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2017 | | 43 O N TA R I O Walden International School 1030 Queen St. W., Brampton, ON L6X 0B2 Walden International School is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme and pursuing authorization as an IB World School. The school will continue to expand its grade offerings and plans to offer to students the full IB continuum. Inspired by Henry David Thoreau's book Walden, the school is committed to fostering independent, self-reliant learners in a nature- centric environment. Their mandate is to model for their students the merits of subscribing to an unadorned approach to living while developing a worldly view in pursuit of academic excellence. As an international school with a globally- focused curriculum, they promise to deliver a rigorous, prestigious and necessary educational programme meeting the standards and demands of the world in which we live. Walden's dedication to wellness and international mindedness ensures students are well-prepared for post-secondary studies and beyond. Its current delivery of the Primary Years Programme demonstrates its ongoing commitment to nurturing young people who will mature into globally responsible citizens. Year established 2014 Grades JK to 6 Gender Co-ed Teacher to Child ratio 1:15 Boarding No Annual Fees $10,000- $12,000 Contact: Justin Lee | (905) 497-8890 Affi liations Villanova College 2480 15th Sideroad, King City, ON L7B1A4 Year established 1999 Grades 4 to 12 Gender Co-ed Teacher to Child ratio 1:8 Boarding No Annual Fees $18,000 $19,500 Contact: Kristen Figliano | (905) 833-1909 Affi liations Villanova College is York Region's only independent Catholic school preparing young men and women for university and for life. Learning at Villanova is exciting, engaging and enduring. Small class sizes, the Teacher-Advisor Program, and the Guided Learning Centre allow our faculty to give students the individual attention they require to reach and exceed their potential. Individual talents are nurtured through specialty academic programs, including Advanced Placement and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) as well as extensive co- curricular programs including music, performing arts and athletics. Our Educational Technology plan includes a Windows based laptop program for grades 7-12. Located on 33 acres on the Oak Ridges Moraine, the school is situated in an idyllic setting with state of the art facilities. The academic achievements of Villanova graduates have consistently been recognized through scholarship offers and acceptance to preferred universities. Our graduates have gone on to study at the most selective programs at highly regarded universities in North America and internationally. To provide your child with a foundation for lifelong success contact our admissions offi ce or visit our website at 1320 Yonge St., Toronto, ON M4T 1X2 1639 Yonge St., Toronto, ON M4T 2W6 The York School offers a challenging and progressive independent school experience. Located on Yonge Street in the heart of midtown Toronto, our two campuses feature inspiring, fl exible learning spaces and close proximity to the landmarks and institutions of this world-leading city. Our inquiring, knowledgeable and caring students are engaged citizens of the world well before they graduate. We integrate the vigour and richness of the International Baccalaureate curriculum with innovative technology, thinking and practice. We create a real-world, hands-on learning environment. We immerse our JK-12 students in a balanced co-educational setting that emphasizes equality, adaptability and social justice. As an urban school with a global focus, we explore Toronto's cultural diversity, offer service learning trips around the world and foster a highly engaged international community of families and faculty. We are progressive, contemporary, international, urban & unique. Year established 1965 Grades JK to 12 Gender Co-ed Teacher to Child ratio 1:18 Boarding offered No Annual Fees $22,500- $30,500 Contact: Praveen Muruganandan | (416) 646-5275 Affi liations The York School

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