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2017 | | 33 Q U E B E C Bishop's College School 80 Moulton Hill Rd., Sherbrooke, QC J1M 1Z8 Established in 1836, Bishop's College School (BCS) is an IB World School offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and certifi cates. With a campus bordered by farmland and rolling hills on one side and by the city of Sherbrooke on the other, BCS is a small, welcoming community and a second home to students from over 30 different countries. We create a caring community of learning and development where cultures connect and individuals matter. By embracing a rigorous yet supportive academic program and a well- rounded education that includes athletics, the arts, leadership and development, and global citizenship, we prepare our students to become tomorrow's leaders. The R.D.W. Howson Enrichment Centre offers daily, structured tutoring sessions, as well as fl exible and tailored academic support to individual students. We offer a Bilingual Option (English and French), as well as the Duke of Edinburgh's Award program, and are a proud member of Round Square, through which students can go on exchanges and volunteer abroad. Year established 1836 Grades 7 to 12 Gender Co-ed Teacher to Child ratio 1:8 Boarding Yes Annual Fees $23,600- $54,700 Contact: Greg McConnell | (819) 566-0238, ext. 296 Affi liations Kells Academy 6865 De Maisonneuve W, Montreal, QC H4B 1T1 2290 Cavendish Blvd., Montreal, QC H4B 2M7 Kells Academy is an English private school located in the heart of Montreal. Founded in 1978 on the belief that every student is unique and should be given the opportunity to thrive and reach their potential, we see it as our mission to develop, encourage, and provide them with the very best education possible. We do this by focusing on high academic standards, social awareness, and personal growth. In separate elementary and high school campuses, Kells offers small classes with a focus on creativity and technology, excellent academic, arts, and sports programs. We also have an explorations program offering supplemental courses such as robotics, chess, coding, yoga, dance, foreign languages, martial arts, and introduction to business. There are a myriad of interesting clubs and extracurricular activities that students may participate in as well. Kells enjoys close to 100% graduation rate and high acceptance across all disciplines in CEGEP. Students do not need a Certifi cate of Eligibility to attend. Year established 1978 Grades K to 12 Gender Co-ed Teacher to Child ratio 1:10 Boarding Homestay Residence Annual Fees $14,350- $18,700 Contact: Lesley Farrell | (514) 485-8565 Affi liations Pensionnat du Saint-Nom-de-Marie 628, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Outremont QC H2V 2C5 Pensionnat du Saint-Nom-de-Marie is a private francophone all-girl high school that aims to provide a high level of education for its students while developing their full potential. Specializing in girls' education for over 110 years, the school recognizes the importance of effort and intellectual rigour, but also of balance, in order to cultivate happiness in a positive and stimulating learning environment. Fundamental human values such as sharing, cooperation, concern for others, awareness of social inequalities and openness are at the heart of Pensionnat du Saint-Nom-de-Marie's mission statement. With a human and rigorous approach, it encourages experimentation and refl ection through various programs: International Baccalaureate, Musique-études (an intensive music program in collaboration with École de musique Vincent-d'Indy) and Danse-études (an intensive professional dance program in collaboration with École supérieure de ballet du Québec). In addition to its 30 sports teams, the school offers ELA (English Language Arts), Option Sciences plus (three science classes in secondary 5), courses which offer extra enrichment, language exchanges, a wide array of extracurricular activities, and a school residence. Year established 1905 Grades 7 to 11 Gender Girls Teacher to Child ratio 1:33 Boarding Yes Annual Fees $3,950- $9,425 Contact: Madeleine Deguire | (514) 735-5261, ext. 3045 Affi liations

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