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A high quality Canadian education


Schools in Canada offer a high quality education with internationally recognized diplomas granted by provincial ministries of education. Boarding schools in Canada offer highly trained and educated teachers who are available to help you at all hours if you are having troubles in your studies or if you need to be further challenged.

Universities from across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and around the world recognize Canadian diplomas and accept thousands of Canadian students every year. Many boarding schools also offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme, a challenging academic designation that is internationally recognized and makes transitioning to other IB schools or universities easier.

The Canadian cultural experience

Canadians have welcomed millions of people from around the world, creating one of the most multicultural societies in existence. Different cultures are embraced and shared and religious freedoms are guaranteed. Canada also has two official languages: French and English. Both languages are spoken across the country but English is spoken by the majority of residents in all provinces except Quebec (where French is spoken by the majority of people). There are French- and English-language boarding schools, but most boarding schools offer excellent teaching in both official Canadian languages.

Canada and the great outdoors

Canada is a place with an abundance of land and a small population. If you love nature, the wilderness and have a sense of adventure then attending a Canadian boarding school outside a major city could be just for you. Many boarding school campuses are beside water and offer rowing, sailing, kayaking and canoeing. They also provide a peaceful and calm environment where you can live with your friends year-round. Yes there is snow, and sometimes lots of it, but our mountains, lakes, rivers, forests and open land make winter fun.

Canada has major cities and not just forests

Vancouver is Canada's third largest city and is nestled between the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Besides its beauty, Vancouver is also one of the warmest places in Canada year-round. English is mostly spoken in Vancouver but large Chinese and Indian populations exist.

Toronto is located on Lake Ontario and is Canada's largest city. Toronto is a world within a city and has many neighbourhoods made of different cultural groups. English is mostly spoken in Toronto, but many other languages such as Mandarin, Cantonese, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian are spoken throughout.

Ottawa is Canada's capital city and home to museums, parliament, Canadian and foreign government offices and embassies, the Rideau Canal and ByWard market. Ottawa is a bilingual city and is on the provincial borders of Ontario and Quebec along the Ottawa River.

Montreal is the second largest city in Canada and the largest French-speaking city in North America. It is also one of the oldest cities in North America and features large English and French-speaking areas of the city. Montreal is a city surrounded by water and features a mountain, Mont Royal, within the heart of the city.

Halifax is the largest city on the east coast of Canada. It is large enough so there is plenty to do but small enough to easily move around and get to know the community. Located on the Atlantic Ocean, it has a strong maritime and sailing history. English is mostly spoken in Halifax and throughout the province of Nova Scotia.

How to apply to boarding schools

Every boarding school will have its own application process and unique documents to complete. Many schools will also require an application fee. It is best to visit your preferred schools' web sites to learn more about their application process and fees. Interviews are often conducted in person with either the student or someone from the boarding school travelling; otherwise interviews are conducted through Skype. It is recommended that students wanting to study in Canada apply to a few schools to increase the chance of being accepted to a school.

Study permits and visas

Foreign students will need to apply for a study permit from the Government of Canada after receiving acceptance at a Canadian boarding school. Some students, depending on the country in which they live, will also require a temporary resident visa that will be processed along with the study permit application. This application requires a $125 CAD processing fee that is not refunded if an application is refused or withdrawn.

Applications can be made through Canadian visa offices around the world. Students will need to prove they have been accepted at a Canadian boarding school; prove their identity through passports or travel documents; prove they can afford tuition, boarding fees and living expenses while in Canada; and provide a written explanation of why they require a study permit. The Government of Canada offers more information on the documents you will be required to bring.

Branksome Hall Branksome Hall
10 Elm Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 1N4
Type: Liberal Arts, International Baccalaureate
Albert College Albert College
160 Dundas Street West, Belleville, Ontario, K8P 1A6
Type: Traditional
Royal Crown School Royal Crown School
4620 Finch Ave East, Scarborough, Ontario, M1S4G2
Type: Progressive
Lakefield College School Lakefield College School
4391 County Road 29, Lakefield, Ontario, K0L 2H0
Type: Liberal Arts
The Bishop Strachan School The Bishop Strachan School
298 Lonsdale Road, Toronto, Ontario, M4V 1X2
Type: Progressive, Reggio Emilia
Trinity College School Trinity College School
55 Deblaquire Street North, Port Hope, Ontario, L1A 4K7
Type: Traditional
Académie Ste-Cécile International School Académie Ste-Cécile International School
925 Cousineau Road, Windsor, Ontario, N9G 1V8
Type: Traditional, International Baccalaureate
Whytecliff Agile Learning Centres Whytecliff Agile Learning Centres
20561 Logan Ave., Langley, British Columbia, V3A 7R3
Type: Progressive
St. John's-Kilmarnock School St. John's-Kilmarnock School
2201 Shantz Station Road, Waterloo Region (Breslau), Ontario, N0B 1M0
Type: Progressive, International Baccalaureate
Rosseau Lake College Rosseau Lake College
1967 Bright Street, Rosseau, Ontario, P0C 1J0
Type: Progressive
Appleby College Appleby College
540 Lakeshore Road West, Oakville, Ontario, L6K 3P1
Type: Liberal Arts
Upper Canada College Upper Canada College
200 Lonsdale Road, Toronto, Ontario, M4V 1W6
Type: Liberal Arts, International Baccalaureate
Havergal College Havergal College
1451 Avenue Road, Toronto, Ontario, M5N 2H9
Type: Liberal Arts
The Hill Academy The Hill Academy
20490 Porterfield Road, Caledon, Ontario, L7K 1S7
Type: Traditional
Nancy Campbell Academy Nancy Campbell Academy
45 Waterloo St S, Stratford, Ontario, N5A 4A8
Type: Liberal Arts
Hillfield Strathallan College Hillfield Strathallan College
299 Fennell Avenue West, Hamilton, Ontario, L9C 1G3
Type: Traditional, Montessori
North Star Academy North Star Academy
950 Élodie-Boucher, Laval, Quebec, H7W 0C6
Type: Traditional
Stanstead College Stanstead College
450 Dufferin Street, Stanstead, Quebec, J0B 3E0
Type: Traditional
Robert Land Academy Robert Land Academy
6727 South Chippawa Road, Wellandport, Ontario, L0R 2J0
Type: Traditional
Applewood Academy for Progressive Learning Applewood Academy for Progressive Learning
72 Orchard Dr., Belleville, Ontario, K8P2K7
Type: Progressive
McDonald International Academy McDonald International Academy
920 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3C7
Type: Traditional
St. Michaels University School St. Michaels University School
3400 Richmond Road, Victoria, British Columbia, V8P 4P5
Type: Progressive
Hawthorn School Hawthorn School
101 Scarsdale Road, Toronto, Ontario, M3B 2R2
Type: Liberal Arts
Laureate College Laureate College
1921 Snake Road, Burlington, Ontario, L7P 4Y2
Type: Traditional
St. Margaret's School St. Margaret's School
1080 Lucas Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia, V8X 3P7
Type: Traditional
SPIRE Academy SPIRE Academy
5201 SPIRE Circle, Geneva, Ohio(USA), 44041
Type: Progressive
Glenlyon Norfolk School Glenlyon Norfolk School
781 Richmond Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia, V8S 3Z2
Type: Progressive, International Baccalaureate
Rothesay Netherwood School Rothesay Netherwood School
40 College Hill Road, Rothesay, New Brunswick, E2E 5H1
Type: Liberal Arts, International Baccalaureate
Niagara Christian Collegiate Niagara Christian Collegiate
2619 Niagara Parkway, Fort Erie, Ontario, L2A 5M4
Type: Traditional
Woodland Christian High School Woodland Christian High School
1058 Spitzig Rd, Breslau, Ontario, N0B 1M0
Type: Liberal Arts
Brookes Westshore Brookes Westshore
1939 Sooke Rd, Victoria, British Columbia, V9B 1W2
Type: Progressive, International Baccalaureate
Toronto STEM School Toronto STEM School
285 Eglinton Ave. E., Toronto, Ontario, M4P 1L3
Type: Progressive
Durham Elementary, Durham Academy and G.B.M.S. Durham Elementary, Durham Academy and G.B.M.S.
505 Adelaide Avenue East, Oshawa, Ontario, L1G 2A4
Type: Progressive, Montessori
Signet Christian School Signet Christian School
675 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M2K 1B6
Type: Traditional
Nile Academy Nile Academy
5 Blue Haven Cresent, Toronto, Ontario, M9M 1W6
Type: Progressive
Mennonite Collegiate Institute Mennonite Collegiate Institute
466 Mary Street, Gretna, Manitoba, R0G 0V0
Type: Traditional
Ridley College Ridley College
2 Ridley Road, St. Catharines, Ontario, L2R 7C3
Type: Progressive, International Baccalaureate
Balmoral Hall School Balmoral Hall School
630 Westminster Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 3S1
Type: Progressive, International Baccalaureate
King's Christian Collegiate King's Christian Collegiate
528 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Oakville, Ontario, L6M 4K6
Type: Traditional
St. Andrew's College St. Andrew's College
15800 Yonge Street, Aurora, Ontario, L4G 3H7
Type: Traditional
NOIC Academy NOIC Academy
50 Featherstone Ave, Markham, Ontario, L3S 2H4
Type: Traditional, International Baccalaureate
Braemar College Braemar College
229 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 1R4
Type: Progressive
Alberta Ballet School Alberta Ballet School
906 - 12 Avenue SW (2nd Floor), Calgary, Alberta, T2R 1K7
Type: Traditional
Houghton Academy Houghton Academy
9790 Thayer Street, Houghton, New York(USA), 14744
Type: Traditional
Venture Academy Troubled Teens Program (ON) Venture Academy Troubled Teens Program (ON)
Minesing,, Barrie Area, Ontario, L9X 1E8
Type: Traditional
Great Lakes College of Toronto Great Lakes College of Toronto
323 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, M6P 2K6
Type: Traditional
Unisus School Unisus School
7808 Pierre Drive, Summerland, British Columbia, V0H 1Z2
Type: Progressive, International Baccalaureate
Columbia International College Columbia International College
1003 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4P3
Type: Traditional
Keystone School Keystone School
23 Toronto Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5C 2R1
Type: Progressive
College Bourget College Bourget
65 Rue Saint-Pierre, Rigaud, Quebec, J0P 1P0
Type: Traditional
King's-Edgehill School King's-Edgehill School
33 King's-Edgehill Lane, Windsor, Nova Scotia, B0N 2T0
Type: Traditional, International Baccalaureate
London Christian High London Christian High
24 Braesyde Avenue, London, Ontario, N5W 1V3
Type: Progressive
Holy Family Achievement School of Académie Ste-Cécile Holy Family Achievement School of Académie Ste-Cécile
925 Cousineau Road, Windsor, Ontario, N9G 1V8
Type: Liberal Arts
Dewey Institute Dewey Institute
119 Wellington Street, Bracebridge, Ontario, P1L 1E2
Type: Traditional
J. Addison School J. Addison School
2 Valleywood Drive, Markham, Ontario, L3R 8H3
Type: Montessori
Bodwell High School Bodwell High School
955 Harbourside Drive, North Vancouver, British Columbia, V7P 3S4
Type: Progressive
Montverde Academy Montverde Academy
17235 Seventh Street, Montverde, Florida(USA), 34756
Type: Traditional
Kells Academy Kells Academy
6865 De Maisonneuve West/6645 De Maisonneuve West, Montreal, Quebec, H4B 1T1/H4B 2Y3
Type: Traditional
King's College School for Bright and Gifted Children King's College School for Bright and Gifted Children
16379 The Gore Road, Caledon, Ontario, L7E 0X4
Type: Traditional
Great Lakes Christian High School Great Lakes Christian High School
4875 King Street, Beamsville, Ontario, L0R 1B6
Type: Liberal Arts
Bronte College Bronte College
88 Bronte College Court, Mississauga, Ontario, L5B 1M9
Type: Progressive, International Baccalaureate
Queen Margaret's School Queen Margaret's School
660 Brownsey Avenue, Duncan, British Columbia, V9L 1C2
Type: Progressive
Brentwood College School Brentwood College School
2735 Mount Baker Road, Mill Bay, British Columbia, V0R 2P1
Type: Liberal Arts
Merrick Preparatory School Merrick Preparatory School
118 Main Street East, Merrickville, Ontario, K0G 1N0
Type: Traditional
Alexander Academy Alexander Academy
#100 - 600 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 1P1
Type: Progressive
Trafalgar Castle School Trafalgar Castle School
401 Reynolds Street, Whitby, Ontario, L1N 3W9
Type: Liberal Arts
Ashbury College Ashbury College
362 Mariposa Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, K1M 0T3
Type: Traditional, International Baccalaureate
Country Garden Montessori Academy Country Garden Montessori Academy
601 Newpark Boulevard, Newmarket, Ontario, L3X 2S2
Type: Montessori
Canadian College Italy Canadian College Italy
Via Cavour 13, Lanciano, , 66034
Type: Traditional
Thetford Academy Thetford Academy
304 Academy Road, Thetford, Vermont(USA), 05075
Type: Progressive
Hamilton District Christian High Hamilton District Christian High
92 Glancaster Road, Ancaster, Ontario, L9G 3K9
Type: Progressive
The Sacred Heart School of Montreal The Sacred Heart School of Montreal
3635 Atwater Avenue, Montreal, Quebec, H3H 1Y4
Type: Traditional
Community Life Christian School Community Life Christian School
140 Dawes Road, Toronto, Ontario, M4C 5C2
Type: Traditional
White Rock Christian Academy White Rock Christian Academy
2265 -152nd Street, Surrey, British Columbia, V4A 4P1
Type: Progressive, International Baccalaureate
Webtree Academy Webtree Academy
250 Lesmill Road, North York, Ontario, M3B 2T5
Type: Traditional
Queen Ethelburga's Collegiate Queen Ethelburga's Collegiate
Thorpe Underwood Estate, York, -, YO26 9SS
Type: Traditional
Luther College High School Luther College High School
1500 Royal Street, Regina, Saskatchewan, S4T 5A5
Type: Liberal Arts, International Baccalaureate
Fulford Academy Fulford Academy
280 King Street East, Brockville, Ontario, K6V 1E2
Type: Progressive
Athol Murray College of Notre Dame Athol Murray College of Notre Dame
P.O. Box 100, Wilcox, Saskatchewan, S0G 5E0
Type: Traditional
Rockway Mennonite Collegiate Rockway Mennonite Collegiate
110 Doon Road, Kitchener, Ontario, N2G 3C8
Type: Traditional
Shawnigan Lake School Shawnigan Lake School
1975 Renfrew Road, Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, V0R 2W1
Type: Traditional
Queen's Collegiate Queen's Collegiate
200-200 Ronson Drive, Toronto, Ontario, M9W 5Z9
Type: Progressive
Rosthern Junior College High School Rosthern Junior College High School
410 6 Ave, Rosthern, Saskatchewan, S0K 3R0
Type: Progressive
Toronto District Christian High School Toronto District Christian High School
377 Woodbridge Avenue, Woodbridge, Ontario, L4L 2V7
Type: Liberal Arts
Lycée international de Calgary Lycée international de Calgary
4099 Garrison Blvd SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2T 6G2
Type: Traditional
St. George's School of Montreal St. George's School of Montreal
3100 The Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec, H3Y 1R9
Type: Progressive
The Gow School The Gow School
2491 Emery Road, South Wales, New York(USA), 14139
Type: Traditional
Agate Private School Agate Private School
43 Chaplin Ave, St Catharines, Ontario, L2R 2E4
Type: Progressive
Alpine Academy Alpine Academy
1280 Whispering Horse Drive, Erda, Utah, 84074
Type: Traditional
Haven International School Haven International School
360 Colborne Street, Brantford, Ontario, N3S 3N3
Type: Traditional
Bishop's College School Bishop's College School
80 chemin Moulton Hill, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1M 1Z8
Type: Traditional, International Baccalaureate
Venture Academy Troubled Teens Program (AB) Venture Academy Troubled Teens Program (AB)
Rural, Red Deer Area, Alberta, T0M 0V0
Type: Traditional
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Type: Liberal Arts, Montessori
Don Valley Academy Don Valley Academy
4576 Yonge Street, Suite 408, Toronto, Ontario, M2N 6N4
Type: Traditional
St. John's-Ravenscourt School St. John's-Ravenscourt School
400 South Drive, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 3K5
Type: Liberal Arts, Reggio Emilia
Pickering College Pickering College
16945 Bayview Avenue, Newmarket, Ontario, L3Y 4X2
Type: Progressive
Neuchâtel Junior College Neuchâtel Junior College
Crêt-Taconnet 4, Neuchâtel, Other, 2002
Type: Traditional
Vaughan College Private School Vaughan College Private School
9121 Weston Rd Unit 3, Vaughan, Ontario, L4H 0L4
Type: Liberal Arts
Maple Leaf World Schools - Canada Maple Leaf World Schools - Canada
8771 Lansdowne Rd #1850, Richmond, British Columbia, V6X 3V8
Type: Traditional, International Baccalaureate
St. Stephen's School, Rome St. Stephen's School, Rome
Via Aventina 3, Rome, ---------------, 00153
Type: Liberal Arts, International Baccalaureate
London International Academy London International Academy
361 - 365 Richmond Street, London, Ontario, N6A 3C2
Type: Traditional, International Baccalaureate
Trillium School Trillium School
4277 14th Avenue, Markham, Ontario, L3R 0J2
Type: Traditional, Montessori
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