Fulford Academy

280 King Street East
Brockville K6V1E2, Canada
  • Fulford Academy is a coeducational, private day and boarding 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, 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.

Upcoming Events and News:

  • Advanced Placement in High School Curriculum: Fact Versus Fiction - 12/16/2018 - Advanced Placement (AP) is a program designed to teach high school students university-level curriculum in grades 11 and 12. If a student has a high score in their AP examinations, they may be granted course credits and advance to second-year courses upon acce...more
  • Brockville: The Perks of Studying in a Safe and Beautiful Canadian City - 12/28/2018 - Are you looking for a boarding school for your child that is situated in a quiet and safe place? Fulford Academy is located in Brockville, Ontario, Canada  a small and peaceful city situated on the shores of the beautiful St. Lawrence River.
  • Researching Private Schools? Find Out the Teaching Approach First - 01/12/2019 - When researching the best private school for your child, one of the most important aspects to consider should be finding out about a school`s teaching approach. Different schools have varying degrees of teaching style, and for the best match, ask the right que...more
  • Fulford Academy Alumni Spotlight: Brett Lee - 03/08/2019 - Fulford Academy`s family atmosphere and small size proved to be Brett`s catalyst for change. Brett was one of Fulford Academy`s first students in 2002 when the school opened in Brockville. He came to Fulford to improve his English skills and this was the begin...more

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Definition of Terms 
2018 School Data
Fulford Academy
School FocusCollege Preparatory
Grades (Boarding)Grades 6-12, PG
School TypeCo-ed
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 Size8 students
Teacher : Student Ratio1:7
Number of AP Courses Offeredn/a
ESL Courses OfferedYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
90%
Summer Program OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$4,000
(3 Week Camp: $4,000 4 Week Program: $6,425 7 Week Program: $10,995 Prices in Canadian dollars)
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Finances

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

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
95%
Director of AdmissionsJohanna Ziegler

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered14 Interscholastic Sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Badminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Equestrian, Indoor Soccer, Riding, Snowboarding, 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 7-8)
  • High School (Grades 9-12)
  • 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.

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