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We’re here to help you find the right school, the right way.

For more than 20 years we’ve worked with leading education and child development experts to explore and improve the school-choice process. The result is a robust suite of tools—used by over 2.6 million families every year—which enable you to choose your best-fit school among the 350+ profiled on this site.

We’re your virtual school-placement consultant: your personal guide to discovering, evaluating, and choosing the right school for your child.

To connect with hundreds of private schools, set up one-on-one meetings with them, and discuss your child’s fit, register for our October 3rd Private School Admissions Pathway.


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Ranking private schools?

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Parents looking for an easy list ranking the best private schools should know that there is no better way to find out what is best for your child than to visit with your child and create your own rankings based on the needs of your child and family.

Can’t decide on the right school?   Recommended

Join thousands of parents on Oct. 3 for our Private School Admissions Pathway, a sequence of virtual events to help you choose—and apply to—the right school.

Speak with hundreds of school admissions staff, parents, alumni, and education consultants, and attend informative workshops on private education, all from the comfort of your own home!


Instead of ranking Canadian private schools we offer our own Our Kids private school search but we shy away from ranking schools. Choosing an independent or private school should be based on personal criteria and proper research. Our Kids helps compile the information to help you choose the right private school for your child.

Can’t decide on the right school?   Recommended

Join thousands of parents on Oct. 3 for our Private School Admissions Pathway, a sequence of virtual events to help you choose—and apply to—the right school.

Speak with hundreds of school admissions staff, parents, alumni, and education consultants, and attend informative workshops on private education, all from the comfort of your own home!

Register for free access

Canadian private school ratings

In terms of Canadian private school ratings or rankings, there are annual report cards offered by the Fraser Institute. The Fraser Institute's rankings of schools in Canada routinely demonstrate that private schools are doing a better job of educating children than are the public schools. You can learn more about these school rankings by going to fraserinstitute.org.

Advocates of public education routinely criticize school rankings such as those provided by the Fraser Institute, for example, because they ignore the fact that public schools are legally obligated to retain failing or troubled students.

Our Kids provides you with an easy way to find private schools and preschools from across Canada. We encourage you to go and check out the schools yourself (by attending a private school expo) This way, you can decide for yourself which particular private school is right for your child.

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