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Your Guide To Schools In King City

November 10, 2019

When you call The Village at King’s Ridge “Home”, your family will enjoy convenient access to a great selection of schools within an easy walk, drive or bus ride from home. With options spanning from pre-school to college, public to private and Catholic, you’ll be sure to find exactly what your family is looking for. Explore our list of the top local schools below to find the one that is right for you!

King City Public School

For public elementary school, your home school at The Village will be King City P.S. This school opened its doors in 2009 and offers full-day programming from junior kindergarten to grade 8. King City P.S. also offers special education and ELL classes.

Holy Name Catholic School

Located just a short distance south of The Village, Holy Name Catholic School is the local elementary school for the Catholic board. Holy Name also serves students from JK to grade 8 and offers special education and ELL classes.

King City Secondary

King City Secondary School is a great choice for your high-school aged kids. In addition to the standard curriculum, King City S.S. also offers a range of special programs including: ESL, Alternative Education, Music, A High Performance Athlete Program, A Leadership Program and a variety of Special Education programs. The school also offers several clubs and sports teams.

Cardinal Carter Catholic High School

Cardinal Carter High School is the local Catholic secondary school. Here students can also enjoy a wide range of clubs and sports teams, but the highlight program at Cardinal Carter is the International Baccalaureate program. This global curriculum framework encourages kids to think independently and take part in “programmes of education that can lead them to some of the highest-ranking universities around the world.” The program is said to help students develop strong academic, social and emotional characteristics and become more culturally aware through the development of a second language. Learn more at the International Baccalaureate official website.

King’s Ridge Montessori

King’s Ridge Montessori School is located just minutes away from The Village at King’s Ridge and offers programming for infants and children from 6 months to 6 years old. The school places an emphasis on learning through hands-on concrete experience, including practical life activities, language and vocabulary building exercises, music, arts and crafts.

The Country Day School

The Country Day School is an independent, non-profit school serving students from JK to grade 12. Families appreciate this school for its maximum class size of 24 students and exceptional academic and extracurricular programming. Younger students are subject to an informal entrance assessment, while older students must pass the more formal Canadian Achievement Test to be enrolled.

Villanova College

Those in search of a private Catholic education for students from grades 4-12 will want to consider Villanova College. Set upon beautiful grounds, this university preparatory school offers well-regarded STEM and AP programs, as well as numerous arts, athletic, social outreach and leadership experiences. Tuition assistance programs are available for students with financial need.

Seneca College King Campus

Families with post-secondary bound students will appreciate having Seneca College’s King Campus just a short drive north. Located on a beautiful 697 acre property that includes woods, a lake and fields, students here can enroll in a wide range of career focused programs. Current programs include: early childhood education; child and youth worker; behavioral sciences; police foundations; nursing; social service worker (and gerontology); environmental landscape management; recreation and leisure services; and veterinary technician. In June 2011 the Government of Ontario announced a $43 million project to expand the campus, including an all new campus building. When finished, it will allow for an additional 1,450 students, making the total population approximately 5,000 students per year.