Below, see our list of private Christian schools in Ottawa, Ontario. This includes Christian schools in downtown Ottawa, Ottawa-Gatineau, Rockliffe Park, Rockland, Kemptville, Nepean, Kanata, Centrepoint, Centretown, the Glebe, Riverside Park, and Hampton Park.
For a more comprehensive guide to Christian education, including a detailed discussion of curriculum and benefits, check out our Christian school guide.
There are lots of private Christian schools in Canada. For instance, there are Christian schools in Toronto, Ontario, Edmonton, and Calgary. These schools vary in terms of their religious curriculum, extracurriculars, and approach to Christian study and Bible study. The schools below reflect this diversity. You can filter them for a wide range of features.
|School Name||Religious affiliation||Cost|
Ottawa Christian School (est. 1966)
Ottawa Christian School is an independent Christian day school, educating children from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 for a life of faithful Christian discipleship and service. View profile
$4,555 to $16,810
Bishop Hamilton Montessori School (est. 1983)
Bishop Hamilton Montessori School, a not-for-profit independent school in Ottawa, provides an authentic Christian Montessori approach for children 3 months to 14 years. View profile
$12,705 to $16,765
Academie Providence (est. 2002)
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
$9,400 to $10,900
Private school expos can be a great way to research private schools. The Ottawa private school expo allows you to ask questions of many different private schools, including some Christian schools, all in the same place. Find a Christian school near you.
Another great resource in your school search is the Our Kids parent discussion forum. The forum is an ideal place to discuss options and debate topics related to Christian education.
The cost of an Ottawa Christian school is, on average, lower than the cost of other private schools in Ottawa. It’s also on the lower side of private school tuition in general. In Ottawa, the only public Christian schools are Catholic—schools fully funded by the government.
Many schools offer needs-based financial aid, such as bursaries or tuition relief. Other schools offer scholarships, which are given based on merit—for instance, in academics or athletics. You can learn more about needs- and merit-based financial aid in our dedicated guide.
Below, you’ll find the range of costs for private Christian schools in Ottawa:
|Tuition (day school)||Students receiving financial aid||Grade eligibility for financial aid||Avg. aid package size (annual)|
|$9,030 to $16,810||JK - 8||$2,000|
|$12,705 to $16,765||Nursery/Toddler - 8|
|35%||1 - 8||$40|
|Founding date||Endowment||Admissions rate||Enrollment||Enrollment|
Average class size
Special needs support
|Liberal Arts||Standard-enriched||Supportive||Withdrawal Assistance|
|Montessori||Student-paced||Supportive||Withdrawal Assistance||Light integration|
|Waldorf||Reggio Emilia||Standard-enriched||Rigorous||8 to 20||Special needs school||Medium integration|
|Admission deadline||SSAT required||Interview required||Acceptance rate||Next open house|
|Day: rolling||JK - 8|
|Day: rolling||Nursery/Toddler - 8||99%|
|JK - 8||JK - 8||100%|
|Math||Science||Literature||Humanities Social Sciences||Foreign Languages||Fine Arts|
|Equal Balance||Equal Balance||Equal Balance||Equal Balance||Communicative||Creative|
|Equal Balance||Equal Balance||Equal Balance||Pragmatism||Equal Balance||Equal Balance|
|Equal Balance||Equal Balance||Equal Balance||Equal Balance||Audio-Lingual||Equal Balance|
Track and Field
Private Christian schools in Ottawa have many of the same benefits as Christian schools in other cities. Like other faith-based schools (such as Catholic schools) combine a rigorous secular education with a strong grounding in religious studies. They also promote a strong a religious identity in their students, and offer a warm and close-knit community for both students and families.
Ottawa is the capital of Canada, and one of the biggest cities in Ontario. It's home to the federal government, where the prime minister and members of parliament work and pass laws. It's also a lovely and charming city, which is a great place to live and raise and family. It has beautiful residential neighbourhoods and affordable housing. It's also home to the famous Rideau Canal and River, and has lots of fun attractions, such as an annual tulip festival.