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Fort Erie International Academy, Fort Erie International Academy

Address: 474 Central Ave, Fort Erie, ON L2A 3T7, Canada
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Description Fort Erie International Academy, Fort Erie International Academy

  • Year of foundation: 1905;
  • Location: Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada;
  • Students age: 12-18 years old;
  • Number of students: 188 people;
  • Language of instruction: English;
  • Type of study: private school of mixed learning.

Fort Erie International Academy provides an outstanding educational experience that encourages students to truly interact with the material, apply technology, and learn to work independently and collaboratively. The FEIA team of leaders with a total of 95 years of experience are the founders of the school's educational philosophy - "East meets West". FEIA is committed to providing high quality, stimulating and enriching education. Rooted in the Ontario curriculum, the school's approach brings together a global vision for Chinese, local and international students. The teaching team attends the Ontario College of Education, learning the most modern teaching methods and applying the best teaching practices.

Fort Erie, located in the Niagara region, close to Niagara Falls, a major international tourist destination and one of the Seven Modern Wonders of the World, is an ideal destination for international students. Here they can enjoy the peace, tranquility of a small town, focus on their studies, being in a rich cultural and historical environment just a short drive from the main attractions and some of the best universities in the country.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Fort Erie International Academy, Fort Erie International Academy

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from 30 000 $CAD / year

Quick overview:

  • Students in grades 7/8 work in a class with two teachers: the class is 50% Chinese, 50% local students;
  • Each student participates in a mentoring program with a Canadian teacher and a Chinese leader in a 4: 1 ratio. Well-being is an important element of support;
  • High school students will learn about the university admission requirements and the admission process starting in grade 9.

Brief information: FEIA uses the Ontario Department of Education curriculum as an academic base, providing students with an Ontario Secondary Education Diploma (or OSSD) upon graduation. The school complements this curriculum with a variety of customized programs that emphasize a global context in all areas of study.

To earn an Ontario High School Diploma, students must earn 18 compulsory credits:

  • 4 credits in English (1 credit per class);
  • 3 credits in mathematics (1 credit in grade 11 or 12);
  • 2 credits in science;
  • 1 credit for Canadian history;
  • 1 credit for Canadian geography;
  • 1 credit for art;
  • 1 credit for health and physical education;
  • 1 credit for French as a second language;
  • 0.5 credits for career guidance;
  • 0.5 credit for civil law.

Accommodation, housing and food

Students are accommodated in a modern student residence. The modern FEIA hostel complex accommodates 1500 international students on 6 floors, there are 2, 3 and 4-bed rooms, spacious common and prefabricated rooms, a modern and fully equipped cafeteria, kitchen.

Boasting state-of-the-art design and cutting-edge construction technologies, the new FEIA dormitory, which is worth over $ 50 million to build, is the centerpiece of FEIA's growing Fort Erie campus.

Fort Erie International Academy students currently live off-campus with a Faculty Leader. It is a multifaceted and holistic experience that allows them to learn how to work together as a team, manage responsibilities and roles in the family. Each of the many family-style houses lives from 6 to 18 students. With the help of faculty leaders, the Home Stay program teaches students a variety of housekeeping responsibilities, and encourages leadership, initiative, and collaboration to work together.

Tuition fee includes:

  • Transfer in both sides;
  • Supervised accommodation with meals;
  • Extracurricular program;
  • Assistance in opening a bank account, shopping for personal needs, setting up a mobile phone;
  • IELT course;
  • Medical service;
  • Visiting universities;
  • Help with admission to the university.

Events Fort Erie International Academy, Fort Erie International Academy

  • Studying at FEIA extends not only to study, but to all aspects of student life. The school offers a wide range of extracurricular activities, including golf, swimming lessons, music lessons, a visiting live performances, First Lego League, traditional Chinese painting and martial arts, and leadership development clubs.
  • Volunteering and participating in the Fort Erie community are integral to FEIA's values. The institution encourages students to connect with the community, strengthens their commitment to helping others, and helps them see how the community message goes beyond the classroom and campus.
  • FEIA also incorporates STEM methodology into the complementary curriculum, helping to expand learning opportunities in math, science, technology through an interactive science and robotics program.
  • Every international student wishing to enroll in a university in Canada will need to pass the IELTS exam, developed by the world's leading experts in language assessment. The school offers international students additional ESL support in preparing for the IELTS exam as part of its post-secondary education program.
  • FEIA students have access to the Bridgewater Country Club in Niagara, learning the basics of golf, leadership, sportsmanship, and etiquette.
  • In collaboration with the Fort Erie School of Music, the academy offers to play in a concert orchestra consisting of brass, woodwind and percussion instruments. Group students perform at community and school events, expanding their repertoire and boosting self-confidence.
  • The Private Music Study program allows students to develop at their own pace. Success is measured on the basis of their understanding and application of music theory and what they have learned in class. The offer includes: piano, keyboard, bass, drums, percussion, guitar, voice, theory.
  • FEIA Master Classes are designed for students who have significant experience with a specific instrument but want to deepen their understanding, skills in specialized, private or semi-private classes. These courses are open to individual students wishing to collaborate with other musicians.
  • The FIRST LEGO League is the most accessible global robotics competition that helps students and teachers build a better future together. The program is based on thematic tasks to involve children aged 9-16 in research, problem solving, programming, development. The program is based on the core values of FIRST, the emphasis is on teamwork, discovery, innovation. Students become more confident, empowered and acquire the skills they need in a changing work environment.
  • Volunteering is a key component of the FEIA structure. The emphasis on volunteering helps students build connections with the community, understand the tasks they are passionate about.


  • One of the benefits of being located in the Niagara region is the ability for faculty and students to connect with local universities.
  • Ontario universities are ranked among the top tertiary schools in the country and provide excellent tertiary education opportunities.
  • Fort Erie International Academy (FEIA) is committed to ensuring that students and employees thrive in a safe and welcoming community that embodies mutual respect, inclusiveness, equality, and care.
  • FEIA recognizes that each student has a unique learning profile, a specific set of learning requirements, and strives to provide all students with guidance, support at every stage of their educational journey, and ensure educational success.
  • The school values innovative teaching and learning strategies, the effective use of technology in the classroom and beyond, and strives to provide students with opportunities for project-based, experiential learning in small groups designed for collaborative learning, developing leadership skills.
  • FEIA is committed to creating a diverse multicultural environment that builds positive relationships, fosters learning enthusiasm, prepares students for higher education and careers.

Equipment Fort Erie International Academy, Fort Erie International Academy

The campus is well equipped:

  • Classrooms;
  • Sports facilities;
  • Music and art studios.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Some services are paid additionally to tuition fee:

  • Health insurance (required);
  • Study permit and visa;
  • School uniform;
  • Administrative fees;
  • Bank fee.

For detailed information about the price and additional charges, please contact to SMAPSE manager.

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

Fort Erie International Academy accepts applications for registration:

  • Students in grades 6-8;
  • Students in grades 9-12.

Students must apply for travel authorization at a Canadian embassy or consulate in their home country or outside of Canada prior to arrival.

Scholarships Fort Erie International Academy, Fort Erie International Academy

Scholarships are only available to local students.

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- 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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