Private School Directory Fall 2022

Browse through Canada's top independent and private schools to find the right fit for your child

Bannockburn School

3080 Bayview Ave, North York, ON | bannockburn.ca

Bannockburn is recognized for outstanding academic standards, steadfast commitment to Montessori education, and deep respect for the potential in every child. Bannockburn’s program offers an enriched curriculum that exceeds provincial standards and nurtures a love of learning. Children flourish in a child-centered community that cultivates independence, imagination, and intellect. Every family at Bannockburn is proud to call it home.

Grades
Toddler (18 months) to Grade 6
Type/curriculum
Co-educational, Montessori
Average Class Size
Varies by age
Total enrolment
200
Tuition
$17,450 – $26,900
Financial assistance available
Yes
Open House Dates
October 23, 2022: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
January 22 , 2023: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
April 23, 2023: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The Bishop Strachan School

298 Lonsdale Rd., Toronto, ON | bss.on.ca

The Bishop Strachan School (BSS) provides a rigorous, inquiry-based academic curriculum, and is renowned for its expertise in the learning needs of girls. Offering innovative, STEAM-focused learning that is supported by an expert faculty, a robust athletics program and an expansive collection of co-curriculars, BSS strives to foster a sense of belonging for all students. BSS guides and encourages students to reach their own goals and full potential at university and beyond. Diverse perspectives enrich the learning environment at BSS and affirms its commitment to excellence.

Grades
Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12
Type/curriculum
Rigorous, Inquiry-based
Average Class Size
18 to 20
Total enrolment
930
Tuition
$35,800 per year (day), $66,125 (domestic boarding), $69,145 (international boarding)
Financial assistance available
Yes
Open House Dates
Oct. 25, 2022: 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Junior School, In-person)
Oct. 26, 2022: 5:30 p.m. to ​7:30 p.m. (Middle and Senior School, In-person)
Nov. 2, 2022: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. (Boarding, Virtual)
Nov. 3, 2022: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Round Table Discussion, Virtual)

Greenwood College School

443 Mount Pleasant Rd., Toronto, Ontariogreenwoodcollege.org

Greenwood helps students develop the knowledge, skills and character they need to lead fulfilling lives and reach their full potential. Our personalized academic program challenges and supports every student and our welcoming, gender-inclusive community fosters open-mindedness and engagement. Outside of the classroom, a broad range of co-curriculars helps students to pursue their passions; Outdoor Education and community outreach programming encourage exploration and support character growth. 

Grades
Grade 7 to Grade 12
Type/curriculum
Academic, Co-educational
Average Class Size
15 to 19
Total enrolment
500
Tuition
$40,740
Financial assistance available
Yes
Open House Dates
Visit greenwoodcollege.org/visitus for a list of open house dates.

Montcrest School

658 Broadview Ave, Toronto, ON | montcrest.ca

Montcrest School is a welcoming community that specializes in cultivating incredible young people. It believes in small class sizes, unparalleled student-teacher relationships, and that individuality is something to protect, not suppress. The school believes in meeting our students with ideal supports—and perfect challenges—for each age and stage, so they emerge as secure, self-directed young people who excel in academics and life. Simply put, Montcrest helps children become who they’re meant to be.

Grades
Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8
Type/curriculum
Progressive
Average Class Size
8 to 16
Total enrolment
338
Tuition
$28,150 – $45,455
Financial assistance available
Yes
Open House Dates
Weekly tours available–visit montcrest.ca to book

Northmount School

26 Mallard Rd., North York, ON | northmount.com

Northmount is a Catholic independent boys preparatory school (JK to Grade 8) with a supportive, nurturing environment and highly committed staff. The school recognizes that the parents are the boys’ first teachers, partnering with parents and students to establish a rich and vibrant community life. Northmount helps each student reach his full potential, emphasizing academic excellence, character development, values and service, which leads to a meaningful, balanced and fulfilling life.

Grades
Junior kindergarten to Grade 8
Type/curriculum
All boys, Catholic
Average Class Size
12 to 18
Total enrolment
145
Tuition
$19,600 to $23,900
Financial assistance available
Yes
Open House Dates
October 12, 2022
November 23, 2022
February 8, 2023
March 1, 2023
April 19, 2023

Rosseau Lake College

1967 Bright St., Rosseau, ON | rosseaulakecollege.com

Rosseau Lake College (RLC) prides itself on graduating students who have a gained sense of their identity as learners, able to describe who they are and to analyze their experiences. Students leave having applied their talents to real-world problems. They’ve spent nights on outtrips and seen the northern lights. They’ve felt a sense of belonging within an international community of like-minded learners. At RLC, extraordinary learning is in our nature.

Grades
Grade 7 to Grade 12
Type/curriculum
Semestered, co-educational day and boarding school with a focus on ethical leadership, environmental stewardship, and outdoor experiential learning
Average Class Size
15 to 18
Total enrolment
120
Tuition
$22,700 to $66,300
Financial assistance available
Yes. Applications for new families must be completed and submitted by January 30th, 2023
Open House Dates
To book a private tour call (705) 732-4351 or email admissions@rosseaulakecollege.com

St. John's-Ravencourt School

400 South Drive, Winnipeg, MB | sjr.mb.ca

Nestled within an oxbow of the Red River lies Western Canada’s oldest independent school, St. John’s-Ravenscourt (SJR). As a co-educational K-12 school, with boarding and day programs, students are engaged in an inspiring environment. The school’s strong educational offerings provide a balance of values related to academic excellence, social responsibility, creative expression, and active healthy living. With exceptional debate, public speaking and leadership programs, the school prepares students for their future.

Grades
Kindergarten to Grade 12
Type/curriculum
University prep, Boarding school
Average Class Size
18 to 24
Total enrolment
890
Tuition
$22,000 to $27,000 (day), $45,000 to $57,000 (domestic boarding), $65,100 to $68,000 (international boarding)
Financial assistance available
Yes
Open House Dates
November 24, 2022 (Kindergarten Information Evening)
November 26, 2022 (Senior School Open House)
December 14, 2022 (Middle School Information Evening)
January 14, 2023 (Junior School Open House)

St. Clement's School

21 St. Clements Ave., Toronto, ON | scs.on.ca

It’s different at St. Clement’s School. There’s something special going on, a kind of energy filled with curiosity and courage. It’s the way students approach things, from learning to discovery to play. It’s the academic approach–more than just the requisite skills; the ability to think deeply, critically, creatively, and become more self aware. St. Clement’s School fundamentally believes each student is unique, and should be known and valued as such.

Grades
Grade 1 to Grade 12
Type/curriculum
Academic, All Girls
Average Class Size
16
Total enrolment
460
Tuition
$34,500
Financial assistance available
Yes
Open House Dates
Friday, October 14, 2022: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (in person)
Tuesday, October 25, 2022: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (virtual)
Friday, November 18, 2022: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (in person)
Visit scs.on.ca to register and for more details

St. Michael's College

1515 Bathurst St., Toronto, ON | stmichaelscollegeschool.com

Since 1852, St. Michael’s College School has been forming young men in goodness, discipline and knowledge for lives of leadership and service. It is Canada’s only Catholic, Basilian, independent school, educating young men Grades 7 to 12 in a university-preparatory program. Located near downtown Toronto, the school features state-of-the-art facilities, the latest technology and robust academic, arts, athletics program offerings and more than 60 clubs and activities.

Grades
Grade 7 to Grade 12
Type/curriculum
​Academic, All boys, Liberal Arts
Average Class Size
18 to 22
Total enrolment
1,000
Tuition
$22,250​
Financial assistance available
Yes
Open House Dates
​October 20 and October 25, 2022

St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School

1080 Linbrook Road, Oakville, ON | smls.on.ca

St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School has a proud history of educational excellence for girls and young women. From day one, the school has been a pioneer in women’s education, delivering a well-rounded curriculum of rigorous academic studies, global citizenship, competitive sport, healthy active living and community service. The tradition of inspiring and empowering women continues to be the hallmark of St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School today.

Grades
Early  years to Grade 12
Type/curriculum
All girls
Average Class Size
Varies
Total enrolment
565
Tuition
$21,000 to $31,065
Financial assistance available
Yes
Open House Dates
October 13, 2022: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. (Virtual)
October 20, 2022: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. (In-person)
October 25, 2022: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. (In-person)
Visit: smls.on.ca for more information.

The Sterling Hall School

99 Cartwright Ave., Toronto, ON | sterlinghall.com

The Sterling Hall School delivers innovative academic practices and boy-focused programming that inspires growth, curiosity, and a passion for learning. The school specializes in educating boys from JK to Grade 8, providing foundational learning and leading-edge curriculum taught by dedicated faculty. SHS boys are challenged to develop new interests, build character strengths and leadership skills, all supported by a welcoming and nurturing community. Visit SHS to learn more about the school where boys belong.

Grades
Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8
Type/curriculum
All boys
Average Class Size
16 to 18
Total enrolment
320
Tuition
$33,400
Financial assistance available
Yes
Open House Dates
October 26, 2022
Visit sterlinghall.com/admissions for more information and to RSVP today.

TMS

8569 Bayview Avenue & 500 Elgin Mills Rd. E, Richmond Hill, ON | tmsschool.ca

Founded in 1961, TMS is a leading, accredited independent school in Richmond Hill, Ontario that offers a uniquely designed framework combining the Montessori (toddler to Grade 6) and International Baccalaureate (Grades 7 to 12) programs. The co-ed student population of over 825 thrives in academics while developing the life-changing mindsets of entrepreneurial thinking, positivity, and resilience that build a foundation for significance at university, and in life.

Grades
Toddler (18 months) to Grade 12
Type/curriculum
Montessori and International Baccalaureate (Co-educational)
Average Class Size
Varies
Total enrolment
825
Tuition
$19,100 to $34,250
Financial assistance available
Yes
Open House Dates
September 22, 2022: 9:30 a.m. (Lower School, In-person)
October 6, 2022: 9:30 a.m. (Lower School, In-person)
October 4, 2022: 9:30 a.m. (Upper School, In-person)
October 25, 2022: 9:30 a.m. (Upper School, In-person)

The York School

Junior School: 1639 Yonge St., Toronto, ON; Middle & Senior School: 1320 Yonge St., Toronto, ON | yorkschool.com

The York School is Canada’s leading International Baccalaureate gender inclusive school, offering a challenging and progressive learning experience that blends robust academics with strong social-emotional learning. This approach ensures that its graduates become inquiring, knowledgeable and engaged citizens of the world. The IB program is the ultimate passport for globally-minded students who go on to pursue higher education with confidence and make an impact in the world.

Grades
Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12
Type/curriculum
International Baccalaureate, Gender Inclusive
Average Class Size
18 to 22
Total enrolment
745
Tuition
$35,000
Financial assistance available
Yes (eligible for Grade 6 to Grade 12 students)
Open House Dates
October 20, 2022: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Junior School)
November 2, 2022: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Middle and Senior School)