How to Choose a Good Private School

After giving much thought to the matter, you have come to a conclusion that you want to send your kids to a private school. There are many private schools in Mississauga and Brampton to choose from.

But how do you know which one to choose? We hope that after you’re finished reading the following post, the seemingly daunting decision will be made much, much simpler.

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Here’s how you go about it.

First, write down a list of aspects you want to see in the new school. After that, ask your child to do the same. Now compare between the two. The resulting (much shorter) list will be narrowed down version, with which you’ll be able to proceed to the next level.

Important aspects to consider might vary greatly, but from our experience, you’ll be looking at things like class / study group size, an intimate approach during the transition period, gender separation, religious programs and education level.
Order your options by level of their importance. There is a developed network of private education in the GTA, but only some of the schools will work well for you and your family.

So first you rule out private schools that that don’t answer your basic criteria, like distance to the school and whether or not the school provides lodgings, or has certain other traits, such as religious studies and church.

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St. Jude’s Academy
2150 Torquay Mews
Mississauga, Ontario
Phone : 905 814 0202
Email: sawatsky@rogers.com

Five common myths about Private High Schools

Are you a parent searching for the best private high school near you? Here are five common myths debunked.

Private Schools stifle different modes of learning through a rigid curriculum

One of the wonderful things about private education is its ability to cater a school curriculum towards a child’s interests/ gifts. In Ontario 2016, the Frasier Institute commented that a total of 581 schools (30 percent of independent schools) were classified as specialty schools. These schools usually were designed to hold a special emphasis in their curriculum on a specific subject (e.g., arts, athletics, language, or science/technology/engineering/math). The key to choosing a the right school for your child is finding a school that caters towards the subjects that they thrive in, whether that be the sciences, the arts, or technology.

They are only located in urban areas

Good news for families outside of large cities, with a passion for education! Private schools can sometimes mistakenly be thought of as phenomenon of urban centers. However, according to Canada’s Fraser Institute, 37.1 percent of all independent schools are located outside of large urban areas. 22.1 percent are in rural areas and 15 percent in small or medium-sized centers. Private school can be a possibility, without a long commute. Click Here for more detail…

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St. Jude’s Academy
2150 Torquay Mews
Mississauga, Ontario, L5N 2M6
Phone No: 905 814 0202
Email: sawatsky@rogers.com

Private vs. Public School – Which One is a Better Choice For Your Child?

Parents can breathe a sigh of relief; there is truthfully no “better” or “worse” decision between acquiring education at a private or a public institute. Every school and family are different, and parents can choose to send their children to either a system of education for a variety of reasons. Some children simply thrive better in a more specialized environment, while others need more space to grow in order to pick a direction in life. Here is a brief list of the pros and cons of each mode of education in the Mississauga area, in order to help your family thoroughly decide which is the best fit for your child.

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Pro: Private High Schools in Mississauga tend to be more specialized

Private high schools in Mississauga, Ontario, take on a variety of forms. Generally speaking, private education in Mississauga allows a student to spend their time focusing on a particular style of education or a subject area. Some high schools are made private because of a religious affiliation built into their curriculum (such as in Catholic schools). Other high schools are made private because of their particular focus on a subject or group of subjects, such as; arts, sports, or STEM. Some private high schools place a focus on an advanced curriculum that is geared towards university education, such as the international baccalaureate program. There are also private high schools made with curricula geared towards students with special needs.  If a more focused mode of learning is how your son or daughter gets the most out of their education, then private schooling may be the right fit for your family. Click here for more details…

Contact Us:
St. Jude’s Academy
2150 Torquay Mews
Mississauga, Ontario, L5N 2M6
Phone No: 905 814 0202
Email: sawatsky@rogers.com