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Private and Montessori School Guide – 2024

Private and Montessori School Guide – 2024

Keystone fosters a project-based, experiential learning environment in which students gain knowledge and skills to become responsible, socially conscious, and independent world citizens. With our enhanced program and holistic approach to education, students acquire the skills needed for a successful life full of purpose and joy.

Our aim is to ignite a passion for life-long learning in our students, while simultaneously inspiring their sense of responsibility for themselves and the community at large. We encourage our students, through regular mentorship and guidance, to thrive and collaborate in various environments that reflect the diversity of the world around them.

186 St. George Street. Toronto, ON M5R 2N3

(416) 422-4123 |

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The Study Academy is a proudly small co-educational school for students in grades 3-12. We are a progressive school focused on individual student success and 2E Education. Our mission is to build and continuously develop a learner-centred community that fosters a culture of engagement and creativity through inclusive and innovative teaching.

Our teachers emphasize collaborative and inquiry-based teaching, we maintain small classes to facilitate rich topical discussion, and we are keenly interested in the exciting discoveries emerging from the intersection of education and science. From our vibrant extracurricular offerings to personalized learning strategies and AP classes, we ensure our students are poised for success.

Lower School (Grades 3-8)
20 Glebe Road E., Toronto, ON
Upper School (Grades 9-12)
2040 Yonge St., Suite 300. Toronto, ON

(416) 929-1630


Discover the transformative learning environment at a CCMA Accredited school. At East York Montessori School we acknowledge that the first years of a child’s life are the most sensitive in developmental growth. The enriched program, overseen by certified Montessori educators, fosters the unique potential of each child.

Emphasizing whole development, the curriculum integrates academic excellence with hands-on experiences. East York Montessori School classrooms are meticulously designed to cultivated curiosity, independence, and a lasting love for learning. The school aims to contribute to a supportive community, facilitating the intellectual, social, and emotional thriving of children.


Waldorf Academy is part of the fastest growing educational movement, with over 2,000 schools in 70 countries. Located in the heart of Toronto near Casa Loma, we welcome children from Childcare through Grade 8. Our diverse and multi-faceted curriculum balances history, math, sciences and languages with music, physical education, drama and art.

Every day at Waldorf Academy includes hands-on work, movement, time in nature and strong academics. Field trips, class trips, seasonal festivals, sports tournaments and annual plays are integral to our approach. Our students flourish through joyful and purposeful learning; our graduates thrive in high school and beyond.

250 Madison Avenue. Toronto, Ontario M4V 2W6 |


Tamarack West Outdoor School is an independent elementary school running from JK through Grade 8 located near Toronto’s High Park. At Tamarack West our exceptional teachers provide a compassionate, challenging and inspiring environment where students feel safe to take risks and explore their potential. We offer a progressive academic program that combines student and teacher interests with experiential/project-based learning using the standard curriculum as a guide. We are dedicated to helping develop resilient, confident, kind and passionate children with inquisitive minds and strong skills. Tamarack students graduate confident in their ability to learn and ready for the challenges of High School and beyond.

Grades JK to 8
Average Class Size: 9 to 12
Student/Teacher Ratio: 5:1

At KCS, students develop the Habits that matter most for success in life. Through our distinct Four Doors to Learning Program, students grow as learners, artists, athletes, and citizens. They are challenged to examine all aspects of school life, to take responsible risks and uncover a wealth of talents, interests, and passions throughout their journey.

KCS differentiates itself through its focus on wellness, enriched curriculum and personalized learning approach, innovative teaching methods including place and project-based, and experiential learning. By combining these distinctive features, KCS delivers an unparalleled educational experience that inspires students to reach their ultimate potential. Families choose KCS for its reputation and dedicated teachers.

School Type: Independent School
Co-ed | JK – Grade 12
Junior School Campus – 4600 Dundas St. West, Etobicoke, ON M9A 1A5
Senior School Campus – 2183 Lake Shore Blvd. West, Etobicoke, ON M8V 0J2
416-234-5073 |

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Established in 1893, Olivet School is a private, not-for-profit elementary school located in a quiet residential area of Etobicoke. We follow a Christian-based perspective that values scientific inquiry, usefulness, and thoughtfulness. The children learn about the world around them while learning a respect for and interest in bettering themselves and their community.

We average a small student-teacher ratio of 6:1 and an affordable tuition, possible through a robust scholarship endowment given over the years by alumni and friends who believe strongly in our caring approach to education. Join us in building your child’s foundations for living a successful and happy life. Schedule a tour on our website and follow us on Facebook / Instagram.

279 Burnhamthorpe Rd. Toronto, ON M9B 1Z6

(416) 239-3054

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Lower School:

Unlock your child’s potential at MacLachlan College’s Lower School Campus in Oakville, Ontario. Tailored for Junior Kindergarten to Grade 6 students, our co-ed IB Primary Years Programme fosters a dynamic learning adventure with an emphasis on international-mindedness.

Vibrant classrooms cultivate a love for learning, laying the foundation for academic success. Small class sizes ensure personalized attention, promoting a profound sense of belonging. Students embrace learning, developing confidence, and finding their voice in a supportive, safe, and nurturing environment.

Schedule your personal appointment and learn about our unparalleled educational experience that combines excellence, individualized attention, and a passion for learning.

337 Trafalgar Road. Oakville, ON L6J 3H3
(905) 844-0372 ext.235 |


Upper School

Opening in Oakville for the 2024–2025 school year, MacLachlan College’s Upper School Campus caters to Grade 7–12 co-ed students. Our modern facilities reflect our unwavering commitment to excellence, fostering creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration.

With a 100% university acceptance rate, students thrive in a stimulating environment that integrates leadership, character education, and Advanced Placement courses.

The Upper School thrives as a dynamic and inclusive community, supporting connections between academics and real-world learning. Discover unique programs, enrichment activities, and personalized support for an engaging educational journey. Families seeking financial assistance can inquire about bursaries of up to $20,000 through the MacLachlan College Educational Foundation.

2794 South Sheridan Way. Oakville, ON L6J 7T4
(905) 844-0372 ext.235 |


Virtual High School offers Ontario Secondary School Diploma credits to thousands of students around the world every year. After more than 20 years of developing online courses, VHS is unrivaled in terms of experience, credibility, and expertise. We recognize that no two learners are the same, which is why our students get to choose when and where to study, when to submit assignments, and when to write their final exams.

With certified teachers, interactive course content, free online tutoring, and dedicated student support teams, we stay focused on ensuring that all students can expand their horizons and reach their potential.

Virtual High School
27 Main Street North, Box 402
Bayfield, ON N0M 1G0
1-866-679-9377 |


Welcome to Curlew Montessori School! We offer an authentic and accredited Montessori program for children 18 months to 6 years old. Our programs, encourage independent exploration through meaningful and age-appropriate activities. We focus on practical skills, phonetics, writing, reading, numeracy, and hands-on exploration of subjects that lay a strong foundation for learning.

Our trained Montessori educators instill joy in learning, fostering self-discipline and concentration. Join us to witness this transformative education in your child’s most formative years. Schedule a tour to explore our school and programs—your gateway to a vibrant learning journey awaits.

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J. Addison School

J. Addison School is Canada’s pre-eminent private day and boarding school located in the picturesque city of Markham, Ontario. Our school has earned a reputation as one of Canada’s premier private schools for our unique approach to education where we endeavour to provide an inclusive environment that fosters intelligence and creativity while encouraging our students to proactively achieve their full potential. Now, J. Addison School focuses on training elite basketball players and has established scholarships to the students.

At J. Addison School, we arm our students with skills into becoming responsible global citizens, so they will be ready to face the future with confidence, integrity, compassion, independence, and leadership.

2 Valleywood Drive. Markham, ON L3R 8H3 

905-477-4999 |


Leonardo Da Vinci Academy of Arts & Sciences

Founded in 1984, Leonardo Da Vinci Academy is an independent Catholic school that offers exceptional education from Preschool to Grade 8. Inspired by Leonardo da Vinci and Maria Montessori, LDVA’s approach to education is to foster a student’s full potential and to encourage a love for lifelong learning.

Scuola Materna, our Italian Immersion Preschool, holds official status with the Italian Government. Our CCMA accredited Casa Montessori Preschool and Lower Elementary Montessori programs nurture child development in an authentic Montessori environment. The transition to a more conventional Upper Elementary program is facilitated by small classes, individual attention, and an enriched curriculum.
Visit our website to learn more about LDVA!

901 Lawrence Ave. West, Toronto, ON | (416) 247-6137
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