Stanstead College

5.00 (2 reviews)
450 Dufferein
Stanstead, 05830, Canada
Located in the Eastern Townships of Quebec, Canada, Stanstead College is a private boarding school for boys and girls in Grades 7 through 12.
Surrounded by the rolling hills of Quebec and Vermont, Stanstead College is an English school that embraces French in and out of the classroom.
With a student population of roughly 260, our school is also uniquely placed to open doors to top universities and colleges in the United States, Canada and around the world.

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  • Class of 2017
    5 Stars  
    Concordia University
    Stanstead College is a very close-knit co-ed school, which I really liked because it allowed me to be close to everyone no matter the age or gender. I was able to make many friendships with. . .

  • Class of 2008
    5 Stars  
    Queen's University and McGill University
    The dedication of teachers and staff is unbelievable at Stanstead. I don't think I've ever been to or heard of a school where teachers are that invested in both classes and extracurricular activities.School spirit. Everyone. . .

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Definition of Terms
 | 2021 School Data
Stanstead College
School FocusCollege Preparatory
Grades (Boarding)Grades 7-12, PG
School TypeCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominational
Year Founded1872

Student Body

Enrollment268 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
Average Class Size16 students
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
Number of AP Courses Offered11
ESL Courses OfferedYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size$20 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
(CAD; includes tuition and residence fee)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
Tuition international students$74,900
Summer Program Cost$3,900
(CAD; $4800 CAD international students)
% Students on Financial Aid
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$22,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedYes

Acceptance Rate

Application DeadlineNone / Rolling
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYes
Director of AdmissionsPatrick Fraser

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

Total Advanced Courses Offered11
CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Comparative Politics, AP Economics, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Human Geography, AP Physics, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art


# Interscholastic Sports Offered16 Interscholastic Sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball


Total Extracurricular Organizations22 Extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Art Club, Board Game Club, Chess Club, Community Service Club, Cooking Club, Dance Club, Debate Club, Drama Club, Fencing Club, Film Club, Fishing Club, Gardening Club, Gay Straight Alliance, Habitat for Humanity, Investment Club, Music Club, Pottery Club, Robotics Club, Sewing, Skating Club, TEDx, Yearbook Club

College Matriculation

Year: 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • In keeping with the school motto - Sanitas, Sapientia, Religio or Health, Wisdom, Integrity - Stanstead College builds its program around the pillars of academics, athletics and student life. Academically, caring teachers and small class sizes are paired with rigorous academics and an advisor support system to help students become aware, self-disciplined young women and men prepared for life after high school. In addition, our University Guidance team works closely with senior students to assist them in determining and achieving their post-secondary goals.
  • Based on the Quebec Ministry of Education curriculum in Grades 7 through 11, the Stanstead College academic program also offers a Grade 12 option that provides students with an intensive university preparatory experience, including many Advanced Placement (AP) options.
  • Stanstead College`s structured athletics program encourages teamwork, fair play, perseverance and, above all, health. Each term, students participate in their choice of athletic options. The school is perhaps most famous for its elite varsity girls and boys hockey teams, which compete at the top high school levels in Canada and the U.S.
  • Finally, students at Stanstead College enjoy the unforgettable experience of being part of a Canadian boarding school with an international student body. In addition to making lifelong friends, Stanstead students have endless opportunities to express themselves creatively and socially through clubs, weekend activities, school events as well as academic and service trips.
  • Stanstead College accreditations: TABS, NEASC, CAIS
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Mark Jankowski - Class of 2012, Calgary Flames, Pittsburgh Penguins
    • Kevin O'Leary - Canadian businessman

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