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Canadian and Montessori
Ages 3 to 18

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CurriculumsCanadian and Montessori
Leaving qualifications
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Boarding available
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Quick summary of key school information

Leaving qualifications
Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 13 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: C$18,000
to: C$25,500
Address: 2 Valleywood Drive Markham, Ontario Canada L3R 8H3
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

English as a Second Language (ESL), IELTS, French, Mandarin

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

J. Addison School Online Learning Program with Microsoft Teams. smart devices, projectors, software enhanced learning, online subscriptions

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

Our school provides religious accommodations as needed (eg. dietary restrictions, prayer time, etc.)

External examinations or assessments available


Results in these examinations

Results vary by year

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

1-2 hours

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Generally, no, but we consider students with IEP’s (Individual Education Plans)

Learning support offered

Through IEP’s, customized solutions

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Through IEP’s

Student access to education psychologist

We utilize a 3rd party

Entry evaluation for students

English, math, and grade placement, as needed

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Language assessment testing

Waiting list

Not currently

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Rolling, year round

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, we have a Winter semester as well.

School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school

Yes, for the primary program only

School bus service available


School provided lunches


Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Community Service activities, Focus For Success program offers different activities every year (such as Team-based sports, Martial Arts, Yoga, Music/band, Dance Club, Art/Photography, Student Council, Year Book Committee, Soccer, Volunteering, Robotics, Rock Climbing, and many more)

Sports activities included

Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, running, Badminton, Floor Hockey, Baseball, Yoga, Fitness

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, our Elite Boys and Girls Basketball program, Badminton, Soccer and Track & Field have been offered in the past, but team sports vary each year depending on student interests.

Facilities at the school

Science labs, recreational room for dorm students, art room, cafeteria, and onsite dormitory.

Sports facilities at the school

Gymnasium, Dance Studio, Playground, Outdoor fields

Grades/ages available for boarding

Boarding is available for students in grades 7-12

Boarding facilities at the school

Lots of activities both on and off school site including volunteer opportunities, open gym time 3+ days/evenings weekly, 3 meals/day 7 days/week, 24/7 monitoring, escorted medical visits, evening academic tutoring, liaising with teachers for homework completion, unlimited dorm staff counselling, unlimited parental feedback/communications, Residence Council leadership experience, and much more!

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Reputable as one of Canada’s premier private day and boarding schools, we endeavor to provide an inclusive environment that fosters intelligence, creativity, and innovation through cooperative learning. We encourage our students to proactively challenge and motivate themselves to achieve their full potential.

Teaching approach of the school

Our unique approach to education is through the diversity of the programs offered, which sparks a passion in students to learn and to become intensely immersed in education as its own reward. This is accomplished by the provision of student-centred learning experiences that are real and relevant to students and under the guidance of caring, professional teachers and staff that recognize each child as a unique individual.

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