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ParentsCanada Guide to Private School - Fall 2017

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ParentsCanada Guide to Private School | 2017 34 | Q U E B E C Academy for Gifted Children – P.A.C.E. 12 Bond Cres., Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3K2 The Academy For Gifted Children – P.A.C.E. is a non-denominational, co-educational private day school devoted entirely to meeting the needs of identifi ed intellectually gifted students in grades 1-12. Through a differentiated curriculum built on greater depth and breadth of instruction using methodologies specifi c to gifted education, our primary goal is to enhance the abilities of our students, while simultaneously addressing their social and emotional needs. P.A.C.E. is based on the premise that gifted children need high-powered learning experiences to challenge their minds and ensure intellectual growth and achievement. In addition to the academic disciplines, P.A.C.E. students excel through their experiences with dynamic fi eld studies, a competitive fi ne arts program, a comprehensive athletic program and a plethora of national and international competitions. P.A.C.E. has ranked nationally in math, science, and Robotics, and in both creative and expository writing competitions; these wonderful opportunities serve as a catalyst to the pursuit and achievement of our students' future goals and successes. Year established 1993 Grades 1 to 12 Gender Co-ed Teacher to Child ratio 1:15 Boarding No Annual Fees $13,000 Contact: Barbara Rosenberg | (905) 773-0997 Affi liations O N TA R I O Bayview Glen Independent School 275 Duncan Mill Rd., Toronto ON M3B 3H9 Bayview Glen is Toronto's academically invigorating, internationally connected, coeducational Preschool-through-Grade 12 independent school. Thriving on two closely connected campuses, our carefully calibrated programme welcomes the youngest preschoolers and guides them, step-by-step, to become intelligent, compassionate young adults. Our close-knit and vibrantly diverse community, inspired by expert teachers and fueled by a forward thinking curriculum, shapes independent thinkers and proactive citizens. Bayview Glen students graduate as caring, engaged cosmopolitans, fully prepared for top post-secondary institutions at home and abroad. Equally important, they step forth with the intellectual and personal fortitude to embrace and enhance a world of accelerating change. Year established 1962 Grades Preschool to 12 Gender Co-ed Teacher to Child ratio Varies Boarding No Annual Fees $17,505- $26,000 Contact: Judy Maxwell | (416) 443-1030 Affi liations Stanstead College 450 Dufferin, Stanstead, QC., J0B 3E0 Three granite arches grace the entrance of Colby House, Stanstead College's main building. The arches refl ect the school's motto – Sanitas Sapientia Religio or health, wisdom and integrity – as well as its highly structured programs of academics, athletics and student life. At Stanstead College boys and girls in Grades 7 through 12 live and study on a picturesque campus surrounded by the hills of Quebec's Eastern Townships and Northern Vermont. The school has a population of approximately 235 students from around the world and a highly involved faculty and staff. In addition to the Quebec Diploma at Secondary V (Grade 11), Stanstead College offers a Grade 12 option based on Advanced Placement and Ontario pre- university programs. Students enjoy a strong sense of community as they prepare for university. Building on over 140 years of tradition, Stanstead College reinforces traditional values as it embraces innovation in a constantly changing world. Year established 1872 Grades 7 to 12 Gender Co-ed Teacher to Child ratio 1:8 Boarding Yes Annual Fees $48,100 Contact: Joanne Carruthers | (819) 876-2223 Affi liations

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