerated, curriculum compacted, or studies enriched in a single subject.

Dedicated schools or programs for gifted kids, on the other hand, are not usually devoted to one subject. They’re generally more suitable for students who are gifted in many subjects. Having said that, if a student is gifted in a “core” subject—such as math, science, or the language arts—dedicated gifted programs can still be a good fit. This is especially true if the student’s learning abilities are at least average in most other core subjects.

Below, we look more closely at some of the options available for students with common forms of subject-specific giftedness.

Some students have gifted learning abilities in only math or science. These students might be given subject-specific accelerations in which they skip a grade in math or science, or in which their math or science studies are condensed. They might also be offered different kinds of enrichment: they might study with a high-level math or science teacher, or participate in a math or science study group with other advanced students.

There are also extracurricular opportunities for these students. For instance, there are after-school math enrichment programs or camps, such as Math Spirit, located in many cities in Canada.

There are also plenty of enrichment programs for advanced science students. In Toronto alone, for instance, there are part-time science programs provided by the Ontario Science Centre Science School and the University of Toronto Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program (DEEP). They offer lectures and classes in physics, biology, chemistry, engineering, and computer science.

When choosing a school, make sure to look into their approach to teaching math for gifted students. Some students do well with traditional math instruction, while others prefer the discovery approach. We identify the math approach of each school we profile on this site.

The same can be said of science instruction: some students do well with expository instruction, while others thrive with the inquiry approach. We also identify the science approach of each school we profile on this site.

Some students have advanced learning abilities in only the language arts. These students might have their studies accelerated or curriculum condensed in English or a second language, such as Spanish or French. The teacher might also offer some kind of out-of-class enrichment to help these students improve their language abilities. For instance, they might be given the chance to attend a Spanish discussion group or a reading group focusing on Spanish novels.

There are also extracurricular opportunities for students with advanced learning abilities in the language arts. For instance, they might attend an after-school second-language class in Spanish or French, or join a summer camp for language acquisition.

Some students are advanced learners in a subject not considered part of the “core curriculum.” For instance, some students are advanced in one of the fine arts, such as painting or sculpting. Other students are advanced in some area of music, such as composition or playing the piano. Yet other students are advanced in a sport, such as soccer.

These students would not be considered gifted based on provincial ministry standards, and likely wouldn’t be eligible for a dedicated gifted program. And given how specific their advanced learning abilities are, they likely wouldn’t be a good fit. These kinds of students are often better off obtaining in-class adaptations of the kind we’ve discussed: subject-specific acceleration, curriculum compacting, independent studies, mentorships, and the like.

Some of these students may also benefit the most from extracurricular opportunities. A student who’s a talented pianist may be better off, in some cases, taking after-school piano lessons, rather than obtaining in-class adaptations. A student who’s a talented painter might be better off taking after-school art classes or doing an apprenticeship, instead of receiving in-class adaptations. A student who’s a great soccer player might be best off playing on the school soccer team (if there is one), attending soccer camps, or both.


Students with very subject-specific giftedness are better off in a classroom that makes tailored adaptations for them.





It’s extremely difficult to identify giftedness in preschool-age children, and indeed it often goes undetected in the early years. This is partly because these kids haven’t been in school for long (if at all), so there is a short history from which to spot patterns. Moreover, young kids are less able to communicate their thoughts and needs, and signs your child might be gifted can be confusing at the preschool age.

Yet, just like older children, these kids often end up feeling unchallenged and develop social and emotional problems. It’s important, then, to identify your child’s needs as early as possible, and offer various enrichment opportunities, if those are called for.

As the parent of a gifted toddler or preschool child, you’re faced with a few main options:

  • Trying to meet your child’s learning needs at home.
  • Placing your child in a preschool to provide a challenging and engaging learning environment.
  • Placing your child in a preschool and supplementing this with out-of-school enrichment.

If you decide to place your gifted child in a preschool, you’ll have to consider the type of preschool you want. There are no full-time, dedicated gifted programs or schools for preschoolers, but there are other options to consider. There are academic, play-based, Montessori, Waldorf, and Reggio Emilia preschools. We compare preschool and daycare approaches one-to-one in three separate articles: Montessori vs. Waldorf, Montessori vs. Reggio Emilia, and Waldorf vs. Reggio Emilia.

Each type of preschool has its own underlying philosophy and way of addressing the needs of gifted children. It’s important not to get too consumed with picking the “best” preschool approach, and instead focus on the following:

  1. The specific characteristics and needs of your child, and how those might or might not fit with a particular approach.
  2. The specific practices of the school you’re investigating.

The Young Gifted Child guide outlines the following best practices for any preschool for gifted learners:

  • They should be willing and able to adjust teaching methods and curriculum to the needs of gifted and talented children.
  • They should help children pursue their interests and talents.
  • They should involve children in creative-thinking activities.
  • They should provide a variety of materials to explore, examine, or investigate.
  • They should encourage children to speak, question, discuss, and be actively involved in learning.
  • They should encourage parents to be involved.

You play a crucial role in fostering the learning abilities of your young gifted child. Again, The Young Gifted Child guide outlines some best practices:

  • Promote your child’s growing need for independence.
  • Set clear limits and guidelines.
  • Communicate clearly and with enthusiasm.
  • Expand your child’s vocabulary by using new words.
  • Provide a variety of learning materials.
  • Help develop special skills.
  • Find playmates who have similar interests.
  • Promote creativity and encourage your child to try new things.
  • Read to, engage with, and cultivate interests and passions with your child.

If you have a young gifted or precocious child, check out the excellent book Beyond Intelligence: Secrets for Raising Happily Productive Kids (2014). It provides a treasure trove of parenting insights by two Canadian experts in child development, Dona Matthews and Joanne Foster.

If you’re ready, you can look at our list of gifted programs and filter it for preschools.

At the elementary or primary school level, there are more reliable ways to identify gifted children. Since kids are in school at this age, there are more chances to identify their learning needs and, in particular, whether they have advanced needs in any specific areas.

It becomes increasingly important to identify the learning needs of kids at this level, since at this age they tend to be more engaged in the learning process. For parents who suspect their school-age child has advanced learning needs, a formal gifted test or assessment is often recommended. Usually, a formal test can determine whether there’s a mismatch between the learning needs of a child and the instruction provided. The mismatch can then be corrected by tailoring the curriculum to the child’s learning needs.

As already discussed, there is a wide variety of schooling options for gifted children at this level. These include dedicated gifted programs, such as self-contained gifted classes and schools. They also include adaptations made in a regular classroom, such as condensing the curriculum, accelerating the pace of study, and providing out-of-class enrichment opportunities.

When searching for an elementary school for your gifted child, you should choose a school that’s the right fit. This means choosing a school that can meet your child’s specific learning needs and gives them the best chance to thrive both academically and socially.

You’ll need to be diligent in trying to understand your child’s unique learning profile so that you can select the right school or program. Typically, though, the search for the right school or program for a gifted student is an ongoing process. Adjustments to curriculum and teaching methods often need to be made. In some cases, you may make the decision to move your child to a new school or program in order to adapt to their evolving learning needs.

If you’re ready, you can look at our list of gifted programs and filter it for elementary schools.

At the middle school or junior high level, it’s recommended that children thought to be advanced learners be given a formal gifted test or assessment. Ideally, this assessment will determine whether there’s a mismatch between the child’s learning needs and their current instruction, and show how this mismatch might be fixed.

Unfortunately, if a gifted child hasn’t been given a formal gifted test by this time, there’s a good chance their learning needs are not being met and that they’re feeling unchallenged in school. These children may already have experienced a lot of frustration, which can lead to social and behavioural problems.


There’s a wide range of schooling options for gifted students at the upper levels.


There are lots of schooling options for gifted students at this level. These include dedicated gifted programs, such as self-contained gifted classes and schools. They also include in-class adaptations, such as condensing the curriculum, accelerating the pace of study, and providing out-of-class enrichment opportunities. Also, there are some enrichment opportunities at this level which are not always available at elementary school. These include project-based learning, independent studies, and peer coaching.

To select the right school or program for your child, you’ll need a strong understanding of their learning needs. Depending on your child’s age and maturity, it’s often a good idea to involve them in decisions about schooling at this level. But it may be necessary to frequently adjust programming for your child in response to evolving learning and social needs, just as it may be at the elementary school level.

If you’re ready, you can look at our list of gifted programs and filter it for middle schools.

By the time high school begins, many advanced learners will already have been given a formal gifted test. If not, it’s imperative to do so, since any mismatch between your child’s learning abilities and their current instruction needs to be addressed right away. The assessment is all the more important for children with social or emotional problems, which may be due, at least in part, to unmet learning needs.

There’s an even wider variety of schooling options for gifted students at this level. There’s dedicated gifted programming, such as self-contained gifted classes and schools. There are also in-class adaptations, such as condensing the curriculum and accelerating studies. Also, there are even more out-of-class enrichment opportunities for high school students. These include project-based learning, independent studies, mentorships, and career exploration. There are also Advanced Placement courses and International Baccalaureate programs available at the high school level for gifted students (and students who aren’t deemed “gifted”), which we’ve already discussed.

To select the right high school program for your gifted child, you’ll need a strong understanding of their learning needs. At this level, it’s important to involve your child in the decision, given their ability to know their own learning needs. You should collaborate with your child to choose a school or program that gives them the best chance to thrive both academically and socially.

Gifted programs often provide good preparation for university, and many universities think highly of gifted programs. This means graduating from a high school gifted program can improve your child’s chances of both being accepted to a good university and excelling once they get there.

If you’re ready, you can look at our list of gifted programs and filter it for high schools.

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Gifted learners often find alternative curricula stimulating and rewarding.

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Young gifted children need lots of stimulation and plenty of learning opportunities.



In your search for the right gifted program, it’s important to consult with teachers, education specialists, and (in some cases) your child.

Begin researching gifted programs early, as much as a year before applying. You can research private schools with gifted programs here on this site (starting with our list of schools), on individual school websites, at open houses, during on-site visits, at our annual school expos, and other venues.

You’ll need to reflect on several questions during this process.

Consider exactly what you’re looking for in a school or program, and why. Your focus should not be on the school, but on the fit between the school and your child. Your first step, then, is to develop a clear picture of your child’s personality, learning style, and academic abilities. This means being clear on both their academic strengths and weaknesses.

Here are some questions to get you started:

  • How is my child best intellectually challenged and stimulated?
  • Which subject(s) does my child excel in, and which does my child struggle in?
  • What kinds of academic interests or goals does my child have that are not being met in my child’s current class?
  • Does my child tend to learn better in groups or independently?
  • What are my child’s primary social needs and how might different programs accommodate these needs?
  • What type of social environment is most likely to promote my child’s development and growth as a person?

Then you need to start thinking about the following:

  • Whether to place your child in a dedicated gifted environment—in other words, a gifted school or class—or find a regular classroom that will make in-class adaptations for gifted learners.
  • Whether to choose a gifted program that emphasizes acceleration or enrichment.
  • Whether to seek or avoid alternative curricula often associated with advanced learning, such as language immersion, International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, or Montessori.
  • If you elect for a mainstream curriculum, whether your child would thrive in a more traditional or progressive curriculum. Or, whether a liberal arts curriculum might be a good option for your child.
  • Especially if your child is particularly strong or weak in specific subjects, whether there is a specific pedagogical approach they’d prefer. For example, whether your child who’s advanced in math is more likely to thrive learning traditional or discovery-based math.
  • Your essential must-haves, such as small class sizes or technological facilities.
  • School size: are you looking for a small or large school or program?
  • Program duration: are you looking for a school with an elementary and a high school program, where your child can stay for many years?
  • Whether your child has any special needs that will need support in the classroom (other than advanced learning abilities), such as a learning disability, autism spectrum disorder, behavioural problem, or physical disability.
  • The importance of out-of-class resources such as libraries, homework help, tutoring, and counselling services.
  • The importance you place on out-of-class enrichment opportunities.
  • If you’re leaning toward dedicated gifted programming: the importance you place on your child having opportunities to interact with a wide range of students, including some not enrolled in the gifted program.

You want to have an idea of the kind of environment your child will thrive in academically, socially, physically, and emotionally. Your idea can be tentative—but you should have it clear in your mind.

There are some standard questions to ask schools when investigating them.

Beyond those, there are also questions to ask schools about their gifted program. They include:



 
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  • Do you offer in-class accommodations for special needs students, and if so, which kinds?
  • Do you offer in-class accommodations for students with advanced learning abilities (a particular kind of special need)?
  • Does a student need to be formally identified as “gifted” to be given these accommodations?
  • What kinds of accommodations do you offer for gifted learners?
  • Do you offer accelerated studies or out-of-class enrichment opportunities?
  • Are your accommodations offered on a continual basis (so that children will be able to receive them for their entire stay at the school)?
  • Exactly what kind of training do your teachers have? What training do they have in gifted education?
  • Are your teachers trained to differentiate between students according to learning needs?

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  • Do your teachers have specialized training in gifted education, and will they be offered ongoing training in this field?
  • In what specific ways is your curriculum different from ordinary curricula (for non-gifted students)? Is it accelerated (or condensed), and if so, how? Is it enriched, and if so, how?
  • Are your standards of evaluation different than in non-gifted programs?
  • Do you make any in-class adaptations for gifted students who don’t fit the typical mold of their fellow classmates?
  • If your child needs it: do you offer in-class special needs support?
  • Do you offer out-of-class enrichment opportunities such as independent studies, mentorships, specialty subjects, career exploration, and leadership opportunities?
  • What kinds of resources are available to students (libraries, homework help, tutoring, and counselling services)?
  • What opportunities are there to interact with students not in the gifted program?
  • Are there any chances for students to do Advanced Placement courses?

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It’s best to first discuss these questions with the admissions officer. You can then speak to school directors or principals, as well as teachers. It’s also a good idea to attend one or more classes to get a sense of how they’re run, teaching philosophies, school culture, and the like.

If you want to ask these questions of many schools in one place, look into attending one of our private school expos.

If you’re seeking specific in-class adaptations for your child at their current school, no formal application process is usually involved. In some cases, you can simply make the request to the teacher. If the teacher is willing and able to make the necessary adaptations, they will do so (with your consent).

On the other hand, if your child is trying to get into a new school, there will be a formal application process. The application materials required will be similar to those required for any private school. These may include:

  • Photo identification.
  • Application fee or deposit.
  • Report cards from the student’s previous school(s).
  • Transcripts from the student’s previous school(s).
  • Portfolios of a student’s schoolwork.

In some cases, though, they may also include:

  • Standardized tests such as the SSAT.
  • IQ or aptitude tests such as the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC) or the Stanford–Binet Intelligence Scale (SB). (Scoring in the 98th percentile is a good rule of thumb for qualifying as “gifted,” though each private school will have its own criteria and way of interpreting results.)
  • Psychoeducational assessments.
  • Entrance essays.
  • Interviews with the child, parents, and previous teachers.
  • In-class teacher diagnoses.
  • Statement detailing student’s history, including personality, academic history, and parents’ financial standing.

The application process for different gifted schools and programs varies widely. Generally, when applying to gifted programs of any kind, the school will try to understand your child’s full cognitive, academic, and social/emotional profile. This helps in deciding how, or whether, a school can adapt its instruction to meet your child’s special learning needs—their strengths and weaknesses.

The right mindset to have is that the school is working with you, not against you. For more general advice on applying to private schools, see our “getting in” guide.

The role of teachers

The quality of gifted programming will always be closely linked to the quality of the teachers running it. Teachers with the expertise to tailor instruction to the learning needs of advanced students can often provide the right kind of programming. On the other hand, teachers without this expertise often can’t.

This is especially true in a regular class where instruction is modified. Teachers will need to be able to recognize that a student has unique learning needs and be able to make the necessary changes. Since teachers vary in their ability to do this, there will be great diversity in the quality of in-class gifted programming.

Thus it’s important to inquire about the credentials and abilities of teachers. You should ask school officials whether teachers have specialized training and experience in gifted education. You should also ask whether teachers are offered any form of ongoing professional development, such as classes, workshops, or seminars in gifted education.



Some private schools offer needs-based financial aid or bursaries. This means that, if you can demonstrate a need for it, the school will cover either a part or all of tuition for your gifted child.

A school’s decision to grant needs-based aid is not tied to academic performance or giftedness. Nor does asking for aid affect your child’s chances of admission. In most cases, a school will first decide who they want to admit, and only then turn to the question of aid. Also, most schools will have a third party assess a family’s financial aid application. The third party will then recommend to the school how much aid, if any, they should offer.

Remember that schools offer aid because they want a diverse and talented student body. This is especially true for schools for gifted students.

If you are unsure if you would be eligible for aid, you should ask. Schools that offer aid often tell us parents underestimate the availability of aid. Paying for private school can strain even the most comfortable middle-class family, and schools know this.

Financial aid applications are typically very thorough, and you’ll need an organized record of your finances to apply. They often ask for information about family income, real estate assets, mortgages, vehicles, investments (including RRSPs), liabilities, expenses, and even information about child support received. Once again, typically this information is reviewed, confidentially, by a third-party company, who then makes recommendations to the school.

You should begin researching financial aid early by visiting private school websites and calling schools.

Merit-based scholarships

Some students receive scholarships for attending a private school, which is a merit-based form of financial support. Based on specific criteria, such as past academic performance, extracurricular activities, and potential to contribute to the school’s values, your gifted child may receive a scholarship to help finance their education.

That said, most schools don’t offer scholarships, and the scholarships that are offered often only provide partial coverage of private school costs (such as a reduction in tuition fees). We list some of the available scholarships here.

For general advice on affording private school, refer to our paying guide.

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 Legend:

DS: Dedicated gifted schools
DC: Dedicated gifted classes
SE: Subject-enrichment
CC: Curriculum compacting
IS: Guided independent study
CL: Cyber-learning
AC: Accelerated pace
LI: Language immersion
AP: Advanced Placement
IB: International Baccalaureate
SN: Special needs and LD support
 
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Chamberlain International School
  • Middleboro, Massachusetts
  • 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (98 students)
  • Day school (22 students)
  • Wildwood Academy
  • Oakville, Ontario
  • 2 to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (60 students)
  • $26,000 to $26,000
  • Academy for Gifted Children - P.A.C.E.
  • Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • 1 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (340 students)
  • $13,500 to $13,500
  • La Citadelle International Academy of Arts and Science
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (180 students)
  • $16,750 to $20,750
  • Lynn-Rose College
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school (300 students)
  • $14,970 to $15,970
  • Shoore Academics
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 5 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (60 students)
  • $32,000 to $32,000
  • Brookes Westshore
  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (150 students)
  • Boarding school (150 students)
  • $14,400 to $52,550
  • Elmwood School
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Preschool to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school (375 students)
  • $13,500 to $25,660
  • Royal Cachet Montessori School
  • Markham, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 3 (Coed)
  • Day school (200 students)
  • Don Valley Academy
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (60 students)
  • Kendellhurst Academy
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (300 students)
  • $13,400 to $16,500
  • The Giles School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (170 students)
  • $12,200 to $20,300
  • Clanmore Montessori School
  • Oakville, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (175 students)
  • $8,250 to $17,500
  • TFS - Canada's International School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (1250 students)
  • $19,180 to $32,980
  • Alive Montessori & Private School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $8,500 to $15,500
  • Hawthorn School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 12 (Girls/Coed)
  • Homestay school
  • Homestay school
  • Day school
  • $13,300 to $19,050
  • Upper Canada College
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • SK to 12 (Boys)
  • Boarding school (88 students)
  • Day school (1072 students)
  • $30,860 to $61,560
  • Southpointe Academy
  • Delta, British Columbia
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $14,965 to $29,560
  • Neuchâtel Junior College
  • Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • 12 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (70 students)
  • $30,000 to $56,000
  • Hudson College
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (350 students)
  • $15,600 to $15,600
  • Toronto Prep School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (392 students)
  • $25,250 to $25,250
  • Montcrest School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (320 students)
  • The Element High School
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • $17,448 to $17,448
  • WillowWood School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 1 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (250 students)
  • $18,100 to $23,500
  • Crescent School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 3 to 12 (Boys)
  • Day school (750 students)
  • $33,250 to $33,250
  • The Maples Academy
  • Amaranth, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • $460 to $10,400
  • Westside Montessori School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (90 students)
  • $18,700 to $20,700
  • Blyth Academy Yorkville
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $3,095 to $23,395
  • York Montessori School
  • Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to SK (Coed)
  • Day school (150 students)
  • $11,800 to $12,500
  • Westminster Classical Christian Academy
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (82 students)
  • $6,200 to $10,000
  • Columbia International College
  • Hamilton, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (1700 students)
  • Day school (Varies)
  • $2,700 to $2,700
  • St. Michaels University School
  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (733 students)
  • Boarding school (255 students)
  • $19,260 to $68,810
  • St. Jude's Academy
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (450 students)
  • $9,265 to $13,695
  • Pine Lake Montessori School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 3 (Coed)
  • Day school (70 students)
  • $12,700 to $14,500
  • McDonald International Academy
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school
  • Day school
  • $16,800 to $16,800
  • St. Margaret's School
  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • JK to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school (266 students)
  • Boarding school (118 students)
  • $9,500 to $49,300
  • The Dalton School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • $22,250 to $22,250
  • Lynn-Rose Heights School
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (600 students)
  • $14,370 to $14,370
  • Richmond Hill Montessori & Elementary Private School
  • Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (600 students)
  • $20,000 to $21,000
  • Académie St-Laurent Academy
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (250 students)
  • $13,000 to $17,000
  • The Dragon Academy
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 4 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (80 students)
  • $20,500 to $26,500
  • Olivet School
  • Etobicoke, Ontario
  • Preschool to 5 (Coed)
  • Day school (45 students)
  • $620 to $10,455
  • Bishop's College School
  • Sherbrooke, Quebec
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (46 students)
  • Boarding school (214 students)
  • $18,200 to $55,800
  • Académie de la Capitale
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (65 students)
  • $11,760 to $18,128
  • Junior Academy
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • $21,500 to $30,000
  • Heritage Academy of Learning Excellence
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (120 students)
  • $14,600 to $16,000
  • Villanova College
  • King City, Ontario
  • 4 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (550 students)
  • $18,300 to $19,000
  • Fern Hill School - Oakville
  • Oakville, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (400 students)
  • Applewood Academy for Progressive Learning
  • Belleville, Ontario
  • 1 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (10 students)
  • Boarding school (20 students)
  • $24,500 to $75,900
  • Ellington Montessori School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $7,900 to $14,000
  • Century Private School
  • Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $16,500 to $26,800
  • Académie Westboro Academy
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (150 students)
  • $14,440 to $14,985
  • Richland Academy
  • Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (200 students)
  • $18,250 to $19,800
  • Meadowridge School
  • Maple Ridge, British Columbia
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (605 students)
  • $22,500 to $32,500
  • Northmount School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Boys)
  • Day school (115 students)
  • $16,000 to $29,900
  • Rosseau Lake College
  • Rosseau, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (31 students)
  • Boarding school (74 students)
  • $9,600 to $49,000
  • Guiding Light Academy
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • $9,500 to $9,500
  • Peel Montessori Private School
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (150 students)
  • $7,500 to $15,000
  • Banbury Crossroads School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (90 students)
  • $9,000 to $13,000
  • Holy Name of Mary College School
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • 5 to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school
  • $17,250 to $17,250
  • Mississauga Christian Academy
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (140 students)
  • $9,055 to $10,622
  • Cambridge International Academy
  • Ajax, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $10,650 to $12,650
  • Oxford Learning Academy (Private School)
  • Milton, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (65 students)
  • $6,950 to $12,725
  • Fairview Glen Montessori
  • Burlington, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (190 students)
  • Joan of Arc Academy / Academie Jeanne d'Arc
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Girls)
  • Day school
  • $15,750 to $15,750
  • Cornerstone Montessori Prep School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (130 students)
  • Country Garden Montessori Academy
  • Newmarket, Ontario
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • Homestay school (5 students)
  • $7,400 to $14,300
  • Rotherglen School - Mississauga
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (400 students)
  • Wheatley School
  • St. Catharines, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (160 students)
  • Kingsway College School
  • Etobicoke, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (400 students)
  • $8,000 to $25,500
  • The Sacred Heart School of Montreal
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • 7 to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school
  • Boarding school
  • Day school
  • $16,795 to $52,814
  • Blyth Academy Etobicoke
  • Etobicoke, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $3,095 to $23,395
  • Miss Edgar's & Miss Cramp's School
  • Westmount, Quebec
  • K to 11 (Girls)
  • Day school (320 students)
  • $18,764 to $21,417
  • Aurora Montessori School
  • Aurora, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (370 students)
  • Pensionnat du Saint-Nom-de-Marie
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • 7 to 11 (Girls)
  • Day school (1150 students)
  • Boarding school (60 students)
  • $4,950 to $11,350
  • Maranatha Christian Academy
  • Brampton, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (50 students)
  • $5,500 to $5,500
  • Braemar House School
  • Brantford, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (112 students)
  • $12,654 to $12,654
  • Oakville Christian School (OCS)
  • Oakville, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (250 students)
  • $13,079 to $13,079
  • Niagara Christian Collegiate
  • Fort Erie, Ontario
  • 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school
  • Boarding school
  • $9,672 to $24,120
  • March Academy
  • Kanata, Ontario
  • 1 to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (30 students)
  • $16,000 to $16,000
  • The Linden School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school (115 students)
  • $15,400 to $20,950
  • King Heights Academy
  • Woodbridge, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (150 students)
  • $12,598 to $14,998
  • ArtsCalibre Academy
  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (165 students)
  • $4,750 to $5,850
  • Wesley Christian Academy
  • Markham, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (350 students)
  • $9,880 to $12,200
  • Ontario Virtual School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 8 to 12 (Coed)
  • eSchool school (3000 students)
  • $399 to $499
  • Trillium School
  • Markham, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (300 students)
  • Boarding school (30 students)
  • $9,400 to $33,000
  • Lower Canada College
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (800 students)
  • $17,625 to $22,485
  • Fulford Academy
  • Brockville, Ontario
  • 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (40 students)
  • Boarding school (110 students)
  • $14,120 to $29,590
  • Odyssey Heights School for Girls
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school (28 students)
  • Homestay school (1 students)
  • $15,250 to $27,825
  • Ridley College
  • St. Catharines, Ontario
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (379 students)
  • Day school (311 students)
  • $15,500 to $63,700
  • Trinity Montessori School
  • Markham, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (120 students)
  • $10,000 to $11,000
  • Prestige School - Richmond Hill Campus
  • Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $9,850 to $15,000
  • Durham Elementary, Durham Academy and G.B.M.S.
  • Oshawa, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school
  • Boarding school
  • Day school
  • $9,700 to $11,500
  • The Montessori Country School - Milton Campus
  • Milton, Ontario
  • Preschool to 3 (Coed)
  • Day school (69 students)
  • $13,230 to $13,230
  • St. Peter's ACHS College School
  • Harrow, Ontario
  • 1 to 8 (Boys)
  • Boarding school (5 students)
  • Day school (12 students)
  • $11,400 to $27,400
  • King's View Academy
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (30 students)
  • Day school (30 students)
  • $1,500 to $19,125
  • Montessori School of Wellington
  • Guelph, Ontario
  • JK to 1 (Coed)
  • Day school (47 students)
  • Astolot Educational Centre
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (40 students)
  • Day school (25 students)
  • $14,800 to $16,300
  • The Montessori Country School - Nobleton Campus
  • Nobleton, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $16,550 to $17,465
  • Madrona School Society
  • Vancouver, British Columbia
  • K to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (80 students)
  • $20,000 to $23,000
  • Webtree International School of Excellence (W.I.S.E.)
  • North York, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school (50 students)
  • Day school (50 students)
  • $18,000 to $18,000
  • Mulgrave School
  • West Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (1000 students)
  • $19,980 to $24,820
  • Rutherford Private School & Daycare
  • Vaughan, Ontario
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (50 students)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • $650 to $29,000
  • The Study
  • Westmount, Quebec
  • K to 11 (Girls)
  • Day school (385 students)
  • $20,140 to $22,675
  • Bannockburn
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (200 students)
  • $14,900 to $25,100
  • Prince Edward Montessori School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to SK (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • Kenneth Gordon Maplewood School
  • North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (206 students)
  • Hamilton District Christian High
  • Ancaster, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (425 students)
  • Homestay school (40 students)
  • $12,510 to $16,800
  • Blyth Academy Mississauga
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $3,095 to $23,395
  • Royal St. George's College
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 3 to 12 (Boys)
  • Day school (426 students)
  • $30,540 to $30,540
  • Crestwood Preparatory College
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (440 students)
  • $28,100 to $28,100
  • École la Nouvelle Vague
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • Preschool to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $10,820 to $11,535
  • Prestige School - Toronto Campus
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (250 students)
  • Blyth Academy London
  • London, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (64 students)
  • Homestay school (13 students)
  • Boarding school (5 students)
  • $2,695 to $20,795
  • St. George's School of Montreal
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • K to 11 (Coed)
  • Day school (460 students)
  • $17,390 to $21,217
  • Newton’s Grove School
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (400 students)
  • $16,600 to $18,600
  • Howlett Academy
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (125 students)
  • $13,000 to $17,000
  • Villa Maria
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • 7 to 11 (Coed/Girls)
  • Day school (1117 students)
  • Day school (501 students)
  • $4,175 to $4,175
  • Hampshire Country School
  • Rindge, New Hampshire
  • 3 to 12 (Boys)
  • Boarding school (25 students)
  • $58,500 to $58,500
  • Séminaire Marie-Reine-du-Clergé
  • Métabetchouan-Lac-à-la-Croix, Quebec
  • 7 to 11 (Coed)
  • Homestay school (5 students)
  • Boarding school (10 students)
  • Day school (270 students)
  • $3,580 to $28,480
  • Third Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • 1 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (450 students)
  • $10,000 to $10,000
  • Glenn Arbour Academy
  • Burlington, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (125 students)
  • $13,800 to $13,800
  • Randolph-Macon Academy
  • Front Royal, Virginia
  • 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (312 students)
  • $14,350 to $40,525
  • Summit Micro School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (30 students)
  • $14,300 to $17,500
  • Toronto eSchool
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • eSchool school (3000 students)
  • $599 to $599
  • Robbins Hebrew Academy
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (380 students)
  • Rosthern Junior College
  • Rosthern, Saskatchewan
  • 10 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (38 students)
  • Day school (36 students)
  • Homestay school (3 students)
  • North Point School For Boys
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • K to 9 (Boys)
  • Day school (80 students)
  • $7,000 to $12,000
  • Sherwood Heights School
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (500 students)
  • $11,410 to $15,000
  • Fern Hill School - Burlington
  • Burlington, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (180 students)
  • $11,177 to $23,368
  • Magnificent Minds
  • North York, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (30 students)
  • $8,400 to $25,000
  • Beacon of Light
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 1 to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (11 students)
  • $9,000 to $9,000
  • Toronto District Christian High School
  • Woodbridge, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (355 students)
  • Homestay school (50 students)
  • $15,050 to $15,050
  • Sunrise Montessori School
  • Markham, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (200 students)
  • $11,500 to $19,800
  • Burlington Christian Academy
  • Burlington, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (150 students)
  • $12,290 to $12,290
  • Shawnigan Lake School
  • Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia
  • 8 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (430 students)
  • Day school (70 students)
  • $27,200 to $67,900
  • Rothesay Netherwood School
  • Rothesay, New Brunswick
  • 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (145 students)
  • Day school (145 students)
  • $22,770 to $62,630
  • The London School
  • London, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (30 students)
  • $14,200 to $16,200
  • College Prep International
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • 5 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (125 students)
  • $12,500 to $13,500
  • Headwaters Academy
  • Heathcote, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (18 students)
  • $8,850 to $16,300
  • Calgary French & International School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (780 students)
  • $7,900 to $15,100
  • River Valley School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • Preschool to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (300 students)
  • $7,830 to $13,900
  • Wychwood School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 1 to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $12,000 to $12,000
  • Hitherfield School
  • Milton-Campbellville, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • $11,250 to $14,250
  • Brampton Christian School
  • Caledon, Ontario
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (550 students)
  • $10,497 to $10,497
  • Blyth Academy Online School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • eSchool school
  • $495 to $2,995
  • UWC Canada
  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • 12 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (200 students)
  • $1 to $58,000
  • RoyalCrest Academy
  • Vaughan, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (500 students)
  • $7,500 to $25,000
  • Delta West Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $10,200 to $18,250
  • West Island College
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (575 students)
  • $16,120 to $21,120
  • Montverde Academy
  • Montverde, Florida
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (325 students)
  • Day school (891 students)
  • $7,875 to $51,350
  • St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School
  • Oakville, Ontario
  • Preschool to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school (550 students)
  • $9,000 to $26,300
  • Star Academy
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (60 students)
  • $13,990 to $17,990
  • Edge School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • 4 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (310 students)
  • $13,000 to $18,270
  • Blyth Academy Thornhill
  • Thornhill, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $2,695 to $20,795
  • Waldorf Academy
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (240 students)
  • $4,160 to $19,150
  • St. Clement's Early Learning School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 2 (Boys/Coed)
  • Day school (25 students)
  • Day school (120 students)
  • $8,500 to $20,500
  • Aurora Preparatory Academy
  • Aurora, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • $14,900 to $14,900
  • The Dunblaine School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 1 to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (40 students)
  • $20,900 to $20,900
  • Kelowna Christian School
  • Kelowna, British Columbia
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (775 students)
  • $4,750 to $6,550
  • Greenwood College School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (489 students)
  • $35,600 to $35,600
  • CGS (Children's Garden School)
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 3 (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • $9,250 to $20,750
  • Venture Academy Troubled Teens Program (AB)
  • Red Deer Area, Alberta
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school (1 students)
  • Somerset Academy
  • Markham, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $13,200 to $13,200
  • Montessori Jewish Day School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (115 students)
  • $7,900 to $17,900
  • Centennial Academy
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • 7 to 11 (Coed)
  • Day school (215 students)
  • $18,950 to $18,950
  • Princeton Academy of Canada
  • Markham, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (150 students)
  • Homestay school (50 students)
  • Boarding school (50 students)
  • $10,000 to $18,800
  • Montessori School of Calgary
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • Preschool to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (80 students)
  • $8,280 to $13,500
  • University of Toronto Schools
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (660 students)
  • $25,350 to $25,350
  • Blyth Academy Burlington
  • Burlington, Ontario
  • 5 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $2,695 to $20,795
  • Blyth Academy Waterloo
  • Kitchener, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $2,695 to $20,795
  • Home Sweet Home Montessori Academy
  • Caledon, Ontario
  • Preschool to 3 (Coed)
  • Day school (60 students)
  • Kuper Academy
  • Kirkland, Quebec
  • Preschool to 11 (Coed)
  • Day school (950 students)
  • London International Academy
  • London, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed/Girls/Boys)
  • Day school (5 students)
  • Boarding school (175 students)
  • Boarding school (175 students)
  • $9,200 to $18,400
  • Oak Learners
  • Etobicoke, Ontario
  • JK to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (12 students)
  • $3,485 to $17,100
  • Whytecliff Agile Learning Centres
  • Burnaby, British Columbia
  • 8 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (46 students)
  • Homestay school (Varies)
  • $4,500 to $4,500
  • Sidney Ledson Institute
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • Woodland Christian High School
  • Breslau, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school (30 students)
  • Day school (330 students)
  • $15,425 to $16,360
  • The Abelard School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (50 students)
  • $20,000 to $22,000
  • Avalon Children's Montessori School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (90 students)
  • $6,400 to $20,400
  • West Island College (Montreal)
  • Montreal (DDO), Quebec
  • 7 to 11 (Coed)
  • Day school (400 students)
  • $12,080 to $12,080
  • College Bourget
  • Rigaud, Quebec
  • Preschool to 11 (Coed)
  • Day school (1450 students)
  • Boarding school (100 students)
  • Blyth Academy Whitby
  • Whitby, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $1,895 to $20,795
  • Progressive Academy
  • Edmonton, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (200 students)
  • $8,550 to $16,800
  • Calgary Academy & Calgary Collegiate
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (540 students)
  • $12,610 to $18,885
  • TFS - Canada's International School (West Campus)
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 7 (Coed)
  • Day school (185 students)
  • $10,660 to $26,545
  • Dewey Institute
  • Bracebridge, Ontario
  • 1 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (130 students)
  • Little Owl Preschool Elementary
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (75 students)
  • $15,850 to $15,850
  • Kells Academy
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (40 students)
  • Day school (320 students)
  • $16,000 to $34,000
  • John Knox Christian School - Brampton
  • Brampton, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (200 students)
  • $11,950 to $11,950
  • Blooming Lives Montessori
  • Markham, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to SK (Coed)
  • Day school (87 students)
  • $12,390 to $17,928
  • Yip’s Music & Montessori School
  • Unionville, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to SK (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $6,750 to $11,200
  • Meadow Green Academy
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (150 students)
  • $14,990 to $14,990
  • Mediated Learning Academy
  • Coquitlam, British Columbia
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (95 students)
  • $16,000 to $18,000
  • King's-Edgehill School
  • Windsor, Nova Scotia
  • 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (215 students)
  • Day school (135 students)
  • $17,350 to $51,950
  • Macdonald-Cartier Academy
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • 7 to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (64 students)
  • $16,900 to $16,900
  • Parkdale Montessori School
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 3 (Coed)
  • Day school (98 students)
  • $7,500 to $18,260
  • Blyth Academy Downsview Park
  • North York, Ontario
  • 5 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $2,995 to $22,625
  • Forest Hill Tutoring
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $3,700 to $4,400
  • Briercrest Christian Academy
  • Caronport, Saskatchewan
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (85 students)
  • Boarding school (60 students)
  • $3,216 to $31,538
  • Canada Star Secondary School
  • Richmond, British Columbia
  • 8 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (50 students)
  • Homestay school (80 students)
  • $14,800 to $14,800
  • King's Christian Collegiate
  • Oakville, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school (40 students)
  • Day school (670 students)
  • $15,300 to $15,300
  • Turnbull School
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (360 students)
  • $19,350 to $21,300
  • Trafalgar School For Girls
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • 7 to 11 (Girls)
  • Day school (120 students)
  • Day school (120 students)
  • $17,995 to $26,000
  • Summit West Independent School
  • Foothills, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (55 students)
  • $8,925 to $10,750
  • Bayview Glen
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (1050 students)
  • $16,995 to $24,000
  • Ashbury College
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • 4 to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school
  • Day school
  • Boarding school
  • $26,300 to $64,700
  • Hatch House Montessori School
  • Whitby, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • Rotherglen School - Oakville
  • Oakville, Ontario
  • K to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (600 students)
  • $15,500 to $21,200
  • The Maria Montessori School
  • Surrey, British Columbia
  • Preschool to K (Coed)
  • Day school (20 students)
  • $3,500 to $3,900
  • Blyth Academy Ottawa
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $2,995 to $22,625
  • Brockton School
  • North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (260 students)
  • $16,400 to $23,700
  • North Broward Preparatory School
  • Coconut Creek, Florida(USA)
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (325 students)
  • Day school (1296 students)
  • $24,200 to $59,950
  • Gradale Academy
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (50 students)
  • $19,000 to $19,000
  • Buffalo Seminary
  • Buffalo, New York
  • 9 to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school
  • Boarding school
  • $21,900 to $52,750
  • Hillfield Strathallan College
  • Hamilton, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school (40 students)
  • Day school (1190 students)
  • Academie Providence
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (200 students)
  • $9,000 to $10,500
  • Xyna International School
  • Brampton, Ontario
  • 6 to 12 (Coed/Girls)
  • Homestay school (10 students)
  • Day school (50 students)
  • Day school (50 students)
  • $7,000 to $7,000
  • Mississauga Christian French School (MCFS)
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (63 students)
  • $9,000 to $9,000
  • Blyth Academy Lawrence Park
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $3,095 to $23,395
  • Central Montessori School – Maplehurst Campus
  • North York, Ontario
  • Preschool to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (250 students)
  • City Academy
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $1,600 to $1,600
  • Dearcroft Montessori School
  • Oakville, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (170 students)
  • $8,500 to $20,500
  • Bishop Hamilton Montessori School
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (200 students)
  • $9,315 to $16,170
  • Venture Academy Troubled Teens Program (ON)
  • Barrie Area, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school (1 students)
  • Cedar Ridge High School
  • Kanata, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (120 students)
  • $16,296 to $16,296




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    Tuition (day school)Students receiving financial aidGrade eligibility for financial aidAvg. aid package size (annual)
    La Citadelle International Academy of Arts and Science
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (180 students)
  • $16,750 to $20,750
  • $16,750 to $20,750Nursery/Toddler - 12
    Brookes Westshore
  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (150 students)
  • Boarding school (150 students)
  • $14,400 to $52,550
  • $14,400 to $16,40010%7 - 12$5,000
    Elmwood School
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Preschool to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school (375 students)
  • $13,500 to $25,660
  • $13,500 to $25,6606%6 - 12$6,800
    TFS - Canada's International School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (1250 students)
  • $19,180 to $32,980
  • $19,180 to $32,980Preschool - 12
    Alive Montessori & Private School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $8,500 to $15,500
  • $14,500 to $15,50020%JK - 8$2,000
    Hawthorn School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 12 (Girls/Coed)
  • Homestay school
  • Homestay school
  • Day school
  • $13,300 to $19,050
  • $13,300 to $19,05035%JK - 12
    Upper Canada College
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • SK to 12 (Boys)
  • Boarding school (88 students)
  • Day school (1072 students)
  • $30,860 to $61,560
  • $30,860 to $33,86018%5 - 12$15,000
    Neuchâtel Junior College
  • Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • 12 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (70 students)
  • $30,000 to $56,000
  • 20%12$20,000
    Hudson College
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (350 students)
  • $15,600 to $15,600
  • $15,600JK - 12
    The Element High School
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • $17,448 to $17,448
  • $17,448
    Crescent School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 3 to 12 (Boys)
  • Day school (750 students)
  • $33,250 to $33,250
  • $33,2503%7 - 12$33,770
    Westminster Classical Christian Academy
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (82 students)
  • $6,200 to $10,000
  • $10,000JK - 9
    St. Michaels University School
  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (733 students)
  • Boarding school (255 students)
  • $19,260 to $68,810
  • $19,260 to $40,17020%K - 12$11,685
    St. Margaret's School
  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • JK to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school (266 students)
  • Boarding school (118 students)
  • $9,500 to $49,300
  • $11,900 to $24,000
    The Dalton School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • $22,250 to $22,250
  • $22,2504 - 8
    The Dragon Academy
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 4 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (80 students)
  • $20,500 to $26,500
  • $20,500 to $26,50020%4 - 12$3,000
    Olivet School
  • Etobicoke, Ontario
  • Preschool to 5 (Coed)
  • Day school (45 students)
  • $620 to $10,455
  • $10,45514%JK - 5
    Bishop's College School
  • Sherbrooke, Quebec
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (46 students)
  • Boarding school (214 students)
  • $18,200 to $55,800
  • $18,200 to $22,90040%7 - 12
    Junior Academy
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (100 students)
  • $21,500 to $30,000
  • $21,500 to $30,0007%JK - 8$3,000
    Villanova College
  • King City, Ontario
  • 4 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (550 students)
  • $18,300 to $19,000
  • $18,300 to $19,0004 - 12
    Ellington Montessori School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $7,900 to $14,000
  • $7,900 to $14,0005%1 - 8$3,000
    Northmount School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Boys)
  • Day school (115 students)
  • $16,000 to $29,900
  • $16,000 to $29,9005%JK - 8$10,000
    Rosseau Lake College
  • Rosseau, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (31 students)
  • Boarding school (74 students)
  • $9,600 to $49,000
  • $9,600 to $19,2005%7 - 12
    Banbury Crossroads School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (90 students)
  • $9,000 to $13,000
  • $9,000 to $13,00010%K - 12$3,500
    Holy Name of Mary College School
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • 5 to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school
  • $17,250 to $17,250
  • $17,25010%5 - 12
    Joan of Arc Academy / Academie Jeanne d'Arc
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Girls)
  • Day school
  • $15,750 to $15,750
  • $15,750
    The Sacred Heart School of Montreal
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • 7 to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school
  • Boarding school
  • Day school
  • $16,795 to $52,814
  • $16,795 to $35,69425%7 - 11$5,900
    Miss Edgar's & Miss Cramp's School
  • Westmount, Quebec
  • K to 11 (Girls)
  • Day school (320 students)
  • $18,764 to $21,417
  • $18,764 to $21,41716%6 - 11
    Aurora Montessori School
  • Aurora, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (370 students)
  • 5%Preschool - 8$3,000
    Pensionnat du Saint-Nom-de-Marie
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • 7 to 11 (Girls)
  • Day school (1150 students)
  • Boarding school (60 students)
  • $4,950 to $11,350
  • $4,9507 - 11
    The Linden School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school (115 students)
  • $15,400 to $20,950
  • $15,400 to $20,95020%JK - 12$10,000
    Lower Canada College
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (800 students)
  • $17,625 to $22,485
  • $17,625 to $22,48514%7 - 12
    Ridley College
  • St. Catharines, Ontario
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (379 students)
  • Day school (311 students)
  • $15,500 to $63,700
  • $15,500 to $31,95016%5 - 12$16,000
    St. Peter's ACHS College School
  • Harrow, Ontario
  • 1 to 8 (Boys)
  • Boarding school (5 students)
  • Day school (12 students)
  • $11,400 to $27,400
  • $11,40035%1 - 8$6,000
    King's View Academy
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (30 students)
  • Day school (30 students)
  • $1,500 to $19,125
  • $1,500 to $19,1256%7 - 12$10,000
    Mulgrave School
  • West Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (1000 students)
  • $19,980 to $24,820
  • $19,980 to $24,8205%Preschool - 12$15,000
    The Study
  • Westmount, Quebec
  • K to 11 (Girls)
  • Day school (385 students)
  • $20,140 to $22,675
  • $20,140 to $22,67515%
    Bannockburn
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 6 (Coed)
  • Day school (200 students)
  • $14,900 to $25,100
  • $25,100
    Hamilton District Christian High
  • Ancaster, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (425 students)
  • Homestay school (40 students)
  • $12,510 to $16,800
  • $12,510 to $16,8009 - 12
    Royal St. George's College
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 3 to 12 (Boys)
  • Day school (426 students)
  • $30,540 to $30,540
  • $30,5403 - 12
    Crestwood Preparatory College
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (440 students)
  • $28,100 to $28,100
  • $28,1007 - 12
    St. George's School of Montreal
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • K to 11 (Coed)
  • Day school (460 students)
  • $17,390 to $21,217
  • $17,390 to $21,217
    Howlett Academy
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (125 students)
  • $13,000 to $17,000
  • $13,000 to $17,000
    Séminaire Marie-Reine-du-Clergé
  • Métabetchouan-Lac-à-la-Croix, Quebec
  • 7 to 11 (Coed)
  • Homestay school (5 students)
  • Boarding school (10 students)
  • Day school (270 students)
  • $3,580 to $28,480
  • $3,580 to $13,17010%7 - 11$500
    Third Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • 1 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (450 students)
  • $10,000 to $10,000
  • $10,0001 - 12
    Robbins Hebrew Academy
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (380 students)
  • Nursery/Toddler - 8
    Rosthern Junior College
  • Rosthern, Saskatchewan
  • 10 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (38 students)
  • Day school (36 students)
  • Homestay school (3 students)
  • 10 - 12
    North Point School For Boys
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • K to 9 (Boys)
  • Day school (80 students)
  • $7,000 to $12,000
  • $12,00020%K - 9$6,000
    Toronto District Christian High School
  • Woodbridge, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (355 students)
  • Homestay school (50 students)
  • $15,050 to $15,050
  • $15,0509 - 12
    Burlington Christian Academy
  • Burlington, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (150 students)
  • $12,290 to $12,290
  • $12,29025%JK - 8$3,920
    Shawnigan Lake School
  • Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia
  • 8 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (430 students)
  • Day school (70 students)
  • $27,200 to $67,900
  • $27,20025%8 - 12
    Rothesay Netherwood School
  • Rothesay, New Brunswick
  • 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (145 students)
  • Day school (145 students)
  • $22,770 to $62,630
  • $22,770 to $25,05028%6 - 12$15,500
    College Prep International
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • 5 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (125 students)
  • $12,500 to $13,500
  • $12,500 to $13,5001%5 - 11
    Wychwood School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 1 to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $12,000 to $12,000
  • $12,0001 - 8
    UWC Canada
  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • 12 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (200 students)
  • $1 to $58,000
  • 75%12$25,000
    Delta West Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $10,200 to $18,250
  • $10,200 to $18,2505%3 - 12$10,000
    Montverde Academy
  • Montverde, Florida
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (325 students)
  • Day school (891 students)
  • $7,875 to $51,350
  • $7,875 to $16,38026%6 - 12$7,500
    Edge School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • 4 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (310 students)
  • $13,000 to $18,270
  • $13,000 to $18,27020%4 - 12
    Waldorf Academy
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (240 students)
  • $4,160 to $19,150
  • $17,700 to $19,15020%JK - 8$9,000
    The Dunblaine School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 1 to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (40 students)
  • $20,900 to $20,900
  • $20,90015%1 - 8$6,000
    Kelowna Christian School
  • Kelowna, British Columbia
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (775 students)
  • $4,750 to $6,550
  • $4,750 to $6,55010%K - 12$4,094
    Somerset Academy
  • Markham, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $13,200 to $13,200
  • $13,2005%1 - 8
    Montessori Jewish Day School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (115 students)
  • $7,900 to $17,900
  • $14,000 to $17,90020%1 - 8$5,000
    University of Toronto Schools
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (660 students)
  • $25,350 to $25,350
  • $25,35020%7 - 12$11,000
    Woodland Christian High School
  • Breslau, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school (30 students)
  • Day school (330 students)
  • $15,425 to $16,360
  • $15,425 to $16,36020%9 - 12$2,500
    The Abelard School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (50 students)
  • $20,000 to $22,000
  • $20,000 to $22,00020%9 - 12$10,000
    Avalon Children's Montessori School
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (90 students)
  • $6,400 to $20,400
  • $13,100 to $20,4005%1 - 8$10,000
    Calgary Academy & Calgary Collegiate
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (540 students)
  • $12,610 to $18,885
  • $12,610 to $18,885
    TFS - Canada's International School (West Campus)
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Preschool to 7 (Coed)
  • Day school (185 students)
  • $10,660 to $26,545
  • $18,270 to $26,545
    John Knox Christian School - Brampton
  • Brampton, Ontario
  • JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (200 students)
  • $11,950 to $11,950
  • $11,95015%JK - 8$1,500
    Yip’s Music & Montessori School
  • Unionville, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to SK (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $6,750 to $11,200
  • $10,850 to $11,200
    King's-Edgehill School
  • Windsor, Nova Scotia
  • 6 to 12 (Coed)
  • Boarding school (215 students)
  • Day school (135 students)
  • $17,350 to $51,950
  • $17,35033%6 - 12$15,000
    Trafalgar School For Girls
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • 7 to 11 (Girls)
  • Day school (120 students)
  • Day school (120 students)
  • $17,995 to $26,000
  • $17,995 to $26,00020%7 - 11
    Summit West Independent School
  • Foothills, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (55 students)
  • $8,925 to $10,750
  • $8,925 to $10,75020%JK - 12$3,000
    Bayview Glen
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (1050 students)
  • $16,995 to $24,000
  • $16,995 to $24,000
    Ashbury College
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • 4 to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school
  • Day school
  • Boarding school
  • $26,300 to $64,700
  • $26,3008%4 - 12$6,700
    Brockton School
  • North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (260 students)
  • $16,400 to $23,700
  • $16,400 to $23,700
    Buffalo Seminary
  • Buffalo, New York
  • 9 to 12 (Girls)
  • Day school
  • Boarding school
  • $21,900 to $52,750
  • $21,9009 - 12
    Hillfield Strathallan College
  • Hamilton, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 12 (Coed)
  • Homestay school (40 students)
  • Day school (1190 students)
  • JK - 12
    Academie Providence
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (200 students)
  • $9,000 to $10,500
  • 10%1 - 8$10
    City Academy
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school
  • $1,600 to $1,600
  • $1,6009 - 12
    Bishop Hamilton Montessori School
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (200 students)
  • $9,315 to $16,170
  • $13,760 to $16,170Nursery/Toddler - 8



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