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What makes for the best preschool teachers?

Characteristics to look for in preschool teachers and staff

Preschool can be one of a child’s most important early learning environments. Kids often are first exposed to formal instruction in a preschool or daycare. But what makes for a great preschool teacher?

Training

First, preschool teachers must have proper training and credentials. At a minimum, they should have some post-secondary training related to Early Childhood Education (ECE). There are some other kinds of training that help, though.

Special traits

Education and training isn’t enough, though. The best preschool and daycare teachers will have a number of skills and traits that allow them to get the most out of their students (and give the most to them).

  • Good communication skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Strong understanding of child psychology
  • Strong social skills
  • Enthusiasm
  • Patience
  • Kindness
  • Warmth
  • Creativity
  • Flexibility

Teacher-to-student ratios in preschool

It’s important to note that preschools in Canada are all required by the Ministry of Education to have a specific teacher-to-student ratio. This ratio varies based on where you live and the age of your child.

These ratios are enforced to ensure your young child is properly cared for. Whether you’re looking at a private preschool, not-for-profit preschool or homecare by a licensed childcare provider, you should ensure these ratios are maintained.

 

Preschool questions (read our in-depth answers)

 

Answers to the question “What makes for the best preschool teachers?” from education consultants and school officials

“By thinking about how teachers make good things happen, parents can establish a sense of whether their child’s learning experiences are the best they can be. Here’s an ‘A’ checklist that offers a framework for thinking about what transpires (or should transpire) within classrooms.

  • Authenticity: How are children encouraged to find and develop their interests, values, and own ways of being?
  • Activities: What kinds of activities and learning experiences are provided?
  • Augmentation: How are children encouraged to build upon their strengths and bolster their areas of weakness?
  • Autonomy: In what ways does the teacher respect and foster children’s independence?
  • Achievement: How does the teacher celebrate children’s achievements, and help children learn from setbacks?
  • Affirmation: What steps are taken to make sure that each child’s sense of self and unique abilities are affirmed?
  • Accountability: To what extent are children given responsibility to select learning opportunities, and to engage meaningfully with them?  
  • Attitude:  How does the teacher model creativity and a love of learning?” Joanne Foster, educational specialist, and co-author (with Dona Matthews) of Beyond Intelligence, Secrets for Raising Happily Productive Kids

“Here are five important characteristics to be an awesome preschool teacher:

1. Passion

If you have a burning desire to make a real difference in the lives of young children, you have one of the most important qualities of a great preschool teacher. There will be many days when teaching feels extra difficult. Whether the pay seems too low or the parents act ungrateful, getting through the low points of teaching can be overwhelming. However, when you have a true passion for educating young children, your positive drive will sustain you through the hard times.

2. Patience

Along with an undying passion for teaching, great preschool educators need plenty of patience. Every class has students with different developmental skills. Especially with young children, constant reminders about manners, hygiene, and classroom procedures are part of a typical school day. From slow learners to behavioral challenges, it takes patience to keep the classroom environment balanced and in order. On top of that, working with demanding administrators, difficult parents, or other teachers requires additional patience outside the classroom. Great preschool teachers understand how to keep their cool under many different kinds of pressure.

3. Creativity

Creativity in the classroom is more than making fun art projects for your students. For instance, you may be asked to teach with limited resources or in a restricted environment. Your class may also require creativity on your part to teach children from different cultures or backgrounds. You may also need to draw from your creative side to take risks and make decisions outside the norm in the best interest of your students. Of course, creativity is essential to make learning fun and exciting for your preschool class.

4. Flexibility

You can have everything planned out for each lesson, but great preschool teachers know that unexpected turns can happen at any time. When you remain flexible to deal with change, you can handle almost anything. This could include something as simple as having an alternative plan for rainy days or more drastic like adjusting your entire curriculum to accommodate for a reduced budget. Even the very nature of teaching young children requires constant fine tuning and dealing with minor issues. By staying flexible, you can tackle every kind of educational challenge with poise and grace.

5. Dedication

Great preschool teachers are dedicated to their students and their career. When you are determined to stand up for your beliefs on behalf of your educational values or your students’ needs, you will gain respect from your colleagues, parents and students. Moreover, excellent educators are dedicated to the love of learning and inspire their students to learn more. At the preschool level, making the classroom a place where learning is fun can resonate with children for the rest of their lives. Most of all, truly successful teachers are dedicated to bring out the best in their students.” Lee Venditti, director of J. Addison, a Montessori school in Markham, Ontario

“A teacher should have certain qualities, such as; passion, patience, organization, dedication, creativity, flexibility, etc. Teachers should be able to distinguish which approaches to use with children. Not all approaches work, they need to be able to be inventive. Temperament: teachers should be patient, friendly, understanding, exciting, and more. Teachers accept responsibility for supporting children’s development and provide occasions for children to acquire important skills and knowledge.” Marcel Pereira, director of Century Private School, a Montessori school in Richmond Hill, Ontario

“Preschool teachers should have formalized education/training in early childhood development and learning. This may be a university degree in education or an ECE diploma. They should be knowledgeable about how young children learn, the emotional and social needs of young children and also be aware of typical childhood development, so they can support children’s learning in all areas and give suggestions to parents as well. Preschool teachers should be patient, creative, engaging, empathetic, be able to redirect children’s behaviours appropriately and have high (yet appropriate) expectations of their students. Preschool teachers should also have current and relevant professional development, so that they are up-to-date on current trends in early childhood education.” Kate Meadowcroft, teacher at Elmwood School (the early years program), in Ottawa, Ontario

“Teachers in a preschool classroom must hold a minimum qualification of being an RECE. Training and credentials aside, preschool teachers should love what they do and love children. They should be authentic, friendly, kind, and fun. They should love to learn themselves and share this with their students. Enthusiasm should be evident when you walk into their classroom, and they should be open minded and allow students to be independent and part of everything that happens in the class. They should be welcoming and warm. If you walk into a preschool classroom and hear the students accidentally calling their teacher ‘mom,’ that is a good sign.” Nora Ibrahim, preschool teacher and IB PYP (Primary Years Program) coordinator at Académie de la Capitale, in Ottawa, Ontario

“Preschool teachers should be trained Registered Early Childhood Educators. RECEs have studied and understand the developmental needs of the very young child. They need to be kind, patient, well grounded, and respectful of the children and families in their care. Fostering open and supportive relationships with parents should be a priority.” Jennifer Deathe, head of admission at Waldorf Academy, a Waldorf school, in Toronto, Ontario

“Preschool teachers should be loving, calm, reassuring, and have a vested interest in their students and their care. As with all teachers, the true art is identifying and understanding the child’s needs and learning style. Preschool is a wonderful opportunity to foster a lifelong love of learning. Preschool teachers have the responsibility to provide a positive experience for children, so they can move forward throughout their academic careers with a secure and confident mindset.” Corina Gill, assistant head of the lower school at Bayview Glen Independent School, in Toronto, Ontario

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Westside Montessori School (est. 2008)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • NS to 6 Coed
  • Day school (95 students)
An authentic, CCMA accredited Montessori School located in downtown Toronto, offering programs for Toddlers, Casa and Elementary children. [View profile]
School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
  • Montessori
$19,200 to $21,300

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Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 19200

TMS (est. 1961)  

  • Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • PS to 12 Coed
  • Day school (775 students)
TMS is a leading, accredited independent school that offers a unique design of Montessori and International Baccalaureate programmes. Our students thrive in academics while building a foundation of Significance. [View profile]
School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
  • Montessori
  • International Baccalaureate
$18,300 to $31,350

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Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 18300

Guidepost Montessori at Toronto (est. 2016)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • NS to 6 Coed
  • Day school (50 students)
Guidepost Montessori at Toronto is among a growing network of schools across the world. We serve ages 18 months to 12 and are located in Midtown, in proximity to many parks and sights for the children to explore. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • Montessori
$12,600 to $22,000


Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 12600

Walden International School - Oakville (est. 1985)  

  • Oakville, Ontario
  • PS to 8 Coed
  • Day school (170 students)
Glenburnie School, Oakville, offers enriched, child-centred, responsive, academic programs from Pre-K through Grade 8. Class sizes range from 8 to 18 students depending on grade level. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
  • International Baccalaureate
$9,400 to $18,800


Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 9400

Royal Cachet Montessori School (est. 2006)  

  • Markham, Ontario
  • NS to 3 Coed
  • Day school (200 students)
Royal Cachet Montessori School is a Montessori school that offers programs from nursery to grade three in Markham. Its average class size is five to 15 students. [View profile]
  • Montessori
$6,800 to $12,900


Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 6800

Lynn-Rose Schools (est. 1997)  

  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • PS to 12 Coed
  • Day school (600 students)
Lynn-Rose Heights Private School offers challenging academic programming from three years old to grade twelve in Mississauga. Lynn-Rose Heights school is an official International Baccalaureate World School. [View profile]
School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
  • Progressive
  • International Baccalaureate
$15,470 to $20,600

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Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 15470

Forest Hill Montessori School (est. 1996)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • NS to 8 Coed
  • Day school (300 students)
Conveniently located in Midtown Toronto, our Junior and Elementary campuses are a popular choice for families seeking exceptional childcare and the very best Montessori education for their children. [View profile]
  • Montessori
$18,376 to $21,870


Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 18376

Académie Marie-Claire (est. 1995)  

  • Kirkland, Quebec
  • PS to 11 Coed
  • Day school (421 students)
This academically re-known French & English bilingual serves students from Pre-Kg to High School. Class size averages 20 students; tuition ranges from $15,000 to $18,00 . Boarding is available. [View profile]
School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
  • Liberal Arts
  • International Baccalaureate
$14,094 to $33,000


Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 14094

Académie St-Laurent Academy (est. 2007)  

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • NS to 12 Coed
  • Day school (275 students)
St-Laurent Academy is a private school that offers programs from nursery to high school in Ottawa. Its average class size is ten to 15 students. [View profile]
School Expo Exhibitor - Ottawa
  • Progressive
$11,500 to $17,500

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Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 11500

Shepherd Montessori Private Catholic School (est. 2000)  

  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • NS to 1 Coed
  • Day school (24 students)
Shepherd Montessori Private Catholic School in Mississauga offers Casa Montessori programs for children a ged 2.5 to 6. Before- and after-school care and summer camps also available. [View profile]
  • Montessori
$6,800 to $11,500


Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 6800

The Maples Academy (est. 1989)  

  • Amaranth, Ontario
  • PS to 8 Coed
  • Day school (100 students)
The Maples is a private IB school in Orangeville, ON from PS to grade 8. Tuition starts at $8500. The Maples offer daily French instruction starting in PS. [View profile]
  • Traditional
  • International Baccalaureate
$9,154 to $10,965


Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 9154

Yip’s Music & Montessori School (est. 1990)  

  • Unionville, Ontario
  • NS to SK Coed
  • Day school
Founded in 1990, Yip's Montessori Program cater to children from 1.5 to 6 years old. Yip's four campuses are located in Markham, Unionville and Thornhill. [View profile]
  • Montessori
$7,650 to $12,650


Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed 7650

Hawthorn School (est. 1989)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • NS to 12 Girls/Coed
  • Homestay school
  • Day school
  • Day school
Hawthorn School is an all-girls school in Toronto that offers programs from toddler to grade 12. Our unique mentoring program is tailored to each girl to help them reach their full potential. [View profile]
School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
  • Liberal Arts
$14,500 to $36,500


Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Homestay Day Day Girls Coed 14500

Bond Academy (est. 1978)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • PS to 12 Coed
  • Day school (350 students)
  • Boarding school (200 students)
Bond Academy is a private, co-educational, non-denominational independent school with students from Montessori Casa to Grade 12. [View profile]
School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
  • Liberal Arts
$13,000 to $34,300


Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Coed 13000

Hillfield Strathallan College (est. 1901)  

  • Hamilton, Ontario
  • NS to 12 Coed
  • Homestay school (40 students)
  • Day school (1190 students)
Established in 1901, Hillfield Strathallan College is one of Canada’s leading co-educational independent schools, offering programs to students 18 months through Grade 12 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. [View profile]
School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
  • Traditional
$8,423 to $49,606

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Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Homestay Day Coed 8423

St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School (est. 1891)  

  • Oakville, Ontario
  • PS to 12 Girls
  • Day school (550 students)
Oakville's SMLS continues to be a premier independent school for girls Preschool to Graduating Year since 1891. "Millie" graduates take on the world with confidence and the knowledge that they can do anything. [View profile]
School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto, Halton-Peel
  • Progressive
  • Reggio Emilia
$18,000 to $28,430


Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Girls 18000

Toronto Waldorf School (est. 1968)  

  • Thornhill, Ontario
  • NS to 12 Coed
  • Day school (360 students)
Toronto Waldorf School offers a curriculum that integrates academics,arts & movement, and addresses the intellectual, physical, emotional & social aspects of child development. Preschool to gr. 12. [View profile]
School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
  • Waldorf
$18,000 to $21,000


Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 18000

Clanmore Montessori School (est. 1997)  

  • Oakville, Ontario
  • NS to 8 Coed
  • Day school (175 students)
Clanmore Montessori School in southeast Oakville offers a full spectrum, co-ed Montessori program from Toddler to Middle School. Tuition starts at $8,250. CCMA accredited. Member Oakville Independent Schools. Licenced. [View profile]
  • Montessori
$8,500 to $18,000

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Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 8500

La Citadelle International Academy of Arts & Science (est. 2000)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • NS to 12 Coed
  • Day school (180 students)
La Citadelle's Excellence in Bilingual Education and academically advanced curriculum develop successful global citizens through IB & AP programs and a holistic approach where students achieve their highest potential. [View profile]
School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
  • Traditional
  • International Baccalaureate
$12,500 to $26,800


Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 12500

Elmwood School (est. 1915)  

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • PS to 12 Girls
  • Day school (370 students)
Elmwood School is Ottawa's pre-eminent school for girls from JK to Grade 12. Our high academic standards, small class sizes and safe, supportive environment ensure that each girl is inspired to reach her full potential. [View profile]
School Expo Exhibitor - Ottawa
  • Progressive
  • International Baccalaureate
$13,960 to $26,960


Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Girls 13960

Westside Montessori Academy (est. 2008)  

  • Vancouver, British Columbia
  • PS to 7 Coed
  • Day school (120 students)
Westside Montessori Academy, located at the Italian Cultural Centre in Vancouver offers a true Montessori education to children aged 2.5 to Grade 7. [View profile]
  • Montessori
$5,175 to $11,000


Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 5175

Kendellhurst Academy (est. 2004)  

  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • PS to 8 Coed
  • Day school (270 students)
Kendellhurst offers students an enriched curriculum with a mix of project based, traditional and arts infused curriculum, with digital displays, Macs and PC's in every room and Edwin personal devices for grades 5 to 8. [View profile]
School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
  • Traditional
$12,000 to $16,000


Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 12000

York Montessori School (est. 2007)  

  • Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • NS to SK Coed
  • Day school (150 students)
York Montessori School in Richmond Hill offers children from 16 months to 6 years old a wholesome Montessori education. Teacher to student ratios of 1:5 - 1:8. [View profile]
  • Montessori
$11,800 to $12,500

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Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed 11800

OMS Montessori (est. 1966)  

  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • NS to 6 Coed
  • Day school (300 students)
OMS Montessori is a non for profit, independent school offering separate French and English programs within a world class Montessori environment. [View profile]
School Expo Exhibitor - Ottawa
  • Montessori
$12,864 to $21,384


Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 12864

Prestige School - Toronto Campus (est. 2003)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • PS to 12 Coed
  • Day school (290 students)
Prestige School offers programs from junior kindergarten to grade 12 in Toronto. Its average class size is 10 to 18 students. [View profile]
School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
  • Traditional
$11,250 to $15,500


Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 11250

Children's Garden Nursery School (est. 1986)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • NS to SK Coed
  • Day school (80 students)
Located in the Leaside neighbourhood of Toronto, Children's Garden Nursery School is a well-established private school that offers exceptional programming including Core French and French Immersion. [View profile]
    $6,000 to $20,000

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    Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed 6000

    Pine Lake Montessori School   

    • Toronto, Ontario
    • NS to 3 Coed
    • Day school (70 students)
    Pine Lake Montessori School pursues teaching with a one on one method that respects and nurtures children and allows them to achieve their fullest potential. [View profile]
    • Montessori
    $13,500 to $15,400


    Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 13500

    Kidz Kare Inc. (est. 2010)  

    • Toronto, Ontario
    • NS to K Coed
    • Day school
    Kidz Kare offers a wide range of services that help with all parents' needs. Our flexibility in childcare services is what sets us apart from all other schools. [View profile]
      $250 to $760 /2 Weeks


      Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed 250

      TFS - Canada's International School (West Campus) (est. 1962)  

      • Mississauga, Ontario
      • PS to 7 Coed
      • Day school (200 students)
      TFS - Canada's International School (West Campus) offers programs from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 7. Its average class size is 12 to 22 students. [View profile]
      • Progressive
      • International Baccalaureate
      $18,820 to $33,970


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 18820

      Richland Academy (est. 2002)  

      • Richmond Hill, Ontario
      • PS to 8 Coed
      • Day school (200 students)
      Richland Academy is a progressive, innovative Reggio inspired and International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for children from 2.5-years to Grade 8. Voted #1 Private School in Richmond Hill 4 years in a row. [View profile]
      • Progressive
      • International Baccalaureate
      $18,000 to $18,800


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 18000

      Ellington Montessori School (est. 1990)  

      • Toronto, Ontario
      • NS to 8 Coed
      • Day school
      Ellington Montessori School offers small class sizes and individualized programs from pre-school to grade eight. Our holistic approach to education helps prepare students for success in today's rapidly changing world. [View profile]
      • Montessori
      $8,750 to $15,300


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 8750

      Peel Montessori Private School (est. 1992)  

      • Mississauga, Ontario
      • PS to 8 Coed
      • Day school (150 students)
      Peel Montessori School offers an enriched, personalized program. Emphasis is on strong academics, and the development of personal excellence (leadership skills, creativity) in a supportive, family-like environment. [View profile]
      • Progressive
      • Montessori
      $8,500 to $18,500


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 8500

      Ashwood Glen   

      • Burlington, Ontario
      • NS to 8 Coed
      • Day school (260 students)
      Ashwood Glen is located on a new purpose-built campus in Burlington, offering Pre-K– 8 education, and its Learning Program is based on the the IB framework, using the Ontario curriculum standards. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
      • Progressive
      $9,900 to $18,900


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 9900

      Century Private School (est. 1994)  

      • Richmond Hill, Ontario
      • PS to 12 Coed
      • Day school
      Century Montessori Schools in Richmond Hill runs from preschool to grade twelve, with class sizes as low as 12 students. [View profile]
      • Traditional
      • Montessori
      $16,550 to $26,800


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 16550

      Académie de la Capitale (est. 1998)  

      • Ottawa, Ontario
      • PS to 12 Coed
      • Day school (65 students)
      Acadecap International School a.k.a. Académie de la Capitale, an IB school, offers bilingual and/or English programmes from Pre-K to Grade 12. Students thrive in a culture of academic excellence and real-life learning. [View profile]
      • Progressive
      • International Baccalaureate
      $13,340 to $19,510


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 13340

      Rowntree Montessori Schools (RMS) (est. 1969)  

      • Brampton, Ontario
      • PS to 8 Coed
      • Day school (460 students)
      RMS is an award-winning progressive private school, and voted the BEST private school in Brampton. We offer a structured programme that is ahead of the Ministry set guidelines. [View profile]
      • Progressive
      • Montessori
      $7,500 to $13,900

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      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 7500

      Vancouver Waldorf School (est. 1971)  

      • North Vancouver, British Columbia
      • NS to 12 Coed
      • Day school (300 students)
      • Homestay school (30 students)
      Vancouver Waldorf School offers programs from pre-school through to grade 12 in North Vancouver, BC. Its average class size is 12 to 25 students. [View profile]
      • Waldorf
      $8,500 to $14,170


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Homestay Coed 8500

      Beyond Montessori School (est. 2008)  

      • St. Catharines, Ontario
      • NS to 6 Coed
      • Day school (120 students)
      Conveniently located near downtown St. Catharines, BMS offers Toddler to Grade 6 Montessori education with class sizes of 8 to 20 students. Extended Care. New facility and acreage. [View profile]
      • Montessori
      $9,750


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 9750

      The Montessori Country School - Nobleton Campus (est. 1988)  

      • Nobleton, Ontario
      • NS to 6 Coed
      • Day school
      For over 25 years, the Montessori Country School provides a first-class accredited curriculum for students 12 months through grade 6. The sprawling 10 acre campus offers a unique indoor and outdoor learning experience. [View profile]
      • Montessori
      $9,000 to $18,000


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 9000

      J. Addison School (est. 2002)  

      • Markham, Ontario
      • PS to 12 Coed
      • Day school (300 students)
      • Boarding school (200 students)
      Since 2002, J. Addison has provided a stimulating education for students. Located at the corner of Woodbine and Valleywood Drive in Markham, ON, Canada, you will find our state-of-the-art 58,000 sq. ft. facility. [View profile]
      School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
      • Traditional
      • Montessori
      $15,000 to $42,450


      Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Coed 15000

      Momentum Montessori (est. 2016)  

      • Toronto, Ontario
      • NS to K Coed
      • Day school (90 students)
      Children absorb multiple languages, music & develop sports skills VERY easily. Momentum Montessori is a multilingual school exposing kids (1.5 - 6 yrs) to multiple languages, sports & music like no other program. [View profile]
        $13,000 to $20,000


        Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed 13000

        Toronto French Montessori (est. 2000)  

        • Stouffville, Ontario
        • PS to 8 Coed
        • Day school (60 students)
        • Day school (50 students)
        Toronto French Montessori offers programs from pre-school to grade eight in North York. Its average class size is 15 students. [View profile]
        • Montessori
        $7,620 to $15,704

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        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Day Coed 7620

        Lycée Français de Toronto (est. 1995)  

        • Toronto, Ontario
        • PS to 12 Coed
        • Day school (550 students)
        Lycée Français de Toronto is a French school that offers programs from nursery to grade 12. Its average class size is 17 students. [View profile]
        School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
        • Traditional
        $17,152 to $19,860


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 17152

        Little Owl Private School (est. 2001)  

        • Toronto, Ontario
        • PS to 9 Coed
        • Day school (75 students)
        Little Owl Preschool, Elementary and Middle School develops motivated, confident, and happy problem-solving individuals. We invite your child to become a Little Owl student. [View profile]
        • Traditional
        $9,900 to $16,200


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 9900

        Atelier Kids Early Learning & Care   

        • Toronto, Ontario
        • NS to PS Coed
        • Day school (70 students)
        We take inspiration from the Reggio Emilia philosophy where each child is born creative, intuitive, resourceful, & has a strong potential for development from a very young age.Full-time care (7:30am-6pm). Tour anytime. [View profile]
        • Montessori
        $27,600


        Preschool Day Coed 27600

        Philopateer Christian College (est. 1999)  

        • Mississauga, Ontario
        • PS to 12 Coed
        • Day school (350 students)
        Philopateer Christian College offers programs from pre-kindergarten to grade 12 in Mississauga. Its average class size is 12 to 18 students. [View profile]
        • Traditional
        $7,000 to $10,000


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 7000

        Rutherford Private School & Daycare   

        • Vaughan, Ontario
        • PS to 12 Coed
        • Day school (100 students)
        • Boarding school (50 students)
        Rutherford Private School creates an atmosphere of academic excellence, and develops students with a love of learning that provides sound preparation for higher education. [View profile]
        • Progressive
        • Montessori
        $9,900 to $29,000


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Coed 9900

        Oakville Christian School (OCS) (est. 1982)  

        • Oakville, Ontario
        • PS to 8 Coed
        • Day school (250 students)
        Oakville Christian School offers programs from pre-school to grade eight in Oakville. Its average class size is 22 students. [View profile]
        • Traditional
        $3,342 to $13,407

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        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 3342

        Alexander von Humboldt German International School (est. 1980)  

        • Baie-D'Urfé, Montreal, Quebec
        • PS to 12 Coed
        • Day school (300 students)
        We offer a sound, internationally recognized academic foundation. Our students gain fluency in three languages and achieve mastery of biology, chemistry and physics. [View profile]
        School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
        • Traditional
        $7,450 to $10,700


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 7450

        Magnificent Minds (est. 2011)  

        • North York, Ontario
        • PS to 8 Coed
        • Day school (30 students)
        Magnificent Minds Inc. caters to learners whose needs are not being met in traditional school environments, pursuing academic excellence, and individual greatness. [View profile]
        • Traditional
        $19,000 to $25,000


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 19000

        Wheatley School (est. 1986)  

        • St. Catharines, Ontario
        • NS to 8 Coed
        • Day school (160 students)
        Wheatley School offers programs from nursery to grade eight in St. Catharines. Its average class size is 15 students. [View profile]
        • Montessori
        • International Baccalaureate
        $5,900 to $13,500


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 5900

        Shining Light Montessori School (est. 2011)  

        • Maple, Ontario
        • NS to SK Coed
        • Day school (30 students)
        Shining Light Montessori is the community you've searched for -- where children feel comfortable, with teachers who care. Our children learn, build their confidence, reach their potential, & let their lights shine! [View profile]
        • Montessori
        $6,500 to $12,250


        Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed 6500

        Stirling Montessori Academy (est. 2013)  

        • Milton, Ontario
        • PS to 3 Coed
        • Day school (65 students)
        Our highly qualified staff use the Montessori Method to provide students with the opportunity to develop intellectual and social skills and to enhance their self-esteem and self-confidence. [View profile]
        • Montessori
        $6,600 to $11,995


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 6600

        Trinity Montessori School (est. 1999)  

        • Markham, Ontario
        • NS to 6 Coed
        • Day school (120 students)
        Trinity Montessori School offers programs from toddler to grade six in Markham, Ontario. Its average class size is nine students. [View profile]
        • Traditional
        • Montessori
        $1,100 to $1,200


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 1100

        Star Academy (est. 1997)  

        • Mississauga, Ontario
        • PS to 8 Coed
        • Day school (60 students)
        Star Academy offers programs from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade Eight in Mississauga. Small class sizes, daily physical education and French for all grades, and academic excellence set us apart. [View profile]
        • Progressive
        $13,990 to $17,990

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        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 13990

        Queen Margaret's School (est. 1921)  

        • Duncan, British Columbia
        • PS to 12 Coed
        • Day school (220 students)
        • Boarding school (100 students)
        • Day school (90 students)
        Queen Margaret's School is an independent day/boarding university preparatory school in Duncan, BC. [View profile]
        School Expo Exhibitor - Calgary
        • Progressive
        $4,800 to $49,300

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        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Day Coed 4800

        Parkdale Montessori School (est. 2007)  

        • Ottawa, Ontario
        • NS to 6 Coed
        • Day school (98 students)
        The School offers authentic Montessori education, individualized learning, accommodations to meet each child’s needs, hands-on learning, enriched curriculum, and outdoor exploration. [View profile]
        • Montessori
        $8,000 to $17,550


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 8000

        Central Montessori Schools - York Mills (est. 1995)  

        • Toronto, Ontario
        • NS to 6 Coed
        • Day school (800 students)
        Central Montessori Schools in Toronto offers instruction from nursery to grade six, with enrolment of 900 day students and tuition starting at $5,900. [View profile]
        • Montessori
        $8,900 to $19,900


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 8900

        Fern Hill School - Ottawa (est. 1981)  

        • Ottawa, Ontario
        • PS to 8 Coed
        • Day school (180 students)
        Ottawa’s Fern Hill School offers Preschool, Kindergarten and Elementary Grades, including extended French. Tuition starts at $2,950. [View profile]
        School Expo Exhibitor - Ottawa
        • Traditional
        $3,250 to $14,950


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 3250

        Kingsley Primary School (est. 1981)  

        • Etobicoke, Ontario
        • PS to 5 Coed
        • Day school
        For the past 36 years Kingsley Primary School offers programs from junior kindergarten to grade five in Etobicoke. Its average class size is eight to 12 students. [View profile]
        • Progressive
        • Reggio Emilia
        $12,000

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        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 12000

        MacLachlan College (est. 1978)  

        • Oakville, Ontario
        • PS to 12 Coed
        • Day school (350 students)
        MacLachlan is a world-class school offering the benefits of small class sizes, highly dedicated and engaged teachers and an internationally recognized curriculum for students in Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12. [View profile]
        School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
        • Progressive
        • International Baccalaureate
        $12,000 to $30,800


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 12000

        École la Nouvelle Vague   

        • Montreal, Quebec
        • PS to 6 Coed
        • Day school
        The bilingual French and English curriculum of Ecole la Nouvelle Vague is based on the Ministry of Education accredited program. [View profile]
        • Traditional
        $10,820 to $11,535


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 10820

        ABC Montessori (est. 1995)  

        • Mississauga, Ontario
        • NS to 5 Coed
        • Day school (150 students)
        ABC Montessori is one of Mississauga's premier private schools. The school offers both Montessori and traditional school programs from preschool to Grade 5. [View profile]
        • Traditional
        • Montessori
        $6,600 to $10,000


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 6600

        Hatch House Montessori School (est. 2005)  

        • Whitby, Ontario
        • NS to 8 Coed
        • Day school
        The Hatch House Montessori School is a very child centered school where each student is respected for his/her uniqueness and is taught accordingly. Ask about our unique, fully bilingual elementary program. [View profile]
        • Montessori
        $9,950 to $13,500


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 9950

        Prestige School - Richmond Hill Campus (est. 2003)  

        • Richmond Hill, Ontario
        • PS to 12 Coed
        • Day school
        The Prestige School offers programs from pre-school to grade eight in Richmond Hill. Its average class size is ten students. [View profile]
        • Traditional
        $10,000 to $15,500


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 10000

        Lycée Louis Pasteur (est. 1966)  

        • Calgary, Alberta
        • PS to 12 Coed
        • Day school (410 students)
        • Homestay school (10 students)
        Lycée Louis Pasteur is the only school in Calgary to teach the French Ministry of Education and Alberta Education curricula. Three years old to Grade 12. All linguistic backgrounds welcome. Small class sizes. [View profile]
        School Expo Exhibitor - Calgary
        • Traditional
        $13,600 to $15,200

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        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Homestay Coed 13600

        Kelowna Christian School (est. 1978)  

        • Kelowna, British Columbia
        • PS to 12 Coed
        • Day school (775 students)
        Established in 1978, our passion is to provide families with transformative, excellent education that equips and inspires students to be disciples who are world changers that love and serve God and others. [View profile]
        • Progressive
        $4,750 to $6,550


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 4750

        Fern Hill School - Burlington (est. 1982)  

        • Burlington, Ontario
        • PS to 8 Coed
        • Day school (180 students)
        Fern Hill School provides a calm, engaging & academic program for Preschool to Grade 8. We offer a structured approach that focuses on developing intellectual curiosity, creativity & confidence. Maximum class size is 19. [View profile]
        • Traditional
        $21,620 to $23,368


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 21620

        Hitherfield School (est. 1991)  

        • Milton-Campbellville, Ontario
        • PS to 8 Coed
        • Day school (100 students)
        Hitherfield School offers programs from pre-school to grade 8. With an average class size of 14 students, we offer an excellent academic program along with a multitude of outdoor activities. [View profile]
        School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
        • Traditional
        $11,600 to $15,120


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 11600

        Unionville Montessori Private Schools (est. 1987)  

        • Unionville, Ontario
        • PS to 8 Coed
        • Day school (900 students)
        Unionville Montessori School offers programs from pre-school to grade eight. Its average class size is 18 to 22 students. [View profile]
        • Traditional
        • Montessori
        $7,750 to $14,750


        Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 7750

        EPIC School (est. 1999)  

        • Toronto, Ontario
        • NS to SK Coed
        • Day school (45 students)
        e.p.i.c. is a leading progressive school specializing in early education for students in Pre-K, J.K. and S.K. Discover e.p.i.c. School! [View profile]
          $9,500 to $17,595

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          Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed 9500

          The Maria Montessori School (est. 1991)  

          • Surrey, British Columbia
          • PS to K Coed
          • Day school (20 students)
          Authentic Montessori Preschool. Students completing our 3 year program at The Maria Montessori School test extremely well. We balance academics, exploration and skills guided by your child's natural interests. [View profile]
          • Montessori
          $2,500 to $4,000


          Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed 2500

          Braemar House School (est. 1996)  

          • Brantford, Ontario
          • PS to 8 Coed
          • Day school (112 students)
          Braemar House School is a not-for-profit elementary school that proves each day that children thrive in a nurturing environment that offers personalized attention. [View profile]
          • Traditional
          • Montessori
          $13,160

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          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 13160

          Kuper Academy (est. 1987)  

          • Kirkland, Quebec
          • PS to 11 Coed
          • Day school (950 students)
          Kuper Academy offers programs from pre-school to grade eleven in Kirkland. Its average class size is 22 students. [View profile]
          School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
          • Traditional
          $5,121 to $15,603


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 5121

          St. Clement's Early Learning School (est. 1955)  

          • Toronto, Ontario
          • PS to 2 Coed/Boys
          • Day school (120 students)
          • Day school (25 students)
          St. Clement's Early Learning School 70 St. Clements Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4R 1H2 St. Clement’s Early Learning School provides a child with an opportunity for growth in all areas of his or her development. [View profile]
          • Progressive
          $8,500 to $20,500

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          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Day Coed Boys 8500

          Peoples Christian Academy (PCA) (est. 1971)  

          • Markham, Ontario
          • PS to 12 Coed
          • Day school (610 students)
          Bussing from Toronto (Bayview and Sheppard) available. Early Learning Centre to Grade 12. Discipline. Character. Respect. Complete your child's academic and spiritual foundation. Discover why PCA students excel! [View profile]
          School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
          • Traditional
          $11,390 to $19,670


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 11390

          River Valley School (est. 1983)  

          • Calgary, Alberta
          • PS to 6 Coed
          • Day school (250 students)
          River Valley is an inclusive independent school in the heart of NW Calgary that provides exceptional education for 3-year-olds to grade 6 students. [View profile]
          School Expo Exhibitor - Calgary
          • Progressive
          $4,850 to $14,320


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 4850

          High Park Oxford Learning Academy (est. 2013)  

          • Toronto, Ontario
          • PS to 1 Coed
          • Day school (10 students)
          Oxford Learning Academy offers a bilingual academic program complemented by a personalized school experience. We grow lifelong learners by focusing on early primary education. [View profile]
          • Progressive
          $10,000 to $15,000


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 10000

          Sunrise Montessori School (est. 1988)  

          • Markham, Ontario
          • NS to 8 Coed
          • Day school (200 students)
          Sunrise Montessori School in Markham offers both English and French Immersion programs from Infant (0 months) to Grade 8. [View profile]
          • Montessori
          $10,500 to $16,500


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 10500

          Primary Prep Academy (est. 2014)  

          • Mississauga, Ontario
          • NS to 3 Coed
          • Day school
          Primary Prep Academy offers programs from Pre-school to Grade 3 in Mississauga. Before and After school program included in tuition. [View profile]
          • Traditional
          $7,000 to $12,000

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          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 7000

          Odyssey Montessori School (est. 2006)  

          • Toronto, Ontario
          • NS to SK Coed
          • Day school
          Odyssey Montessori School is a private Montessori day school with two campuses. The Christie and Sorauren locations provide programs for students 18 months to 6 years old. [View profile]
          • Montessori
          $9,500 to $17,500


          Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed 9500

          Olivet School (est. 1893)  

          • Etobicoke, Ontario
          • PS to 5 Coed
          • Day school (45 students)
          Founded in 1893, Olivet School is a Christian private school in Etobicoke, offering PS-Gr5. Olivet School combines quality teaching with individual attention to help each child achieve their personal potential. [View profile]
          • Traditional
          $4,300 to $10,800

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          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 4300

          Montverde Academy (est. 1912)  

          • Montverde, Florida
          • PS to 12 Coed
          • Day school (891 students)
          • Boarding school (325 students)
          Founded in 1912, Montverde Academy is an elite college preparatory school for students in grades Pre-K3 through post-graduate studies with a distinct student population from over 80 countries worldwide. [View profile]
          • Traditional
          US $7,875 to US $51,350

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          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Coed 7875

          Calgary French & International School (est. 1969)  

          • Calgary, Alberta
          • PS to 12 Coed
          • Day school (780 students)
          Calgary French & International School graduates will be active global citizens with a foundation for life-long success, and our school will be the leader in French immersion and international education. [View profile]
          School Expo Exhibitor - Calgary
          • Progressive
          • International Baccalaureate
          $7,900 to $15,100

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          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 7900

          MontessoriWorks   

          • Mississauga, Ontario
          • PS to K Coed
          • Day school
          MontessoriWorks provides half/full-day experiential learning programs, based in the Montessori method, conducted in a nurturing, cooperative, supportive environment, for children in preschool through senior kindergarten. [View profile]
          • Montessori
          $7,000 to $13,000


          Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed 7000

          Home Sweet Home Montessori Academy (est. 2010)  

          • Caledon, Ontario
          • PS to 3 Coed
          • Day school (60 students)
          Home Sweet Home Montessori Academy offers our students a supportive environment, which allows them to discover their passions, all while reaching each individuals full potential! [View profile]
          • Montessori
          $9,000 to $12,000


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 9000

          Montessori House of Children (est. 1974)  

          • Brantford, Ontario
          • NS to SK Coed
          • Day school (41 students)
          Located in Brantford, Ontario, Montessori House of Children (MHC) provides excellent programs for grades Nursery to 3 and helps young children reach their learning potential with both independent and self-directed learning. MHC also offers support for students with learning differences. [View profile]
          • Montessori
          $8,200 to $10,000


          Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed 8200

          Léman Manhattan Preparatory School (est. 2010)  

          • New York, New York(USA)
          • PS to 12 Coed
          • Boarding school (100 students)
          • Day school (800 students)
          Léman Manhattan - the only boarding school in Manhattan, New York that delivers academic excellence that inspires your child for a lifetime. IB Diploma program and unique internship opportunities offered in the city. [View profile]
          School Expo Exhibitor - Vancouver
          • Traditional
          • International Baccalaureate
          US $5,500 to US $93,000


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Boarding Day Coed 5500

          Prince Edward Montessori School (est. 1995)  

          • Toronto, Ontario
          • NS to SK Coed
          • Day school (100 students)
          Prince Edward Montessori School offers programs for various grades in Toronto. Its average class size is ten to 16 students. [View profile]
          • Montessori
          $6,390 to $12,500


          Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed 6390

          Mulgrave School (est. 1993)  

          • West Vancouver, British Columbia
          • PS to 12 Coed
          • Day school (1000 students)
          Mulgrave School offers programmes from Preschool to Grade 12 in West Vancouver. Its average class size is 20 students with teacher to student ratios of 1:8. [View profile]
          • Progressive
          • International Baccalaureate
          $19,980 to $24,820


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 19980

          Tall Pines School (est. 1987)  

          • Brampton, Ontario
          • NS to 8 Coed
          • Day school (480 students)
          Tall Pines School in Brampton provides enhanced Montessori and traditional classes from Infant to Grade Eight, is the longest accredited CCMA Montessori school in Canada, and is a leader in 21st Century education. [View profile]
          • Montessori
          $13,921 to $19,988


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 13921

          Alive Montessori & Private School (est. 2014)  

          • Toronto, Ontario
          • PS to 6 Coed
          • Day school
          NOW WITH LICENSED DAYCARE! Bring your child for a free trial to let him or her experience the difference. Don't be surprised if he or she doesn't want to go home at the end of the day! [View profile]
          • Montessori
          $8,500 to $15,500


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 8500

          Bishop Hamilton Montessori School (est. 1983)  

          • Ottawa, Ontario
          • NS to 8 Coed
          • Day school (200 students)
          Bishop Hamilton Montessori School is a Christian Montessori school in Ottawa, Ontario, with classes from Infants to grade eight. [View profile]
          School Expo Exhibitor - Ottawa
          • Montessori
          $12,850 to $19,675

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          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 12850

          CGS (Children's Garden School) (est. 1986)  

          • Toronto, Ontario
          • PS to 3 Coed
          • Day school (100 students)
          CGS (Children's Garden School) offers co-ed, Preschool-Grade 3 programming. Small class sizes. Exceptional phonics program. [View profile]
          • Traditional
          $10,200 to $22,500

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          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 10200

          Acorn Montessori   

          • Thornbury, Ontario
          • PS to SK Coed
          • Day school (16 students)
          • Montessori
          $6,000 to $9,000


          Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed 6000

          Banbury Crossroads School (est. 1979)  

          • Calgary, Alberta
          • PS to 12 Coed
          • Day school (90 students)
          Since 1979, Banbury's student-paced approach with tutorial instruction is in small, multi-aged groups of 10:1. Meainingful relationships enhance learning. Member of Canadian Coalition of Self Directed Learning--CCSDL. [View profile]
          School Expo Exhibitor - Calgary
          • Progressive
          $8,000 to $10,000


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 8000

          German International School Toronto (est. 1999)  

          • Toronto, Ontario
          • PS to 8 Coed
          • Day school (80 students)
          German International School in Toronto offers programs from PK to grade 8. It provides a German curriculum enriched with Canadian content. [View profile]
          School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
          • Liberal Arts
          $9,050 to $17,700


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 9050

          Blooming Lives Montessori (est. 2017)  

          • Markham, Ontario
          • NS to SK Coed
          • Day school (87 students)
          Blooming Lives Montessori celebrates and nurtures the sense of curiosity of each child, supports them in exploring their expanding capabilities and guides them into their thriving potentials. [View profile]
          • Montessori
          $5,300 to $16,200


          Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed 5300

          Community Life Christian School   

          • Toronto, Ontario
          • NS to 12 Coed
          • Day school (50 students)
          [View profile]
          School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
          • Traditional
          $800 to $1,400


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 800

          Waldorf Academy (est. 1987)  

          • Toronto, Ontario
          • PS to 8 Coed
          • Day school (240 students)
          Waldorf Academy offers programs from childcare to grade eight in downtown Toronto. Its average class size is 18 students. [View profile]
          • Waldorf
          $5,040 to $19,950

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          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 5040

          Halton Waldorf School (est. 1984)  

          • Burlington, Ontario
          • NS to 12 Coed
          • Day school (180 students)
          Halton Waldorf School in Burlington, Ontario offers a licensed preschool, kindergarten and grades 1 to 12. It’s average class size is 15 to 21 students. [View profile]
          • Waldorf
          $8,800 to $14,620


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 8800

          Kingsway College School (est. 1989)  

          • Etobicoke, Ontario
          • PS to 8 Coed
          • Day school (400 students)
          Kingsway College School offers programs for PK to grade 8 in Etobicoke. Its average class size is 17 to 21 students. [View profile]
          School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
          • Progressive
          • Reggio Emilia
          $9,980 to $28,060


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 9980

          Academie Providence (est. 2002)  

          • Ottawa, Ontario
          • NS to 8 Coed
          • Day school (200 students)
          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]
          School Expo Exhibitor - Ottawa
          • Progressive
          • Reggio Emilia
          $9,000 to $10,300


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 9000

          Bannockburn (est. 1993)  

          • Toronto, Ontario
          • NS to 6 Coed
          • Day school (200 students)
          Bannockburn School leads in Montessori education by offering an exceptional, enriched Montessori curriculum in a nurturing environment carefully prepared to meet the needs of children in the formative years of childhood. [View profile]
          • Montessori
          $14,900 to $25,100


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 14900

          Avalon Children's Montessori School (est. 2000)  

          • Toronto, Ontario
          • PS to 8 Coed
          • Day school (90 students)
          Avalon provides quality programmes from kindergarten to Grade 8 in the heart of the Beach. [View profile]
          • Montessori
          $6,395 to $20,150


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 6395

          Robbins Hebrew Academy (est. 1957)  

          • Toronto, Ontario
          • NS to 8 Coed
          • Day school (390 students)
          Robbins Hebrew Academy (RHA) teaches students to think critically and globally, in a community that builds self-esteem and life-long character. RHA is Toronto’s first Jewish school to be CAIS accredited. [View profile]
          • Progressive
          • Reggio Emilia
          $13,050 to $17,990


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 13050

          The Nature School (est. 2017)  

          • Vaughan, Ontario
          • PS to 3 Coed
          • Day school (50 students)
          • Day school (12 students)
          The Nature School at Kortright provides an alternative form of education designed to provide experiential learning opportunities and promote curiosity to nurture the whole child. [View profile]
          • Progressive
          $1,500 to $12,000


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Day Coed 1500

          Fern Hill School - Oakville (est. 1982)  

          • Oakville, Ontario
          • PS to 8 Coed
          • Day school (400 students)
          Fern Hill School is a private independent school for Preschool through Grade 8 offering individualized learning by subject-specific teachers. Our school is regarded as one of the pre-eminent elementary schools in Canada. [View profile]
          School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
          • Traditional
          $21,620 to $23,368


          Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 21620

          The Oakville Academy for the Arts (est. 2003)  

          • Oakville, Ontario
          • NS to SK Coed
          • Day school
          Voted Oakville's Best Preschool, The Oakville Academy School for the Arts offers Preschool and Kindergarten classes in an arts-enriched learning environment. [View profile]
            $4,899 to $14,999


            Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed 4899

            Meadow Green Academy (est. 1995)  

            • Mississauga, Ontario
            • PS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (150 students)
            Meadow Green Academy offers programs from pre-school to grade eight in Mississauga. Its average class size is 12 students. [View profile]
            School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
            • Traditional
            • Montessori
            $8,800 to $15,490


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 8800

            Montessori School of Calgary   

            • Calgary, Alberta
            • PS to 6 Coed
            • Day school (85 students)
            The Montessori School of Calgary offers a preschool through Grade 6 program led by experienced guides and teachers who support each child with trust, respect, and proven academic success. [View profile]
            School Expo Exhibitor - Calgary
            • Montessori
            $8,440 to $14,250


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 8440

            Central Montessori School – Maplehurst Campus (est. 1995)  

            • North York, Ontario
            • PS to 6 Coed
            • Day school (250 students)
            The most important period of life is not the age of university studies, but the first one - the period from birth to the age of six. Choose Central Montessori Schools. [View profile]
            School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
            • Montessori
            $8,700 to $17,500


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 8700

            Bayview Glen (est. 1962)  

            • Toronto, Ontario
            • PS to 12 Coed
            • Day school (1050 students)
            Bayview Glen is a traditional co-ed day school in Toronto, Ontario from Preschool (age 2) to Grade 12, a global member of Round Square and offers Advanced Placement programme. Tuition ranges from $17,000 to $26,500. [View profile]
            School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
            • Traditional
            $18,375 to $27,290


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 18375

            Richmond Hill Montessori Private School (est. 1986)  

            • Richmond Hill, Ontario
            • PS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (600 students)
            Richmond Hill Montessori Private School offers programs from pre-school to grade eight. Its average class size is 20 students. [View profile]
            • Traditional
            • Montessori
            $21,000 to $23,500


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 21000

            King Heights Academy (est. 2004)  

            • Woodbridge, Ontario
            • NS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (150 students)
            Located in Vaughan, King Heights Academy provides a unique educational experience for toddlers to grade eight, which includes the IB Program. [View profile]
            • Traditional
            • International Baccalaureate
            $15,598 to $18,998


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 15598

            Cornerstone Montessori Prep School (est. 1990)  

            • Toronto, Ontario
            • PS to 12 Coed
            • Day school (130 students)
            Cornerstone Montessori Prep School is a Toronto Christian Montessori school with grades from nursery to 12. Tuition begins at $13,500. [View profile]
            School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
            • Liberal Arts
            • Montessori
            $13,750 to $24,000


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 13750

            Montessori Learning Centre of Pickering (est. 1984)  

            • Pickering, Ontario
            • NS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (200 students)
            Montessori Learning Centre of Pickering is a non denominational school that offers programs from Pre-school to Grade eight. We acknowledge and celebrate religious and cultural events as part of our cultural program. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            $9,000 to $13,000


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 9000

            Oxford Learning Academy (Private School) (est. 1984)  

            • Milton, Ontario
            • PS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (65 students)
            Oxford Learning Academy – where your child will experience a homeschooling approach with the benefits of socialization in a small classroom environment. This Milton private school runs from PK to grade 8. [View profile]
            • Traditional
            $12,000 to $12,850


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 12000

            Rotherglen School - Mississauga (est. 1979)  

            • Mississauga, Ontario
            • PS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (400 students)
            Rotherglen School - MISSISSAUGA is a montessori school that offers programs from pre-school to grade eight. Its average class size is 18 students. [View profile]
            • Progressive
            • Montessori
            $6,700 to $16,800


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 6700

            Trillium School (est. 1991)  

            • Markham, Ontario
            • NS to 12 Coed
            • Boarding school (30 students)
            • Day school (300 students)
            Trillium School is a montessori school that offers programs from pre-school to grade eight in Markham. [View profile]
            School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
            • Montessori
            $10,500 to $36,000


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Boarding Day Coed 10500

            ArtsCalibre Academy (est. 2011)  

            • Victoria, British Columbia
            • PS to 9 Coed
            • Day school (170 students)
            ArtsCalibre Academy empowers students through creativity, mindfulness and leadership. We offer Preschool to Grade Eight in 2017/2018, adding one grade per year through to Grade 12. [View profile]
            • Progressive
            • Reggio Emilia
            $1,600 to $6,250


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 1600

            Northstar Montessori Private School (est. 1996)  

            • Mississauga, Ontario
            • NS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (300 students)
            Northstar Montessori offers authentic Montessori programs from Toddler to Grade 8 in Mississauga. We pride ourselves on strong character development and supporting life long learners! Now, Swim program is now included. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            $9,500 to $14,900


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 9500

            Vincent Massey Academy (est. 1985)  

            • Etobicoke, Ontario
            • NS to 3 Coed
            • Day school (230 students)
            Vincent Massey offers a balanced approach to education, setting your child up for succecs in all avenues of life. [View profile]
            • Progressive
            • Reggio Emilia
            $9,000 to $15,000


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 9000

            Mississauga Christian French School (MCFS) (est. 2008)  

            • Mississauga, Ontario
            • PS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (63 students)
            Mississauga Christian French School offers programs from pre-school to grade eight. Its average class size is 15 students. Offering an Olympic-sized Gym. [View profile]
            • Progressive
            $7,000 to $9,000


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 7000

            B.E.N. School-House (est. 2005)  

            • Toronto, Ontario
            • PS to 6 Coed
            • Day school (35 students)
            B.E.N. offers an engaging, caring learning community.Focus is on qualities and skills alongside Ontario Curriculum. Small class sizes, daily outdoor activities, art classes and workshop. Parenting workshops are offered. [View profile]
            • Progressive
            $7,350 to $11,900

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            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 7350

            Whistler Waldorf School (est. 2000)  

            • Whistler, British Columbia
            • NS to 12 Coed
            • Day school (200 students)
            WWS is a dedicated Waldorf school in Whistler, B.C. offering early years education all the way up to grade 12. [View profile]
            • Waldorf
            $8,938 to $16,423


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 8938

            Aurora Montessori School (est. 1989)  

            • Aurora, Ontario
            • NS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (370 students)
            Aurora Montessori School offers a comprehensive, nurturing and enriched program for Toddler to Grade 8. Our enrolment of 375 day students has an average class size of 15 to 24. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            • Reggio Emilia
            $10,500 to $16,200


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 10500

            Town Centre Private Schools (est. 1986)  

            • Markham, Ontario
            • NS to 12 Coed
            • Day school (1050 students)
            Town Centre Montessori Private Schools offers programs from pre-school to grade 12/University Prep and is located in Markham. [View profile]
            • Traditional
            • International Baccalaureate
            $5,300 to $16,400


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 5300

            Liberty Prep School   

            • Toronto, Ontario
            • NS to 6 Coed
            • Day school (140 students)
            Liberty Prep offers programs from Toddler - Gr. 6 in downtown Toronto. Our environment combines a beautifully renovated building with well-trained and passionate teachers. Reach out to discover what we do differently. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            $12,000 to $16,500

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            • User reviews (1)
            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 12000

            The Montessori Country School - Milton Campus (est. 2007)  

            • Milton, Ontario
            • PS to 3 Coed
            • Day school (69 students)
            Montessori Country School has provided a first-class academic experience to students in an environment that is distinguished by its compassion, integrity and unwavering commitment to the individual child. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            $8,160 to $13,600


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 8160

            Kaban Montessori School (est. 2002)  

            • Mississauga, Ontario
            • NS to 6 Coed
            • Day school (147 students)
            Kaban Montessori School in west Mississauga/Erin Mills is a CCMA accredited school for children aged 6 months to 12 years. Come for a tour, you'll love it! [View profile]
            • Montessori
            $15,000 to $17,000


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 15000

            College Bourget   

            • Rigaud, Quebec
            • PS to 11 Coed
            • Day school (1450 students)
            • Boarding school (100 students)
            Collège Bourget is a day & boarding school situated between Montreal & Ottawa, that exceeds Quebec curriculum guidelines & ensures our students grow through different spheres: arts, sports, community service & science. [View profile]
            • Traditional
            $4,700 to $35,000


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Coed 4700

            Humberside Montessori School (est. 1987)  

            • Toronto, Ontario
            • NS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (328 students)
            Humberside Montessori Schools a montessori private school in Toronto. It offers programs from nursery to grade eight. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            $9,200 to $15,400


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 9200

            Wesley Christian Academy (est. 1988)  

            • Markham, Ontario
            • NS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (350 students)
            Wesley Christian Academy offers programs from Toddler to Grade 8 in Markham. As we are a Christian school, we share our beliefs with all our students but we warmly welcome families from ALL faiths and backgrounds! [View profile]
            • Traditional
            $10,375 to $13,300

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            • User reviews (2)
            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 10375

            TFS - Canada's International School (est. 1962)  

            • Toronto, Ontario
            • NS to 12 Coed
            • Day school (1470 students)
            TFS - Canada's International School offers Canada's only bilingual IB programs from PK to Grade 12. Average class size is 12 to 22 students. Entrance Scholarship to Grade 7 is available. [View profile]
            School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto, Halton-Peel
            • Progressive
            • International Baccalaureate
            $19,760 to $33,970


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed 19760

            Durham Elementary, Durham Academy and G.B.M.S. (est. 1984)  

            • Oshawa, Ontario
            • NS to 12 Coed
            • Day school (135 students)
            • Homestay school (Varies)
            • Boarding school (Varies)
            Our schools offer a maximum class size of 16 students for ages 4 & up. Tours are offered daily and new students are welcome to visit for a day. [View profile]
            • Progressive
            • Montessori
            $9,700 to $11,500


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Homestay Boarding Coed 9700

            Silver Maple Montessori Private School   

            • Milton, Ontario
            • NS to SK Coed
            • Day school (63 students)
            Housed in the elegant colonial mansion, Harrop House in the beautiful town of Milton, Ontario. Offering low teacher to child ratios with an emphasis on personal and social development of each child. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            $6,800 to $12,900


            Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed 6800

            Fairview Glen Montessori (est. 2007)  

            • Burlington, Ontario
            • NS to 6 Coed
            • Day school (190 students)
            Fairview Glen offers authentic Montessori education for children 18 mo.-12 yrs. The academically driven, collaborative and supportive community, also specializes in French, Music, Visual Arts and Phys-Ed programs. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            $16,200


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 16200

            Montessori Jewish Day School (est. 2000)  

            • Toronto, Ontario
            • NS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (115 students)
            MJDS inspires a lifetime love for learning in a nurturing environment that fosters respect for oneself, the community and the world, guided by the shared values of Judaism and Montessori education. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            $9,000 to $18,150


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 9000

            The Giles School (est. 1989)  

            • Toronto, Ontario
            • PS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (180 students)
            The Giles School is a French immersion private school in Toronto for children age 2 (Pre-K) to Grade 8. Open Admissions through Grade 1, small classes, and Mandarin introduced as a third language in Grade 1. [View profile]
            • Liberal Arts
            $12,900 to $23,400

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            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 12900

            Ellesmere Montessori School   

            • Toronto, Ontario
            • NS to 6 Coed
            • Day school (60 students)
            Ellesmere Montessori School prepares children for a lifetime of creative and purposeful learning based on the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            $9,120 to $15,744


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 9120

            La Villa Montessori School (est. 2012)  

            • Mississauga, Ontario
            • NS to K Coed
            • Day school (31 students)
            La Villa Montessori School is dedicated to following the Montessori philosophy and to create a safe, stimulating and nurturing environment that fulfills a child's emotional, social, physical and intellectual needs. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            $8,100 to $15,608

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            Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed 8100

            Dearcroft Montessori School (est. 1968)  

            • Oakville, Ontario
            • NS to 8 Coed
            • Day school (170 students)
            Offering Montessori programs from Toddler to Grade 8, Dearcroft is accredited by CCMA and staffed by dedicated teachers. [View profile]
            School Expo Exhibitor - Halton-Peel
            • Montessori
            $8,800 to $21,250


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed 8800

            Sidney Ledson Institute (est. 1982)  

            • Toronto, Ontario
            • PS to 6 Coed
            • Day school
            The PK – Grade 6 program is a visible expression of the philosophy embodied in Ledson's books, Raising Brighter Children and Teach Your Child to Read in Just 10 Minutes a Day. [View profile]
            School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
            • Traditional
            $4,501 to $12,800

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            reviews (6)

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            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 4501

            Maria Montessori School (est. 1975)  

            • Toronto, Ontario
            • NS to 6 Coed
            • Day school (120 students)
            Maria Montessori School is an AMI accredited Montessori school in Toronto that offers programs for children 18 months to twelve years. [View profile]
            • Montessori
            $7,000 to $16,000


            Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed 7000

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