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Do Private High Schools Produce More Successful Alumni?

Posted by Cary Sawatsky on Jan 19, 2018 6:26:55 AM

Statistically, only about six percent of Canadian students attend private schools. One would therefore expect that about six percent of Canada’s leaders in any particular area of expertise would claim to have been educated in a private school setting. However, the actual results are dramatically higher. Figures vary, of course, but at least one study reveals that more than thirty percent1 of Canada’s economic elite cite a private school educational background. That’s five times (500%) higher than one would expect. It would be statistically significant if that figure was only 25% higher.

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Which Private Elementary Schools In Mississauga Are The Best?

Posted by Cary Sawatsky on Dec 19, 2017 5:29:27 AM

There’s a well-known adage that says, “You get what you pay for.” Is that saying applicable to Mississauga private school fees? After all, private school tuition payments can easily be comparable to automobile or even mortgage payments each month, so making sure that you’re getting the best value for your money is important.

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New To Milton? Private School Options

Posted by Cary Sawatsky on Dec 6, 2017 4:38:11 AM

Choosing the right school for their children is one of the most important decisions parents have to make. Unfortunately, moving rarely allows parents the luxury of getting to experience all of the school options available to them before the children have to spend time in one, leaving parents feeling hurried into a decision that they might later regret.

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Grade 12 Student Selected In UN Youth Summit

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Dec 5, 2017 6:21:39 AM
SJA is proud to announce that Awa Darboe, Grade 12 student, has been selected to join this year's UN Youth Summit being held in New York in February.
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Why Private High School Could Work For Your Family

Posted by Cary Sawatsky on Nov 10, 2017 2:32:36 AM

One size does not fit all.

Although we rarely think of the Public Schools system being designed to meet certain needs, the reality is that Public Schools are in fact highly designed to meet the general needs of the community at-large. That’s a great and noble goal. After all, if the public school system were not designed to meet the general needs of the public, we would see a fair amount of social change which may or may not be a positive thing.

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Learn Why Milton Private School is one of the Best Options for Your Child

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Oct 26, 2017 8:24:46 AM

Private schools boast a variety of advantages that will benefit your child in ways that public school education cannot. If you’re debating whether to send your child to a public school or enroll them in local private schools, read along with these convincing reasons why you should consider private education for your child.

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10 Reasons Why Learning English in Canada is the Best Decision You’ll Ever Make

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Jul 17, 2017 9:53:36 AM

When searching for the best private schools in Canada, you may want to consider one that includes English as a second language, if English is not your Mother tongue. If you’ve never thought about learning English or brushing up on your English skills, here’s a list on how English can help your child.

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Why Private Schools Perform Better

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on May 31, 2017 10:05:25 AM

When comparing private school vs public school for your children’s education, one must take into account a wide variety of factors. What will increase my child’s likelihood of achieving academic success, and is private school the best path to take? Continue reading to identify a few key factors that set private schools apart from public schools, and make them the ideal choice for families and children looking to succeed in the future.

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Is private education worth it?

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on May 15, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Deciding on the right kind of education for your child is a daunting task. A large majority of parents feel like private education is the perfect choice for their kids, but aren’t sure if the investment is worth it. Budgeting for the best private schools can be difficult, but can provide a host of benefits if planned correctly.

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How to know if your child is going to one of the best private schools in Mississauga

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Mar 29, 2017 10:09:25 AM

Is your child attending one of the best schools in Mississauga? Here is a short article to help you determine where your school ranks.

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