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Columbia International College:
Columbia International College is the largest private junior and senior boarding high school in Canada. Located in Hamilton, Ontario, Columbia believes in the individuality of each student and tailors its resources to effectively meet the unique academic, social, emotional and physical (ASEP) needs of our students. As a result, 100 per cent of our students since 1995 have received admission to top universities worldwide, many with scholarships.

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Co-educational High School Program (Grades 9 -12)
At Columbia, we apply our ASEP assessment process to determine the student’s learning characteristics. Then our team of education experts will design a Personalized Success Plan (PSP) for each student.

Photo of University Preparatory Boarding School in Ontario, CanadaBased on the academic component of the PSP, our team of education experts will guide the student on:
- The number of courses to take each semester
- The time needed to complete their entire academic program
- The selection of courses to meet personal interests or career goals
- The choices to aim for in post-secondary education

During the year, our team of education experts will follow closely the student’s academic performance. Based on the progress report, they will adjust the academic component of the student’s Personalized Success Plan (PSP) accordingly.

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) Completion Requirements:
Students require the OSSD to enter universities or colleges in North America. The OSSD is granted to students who earn a minimum of 30 credits. To receive the OSSD, students must complete and/or earn:

- 18 compulsory and 12 optional credits
- 40 hours community involvement activities
- The provincial secondary school literacy test

AP Program:

The AP is a program of post-secondary level courses and examinations that provide Pre-University students with the opportunity to receive advanced placement and / or credits in Canadian and US universities
Accepted by 34% of Canadian universities
Accepted by all American universities

Pre-University Program:
Pre-U program is designed for admission to university in Canada, USA, Australia & UK. Students now studying in Form 5 /Sec. 4 / Senior Middle 3 / 'O' Level are eligible to apply.

7 month program (January or June intake) allows completion of 6 credits.
10 month program (August intake) allows completion of up to 8 credits.
'A' Level Students are eligible to apply for the shorter 2 month Pre-U program (June intake) or the 5 month Pre-U program (August or January
intake).

Academic Excellence through Character Building
:
Image of University Preparatory Boarding School in Ontario, CanadaIn accordance with our ASEP (Academic, Social, Emotional & Physical) approach, we believe that in addition to academic learning, it is essential to build students’ characters through leadership training and experiential enrichment in order for them to excel in today’s competitive world. It is Columbia’s desire to foster a supportive and motivating environment for character building.

Our Total Development® component performs this important role in our Total Care Education System®

Total Development® is unique to Columbia. It is one of the most comprehensive among Canadian private schools. It comprises a variety of well-designed after-school and weekend activities organized under five major programs:

- Residence Life Program
- Student Life Program
- The Athletic Program
- Leadership, Enrichment and Development (L.E.A.D) Program
- Community Service Program

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Ridley College
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Established in 1889, Ridley College is an independent co-educational boarding and day school nestled in the heart of historic St. Catharines, Ontario. The student body of nearly 600 is 2/3 Canadian with some 30 other countries from all round the world making up the rest. Ridley College runs from JK (Junior Kindergarten) through Grade 12 with the option to pursue a PG (Post Graduate) year, and offers boarding for students beginning in Grade 5.

With a reputation for excellence, Ridley turns out some of the brightest and most technologically aware students in the world. Ridley also has one of the finest sports programs in Canada, year after year garnering CISSA Championships and OFSAA titles. For the artiscally inclined, our facilities are expansive. From the Music department to the Mandeville Theater, students may partake in whichever area suits their strengths.
Co-ed Day & Boarding Programs for Canadian & International Students:

- Day Programs (JK-12th Grade)
- Boarding Programs (Grades 5-12)
- Post Graduate Year Option

Curriculum Subjects include:
- Visual Art & Technology, English, Geography, Science, History & Social Studies, Math, Health & Phys-Ed, Business & Computer, Dramatic Arts, Guidance, Languages, Music...
THINK Global School
Courses / Programs
With our headquarters in New York City, THINK Global School is the world’s first global, traveling high school! There is no other school like TGS on the planet.

Designed for 10-12th Grade students from Canada, the U.S. and around the globe, our school year consists of 3 terms, each held in a different country. Our students have the unique opportunity to delve into the history and culture of these fantastic international locations.

Authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program, our mission is to provide a challenging academic experience for multinational students in a multicultural learning environment, with a specific focus on engaging with the local culture in each of our host cities.

During the academic year 2016-17, we are in Canada, Morocco & Peru, while in previous years we have been situated in Australia, Sweden, Japan, China, Germany, Argentina, and the U.S. among others.

TGS students are competitively selected from all corners of the globe and all walks of life. Together they are a miniature United Nations, representing more than 20 different countries of citizenship and a diverse range of experiences, talents and interests.

THINK Global School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges.

Expert Testimonial:
"The collective energy that the students at TGS possess is remarkable. Somehow, the more places they go and things they do, the more energy they have!… It is such an inspiration!"
- TGS Residential Advisor
International Traveling High School Program for Students in Grades 10-12:

- Pre-IB Program (Grade 10)
- International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program (Grades 11-12)

- Taught in small classes by experienced & dedicated teachers

- All subjects are inspired by the location & designed to combine learning with a wealth of cultural experiences.

- Rich program of curriculum-linked field research, guest lectures, and workshops in each city

- Classroom instruction is student-driven, with emphasis on investigative inquiry and deliberative dialogue
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Lakefield College School
Courses / Programs
Located on a stunning 315-acre campus on the shore of Lake Katchewanooka in rural Ontario, Canada, Lakefield College School (LCS) is a co-educational boarding and day school offering grades 9 to 12 to a global community of engaged and active students. Inside and outside the classroom, you will discover that rigorous academics, challenging athletics, and inspiring co-curricular arts are more than just lessons. They are experiences developed by dedicated teachers who believe in education of the whole person.

For a majority of LCS students, the school is their home-away-from-home. Our program runs seven days a week, balancing academics, co-curricular arts and athletics, with recreation and social events. Structure is provided through the academic day, regular evening study hours, Saturday morning classes, and established boarding house routines ; but students have ample opportunity to participate in a variety of activities in a relaxed and fun-filled environment.

At LCS, you will prepare for university, discover your potential, live with friends from around the world and enjoy the best days of your life.
Co-ed Boarding & Day Programs for High School Students - Grades 9-12:

Core subjects include:
- English
- French as a Second Language
- Mathematics
- Science
- Canadian History
- Canadian Geography
- The Arts
- Physical and Health Education
- Civics
- Career Studies
- Athletics...
Bishop's College School, Quebec
Courses / Programs
Bishop's College School (BCS) is a private, co-ed, day and boarding school for grades 7-12 located in Sherbrooke, in southern Quebec. We offer ESL for grades 7-10 and almost 80% of our students are boarders from over 20 different countries. For 175 years, we have been challenging students to find their potential academically, athletically, artistically and personally.

At the heart of BCS is our academic program. We teach students to think critically, creatively and independently. Here, students study in a dynamic bilingual and multicultural environment, one that is collaborative and grounded in timeless values while benefiting from the latest technology and educational innovations.

Located in the Lennoxville borough of Sherbrooke QC Canada our campus is a unique blend of historic architecture and state-of-the-art facilities, comprised of 26 buildings and set on 262 acres, including playing fields and woodlands.
Co-educational Private Boarding School Programs:

- Grades 7-12
- University Placement courses
- French/English Bilingual Option program
- Duke of Edinburgh Award program
- Active Cadet program
- ESL for International Students

School features include:
- Small class sizes
- Safe & secure 262-acre campus
- Internationalism
- Experienced & qualified faculty
- Wireless campus
Pickering College
Courses / Programs
Pickering College is a co-educational independent day (JK-12) and boarding school (Grades 7-12) located on a beautiful 42 acre campus in Newmarket in southern Ontario, just 25 miles north of downtown Toronto. We provide boarding facilities for Canadian, American and international students. 100% of Pickering graduates go on to post-secondary education.

Pickering College is accredited by the Ontario Ministry of Education, and is rooted in more than 169 years of tradition and values based education. With an enrollment of nearly 300 “day” students and almost 100 “boarders” who come from more than 20 countries around the world - Pickering College is intimate in size, yet global in perspective. We offer a 24-hour supervised boarding program that includes supervised study time and a full activity program.

We offer a secure and nurturing environment that helps each student develop the vision, confidence and leadership skills to help make the world a better and more beautiful place. We aim to be a leader in education and to inspire individuals to meet high standards for lifelong growth and learning.
Co-educational Day & Boarding School Programs:
- Day Programs (Junior Kindergarten - 12th Grade)
- Boarding School (Grades 7-12):
- University Preparation program
- Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum

Subjects include:
Enhanced Math, Science, Business Studies, History, Languages, ESL (English as a Second Language), Physical Education, Dramatic & Visual Arts....

- High Performing Student program
- Elite Skating program
- Outstanding Leadership, Communication, Technology, Film and Music programs