Bishop's College School

80 chemin Moulton Hill
Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1M 1Z8, Canada
Tel: (819) 566-0238 Ext. 296
Bishop's College School Photo #1 - Our mission is simple: to create a caring community of learning and development where cultures connect and individuals matter. Our commitment to excellence in academics, wellness, athletics, creativity, and service contribute to a lifetime of engagement and global competence
Bishop's College School Photo #1 - Our mission is simple: to create a caring community of learning and development where cultures connect and individuals matter. Our commitment to excellence in academics, wellness, athletics, creativity, and service contribute to a lifetime of engagement and global competence
Bishop's College School Photo #2 - 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 #3 - We get together every morning for special presentations, performances, and announcements in "Chapel", our morning assembly.
Bishop's College School Photo #4 - 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 #5 - 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 #6 - 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 #7 - 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 #8 - 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 #9 - 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 #10 - 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.

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Definition of Terms
 | 2021 School Data
Bishop's College School
School FocusCollege Preparatory
Grades (Boarding)Grades 7-12
School TypeCo-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD)Yes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominational
Year Founded1836
Campus Size250 acres

Student Body

Enrollment285 students
% International Students
% Students Boarding

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform required)
Average Class Size15 students
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
Number of AP Courses Offeredn/a
Number of IB Courses Offered25
ESL Courses OfferedYes
Summer Program OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size$25 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
(2022-23: $63,750 for Canadian Boarding Students and $75,710 for International Boarding Students. )
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
(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
Merit Scholarships OfferedYes

Acceptance Rate

Application DeadlineNone / Rolling
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYes
Director of AdmissionsMr. Greg McConnell
Associate Director of AdmissionsMs. Gingi Sheppard

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses


# Interscholastic Sports Offered24 Interscholastic Sports
SportsAlpine 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, Volleyball


Total Extracurricular Organizations24 Extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsClub 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.

Profile last updated: 11/03/2021

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