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Kanata Academy

School Info.

Time Established: 1996年
Type: Canadian Local Co-ed Private Day School
Religion: None
Schooling System: Semester
Acreage of the Campus: 2
Location: Ottawa, Ontario(Four-hour drive or one-hour flight from Toronto)
Accommodation: Homestay
Grade Setting: K - 12
Enrollment: 200
Average Class Size: 22-24
Number of International Students: 13, a share of 6%
Number of Chinese Students: 5 (by 2019 fall), a share of 2%
Faculty-Student Ratio: 1:9
Education Level and Seniority of the Faculty: 100% with Bachelor’s Degree and above, with Master’s Degree, average 10 years of teaching experience
Curriculum: OSSD (Ontario Secondary School Diploma)
ESL/ELL: Available
Accreditation: Ontario Ministry of Education
Arrival airport: Ottawa International Airport (YOW, 25 min drive from the school)
Official Website: www.kanataacademy.com



Buildings & Facilities


Two-story main building with 18 classrooms, Music Room, Art Room, Full-size Gym, Playing Field


Superiority

Strong Academics: 100% graduates have entered universities or colleges, and many of them were awarded scholarship. The pass rate of EQAO-OSSLT is 100%, much higher compared with provincial average 81%.


Unique Focus Programs: the school provides students with five excellent Focus Programs, Hockey Focus Program, Sports Health Focus Program, Computer Science Focus Program, Health & Wellness Focus Program, and Business Focus Program. The Focus Programs let students focus on a career path that matches their skills and interests while meeting the requirement of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma.


Great Online Program: Kanata Academy Online offers more than 150 courses including OSSD credit courses which students have convenient access to. Students who wish to increase their grades or retake failed courses or graduate earlier can register with KAO courses and enjoy support from 24/7 online tutor and offline teachers.


Flexible School Schedule: international students can enroll either in September or February. If students cannot start school on time because of late visa or some other reasons, they can take online courses and then finish the rest when they go to school.


Curriculum

All basic courses required by the Ontario Ministry of Education

Language Courses: ESL courses, French

Focus Programs: Hockey Focus Program, Sports Health Focus Program, Computer Science Focus Program, Health & Wellness Focus Program, and Business Focus Program.



Overview of Curriculum Setting 
 


Grade 9



English, Core French, Mathematics Transfer Course, Principles of Mathematics, Science, Music, Guitar, Dance, Visual Arts, ICT in Business, Geography of Canada, Healthy Active Living Education



Grade 10



English, Mathematics Transfer Course, Principles of Mathematics, Science, Music, Dance, Visual Arts, ICT in Business, Canadian History Since WWI, Civics and Citizenship, Careers



Grade 11



English, Foundations of College Mathematics, Functions and Applications, Functions, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Music, Dance, World History to the End of the Fifteenth Century, Media Studies, Designing Your Future, World Religions, Philosophy: the Big Questions, Healthy For Life



Grade 12



English, The Writer’s Craft, Music, Foundations of College Mathematics, Calculus and Vectors, Mathematics of Data Management, Advanced Functions, Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Dance, International Business Fundamentals, Canadian and World Issues, Canada: History, Identity and Culture, World History: West and the World, Families in Canada, Challenges and Change in Society










Activities

Sports: Football, Skiing/Snowboarding, Hockey, Volleyball, Basketball


Clubs: International Duke of Edinburgh Program, Leadership Camp, Drama Club


Graduate Destination

Canada:

- University of Toronto

- McGill University

- Queen’s University

- University of Western Ontario

- University of Alberta

- McMaster University

- University of Waterloo

- University of Ottawa

- Ryerson University

- York University

- Brock University

- Carleton University

- Laurentian University

- St. Francis Xavier University

- Bishop’s University

- Trent University



The United States:

- Northwestern University

- Northeastern University

- Colgate University




Tuition and Fess

Total Fees for 2020-2021 Academic Year: CAD$39,950


Including: tuition, homestay (10 months), homestay deposit (CAD 500, can be refunded when students leave the school), uniform, registration, ESL course, activities, custodianship, medical insurance, etc.


Excluding: students’ personal expenses such as pocket money, communication expense and airfare, etc.


Admissions Requirements

1. Average score: 80+

Location

Location


Ottawa is the capital city of Canada. It stands on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of southern Ontario. Ottawa borders Gatineau, Quebec; the two form the core of the Ottawa–Gatineau census metropolitan area and the National Capital Region. As of 2016, Ottawa had a city population of 934,243 and a metropolitan population of 1,323,783 making it the fourth-largest city and the fifth-largest CMA in Canada. In June 2019, the City of Ottawa estimated it had surpassed a population of 1 million.



Getting Around


► 3 min walk – Police Office
► 10 min walk – Par-La-Ville Park
► 10 min walk – Canada Tire Centre
► 2 min drive – Fairwinds (shopping mall)
► 7 min drive – Appletree Medical Centre
► 20 min drive – University of Ottawa
► 20 min drive – Library and Archives Canada
► 25 min drive – Canadian Museum of History



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