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Education at an independent school nurtures intellectual curiosity, stimulates personal growth, and encourages critical thinking, opening the door to a bright future.

Finding the right independent education for your child

You have the opportunity to choose a school whose philosophy, values and approach to teaching is right for your child, resulting in an education that pays dividends for a lifetime.

CIS Ontario member schools vary in many aspects such as; academic offerings (Montessori, International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, OSSD), size (one building/large campus), programming (electives/day/boarding), geographic surroundings (rural/urban), grade level offered (elementary/university prep), and gender division (co-ed/single-sex). However, as CIS Ontario member schools, they all have access to:

  • high quality inter-school student programmes e.g. CISMF (Music), CISAA (Athletics), CISDA (Drama), CIS Dance
  • proactive and targeted professional development for teachers
  • strong professional networks for school leaders and administrators
  • collaborative resource-sharing initiatives amongst member schools
  • a strong voice for Ontario independent education

Our CIS Ontario member schools exhibit the following desirable qualities that families look for in an education for their child:

  • strong, academic programming set in progressive 21st century learning models
  • dedicated teachers
  • a vigorous and safe environment for its students
  • controlled class sizes
  • individualized attention
  • respect for the values of trust, honesty, and integrity
  • well-rounded programs
  • excellent preparation for higher education


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