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:
- Your child will benefit from smaller class sizes. He or she will receive plenty of individual attention from his or her teacher.
- Private schools can be the safest options in many areas.
- You will most likely find the best facilities at private schools. When you tour a given school, you should be sure to inquire about its information technology resources, its gymnasium, and the quality of its outdoor physical activities.
- Private schools usually offer the most comprehensive set of extracurricular activities.
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.