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University Preparatory Boarding School in Ontario, Canada

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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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Bishop's College School, Quebec
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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
A+ Academy
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With 20+ destinations and 20+ campuses around the world, A+ Academy is a boarding school like no other. Throughout their studies, students are based aboard the Norwegian tall ship Sorlandet.

From all four corners of the globe, we make real differences in the lives of young people and, by extension, to the world in which we live.

At A+ Academy, not only do we demand the highest of academic standards, we prepare our students for life. We teach a rigorous American, Canadian, European and Australian curriculum, which includes a wide range of Advanced Placement courses,

With employability in the 21st century a major challenge facing the 20 to 30 year old demographic, A+ students will be steps ahead of others in their plans for a successful future.

Personal development and life experiences that truly prepare students for the workplace and that differentiate them must be defining components of a relevant education programme.

Our students, through world travel, academic excellence and the constant pursuit of highly valued interpersonal skills, acquire advantages that truly distinguish them.

Teamwork, a real-life international network and an exceptionally solid understanding of world cultures place our graduates at the top of university and job opportunity lists.

A+ Academy defines itself through students who have made the world their backyard, who have learned how to be successful and who pursue the changes that will make this world a better place for them and for others.
Worldwide Nautical Boarding School Program for 11th & 12th Grade Students:

Core Programmes:
- English Literature and Composition
- Chinese Language & Culture
- Art, Communication & Technology
- Physical Education

Elective Programmes:
- Science
- Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Physics
- Mathematics
- Social Science
- World History, Macroeconomics, Human Geography,
- Comparative Government & Politics

Signature Programme:
- The A+ Research Essay
- The A+ Learning Workshop
- The A+ Guest Lecturer Series
Trinity College School
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Trinity College School is a co-educational, independent boarding/day school located on 100 acres of rolling countryside in picturesque Port Hope, Ontario, Canada, one hour’s drive east of Toronto. Our Senior School, Grades 9-12, includes approximately 450 students, approximately 60% of whom are boarders. Our Junior School includes nearly 100 day students from Grade 5 to Grade 8.

Established in 1865, TCS is one of Canada's oldest and most respected educational institutions. The School places a balanced emphasis on academics, service learning, athletics and the arts – as both a long-held TCS tradition and a rethought, reinvigorated approach to 21st century education.

Our mission: Develop habits of the heart and mind for a life of purpose and service. This is our shared purpose and it informs our daily actions both in and out of the classroom.

Our collective vision is for Trinity College School to be internationally regarded for excellence in developing leaders of character, purpose and vision due to the strength of its people, programme and place.
Co-educational Boarding & Day Programs for Students in Grades 5-12:

Day Programs:
- Junior and Senior School (Grades 5-12)

Boarding Programs:
- Senior School (Grades 9-12)
Academie Ste. Cecile International School
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Located on a 27 acre park like setting in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. IB World School - Académie Ste Cécile International School is affiliated with the International Baccalaureate Organization and prepares students for the world recognized International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB Diploma). Founded and based on principles of the Roman Catholic Church, we are committed to the ecumenical movement with great sensitivity to inter-faith dialogue by respecting the religious and cultural diversity of students and faculty. Associated with the University of Windsor with access to library resources, laboratories and computer services. Selected professors from the university teach and advise at ASCIS.
Elementary and Secondary School for Day and Resident Students offering: Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD Programme), International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme, ESL, FSL, SAT & TOEFL Courses, Summer ESL CoursesSpecial Offers:
School size of 275 students with 75 boarding / residential students.
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...