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Convoy International Secondary School, Convoy International Secondary School

Address: 212,213,214, 7191 Yonge St, Toronto, ON L3T 0C4, Canada
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Description Convoy International Secondary School, Convoy International Secondary School

  • Location: Toronto, Essa, Ontario, Canada;
  • Students age: 15-18 years old;
  • Number of students: 250 people;
  • Language of instruction: English;
  • Type of education: boarding school for girls.

Convoy International Secondary Academy (CISA) is a private high school in Ontario, located on two campuses. The Markham campus is designed for 50-150 international students with an average class size of 8, while the Essa campus is located on a 22 acre scenic site as a boarding school. CISA offers an enriched, caring and safe learning environment through the Ontario Department of Education program.

The purpose of the institution is to inspire students to succeed in their studies. Graduates receive higher education as intellectually astute, cultured, invariably empathetic young citizens, prepared not only for entering the best universities, but also for later life.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Convoy International Secondary School, Convoy International Secondary School

Program name

Quick overview OSSD Full-time Study:

  • Up to 8 credit courses;
  • Regular one-on-one meeting with the scientific advisor;
  • Regular meetings with a consultant;
  • Assistance in applying to the university;
  • EQAO / OSSLT preparatory course.

Brief information about OSSD Full-time Study: Elite Program:

  • Up to 10 credit courses;
  • Help with homework preparation;
  • After School Tutoring;
  • Ability to retake courses;
  • Individual lessons in IELTS / TOEFL / SAT;
  • IELTS / TOEFL / SAT practice tests;
  • 450 hours of English course;
  • EQAO / OSSLT Preparatory Course;
  • Regular one-on-one meetings with the scientific advisor;
  • Regular personal meetings with a consultant;
  • Assistance in applying to a higher education institution.

Quick overview of OSSD Full-time Study: Excellence Program: Essaschool has a high quality teaching team and school management system in Canada. All teachers are experts in their field. To ensure full communication between teachers and students, teaching in small classes is used. The school assigns one teacher for each student. Their role is to monitor the progress of each student, communicate in a timely manner with students and their parents, guardians, and provide professional advice and assistance in applying for students after high school graduation.

The school attaches great importance to improving the level of English among foreign students, organizes small classes and individual lessons in IELTS / TOEFL / SAT, other examination courses, and also guarantees admission to the best universities, colleges in the USA, Canada.

The program includes:

  • Up to 8 credit courses;
  • Regular one-on-one meetings with the scientific advisor;
  • Regular meeting with a consultant;
  • Assistance in admission to a higher educational institution;
  • EQAO / OSSLT preparatory course.

Accommodation, housing and food

Dormitories are divided into one- and two-room, provide a pleasant and comfortable environment, where children are under the supervision of a curator 24 hours a day. Airport pick up for is required for each international students.

  • Students on the Markham campus live with family or friends. Selected local families live close to the school, take their role seriously, strive to make the student feel welcome and immerse themselves in everyday life and Canadian culture. Before arriving in Canada, the student will be provided with contact information so that both parties can agree on price and payment options, as well as services such as food, transportation, and laundry. Homestay is organized with three meals a day.
  • Essa School offers cozy student dormitories: single, double, several options for triple rooms. The hostel has curators, 24-hour security, Wi-Fi, a library, a gym, an entertainment room, a playground. The student canteen offers three full meals a day. In addition to North American cuisine, the chefs will prepare for students Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Middle Eastern, South American and other regional cuisines. Residence is organized with three meals a day.

Events Convoy International Secondary School, Convoy International Secondary School

Convoy International Secondary Academy (CISA) highlights the importance of a diverse experience for international students studying in Canada. Through a series of events such as Open SchoolDay, the local communities of Essa and Barrie are coming together so that international students can connect with more local families and participate in a variety of activities. The school encourages students to spontaneously organize various social events, take part in social practice, participate in academic, sports competitions under the guidance of teachers.

Additional curriculum:

  • Music and school band;
  • Sports clubs;
  • Art;
  • Student school organizations;
  • Volunteer community;
  • Trips and camps.


  • CISA improves academic performance, prepares students for university admission - ensures the smooth admission of 98% of graduates to the university: 85% of them go to a university of their choice, 40% of students receive a full or partial scholarship.
  • Attending a private high school in Ontario will allow international child to experience Canada's unique multicultural environment.
  • Students receive reports, clear and constructive feedback from their teachers, and additional help to ensure success.
  • Most of the students go to leading Canadian universities - University of Toronto, McGill University, 50 best US universities.
  • Additional after-school classes are available, as well as individual career counseling for everyone.
  • CISA Markham School is a full-time private high school authorized IELTS testing center in Ontario. It offers high school education loans to local and international students in grades 9-12 who are seeking the Ontario High School Diploma (OSSD). More than 100 registered students from Toronto, Iran, Israel, China, South Korea, Vietnam and other regions of the world study here.
  • Programs are delivered in small educational groups, with qualified instructors and knowledgeable staff focused on providing personalized guidance and assistance to each student, enabling them to achieve their goals.
  • Consulting with highly qualified subject teachers and caring teachers.
  • Individual supervision.
  • Individual study guide for educational planning.

Equipment Convoy International Secondary School, Convoy International Secondary School

The campuses are equipped with:

  • Hostels;
  • Cafeteria;
  • Gym;
  • Hockey training field;
  • Sports facilities;
  • Library;
  • Cafes and other facilities.

Round-the-clock security is provided. Essa covers more than 22 acres, is located about an hour's drive from downtown Toronto, and features scenic natural beauty. Tiffin National Reserve is a 5-minute walk away.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Training at CISA Markham is held in three semesters in each academic year:

  • From September to November;
  • From December to March;
  • From March to June.

Summer courses are offered in July and August.

Extra charges:

  • Non-refundable registration fee.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Fill out the online application on the website and attach copies of the documents:

  • Copy of the student's birth certificate and / or passport. For the application for residence, a copy of the passport is required;
  • Report card for 2 past and current year;
  • Language test results;
  • An interview is possible.

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Recommendations on when to apply

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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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