St. Jude's Academy Blog

Early Ontario University Acceptances at St. Jude's Academy- Class of 2017

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Feb 16, 2017 7:56:48 AM

In June 2017, St. Jude's Academy, one of the best schools in Mississauga, will have its first ever graduating grade 12 class. To date, numerous students have already earned early offers of admission in both Science and Business programs at Waterloo, Queens and York University! With the high standards that St. Jude's Academy sustains for its scholars, we expect that our students will continue to receive acceptances to their top post-secondary programs of choice during the next several months.

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Perks of Attending a Mississauga Private High School

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Jan 30, 2017 12:11:00 AM

Thinking about putting your child into a private high school near you? As you consider different institutions, here are some perks of private education to consider.

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Is Private School in Mississauga Right for You and Your Child?

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Jan 18, 2017 9:18:00 AM

Parents who are passionate about education are often eager to begin a search for the best private schools for their children. However, before applying to a private school, here are some things to consider:

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

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Jan 13, 2017 6:29:16 AM

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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How to Apply to a Private School in Mississauga

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Jan 6, 2017 10:19:00 AM

Before Applying

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How Many Private Schools in Mississauga Should Your Child Apply To?

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Dec 5, 2016 11:03:00 AM

Whether you are applying for an older child or are considering placing a young student into a private education within Mississauga area, searching for the right institution can be an exciting yet daunting experience. Sometimes, simply choosing which schools to send queries to can be stressful. Here's some information to keep in mind, as you and your child begin your application process.  

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Why Parents In Canada Prefer Private School Education For Their Children

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Oct 12, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Private education has always been popular in Canada, but recent years have seen a very significant rise in its popularity.

And not without some very good reasons.

The thing is that private education is head and shoulders ahead of what public schools have to offer, in more or less every respect. Let’s examine the main aspects that make private Mississauga schools a superior choice for your children’s education.  

 

Private high schools in Mississauga are Generally Better

Private schools have less budgeting and staffing difficulties than a public one.

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How to Choose a Good Private School

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Sep 5, 2016 10:00:00 AM

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.

Here’s how you go about it.

  1. 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.
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Private Schooling in Mississauga - A Brief Synopsis for Newcomers

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Aug 20, 2016 8:51:00 AM

In addition to spacious parks, new neighbourhoods, an amazing waterfront and other great features and attractions, Mississauga Ontario offers a generous variety of private schools for its residents.

Unlike central Toronto, Mississauga is more adapted to family life and is favoured by those who wish to settle into comfortable half - suburban living. The private schools in Mississauga are many and varied, more than we can recount in this brief synopsis, but what we can do is give you an overview of what to expect. 

 

The Advantages of Choosing a Private School in Mississauga

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The various types of Private Schools to choose from

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Aug 4, 2016 3:59:13 AM

Private school options in Mississauga are many and varied, with a set of advantages unique to each, allowing you to choose a school according to the specific needs of your child.

Here is an overview of the most common private school types and categories you may be choosing from. The first decision you will have to make is boarding or day school.

Boarding Schools. This type of school provides lodging for their students and faculty, essentially creating an encapsulated community dedicated to the purpose of teaching and educating children. This system has been considered as reserved for the elite and even outdated, until recently. Boarding schools have become affordable in recent years and are coming back as a viable alternative for day schools.

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Public vs private school