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Canadian and Montessori curriculums
Ages 4 to 18

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CurriculumsCanadian and Montessori
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Boarding available
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Quick summary of key school information

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
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: C$15,000
to: C$21,800
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


Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


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

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 teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

1-2 hours

Uniform required


Waiting list


Entry evaluation for students

English, math, and grade placement, as needed

Deadline for registration (new academic year)


Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, we have a Winter semester as well.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


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.)

School bus service available


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

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Through IEP’s

Student access to education psychologist

We utilize a 3rd party

School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

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

School provided lunches


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


Sports activities included

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

Sports facilities at the school

Gymnasium and Dance Studio

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, our Elite Boys and Girls Basketball program, Badminton and Soccer.

Other facilities at the school

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

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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