Private high schools in Montreal

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Quebec has the highest proportion of children attending private schools in North America. 17% of high school students attend private schools. This figure is even higher in Montreal, where 30% of high school students attend private school. Read more


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Montreal, Quebec
Rue Sherbrooke/Ave Connaught
 
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"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." —From the school

  • Gr. 5 to 12 (Coed)
  • Traditional curriculum
  • $13,000 to $16,000
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College Prep International 13000 MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
Montreal, Quebec
Sherbrooke/Atwater
 
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"Students thrive in an inclusive, structured learning environment that provides academic accommodations for all learners. We help students become autonomous, resilient lifelong learners!" —From the school

  • Gr. 7 to 11 (Coed)
  • Traditional curriculum
  • $21,270
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Centennial Academy 21270 MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
Baie-D'Urfé, Montreal, Quebec
rue Victoria/rue Normandy
 
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"The Alexander von Humboldt German International School Montreal is a multilingual (German, English and French), private, co-educational school serving students from preschool to grade 12." —From the school

  • Gr. PS to 12 (Coed)
  • Traditional curriculum
  • $9,950 to $12,950
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Alexander von Humboldt German International School 9950 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
Montreal, Quebec
Atwater/Docteur-Penfield
 
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"Since 1861, The Sacred Heart School of Montreal, the city’s only all-girls English Catholic high school, has been preparing girls to change the world. We offer grades 7 to 12, day school and boarding." —From the school

  • Gr. 7 to 12 (Girls)
  • Traditional curriculum
  • $18,411 to $64,500
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The Sacred Heart School of Montreal 18411 MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Day Girls
Montreal, Quebec
De Maisonneuve West/Park Row West
 
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"At Kells, flexibility is the key. We develop programs allowing students to work within their comfort zone, which may be above, below or at grade level. The result is students who outperform even their own expectations." —From the school

  • Gr. K to 12 (Coed)
  • Traditional curriculum
  • $23,550 to $44,750
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Kells Academy 23550 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Homestay Coed
Montreal, Quebec
 
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"Our community inspires students to discover joy and passion in their learning, purpose in their lives, and the confidence to express their unique selves in a nurturing, inclusive, and collaborative environment." —From the school

  • Gr. K to 11 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum
  • $21,286 to $55,280
  • Day, Homestay
  • 470 students
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St. George's School of Montreal 21286 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Homestay Coed
Montreal, Quebec
Av de Monkland/Boul Cavendish
 
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"Lower Canada College is a gender-inclusive, K-12 university preparatory school, committed to excellence in teaching and learning. It is the only high school in Quebec offering both the IB MYP and DP." —From the school

  • Gr. K to 12 (Coed)
  • Liberal Arts curriculum; International Baccalaureate
  • $25,365 to $27,660
  • Day school
  • 890 students
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Lower Canada College 25365 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
Montreal (DDO), Quebec
 
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"West Island College offers French and French Immersion programs from grades 7 to 11 in Montreal. It is a leader in innovative teaching methods. Average class size 24 students." —From the school

  • Gr. 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • Traditional curriculum
  • $15,450
  • Day school
  • 485 students
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West Island College (Montreal) 15450 MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed

One reason for this is likely cultural, based on the traditions and the values of the population. Another is that Montreal, and all of Quebec, provides subsidies to schools based on enrolment. 

That support is reflected in the quality of the schools. It has also encouraged the growth of a student population that's one of the most varied in North America and the world. This population comes from a wide range of socio-economic, academic, and cultural circles.

Montreal has some great private high schools. This includes high schools in downtown Montreal, Old Montreal, Mount Royal, Outremont, Westmount, Anjou, Rigaud, Pointe-Claire, Côte-Saint-Paul, Verdun,  St. Laurent, Hampstead, Lasalle, GriffinTown, West Island, South Shore, Nuns Island, and Ville Marie. It also includes schools in neigbouring regions, such as KirklandLavalLongueuilSherbrooke, the Eastern Townships, and Dollard-des-Ormeaux.

There are many different types of private high schools in Montreal. This includes boardingdaylanguage immersiongiftedboysgirls, Jewish, and special needs high schools. And some of these schools offer a unique curriculum, such as MontessoriWaldorfReggio Emilia, and IB schools.

On this page, we list private high schools in Montreal and the surrounding area. Find a Montreal high school near you.


Frequently Asked Questions

How many private high schools in Montreal are there?
There are 8 private high schools in Montreal that are Our Kids trusted members.

How much is tuition at private high schools in Montreal?
Tuition fees for private high schools in Montreal range from $9,950 to $64,500 per year with an average tuition of $21,724 per year.

What’s the largest school?
Of the private high schools in Montreal, the largest is Lower Canada College with 890 students in Grades K to 12.

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

Is there a private school expo where I can meet with private high schools in Montreal?
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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