Having surveyed the Canadian private school landscape for almost two decades, we've accumulated a treasure trove of insights. This is your guide to independent schools – from preschool to grade 12.
Sending your child to a private school can be a big step. If you're just starting to entertain the private school option, begin your research here.
From special needs to Montessori, single-sex to coed, boarding and more, the range of private schools is remarkably diverse.
Curriculum or focus
New Math or Old Math? Student-centred or teacher-centred classrooms? Debates around educational methods and philosophies can be fierce. This guide cuts through the buzzwords and arms you with key knowledge for your school search.
Parents always ask us, "What's the best school"? And our answer is always the same: put your energy into finding the best "fit" for your child. This is hard - much harder than picking a school from the top of a list. But your child will be better for it.
Read how to ensure a successful (and stress-free) application. We recommend you start planning a year in advance.
Over the years we've worked with many financial advisors and private school insiders to crack the code: how to keep private school costs low and within reach.
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