Pickering private schools

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For families moving to the area, Pickering contains many schools that will help your child excel both socially and academically. Pickering is also a wonderful place in which to live. Here, you will enjoy the scenic shores of Lake Ontario, which offers trailways and other opportunities for outdoor activities. Moreover, because you will be very close to transit, such as the GO Train, you will be able to easily travel across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Downtown Toronto is only 25 kilometers east of Pickering, while other lively cities, Ajax, Whitby and Oshawa are also close. Read more


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  • Pickering, Ontario
    7 campuses/Ajax, Pickering, Oshawa, Bowmanville
  • NS to 8 Coed
  • $12,350 to $12,690

Blaisdale Montessori School is the premier Montessori school in the Durham area. Offering an outstanding learning environment. Choose from one of 7 campuses in Pickering, Ajax, Oshawa and Bowmanville.

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  • Montessori
Blaisdale Montessori School 12350 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed
  • North York, Ontario
    Finch Ave. W./Bathurst St.
  • JK to 12 Coed
  • $9,250 to $16,000

CAA has been serving the GTA for over 65 years. Our students learn through a strong academic curriculum, community engagement and alumni mentorship – with a 98% acceptance rate to the University of their first choice.

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  • Traditional
Crawford Adventist Academy 9250 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Day Coed
  • Pickering, Ontario
    Kingston/Altona
  • NS to 6 Coed
  • $8,400 to $17,000

École Montessori is Durham Region's premier French private school dedicated to transforming your child into a BILINGUAL critical thinker with our enriched curriculum that fosters the genius within each student.

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  • Montessori
École Montessori 8400 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed
  • Pickering, Ontario
  • NS to 8 Coed
  • $9,000 to $13,000

Montessori Learning Centre of Pickering is a non denominational, inclusive school that offers programs from Pre-school to Grade eight. We acknowledge and celebrate religious and cultural events as part of our cultural program.

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  • Montessori
Montessori Learning Centre of Pickering 9000 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed

Money Matters

While private school is expensive, Pickering has some of the most affordable private schools in Canada, with private school tuition starting as low as $4600 annually.

Furthermore, you may be eligible for federal or provincial tax credits. For example, the Children's Fitness Tax Credit allows you to claim up to $500 if your child is physically active. Provincial tax breaks for private schools in Ontario include the following:

Learn more about scholarships and bursaries.

Private school regulation in Pickering, Ontario

Any high school that wants to issue credits that will count toward an Ontario Secondary School Diploma must undergo an Ontario Ministry of Education inspection. Furthermore, all schools in Ontario must meet certain standard criteria. Most private schools go well beyond the provincially mandated curriculum, as well as infusing it with rich and innovative educational approaches. 

Why choose a private school in Pickering?

Pickering's private schools present benefits that are distinct from other schools. Some of these advantages include:

 


Frequently Asked Questions

How many Pickering private schools are there?
There are 4 Pickering private schools that are Our Kids trusted members.

How much is tuition at Pickering private schools?
Tuition fees for Pickering private schools range from $8,400 to $17,000 per year with an average tuition of $12,626 per year.

What’s the largest school?
Of the Pickering private schools, the largest is Blaisdale Montessori School with 750 students in Grades Nursery/Toddler to 8.

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

Is there a private school expo where I can meet with Pickering 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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