Fulford Academy

280 King Street East
Brockville, K6V1E2, Canada
Fulford Academy is a coeducational, private day, boarding and real-time online school located in Brockville, Ontario Canada.
We accept local students in our Day Program. Our Boarding Program includes students from across Canada and internationally.
Fulford Academy offers grades 6 to 12, leading to the renowned OSSD - Ontario Secondary School Diploma.
Starting in grades 9 and 10, pre-Advanced Placement (AP) is integrated into our curriculum.
Our specialized academic offerings include ESL Prep, University Prep, a Dual Diploma Program, Online Courses, and Academic Summer School.
Fulford Academy`s unique curriculum with highly differentiated instruction, intensive language support, an emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Arts (STEM +A) ensures competitive admission to global educational institutions.
Students enjoy the privileges of a dynamic Academic and Residential/Student Life program enriched with many social and cultural activities, and they flourish as individuals.
Gaining a genuine perspective of Canadian culture, our students are stimulated to embrace new opportunities and gain confidence through trips, extra-curricular activities and local volunteer & leadership opportunities.
We pride ourselves on our commitment to fully develop the unique potential in each of our students.
We offer popular summer programs for international students, 3, 4, and 7-week programs.
We offer a wide range of activities in the local community and trips to Ottawa and Montreal.

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Definition of Terms
 | 2020 School Data
Fulford Academy
School FocusCollege Preparatory
Grades (Boarding)Grades 6-12, PG
School TypeCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)Yes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominational
Year Founded2002
Campus Size4 acres

Student Body

Enrollment110 students
% Students of Color
80%
% International Students
95%
% Students Boarding
95%

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(White dress shirt/ blouse, grey pants/ skirts)
Average Class Size10 students
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
Number of AP Courses Offered14
ESL Courses OfferedYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
90%
Summer Program OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$10,995
(7 Week Summer Program On-Campus: $10,995 (Fee includes insurance, custodian, transportation on official travel days, meals, accommodation, FA T-shirt, school supplies) Online: $2,000Prices in Canadian dollars)
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$54,800
(Middle School: $54,800; Grades 9-10: $55,600; Grades 11-12: $59,800Includes custodian, textbooks, workbooks, medical )
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$16,120
(Middle School: $14,120 High School (Gr. 9-10): $16,120 High School (Gr. 11-12): $19,210 In Canadian dollars)
Merit Scholarships OfferedNo

Acceptance Rate

Application DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
95%
Director of AdmissionsCristy Drake

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

Total Advanced Courses Offered14
CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP English Language and Composition (Grade 11), AP English Literature, AP Physics 1 (Grade 11), AP Physics 2, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, AP United States History (Grade 11), AP World History: Modern

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered9 Interscholastic Sports
SportsBadminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations19 Extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Board Game Club, Book Club, Chess Club, Cooking Club, Media Arts, Reading, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Animation & Visual Arts, Drums, Guitar Club, Piano

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Badminton Club, Basketball Club, Dance Club, Equestrian Club, Fitness Club, Soccer Club, Swimming, Table Tennis

School Notes

    At Fulford Academy, we strive to provide our students with the necessary linguistic and academic skills to gain success in the Global learning environment. We actively teach adaptation to Canadian cultural values and social norms and cultivate enquiring minds to develop critical thinking ability. Our students will build their sensitivity to local and Global issues through the application of scientific, technological, and cultural knowledge to real world problems.In our inclusive and nurturing community, we are dedicated to the individual success of each student. Fulford Academy`s students will be academically successful, leaders in their future education and careers, and in the broader community. Our students will be committed to promoting respect for the rights of others; they will be considerate and appreciative of human differences, and of the constructive expression of ideas.Students with beginner to native English speakers will benefit from our unique and rewarding programs for additional language learning. Small class sizes and additional hours of instruction ensure individual attention, personalized support and success in our English-only environment. All Fulford Academy teachers are members of the Ontario College of Teachers. Teachers also have advanced ESL (English as a Second Language) certification to allow them to better support our students with their language development. Our teachers provide an exceptional level of support in a small classroom environment, allowing students to improve their academic skills while studying Ontario curriculum. To integrate STEM+A learning in all subjects, additional time has been added to our classes to allow for extra activities and support. The goal for all our students is to master grade-level subject content.We retain a wonderful diversity of cultures and varied viewpoints in our classrooms, because we do not "stream" for academic or language proficiency. To ensure that all students can learn effectively, we use a highly differentiated method of instruction and assessment. We provide choices so our students can personalize their learning activities; our teachers hold students accountable by making the curriculum expectations clear from the outset, and coach to ensure that each student meets these goals through the activities; we actively promote more complex thought processes through an integration of the disciplines, as applied to open ended questions and real-life problem solving and projects.Courses offered include:
  • Middle School (Grades 6-8)
  • High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Real-Time Online (Grades 6-12)
  • ESL Prep
  • University Prep
  • 4 Week Summer School - Orientation Program
  • 7 Week Summer School - Credit Program
  • Dual High School Diploma Program
  • STEM + Arts is an integrated approach to learning which involves a cross curricular connection between two or more standards from Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and the Arts to be taught AND assessed in and through each other. The primary focus of STEM + A is: inquiry, collaboration, and process-based learning.The international boarding experience is a fundamental aspect of the student experience at Fulford Academy. In our small, safe and caring community, our Residential Life Program is structured to be a social and interactive engagement, preparing students to be both academically and socially successful in a North American Boarding School environment. Our commitment is to nurture and challenge our students to reach their full potential with the intention of embracing our three core values of Courage, Respect and Wisdom.Check out our youtube Channel:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCedrLfsFXA7U247BsHEwHUw
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Brett Dong - Presently, Brett is a registered architect working with Perkins Eastman in New York City, he is a founding member of Gallery JJ in Seoul, and a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania. He also serves as an undergrad mentor at the University of Toronto.

Profile last updated: 05/19/2021

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