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CurriculumCanadian
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 14 to 18
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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 12 students / class
Maximum 16 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: C$18,800
to: C$18,800
Address: 23 Toronto St, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2R1, Canada
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Number of students

100

Number of nationalities represented in the school

20

Most common nationality

East Europe-Middle East-Latin America

Ratio of local students to international students

30%

Max. number of students per class

16

Average number of students per class

12

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

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

French

Use of technology in the classroom

Technology is integrated into our lessons. Students are instructed to use technology to their best advantage. EEG headbands are used on a regular basis for Science and other related classes.

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 teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes.

Approximate hours of homework given

60 -90 minutes combined for all classes.

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

Yes, for certain grades.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, we evaluate each student on a case by case basis.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

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

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

Yes.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

95%

External examinations or assessments available

IELTS

Results in these examinations

Our students receive their preferred score on the IELTS examination through preparation provided at the school.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No.

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

N/A

School bus service available

No.

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.

School start time

09:00 am

School finish time

3:45 pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes. Students may arrive as of 8.30am and stay after school to complete homework or get extra help from their teachers.

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 Mental Health Cafe, Science, Chess, Entrepreneurship and Yoga&Meditation Clubs.
We help students sign up for various athletic clubs in the city. We have students who professionally play basketball, ski, swim, skate etc.

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)

Yes

Sports activities included

Fitness and physical education are part of the curriculum.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

No.

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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