St. Michaels University School

3400 Richmond Road,
Victoria, Canada
Tel: (250) 370-6170
Gr: (Boarding) 8-12 | 923 students
At St. Michaels University School, we believe many of the most important lessons — both intellectual and personal — enable students to discover not only who they are as individuals but who they have the potential to become.

Upcoming Events and News

  • Open House - Fri., October 24, 2014 - get more information!
  • Take a (Virtual) Tour Around Campus - 12/13/2013 - Visit St Michaels University School without leaving home - our new virtual campus tour is *almost* as good as actually being here! Copy the link into your browser to see for yourself: http://goo.gl/Yw2eHd

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Definition of Terms 
2014 School Data
St. Michaels University School
School Focus College Preparatory
Grades (Boarding) Grades 8-12
Grades (Day) Grades K-12
School Type Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes
Religious Affiliation Anglican
Year Founded 1906
Campus Size 20 acres acres

Student Body

Enrollment 923 students
% International Students 15%%
% Students Boarding 45%%

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No
Classroom Dress Code Formal
Average Class Size 18 students
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:18
Number of AP Courses Offered 24
ESL Courses Offered Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 45%%
Summer Program Offered Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $6 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
n/a
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a
% Students on Financial Aid 21%%
Merit Scholarships Offered No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling
SSAT Score No
Director of Admissions Paul Leslie
Associate Director of Admissions Shannon Drew

AP / Advanced Courses

Total Advanced Courses Offered 24
Art History
Calculus AB
Chemistry
English Language
Environmental Science
French Language
Government and Politics
Japanese Language
Microeconomics
Physics C (Electricity & Mag.)
Psychology
Studio Art (2D Design)

School Notes:

  • St. Michaels University School is among the foremost independent day and boarding schools in Canada and in the world.
  • Our commitment to academic excellence provides exceptional preparation for the challenges of postsecondary education.
  • Our students are tomorrow’s leaders in the making, and come from nearly 20 countries around the world.
  • Our faculty are passionate specialists who believe in the potential of every student.
  • Our key programmes focus on five areas of development: Academics, Athletics, the Arts, Leadership, and Community and Global Service.
  • From Junior to Middle to Senior School, students develop a love of learning and learn to think critically and creatively.
  • University preparation is at the heart of the school’s mission, with 99% of our students going on to postsecondary education.
  • With boarding facilities starting at grade 8, students become part of a diverse community where they create life-long friendships, develop independence and enjoy a wide range of activities.
  • School accreditations: CAIS, WBSA, NAIS, PNAIS, TABS, IECA, SSAT
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Steve Nash '92 - Two-time NBA MVP, founder and president of the Steve Nash Foundation for growing health in kids
    • Stewart Butterfield '91 - Co-founder of Flickr
    • Kenneth Oppel '85 - Award-winning author
    • Manoj Sood '81 - Star of CBC's hit show

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is St. Margaret's School (2.6 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • VictoriaSt. Margaret's School
     
    1080 Lucas Avenue
    VictoriaV8X 3P7
    250-479-7171
    2.6 mi | 370 students | Gr. Pre-K-12
  • Mill BayBrentwood College School
     
    2735 Mt. Baker Road
    Mill Bay
    250 743 5521
    17.4 mi | 481 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Shawnigan Lake, BCShawnigan Lake School
     
    1975 Renfrew Road
    Shawnigan Lake, BCV0R2W1
    250-743-6207
    20 mi | 465 students | Gr. 8-12
  • Vancouver, BCSt. George's School, Vancouver
     
    West 29th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC
    (604) 221-3915
    55.4 mi | 1150 students | Gr. 1-12
  • North Vancouver, BCBodwell High School
     
    955 Harbourside Drive
    North Vancouver, BCV7P 3S4
    +1 604 924 5056
    60.5 mi | 450 students | Gr. 8-12
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