Including both counties, you'll find private schools in Tecumseh, Lakeshore, Harrow, LaSalle, Amherstburg, Essex, Kingsville, Leamington, Stony Point, North Buxton, South Buxton, and Merlin. These schools offer a top-notch education for students in preschool, elementary, middle, and high school.
Types of private schools in Windsor
There are a wide variety of different types of private schools in Canada. Windsor is no exception to this rule. Below, we discuss some of the main kinds of private schools you’ll find in Windsor and the surrounding area (including Tecumseh).
- Alternative: For many families, alternative schools offer an appealing option to what you’ll find in traditional schools. They tend to have more student-directed learning, independent and group work, and curriculum flexibility than mainstream schools. Many also have a major focus on inquiry and experiential learning. Alternative schools in Windsor include schools with Montessori, Waldorf, and Reggio Emilia programs.
- Special needs: There are several Windsor private schools that offer special needs support. Some of these schools are dedicated to special needs students, while others support students in one or more environments, such as a dedicated, withdrawal, or integrated class. Schools in Windsor support students a wide range disabilities and challenges, including ADHD, Asperger’s, dyslexia, autism, and Down syndrome.
- Advanced studies: Many schools in Windsor, including private and independent schools, have specialized programs for high-achieving students. These schools offer a high-level curriculum for students who are advanced and need a challenge. Some of these schools offer gifted programs, made up of 100% advanced students. Other rigorous academic programs offered at Windsor schools include International Baccalaureate (IB) and Advanced Placement (AP).
Choosing a Windsor private school
There are many important factors to consider in choosing the right private school in Windsor, Ontario. You’ll want to make sure to select a school that’s the right fit for your child and your family.
Make sure you visit a school, take a tour of it, and ask plenty of questions. You’ll need to take into account many different factors in your decision, including school location, size, level, curriculum, cost, and more.
Keep in mind, there is no such thing as the perfect school. And make sure you focus not just on the quality and reputation of a school, but also on how well it meets your child’s unique academic, social, and emotional needs.
On this page, we list private schools in Windsor, Ontario. Click on a school’s profile to learn all about it. You can also click through to a school’s website, contact it directly, and start the application process.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a private school expo where I can meet with private schools in Windsor, Ontario?
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.