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2017 | | 35 O N TA R I O The Bishop Strachan School 298 Lonsdale Rd, Toronto, ON M4V 1X2 The Bishop Strachan School (BSS) is Canada's oldest independent day and boarding school for girls, with a 150-year history of inspiring girls to be fearless and educating them to be leaders. Renowned for its powerful academic program and focus on emotional, social and creative development, BSS offers girls from JK to Grade 12 a world-class curriculum, with Advanced Placement courses in a dynamic, challenging environment with state-of-the-art facilities, delivered by an expert faculty that prizes constant learning and renewal. Located in the beautiful Forest Hill neighbourhood of Toronto, the BSS campus is a true intersection of old and new, with the main building an architectural icon constructed in 1915, connected to the light-fi lled Junior School built in 2004 and a new STEAM wing opening in fall 2017, featuring enhanced spaces for music, arts, athletics, science, technology, and innovation and design. Contact: Student Recruiting | (416) 483-4325, ext. 1220 Affi liations Year established 1867 Grades JK to 12 Gender Girls Teacher to Child ratio 1:9 Boarding Yes Annual Fees $31,740- $60,130 Crescent School 2365 Bayview Ave., Toronto ON M2L 1A2 Crescent School, located in Toronto, has been a leader in boys' education since 1913. Our mission, Men of Character from Boys of Promise, recognizes every student's potential, enabling each boy to seize all the possibilities associated with his unique abilities. Character development is part of our DNA. We are deeply committed to mentoring, role modelling and relational learning – areas which educational experts believe bring out the best in boys. At Crescent, each boy has mentors, coaches, teachers and specialists who invest the time needed to ensure he feels known, cared for and recognized as an individual. Our rigorous learning environment and superb faculty foster a strong work ethic and love of learning. And our co-curricular Character-in- Action programs in the arts, business, outreach, athletics and robotics develop character outside the classroom. Our expertise is supported by exceptional resources, including high-tech learn- ing spaces, libraries, a professionally equipped theatre, artifi cial turf playing fi elds and a state- of-the-art athletic facility. Every boy's experience at Crescent is enriched by a supportive and enthusiastic community of parents and alumni, who are committed to the continual progress of our School and every student it serves. Year established 1913 Grades 3 to 12 Gender Boys Teacher to Child ratio 1:8 Boarding No Annual Fees $32,350 Contact: Mr. David Shaw | (416) 449-2556, ext. 228 Affi liations Year established 1913 Grades 3 to 12 Gender Boys Teacher to Child ratio 1:8 Boarding No Annual Fees $32,350 De La Salle College 131 Farnham Ave., Toronto, ON M4V 1H7 De La Salle College "Oaklands" is an independent, Roman Catholic, co-educational day school, inspired by St. John Baptist de La Salle. Founded in 1851, De La Salle College continues to educate young men and women in a Christian atmosphere, developing a strong sense of religious and moral values. The College offers an advanced liberal arts curriculum, enhanced by extracurricular programs enabling students to develop leadership skills, self-confi dence and social responsibility. Students at De La Salle embrace a challenging curriculum, engage in spiritual life, athletic programs, extracurricular activities and community service. Our graduates go on to be scholars at universities across the country and around the world. They will also be expected to be ambassadors of the Lasallian mission: "Enter to learn. Leave to serve." The school is accepting applications for grades 5 through 12 for 2018-2019. Year established 1851 Grades 5 to 12 Gender Co-ed Teacher to Child ratio 1:22 Boarding No Annual Fees $14,250 Contact: Robert Lundy | (416) 969-8771, ext. 224/223 Affi liations

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