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Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS) have a worldwide reputation for providing students with the essential skills required to be successful in today’s global economy. Canadian Accredited Independent Schools have a 99% acceptance rate into top Canadian and global colleges and universities, all while providing a nurturing and environment where students can excel in academics and co-curricular activities.
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High school in Canada
Are you coming to Canada with your teenager or thinking about sending them to Canada for a high school exchange program? Both offer opportunities for your teenager to grow in a safe and supportive environment while gaining a world-class education.
Also known as secondary school, high school runs from grades 9 to 12 in most Canadian provinces and territories, except Quebec, which starts in grade 7 and ends in grade 11. After successfully completing high school at age 17 or 18, students can go on to college or university.
High-quality education, high student achievement
Canada has one of the strongest records of student achievement in the world. That’s why we’re an excellent choice for high school education. In fact, sending your child to Canada for secondary school is one of the best ways to prepare them for college or university.
Canada’s teenagers are among the best educated in the world. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) reviews and ranks education systems worldwide. In its most recent assessment, Canada was ranked 6th in reading, 12th in math and 8th in science. We also have the 2nd highest rate of high school completion worldwide.
As far as excellence in education, we currently rank 3rd among 15 of our wealthiest peers. The quality of our education system is recognized as one of our greatest strengths. Much of our success can be attributed to our exceptional teachers. Canadian teachers hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and 1 year of practical teacher training. Many go on to earn master’s degrees. Teachers are required to regularly upgrade their skills through ongoing education and professional development.
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