Founded in 1872, Stanstead College is a private boarding school in Quebec, Canada for boys and girls in Grades 7 through 12. Students arrive at our rural campus from around the world and leave here as engaged, connected and self-disciplined young men and women prepared for university and for life. Our vision rests on our ability over nearly a century and a half to reinforce traditional values while embracing innovation in a constantly changing world. We achieve success by providing students with a secure, sustainable environment for learning, personal growth and leadership. Our diverse and nurturing community promotes the values of health, wisdom and integrity.
Pierre E. Trudeau Airport, Montreal; Burlington, Vt.
English, bilingual surroundings
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Stanstead is small on purpose. Our school boasts an average of 13 students per class, a 1:8 teacher-student ratio and a total student population of 250. Our family atmosphere is truly unique.
Stanstead is the only Canadian school accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Our graduates have countless options for Canadian and U.S. colleges and universities.
Stanstead is a safe, secure and beautiful rural environment, just 1.5 hours from Montreal and a 5-minute walk to the US border. Stanstead has four distinct seasons, and we take advantage of each one.
Hockey, Soccer, Basketball, Rugby, Cross-Country Running, Outdoor Pursuits, Squash, Swimming, Cross-Country Skiing, Curling, Volleyball, Lacrosse, Tennis, Softball, Golf, Badminton, Track
School Type: Boarding/Day
International Students accepted for: Boarding
Year Founded: 1872
International students accepted for: other
Info: Grades 7 to 12
Boarding Grades: Grades 7 to 12
Day Grades: Grades 7 to 12
Dress Code: School uniform
Foreign Languages: French
Entrance Dates: September, January/February upon request and depending on availability
Length of stay: Full Year, Term/Semester upon request and depending on availability
Application Process: School Report, Teacher's Reference, Application Fee, Interview, Entrance Examination
Info: Boys and girls in Grades 7 through 12 live and study on a picturesque campus surrounded by the hills of Quebec's Eastern Townships and Northern Vermont. Founded in 1872, the College has a population of approximately 250 students from around the world and a highly involved faculty and staff. Our school includes full living and studying facilities, including four separate residences for boys and girls at the junior and senior levels. Athletic facilities include the Pat Burns Arena, two gymnasiums, multiple outdoor playing fields, squash and tennis courts and fitness facilities. Stanstead, Quebec is a bilingual community located on the Vermont border, just 1.5 hours from Montreal.
Number of courses / system: Non-semestered
Enrolment Total: 233
Enrolment Day Students: 73
Enrolment Boarding students: 160
Enrolment International Students: 82
Countries represented: Botswana, Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Nigeria, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, United States, Vietnam
Average class size: 13
Student/Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Academics: Based on Quebec Ministry of Education guidelines, the Stanstead College curriculum includes core subjects of Mathematics, English and French in Grades 7 to 11. Students graduating upon the successful completion of Grade 11 may choose to enroll in Grade 12, which provides students with an intensive university preparatory program.
AP-Courses: Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, Comparative Politics, Economics, English Literature/Language, French, Human Geography, Physics, Statistics, Studio Art
Support Programs: Evening Study, Extra Help, Learning Resource Centre, Tutoring
Summer Programs: Language Adventure Camp (ESL, FSL, SSL)
Specialized Programs: Advanced Placement
|International Seven Day Boarding Tuition||CAD 74,900||EUR 55514,38|
|International Day Tuition||CAD||EUR -|
|Extra Fees||Laptop, school supplies, art/music fee, uniform, medical insurance, school trips, Certificate of Acceptance from Quebec|
|Tuition Refund Plan||No|
Health Insurance: mandatory
Please note that the school and program description is very much reduced. All information, in particular on the fee-structure, is based on the information provided by the individual Canadian school and is subject to change / as at: 05/2022