80 chemin Moulton Hill
Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1M 1Z8, Canada
Tel: (819) 566-0238 Ext. 296
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Bishop's College School Photo #1 - Surrounded by mountains, rivers, and lakes, BCS is less than two hours east of Montreal. Our small, welcoming community was established in 1836.
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Bishop's College School Photo #1 - Surrounded by mountains, rivers, and lakes, BCS is less than two hours east of Montreal. Our small, welcoming community was established in 1836.
Bishop's College School Photo #2 - We get together every morning for special presentations, performances, and announcements in "Chapel", our morning assembly.
Bishop's College School Photo #3 - In science class, students conduct many experiments both inside and outside of the classroom. We offer individualized attention and enrichment opportunities.
Bishop's College School Photo #4 - Each room is shared by two students and includes workspace and storage. On weekends, students take part in a variety of fun activities, including: skiing/snowboarding, movies, go-karting, shopping, dances, sporting events, talent shows, and more
Bishop's College School Photo #5 - Though our campus is bordered by farmland and rolling hills, we're still close to major metropolitan areas. Montreal, Quebec City, Ottawa, Toronto and more are all within driving distance, and students have the opportunity to visit them a few times a year.
Bishop's College School Photo #6 - All students participate in one of our 21 sport options. BCS athletic facilities include an on-campus indoor hockey rink, two full-size basketball courts, a 40-foot climbing wall, three international squash courts and a fitness centre. Outdoor facilities include six sports fields, three tennis courts, a softball field, and several kilometres of wooded cross-country trails.
Bishop's College School Photo #7 - The BCS drama program offers students a chance to challenge themselves onstage and behind the scenes. Two major productions take place each year in our state of the art black box theatre.
Bishop's College School Photo #8 - With four bands (marching, junior, senior, stage), a choir, and the chance to perform at events throughout the year, music is well-integrated into life at BCS.
Bishop's College School Photo #9 - Our co-curricular programs focus on leadership, skills development and adventure. This past spring, a group of 13 students and four staff travelled to Dakar, Senegal over March Break to build an outdoor basketball court for local children and young adults.
Located in Sherbrooke, Quebec, BCS is a perfect blend of picturesque landscapes,historic architecture and modern facilities.
We provide the ideal starting point for your departure into a whole new world of higher learning and discovery.
The very essence of BCS is the strength of its academic program.
We are not only dedicated to preparing young people for university, but for a lifetime of achievement and fulfillment.
Small classes, passionate teachers, a dynamic and challenging academic program and an enriching campus life that develops creative and athletic potential are all found at BCS.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 7-12
  • Enrollment: 285 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $75,710
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $30,000
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Bishop's College School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 301 schools) for:

Category
Attribute
Offering Breadth

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2022 School Data
Bishop's College School
School Focus
College Preparatory
Grades Offered
7-12
School Type
Co-ed
Religious Affiliation
Year Founded
1836
Campus Size
250 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
285 students
% International Students
40%
% Students Boarding
85%
Offers Post-Grad Year
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniform required
Average Class Size
15 students
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
Number of IB Courses Offered
25
ESL Courses Offered
Summer Program Offered
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$25 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$75,710
(2022-23: $63,750 for Canadian Boarding Students and $75,710 for International Boarding Students. )
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$30,000
(2022-23: $30,000 for Canadian Day Students and $51,000 for International Day Students.)
Tuition international students
$75,710
Summer Program Cost
$5,400
(The 2022 fee for the four-week program is $3,500 for Canadian Day students, $4,700 for Canadian Boarding students, and $5,400 for International Boarding students.)
% Students on Financial Aid
40%
Merit Scholarships Offered

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Director of Admissions
Mr. Greg McConnell
Associate Director of Admissions
Ms. Gingi Sheppard

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
24
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Bigs and Littles, Comic Con, Dining Hall Committee, Dungeons and Dragons, Environmental Club, Grad Committee, Model UN Club, News Club, Pride Alliance, Robotics, Round Square Committee, Student Life Committee, Winter Carnival Committee, Yearbook Committee

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Coffee House, Inscape literary magazine, Players' Club, Talent Shows

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Beach Volleyball, Mini Soccer World Cup, Recreational hockey, Three-on-three basketball

School Notes

  • LD types supported: most mild to moderate learning differences
  • Bishop's College School accreditations: TABS, CAIS, QAIS, IB World School, Duke of Edinburgh
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • David Atkinson - Canadian baritone and New York Broadway actor/singer
    • John Bland - Emeritus Professor of Architecture at McGill University
    • Selwyn G. Blaylock - President of the Canadian Institute of Mining; established the Selwyn G. Blaylock Medal.
    • Major-General Sir Henry Edward Burstall - of the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery; G.O.C. of 2nd Canadian Division
    • Charles Sandwith Campbell - lawyer & Governor of McGill; established the Campbell Concerts & Parks at Montreal
    • Jake Eberts - award-winning film producer of Chariots of Fire, Gandhi, Dances with Wolves & Chicken Run
    • Reginald Fessenden - Inventor, possibly the first to have transmitted voice and music by radio
    • Senator Hartland de Montarville Molson - of the Molson Brewery and former owner of the Montreal Canadiens
    • George Hurst - Chief Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic; visiting professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London
    • Noah Dobson - Professional Ice Hockey Defenceman for the New York Islanders.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Bishop's College School cost?

Bishop's College School's tuition is approximately $75,710 for boarding students and $30,000 for day students.

Who are famous alumni from Bishop's College School?

Bishop's College School famous alumni include: David Atkinson, John Bland, Selwyn G. Blaylock, Major-General Sir Henry Edward Burstall, Charles Sandwith Campbell, Jake Eberts, Reginald Fessenden, Senator Hartland de Montarville Molson, George Hurst and Noah Dobson.

What sports does Bishop's College School offer?

Bishop's College School offers 24 interscholastic sports: Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Equestrian, Golf, Ice Hockey, Intramural Sports Only, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Riding, Rock Climbing, Rugby, Snowboarding, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee and Volleyball. Bishop's College School is ranked as one of the top boarding schools for most sports offered.

Does Bishop's College School offer a summer program?

Yes, Bishop's College School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What is Bishop's College School's ranking?

Bishop's College School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for Most sports offered.

When is the application deadline for Bishop's College School?

The application deadline for Bishop's College School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 7-12
  • Enrollment: 285 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $75,710
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $30,000
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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