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CurriculumsIB and Canadian
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 5 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 20 students / class
Maximum 22 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: C$38,600
to: C$41,900
Address: 200 Lonsdale Rd. Toronto ON M4V 1W6 Canada

The school provides education only to boys.
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school

We regularly have more than 25 different countries represented in our boarding program (88 students in Grade 8-12). The rest of our day population represents the same diversity you find throughout Toronto.

Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students


Native English speaking teachers

Most are native English speakers and teach in English.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Only to students in our boarding program.

Additional language classes offered by the school

SK to Year 7: French
Year 8 to 12: French, Spanish, Mandarin, others available at an additional cost

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

One-to-one Apple device program; iPads in primary years, laptops starting in Year 4; integrated design program starting in SK

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)

UCC's Continuous Learning Plan (CLP) includes learning models that support a safe return to face-to-face learning on campus; the flexibility to shift the delivery of our program between normal, hybrid and remote forms as needed; and technology platforms to support student learning.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


External examinations or assessments available

None unless required for university admissions.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

No baseline

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100% receive university offers, 95% pursue a post-secondary education starting the following year.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

The Centre for Learning works with teachers and students to provide support.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

There is no additional programming for gifted students.

Student access to education psychologist


Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

SK: group activity monitored and assessed
Years 1 to 9 (day): in-house written test
Year 8+ (boarding): SSAT

Waiting list


Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Early December application deadline for the following September entry; boarding applications accepted until April for September entry

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time

8:30 a.m.

School finish time

3:30 p.m.

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, at an additional cost to students in SK-7.

School bus service available


School provided lunches

Yes at an additional cost.

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


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

An extensive list of arts, athletics and clubs are available.

Sports activities included

An hour of physical activity built into the program SK to Grade 7

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes — 19 different sports with teams

Facilities at the school

Libraries at both the Prep and Upper Schools, two theatre spaces available, design labs at both the Prep and Upper Schools

Sports facilities at the school

Double-pad hockey arena, multiple playing fields, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, swimming pool, baseball diamond, outdoor basketball courts, two gyms, weight room, rowing room, etc.

Grades/ages available for boarding

Year 8 +

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

As specialists in boys’ education, we spend a lot of time thinking about the unique ways in which boys learn and grow. Graduates of UCC — an International Baccalaureate World School with one of the broadest programs in the country — are highly regarded by top universities and post-secondary institutions worldwide. Our global network of alumni includes leaders and innovators in politics, finance, arts, athletics, media and beyond. UCC also has one of the most generous financial assistance programs among independent schools in Canada, offering $5 million annually.

Teaching approach of the school

As an International Baccalaureate World School, UCC aims to develop well-rounded boys with character who respond to challenges with optimism and an open mind, and who are prepared to apply what they learn in real-world, complex, unpredictable situations.

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