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Canadian and International
Ages 6 to 18

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CityToronto
CurriculumsCanadian and International
Leaving qualificationsSAT and TOEFL
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 6 to 18
Boarding available
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Quick summary of key school information

Leaving qualifications SAT and TOEFL
Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 8 students / class
Maximum 15 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: C$12,800
to: C$14,800
Address: 2187 Dunwin Dr, Mississauga, ON L5L 1X2, Canada
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Number of students

150

Number of nationalities represented in the school

Our students come from more than 50 countries around the world

Most common nationality

Canadian

Ratio of local students to international students

1:1

Native English speaking teachers

Yes, all our teachers are native speakers of English language, and all our courses are taught in English ONLY

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, we offer ESL class for our students, as well as one-to-one tutoring classes teaching IELTS and TOFEL

Additional language classes offered by the school

We offer Italian and Mandarin classes for now, and other language classes are also avaliable depending on student's needs.

Max. number of students per class

15

Average number of students per class

5-10

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes.

Use of technology in the classroom

Our teachers use different teaching technology in the classroom, including laptop, projector, and online teaching websites. We offer certified online and in-person classes at the same time, students can choose whatever learning methods they want.

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.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No.

External examinations or assessments available

IELTS, TOFEL, SAT
Canadian Mathematical Olympiad (CMO)

Results in these examinations

Students' grades significantly improved after studied in our school

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

1-2 hours

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Around 100%

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We offer University Preparation Program to these students. It is an 1 year program which will help you complete all the pre-
requisites of the university/college of your choice. After successful completion of one year Canadian Pre-University

Program, students will get guaranteed admission to program of a university of their choice: Accounting, Architecture, Computer Science, Engineering, Finance, and more.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes.

Entry evaluation for students

No.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

We require the past transcripts from the students' previous schools. Once applied, we need to review their transcripts to see if there's any credit avaliable for transfer.

Waiting list

No.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We have multiple flexible student intake terms (5 student intake terms: September, November, February, April, and July. Students can choose any of these study terms to join)

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes.

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, we have day care and one-to-one tutoring services for students.

School provided lunches

Yes, we have local foods, Mediterranean foods, Indian foods, and Chinese foods for our students to choose

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

Yes.

Uniform required

No.

Facilities at the school

Public services around the school: City hall, city centre library, the community centre are all located near our school

Sports facilities at the school

We closely cooperate with the community centre, and hold various sports activities and competitions every 2 weeks for our students, include swimming, basketball, and ice skating activities.

Grades/ages available for boarding

Grade 10-Grade 12

Boarding facilities at the school

According to the different needs of students, we help them in finding a host family, apartment rentals, friends, and
family dormitory. (student may choose the most appropriate arrangement for accommodation).
Details of our dorms:
1. Single room or double room avaliable
2. Basic furniture provided
3. Located next to the public park
4. Outdoor basketball and football court free for use

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

USCA Academy is a leading international school and private school located at the city center of Mississauga, Ontario. The school offers Elementary School Program (Grade 1-8); Ontario Secondary School Diploma program (OSSD, Grade 9-12) and University Preparation Program (Grade 12). After completing our high school programs, students can apply for any universities in Canada and worldwide (US, Australia, England, Hong Kong, etc).
Most of our students got accepted by University of Toronto, Western University, McMaster University, University of Waterloo, University of Guelph, and other top universities. Our University acceptance rate is close to 100%. The school put continuous efforts in students to accomplish their desired educational goals.
At USCA Academy, we pride ourselves on giving our local and international students a quality education from qualified and highly experienced teachers

Teaching approach of the school

At USCA Academy, we are aiming for quality education. We understand the various demands placed on high school students. Our professional and caring teaching staff create a safe and stimulating learning environment through continuous encouragement and assistance.
We value each individual’s strengths and qualities, helping our students maximize their potentials and achieve their goals. We are committed to cultivating student leadership, strong character and confidence, and focus on students’ moral, intellectual, physical, social, and overall development. We deeply believe in “Learning today is of leadership tomorrow.”

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