Top Boarding Schools in Canada
- For the 2020 school year, there are 19 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Canada, serving 9,160 students.
Robert Land Academy Photo - A strong focus on foundational skills applied in academic courses provides students with opportunities for Canadian, US and world-wide university and college entrance. The Academy also offers foundational courses in English and Math for grades 5-10. These remedial courses allow boys who are behind in core subjects to make significant gains and catch up academically.
Bishop's College School Photo - 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
St. Michaels University School Photo - Learning is hands on, with students often leaving campus to experience real-world examples of what they are studying. An example is this AP Environmental Science field trip to the Bamfield Marine Centre.
Ridley College Photo - Students experience hands-on learning in the Biology, Chemistry and Physics labs. Extracting glowing DNA from a jellyfish, measuring lung capacity or building a working knee joint are all possibilities in Ridley College classrooms. Lab experiments prepare students for university.
Bodwell High School Photo - Bodwell students can learn a musical instrument in band or discover a passion in the visual arts.
Shawnigan Lake School Photo - The entire school gathers daily for sit-down meals in Marion Hall. This architecturally stunning facility allows for students and staff to share a family-style dining experience.
Brentwood College School Photo - Crooks Hall, our oceanfront dining room and student services centre, is designed to be a warm, welcoming, west coast style facility, which is student friendly and environmentally responsible.For students, it is a one-stop social experience and the heart of campus where everyone can eat, relax, socialize, buy school supplies, pick up laundry, and host meetings.
Ashbury College Photo - Graduating students throw their school ties in the air after receiving their diplomas.
St. George's School, Vancouver Photo - St. George's School mission: Building Fine Young Men. One Boy at a Time.
J. Addison School Photo - The Addison Advantage: State of the art facilities, amenities & technology.
Lakefield College School Photo - "Not one day passes without thinking back on my time at LCS. Because of my experience, I studied at top universities in England, my Bachelors at Warwick Business School and my Masters at Cass Business School, securing my first "real" job at Rothschild. LCS recognized and realized a potential in me that I didn't know I had. LCS ALUMNUS
Top Canada Boarding Schools (2020)
- School Location Grades Students
- 80 chemin Moulton Hill
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada J1M 1Z8
Grades: 7-12 | 263 students
- 955 Harbourside Drive
North Vancouver, BC, Canada V7P 3S4
Grades: 8-12 | 650 students
- 10 Elm Avenue
Toronto, Canada 00000
Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 900 students
- 280 King Street East
Brockville, Canada K6V1E2
Grades: 6-12, PG | 110 students
- 2 Valleywood Drive
Markham, Canada L3R8H3
Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 180 students
- 118 Main Street East, Merrickville, Ontario
Merrickville, Canada K0G1N
Grades: 9-12, PG | 60 students
- 6727 South Chippawa Rd
Wellandport, Ontario, Canada 12345
Grades: 5-12 | 125 students
- 40 College Hill Road
Rothesay, New Brunswick, Canada E2E 5H1
Grades: 6-12 | 275 students
- 4175 West 29th Avenue
Vancouver, BC, Canada 00001
Grades: 8-12 | 1-12 (day) | 1160 students
- 3400 Richmond Road
Victoria, Canada V8P 4P5
Grades: 8-12 | K-12 (day) | 1000 students
- 55 Deblaquire St N.
Port Hope, Canada L1A4K7
Grades: 9-12 | 5-12 (day) | 578 students
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