Here Are The Top 5 Best Schools In Canada Taking New Students In 2022
1. Brookes Shawnigan Lake
Brookes Shawnigan Lake is an independent private boarding school located in Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada. Founded in 2009, originally under the name Dwight International School, it offers the International Baccalaureate diploma program to students from grades 7 through 12. Brookes Shawnigan Lake is a member of the Brookes Education Group, a global family of schools with campuses in Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States, India, Russia, and Korea.
2. Rosseau Lake College
Rosseau Lake College is a co-ed boarding and day school for students from Grades 7 to 12, located on Lake Rosseau, in the village of Rosseau, on the southern border of the District of Parry Sound] in Northern Ontario, Canada. RLC is a member of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS), and the Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario Athletic Association (CISAA). The mission statement for RLC is graduate students with a strong personal brand through a culture that is rich in discovery. The average class size is between 10 and 15 students; however mandatory class sizes can be upwards of 20+ students while electives have run with as few as 2 or 3.
The current property on which the school resides was given to the school by then owners, Roger Morris and Maurice East and the school was originally named Rosseau Lake School when it was founded in 1967. It began as an all-boys boarding school. The first Headmaster was Ronald H. Perry, who left retirement to rise to the challenge of creating this new school. In 1983, it became a co-educational school.
3. Albert College
Albert College is a co-educational independent boarding and day school located in Belleville, Ontario, Canada. It is the oldest co-ed boarding independent school in Canada, and the only private boarding school in Belleville. Albert College currently has an enrolment of approximately 300 students from over 20 different countries. The school comprises an Early Primary Learning Centre (Pre-Kindergarten and Junior Kindergarten), a Junior School (Senior Kindergarten to Grade 6), a Middle School (Grades 7 and 8), and a Senior School (Grades 9 to 12 and Post-Graduate).
Boarding students are divided into three residences, which are Baker House, for boys in Grade 7 to 9, Graham Hall, for boys in Grade 10, 11 and 12 and Victoria Manor, for all boarding girls. Albert College is also a day school, for local students, who come mainly from Belleville, as well as the nearby communities of Picton, Napanee, and Kingston. Students are transported in school vans, or drive to school, every day and return home every evening. Albert College’s facilities include a chapel, dining hall, a number of art rooms, and a science wing. Albert College offers a wide range of co-curricular programs, specialized arts programs, Advanced Placement courses, and an English Foundation Year for first-year English as a Second Language (ESL) students. In addition, ESL is also offered at Albert College during the annual Summer School program. Albert College offers a number of varsity and intramural sports, including swimming, lacrosse, rugby, basketball, soccer, and others.
4. Columbia International College
Columbia International College is a private boarding preparatory school in the Ainslie Wood neighbourhood of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. As of 2014, the school has students from over 70 countries.
Columbia is a member of the Independent School Associations of Ontario (ISAO). The College is also registered with the Ministry of Education (Ontario)
5. Ridley College
Ridley College (also known as RC, Ridley) is a private boarding and day university-preparatory school located in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, 20 miles (32 km) from Niagara Falls. The school confers the Ontario Secondary School Diploma and the International Baccalaureate diploma programme. Ridley is one of the oldest private schools in Canada, and has the largest boarding program in Ontario, with students representing over 61 countries.
Established as an Anglican-affiliated all-boys school in 1889, Ridley became coeducational in 1973. The school is divided into ten houses, each of which serves as a residence and community for its students. All students take part in an extensive extracurricular program including sports (ranging from a beginner to varsity level), arts and theatre opportunities, student initiatives, and community service. Ridley’s boarding program plays a dominant role in its curriculum, with faculty heavily involved in student life outside the classroom in roles such as housemasters, coaches, and advisors.