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Leaving qualificationSAT
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 12 to 18
Boarding available
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Quick summary of key school information

Leaving qualifications SAT
Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 12 students / class
Maximum 16 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: C$20,950
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Address: 23 Toronto St, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2R1, Canada

The school offers homestay in a home of a Canadian family.
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality

East Europe-Middle East-Canada

Ratio of local students to international students


Native English speaking teachers

Yes, they are native English speakers for all English subjects.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, there are extra ESL courses provided based on the need of each student.

Additional language classes offered by the school


Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

Technology is integrated into our lessons. Students are instructed to use technology to their best advantage.

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)

Yes, we are equipped to offer live-streaming classes in case of emergency. We also offer Virtual Campus for international students to study in their home country and complete their high school courses and graduate with an OSSD* (Ontario Secondary School Diploma). They also have the option to transfer to our Toronto campus at any time.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


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


External examinations or assessments available


Results in these examinations

IELTS - 6.5+
SAT - 1400+

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

60-90 minutes combined for all classes.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, we have support for special learning needs. An individualized education plan is made for each student.

Learning support offered

Accommodations and minimal modifications.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Accelerated credit program.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes, we have a designated student counsellor (child and youth worker certified).

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, we evaluate each student on a case by case basis and conduct a live student interview as part of the application process.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

English Language Assessment Test or Mathematics Placement Test may be required.

Waiting list

Yes, for certain grades.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

As we are an International School, we accept students continuously throughout the year.

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school

Yes. Students may arrive as of 8:30am and are encouraged to stay after school for extracurriclars, to complete homework or to get extra help from their teachers.

School bus service available


School provided lunches

Students bring their own lunch. Hot lunch is offered to students at an extra charge.

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


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We have many after-school clubs. Students sign up at the beginning of the year to the clubs of their choice or they are encouraged to start their own club. Currently, we have Yoga & Meditation Club, Art Club, Environmental/Eco-Schools Club, and Video Editing/Media Club.
We help students sign up for various athletic clubs in the city. We have students who professionally play basketball, ski, swim, skate etc.

Sports activities included

Fitness and physical education are part of the curriculum.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Facilities at the school

We have books available for students to borrow all around the school. Our science classroom is fully equipped as a science lab.

Sports facilities at the school

We have an indoor-outdoor recreational space with basketball nets, volleyball, badminton, soccer, floor hockey nets, etc.

Grades/ages available for boarding

We offer homestay services for students as of grade 7.

Boarding facilities at the school

Facilities and services are offered through the homestay companies we work with.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Keystone International Schools was established in 2012. Keystone follows the Ontario curriculum with a project-based, experiential approach to learning. Keystone serves both international and local high school students in grades 7 through 12 in the heart of Toronto, where students are prepared for post-secondary success.

Universities expect students to think about what they learn: understand, analyze, formulate, investigate and propose solutions to non-routine problems. They are expected to be resourceful and connect their learning to real-life issues. They need to organize themselves and manage their time to meet deadlines. At Keystone Toronto, students follow the Ontario curriculum, while learning key self-management skills. Apart from the core subjects, students pick their electives based on their interests and potential career choices. Selection of electives is a process that involves the students, parents, teachers and guidance counsellor.

In addition to our campus program, we also provide online education. Students can choose between Virtual campus-Synchronous and Self-Directed- Asynchronous program options. Synchronous learning essentially is the same as on-campus learning hence is called "Virtual Campus". Classes are conducted live via video conference. Asynchronous learning is a student-centred teaching method widely used in online learning. It's designed for students who are self-disciplined and like working independently.

Teaching approach of the school

We have a holistic, project-based and individualized/tailored approach to curriculum delivery.

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