Canadian boarding schools have a lot to offer
The boarding culture developed in earnest in England and eventually moved throughout the Commonwealth, New England and beyond. Now you can find boarding schools all over the world; anywhere from China to Germany.
So what differentiates our Canadian boarding schools from those found in rest of the world? Originally, not much; Canadian boarding schools evolved in areas where the British migrated: Eastern Canada, Ontario and British Columbia. Now, Canada can boast over 25 fantastic boarding schools, from east to west, all offering a myriad of unique opportunities.
Why do students choose boarding schools in Canada? Here are 5 good reasons:
- Affordable and High Standard of Education: Canada is regarded to have a superior education system (consistently ranked in the Top 10) and our national averages in terms of reading and writing are amongst the highest in the world. As well, boarding schools in Canada are typically a less expensive option than those found abroad. Quality and affordability.
- Variety of Curricula: ESL, International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement or a combination of all three. You can find a boarding school in Canada that fits your style and needs.
- Health and Safety: Canadians know that the quality of education and the standards of the boarding environment will be at a high level in Canada. Our international students choose to board in Canada for the same reasons; it is known globally to be one of the safest and healthiest places to live and learn. It is also known to be a friendly country.
- Global Mindset: the diversity found within the boarding school environment can rarely be found in a day school or even in other boarding schools around the world. The cultural mosaic thrives in our Canadian boarding schools. Because of this, a culture of tolerance and acceptance is fostered and celebrated. The diversity found and fostered within our schools allows students make friends from around the world.
- Natural Beauty: Our boarding schools offer a variety of amazing locations to choose from. The Maritimes, the sweeping prairies, the rugged west or Central Canada: boarding schools in Canada offer distinct choices to students from both within Canada and internationally.