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32 best boarding schools in Toronto, Ontario for students

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St. Andrew's College
St. Andrew's College
Canada
Toronto, Ontario
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Outstanding
4 reviews
8.6
from 74355.00 $CAD / year
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from 74355.00 $CAD / year
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Rosseau Lake College
Rosseau Lake College
Canada
Toronto, Ontario
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Amazing
3 reviews
8.4
from 63100.00 $CAD / year
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from 63100.00 $CAD / year
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Trafalgar Castle School
Trafalgar Castle School
Canada
Toronto, Ontario
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Very good
2 reviews
8.3
from 62490.00 $CAD / year
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from 62490.00 $CAD / year
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Trinity College School
In 2018 - 20% of Advanced Placement students achieved the top grade of 5
Trinity College School
Canada
Toronto, Ontario
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Very good
1 reviews
8.3
from 34250.00 $CAD / semester
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from 34250.00 $CAD / semester
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Braemar College boarding school
Braemar College boarding school
Canada
Toronto, Ontario
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Very good
7 reviews
8.2
from 29800.00 $CAD / year
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from 29800.00 $CAD / year
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McDonald International Academy MIA
McDonald International Academy MIA
Canada
Toronto, Ontario
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Very good
2 reviews
8.2
from 1200.00 $CAD / month
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from 1200.00 $CAD / month
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Upper Canada College Private Boarding School
Upper Canada College Private Boarding School
Canada
Toronto, Ontario
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Very good
1 reviews
8.1
from 34135.00 $CAD / year
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from 34135.00 $CAD / year
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Hudson college
Hudson college
Canada
Toronto, Ontario
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Very good
3 reviews
8.1
from 16900.00 $CAD / year
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from 16900.00 $CAD / year
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Bronte College Canada
Bronte College Canada
Canada
Toronto, Ontario
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2 reviews
7.9
from 38760.00 $CAD / year
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from 38760.00 $CAD / year
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Branksome Hall School
Branksome Hall School
Canada
Toronto, Ontario
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7.8
from 66350.00 $ / year
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Education information

Today, obtaining high quality education in Canada is a great opportunity for the international students. Toronto is one of the most prosperous and safest cities in Canada, in the annual ranking of The Economist magazine, Toronto ranks fourth in terms of overall quality of life. The main reasons for choosing studying in Canada are the modern approaches to education, high quality pre-university preparation. The schools in Toronto are included in various tops of the best educational institutions in the world, are not inferior in quality to American ones and will pleasantly please in terms of price.

The question arises: how to choose school in Toronto? Firstly, it is necessary to choose between state and private school. For the international students the tuition fee in the state schools in Toronto accounts on average 12,000 $CAD per year. However, the schools of such type do not offer accommodation and do not solve the question with migration service (according to Canadian law, children under the age of 18 are required to have a guardian). One of the main advantages of studying in the best boarding schools in Toronto is very high level of academic preparation – the graduates of private schools in Toronto successfully enrol in the ranking universities of the USA, England and Canada. Despite the high price of studying, among the foreign schoolchildren, closed boarding schools in Toronto are more in demand, which provide housing, food, and also permanent supervision is established here for the child.

As a rule, the international students live on the territory of the residences. The tuition fee in the private schools in Toronto accounts for 30,000-60,000 $CAD per year. Language of instruction and language courses with the study of English/French: in Canada there are not unified educational standards, each province is guided by its own needs and traditions. In the east and south-east of Canada, schools teach in French, and in the rest of the country — in English. As a rule, in the schools in Toronto linguistic courses are developed with the studying of English/French for the foreign students, and in a few months, these classes will allow you to achieve impressive progress.

The features of studying in mixed boarding schools in Toronto

  • The boarding schools in Toronto have the opportunity to study in 3-semester programs, so that you can graduate from school much faster.
  • Despite the fact that Canadian private schools accept students from the youngest age, high school is the most popular among the international students.
  • Credit system: it is necessary to obtain certain number of academic credits for receiving diploma.

For the foreign student the classic program of the secondary education and the program with the profile studying of the chosen disciplines (Advanced Placement) are offered by the mixed boarding schools in Toronto. The best schools offer a unique International Baccalaureate program, after which a graduate can usually enter any university in the world without entrance exams.

The best boarding schools in Toronto for the international students

  • St. Andrews college is one of the prestigious schools in Toronto for boys, in which the versatile development of schoolchildren is valued: obtaining academic knowledge and development in sports and creativity. The best of the best are waiting for privileges in the form of a scholarship tie or a badge. The programs of middle and high school are offered to the foreign students.
  • The cost of studying starts from 55,000 $CAD.
  • The popular Columbia international college offers various programs designed for students aged 13-18 years old. Special attention and support is given to the international students. A special program of preparation for university entrance exams has been developed for high school students. The cost of studying accounts for on average 44,454 $CAD.
  • Brookes Shawnigan Lake has excellent reputation and only positive reviews for high-quality academic education, excellent full-fledged teaching, comfortable living and eating conditions. The school offers a high school course and an international IB program. The strength and hallmark of the school is training in the field of art almost at the university level. The tuition fee starts from 47,500 $CAD.
  • Trafalgar Castle School is the TOP school in Toronto in the field of pre-university preparation for girls aged 10-18 years old. 98% of the school's graduates go to the world's leading universities. The price of studying accounts for 59,515 $CAD.
  • Branksome Hall is the prestigious private boarding school in Toronto for girls, offering the program of the International Baccalaureate. The school locates in the centre of Toronto and combines a well-groomed park area and urban flavour. Tuition fee starts from 28,565 $CAD per semester.

Enrolment requirements and tuition fee in the boarding schools in Toronto

Language and academic requirements are as follows:

  • Passing of language exam IELTS or TOEFL, DALF (if the student will study in French)
  • Taking the SSAT (Secondary School Admission Test) or CAT (Canadian Achievement Tests). You may need to write an essay or take an internal exam.
  • Package of documents: submit an application form and pay about $ 200 CAD for its consideration, report cards for two / three years, recommendations of teachers.
  • Foreign students are required to have a place of residence for the duration of their studies and a guardian.

Additionally, the international students are waited for the individual interview with the representative of admission commission, medical commission.

The tuition fee in the schools in Toronto varies from 20,000 $CAD to 65,000 $CAD per year.

The following factors influence the cost of studying such as, school location, accommodation conditions, the status of educational institution, offered programs.

Additional payment is possible:

  • Registration fee
  • Non-refundable deposit upon receipt.

15 best boarding schools in Toronto 2022 rankings

1 St Andrew's College
2 Rosseau Lake College
3 Trafalgar Castle School
4 Trinity College School
5 Upper Canada College
6 McDonald International Academy
7 Hudson college
8 Bronte college
9 Braemar College
10 Metropolitan Preparatory Academy
11 TAIE International Institute
12 Victoria International Ballet Academy
13 J. Addison school
14 Royal Crown Academic School
15 Erindale Academy

 

Advantages and disadvantages of English schools

Advantages Disadvantages
The opportunity to enter the best universities in England, USA, Canada, Switzerland, Europe, the world Expensive
High quality of education and academic standards Strong workload
Perfect English after graduation The need to change the social environment; it takes time to adapt
Useful contacts The difficulty of choosing the most suitable school for the child, requires a qualified specialist

Top 35 best schools in the USA - 2022 Smapse rankings

1      North Broward Preparatory School
2 Phillips Academy Andover
3 The Storm King School New York
4 Red Bank Catholic High School
5 Windermere Preparatory School
6 Shattuck St Mary's School
7 Cheshire Academy
8 Cate School
9 Ross School
10 Deerfield Academy
11 The Village School
12 Amerigo Los Angeles – Bishop Montgomery High School
13 Webb Schools
14 Kent School USA
15 The Winchendon School
16 Darlington School
17 Marian Catholic High School Amerigo Education
18 Grier School
19 The MacDuffie School
20 CATS Academy Boston
21 The Cambridge School of Weston
22 Milton Academy
23 Amerigo Education Napa Valley
24 American Hebrew Academy
25 Northfield Mount Hermon School
26 Mater Dei Catholic High School San Diego Amerigo Education
27 American University Preparatory School Los Angeles
28 Webb Schools
29 Kent School USA
30 Groton School
31 Maine Central Institute
32 The Lawrenceville School
33 Grand River Academy Оhio
34 Saint John Paul II Academy
35 Chicago North Shore

Top 14 best schools in Switzerland 2022

1 College Du Leman
2 St. Georges School Montreux
3 Institut Monte Rosa
4 Lyceum Alpinum Zuoz
5 Saint-Charles Collège et Lycée
6 Leysin American School
7 Hochalpines Institut Ftan AG High Alpine
8 Aiglon College Switzerland
9 Institut Le Rosey School
10 Institut Montana Zugerberg
11 Champittet College
12 Brillantmont International School
13 Surval Montreux
14 Ecole Pre Fleuri

Top 12 best schools in Canada 2022

1 Brookes Shawnigan Lake
2 Rosseau Lake College
3 Albert College
4     Columbia International College
5 Ridley College
6 St Andrew's College
7 Brentwood College School
8 Pickering College
9 Bodwell High School
10 Trafalgar Castle School
11 Fulford Academy
12 Shawnigan Lake School

Best boarding schools in England - 2022 Smapse rankings

1 Cardiff Sixth Form College
2 Sevenoaks School
3 Queen Ethelburga's College
4 Brighton College
5 The National Mathematics and Science College NMSC
6 Concord College
7 Westbourne School
8 Wellington College
9 Rossall School
10 d'Overbroeck's College
11 Dulwich College
12 Fettes College
13 Stonar School
14 Wycliffe College
15 Lucton School
16 King's School Canterbury
17 ACS School Cobham
18 Hurtwood House
19 Uppingham School
20 Scarborough College
21 King's College St Michael’s
22 Mill Hill School
23 Windermere School
24 Clifton College
25 Badminton School
26 Oakham School
27 Oundle School
28 Stowe School
29 Cheltenham College
30 Bromsgrove School
31 Sidcot School
32 Prior Park College
33 Millfield School
34 Oswestry School
35 Caterham School
36 City of London Freemen’s School
37 Buckswood School
38 Brooke House College
39 Taunton School
40                   St Clare's Oxford
41 Repton School
42 Royal Russell School
43 King's Ely
44 Leys Cambridge
45 Leighton Park
46 Bedford School
47 Fyling Hall
48 Royal Hospital School
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Egor Eremeev
Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Westminster University (Business & Management), London.
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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