St. Michaels University School

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2015 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 Non-denominational
Year Founded 1906
Campus Size 20 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 958 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 Yes

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling
Director of Admissions Paul Leslie

AP / Advanced Courses

Total Advanced Courses Offered 24
Courses Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language and Culture, English Language, English Literature, Environmental Science, European History, French Language, German Language, Government and Politics, Human Geography, Japanese Language, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics B, Physics C (Electricity & Mag.), Physics C (Mechanical), Psychology, Spanish Language, Studio Art (2D Design), Studio Art (Drawing)

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 Grades Students
  • Grades: 7-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | 370 students
    2.6 mi1080 Lucas Avenue
    VictoriaCanada V8X 3P7
    250-479-7171
    2.67-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
    370
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 493 students 17.4 mi2735 Mt. Baker Road
    Mill Bay, BC V0R 2P1Canada 1
    250 743 5521
    17.49-12, PG493
  • Grades: 8-12 | 493 students 20 mi1975 Renfrew Road
    Shawnigan Lake, BCCanada V0R2W1
    250-743-6207
    208-12493
  • Grades: 8-12

    1-12 (day)
     | 1150 students
    55.4 miWest 29th Avenue
    Vancouver, BCCanada 
    (604) 221-3915
    55.48-12

    1-12 (day)
    1150
  • Grades: 8-12 | 450 students 60.5 mi955 Harbourside Drive
    North Vancouver, BCCanada V7P 3S4
    +1 604 998 1000
    60.58-12450
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