Manitoba private schools

Find a list of private schools in Manitoba here

There are many great private and independent schools in Manitoba (like there are in other Prairie provinces such as Saskatchewan). This includes schools in Winnipeg, Brandon, Steinbach, and Thompson. Read more

List of Manitoba private schools

Winnipeg, Manitoba
Langside St./Westminster Ave.
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"Parents trust us to personalize the educational experience of each girl, to care for each girl, to challenge her to grow, to build a supportive community around her, and, most importantly, to prepare her for the future." —From the school

  • Gr. PS to 12 (Girls)
  • Progressive curriculum; International Baccalaureate
  • $17,850 to $74,650
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Balmoral Hall School 17850 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Girls
Winnipeg, Manitoba
South Dr/North Dr
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"SJR is the world’s leading school in Debating and Public Speaking. It has produced 18 Rhodes scholars and 3 math olympiads. 98% of SJR graduates are accepted to their first choice university program." —From the school

  • Gr. K to 12 (Coed)
  • Liberal Arts curriculum; Reggio Emilia
  • $26,670 to $72,000
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St. John's-Ravenscourt School 26670 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Coed
Gretna, Manitoba
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"Faith is at the center of all we do at MCI- from the court, to the stage, to the classroom. We work to provide a safe space for students to ask questions, dig deeper, grow into who God is calling them to be." —From the school

  • Gr. 9 to 12 (Coed)
  • Traditional curriculum
  • $6,800 to $30,500
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Mennonite Collegiate Institute 6800 HighSchools Boarding Day Coed

On this page, we list the top private schools in Manitoba. While we don’t rank or rate these schools, we deeply profile them on our website. We provide a comprehensive multi-page report with information on each school’s academics, curriculumtuition, admissions, and much more. Find a private school near you.

Types of Manitoba private schools

There are many different types of private and independent schools in Manitoba. This includes boardingcoedboys’, and girls’ schools, and schools with special education support. It also includes preschools, and elementarymiddle, and high schools

Parents turn to the private education system because it offers more choice and the opportunity for children to build on their strengths and work on their challenges. Families look for schools that meet their needs, and of course, those of their children. Luckily, with the wide range of private school types available, there’s likely to be a best-fit school for every family and child.

Benefits of Manitoba private schools

Manitoba private schools provide a first-rate education. They offer challenging academics, engaging teaching, and unique learning opportunities. They’re also widely known for providing individualized instruction that’s tailored to meet the needs of each student.

Private schools in Manitoba tend to have strong teachers.These are teachers who deliver material and lessons clearly and engagingly. They’re enthusiastic and passionate and this comes through in their teaching. They also provide plenty of time for reflection, exploration, and interaction, and they push their students to test their abilities and explore the boundaries of what they can achieve.

Here are some other benefits of private schools in Manitoba: 
• Enriched academic opportunities
• Smaller classes and lower student-to-teacher ratios 
• Parental involvement
• A safe environment
• A tight-knit community
• Ample resources
• Lots of extracurriculars

Choosing the right Manitoba private school for your child

When choosing a private school in Manitoba for your child, you’ll need to look at the big picture. In addition to the kinds of challenges your child is seeking, consider other relevant traits, such as their academic abilities and interestslearning styles and preferences, and social and physical tendencies. And, of course, finding the right school also means looking at factors that may affect your whole family, such as school cost, location, size, community, and culture.

After reflecting on your child’s and family’s needs, create a shortlist of, say, two to eight Manitoba schools. Make sure you research these schools extensively and visit them, ideally in person but virtually if necessary. Ask school representatives lots of questions. You should also speak with school parents, students, and alumni. And depending on the age and maturity of your child, you may want to make them a key part of the decision-making process (though the final decision should be yours).

Frequently Asked Questions

How many Manitoba private schools are there?
There are 3 Manitoba private schools that are Our Kids trusted members.

How much is tuition at Manitoba private schools?
Tuition fees for Manitoba private schools range from $6,285 to $72,000 per year with an average tuition of $29,129 per year.

What’s the largest school?
Of the Manitoba private schools, the largest is St. John's-Ravenscourt School with 890 students in Grades K to 12.

Are Manitoba private schools good?
We interviewed both parents and students. You can read reviews about Manitoba private schools on this page.

Is there a private school expo where I can meet with Manitoba private schools?
Yes. You can meet with private schools and education experts at the Our Kids Private School Expos held every year in September and October. These events are designed for both parents and students. Find event details and ticket info here.

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