Toronto Private Schools
Toronto is the location of several private schools that belong to the top private schools in Canada. According to topprivateschools.ca, a website dedicated to provide information on the best private schools in Canada, among the top 25 private schools, eight of these are in Toronto.
Upper Canada College
This private school offers elementary and secondary education and is exclusive for boys. It follows an English model and offers boarding houses for its students. Graduates from Upper Canada College receive two diplomas: the typical Secondary School diploma and the International Baccalaureate diploma.
Toronto French School
Toronto French School is a coeducational private school with curriculum that is delivered in English and French languages. It provides Kindergarten to Elementary education to Secondary. TFS’ elementary program is up to 8th Grade while its high school program is 5 years instead of the typical 4 years. Students of TFS are required to take the International Baccalaureate curriculum during their last 2 years.
St. Clement’s School
An Anglican private school, which is exclusive for girls and member of the Round Square global school association, St. Clement’s School (SCS), is, like the fictional Hogwart’s School of magic, divided into four houses whose names are derived from the four Royal British houses. These are the York, Windsor, Tudor and Stuart.
Here is another private elementary and secondary school for boys. It offers not just quality education but also active athletics to develop their students physical and group cooperation. A Robotics curriculum is available for their high school students with school representatives for both local and international robotics competitions.
University of Toronto Schools
University of Toronto Schools is a private high school that serves as a preparatory school for the University of Toronto. Students from the 7th grade to 12th grade attend UTS to enroll in the school’s special curriculum. The educational program of UTS is very extensive and advance as students who are accepted are assumed to have high IQs making them faster learners than the average student.
Bishop Strachan School
Bishop Strachan School is a private primary school for girls from J-Kindergarten to 12th Grade. Its educational program is based on the British educational model. The school is large as it is divided into 12 houses, which boards students from 7th Grade and up. Education is divided into 2: the Junior Education for 3rd graders to 6th graders and Senior Education for 7th graders up. Senior education provides each student individual teachers that are highly qualified.
Havergal College is a school similar to Bishop Strachan School as it offers J-Kindergarten to 12th grade. The school not only offer optimum education for girls but also exposes them to several sports like swimming, basketball, tennis, hockey and football. The school is divided into 10 houses.
Branksome Hall is a private all-girls school for J-Kindergarten to 12th grade. It is also a preparatory school for university admission and offers International Baccalaureate diploma. One thing that is unique to this school is that students are members of clans. There are eight clans for Junior School and another eight for middle and senior school.