Saskatoon private schools

Find a list of private schools in Saskatoon here

There are many great private and independent schools in Saskatoon (like there are in Regina, Moosejaw, Prince Albert, and in other Prairie provinces like Manitoba). This includes schools in Lakewood, Holmwood, Nutana, University Heights, Blairmore, and Lawson.  Read more

On this page, we list the best private schools in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. While we don't provide private school rankings, we provide in-depth reports of each Saskatoon school. We profile their academics, curriculum, teaching, tuition, community, culture, and much more. Find a school in Saskatoon for your child.

Types of Saskatoon private schools

There is a wide range of different types of private schools in Saskatoon. This includes preschools, and elementary, middle, and high schools. Below, we describe some of the main types of Saskatoon private schools.

Benefits of Saskatoon private schools

Saskatchewan private and independent schools provide a world-class education. All of these schools meet provincial curricular guidelines, and most surpass them. Many also offer acceleration and enrichment opportunities.

Some private schools in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan offer challenging, world-recognized academic programs and courses. For instance, many offer the International BaccalaureateAP courses, or a gifted program. These kinds of programs can be ideal for high-ability and academically-focused students.

Here are some other benefits of private schools in Saskatchewan: 
• They tend to be academically rigorous.
• They often encourage kids to take on challenges, and sometimes fail, in a safe and supportive environment. 
• They promote academic, social, and emotional growth. 
• Many focus on character development.
• Many have a wide range of extracurriculars.
• Most have small classes and low student-to-teachers ratios.
• Most have tight-knit communities.

Choosing the right Saskatoon private school for your child

To find the best-fit school for your child, you’ll need to do lots of research. Eventually, you’ll want to create a shortlist of schools that meet your needs. Research these schools intensively on, and make sure you visit them in person.

Make sure you speak with school officials to get a sense of whether the school is the right fit for your child. Ask them plenty of questions to gauge whether a school is likely to be a good fit for your child. Here are some critical questions (that go beyond the basics like location and cost) which you can print out to bring with you on your visit:

Frequently Asked Questions

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