Welcome to Oakville Independent Schools

The Oakville Independent Schools (OIS) represent 11 extraordinary schools including primary, elementary, secondary, Montessori, IB World, AP, AP Capstone, traditional, progressive, religious-based, boarding, single-gender and co-educational  schools. The member schools share a commitment to educational excellence in safe, supportive environments and emphasize the development of lifelong values.

The Education Oakville website is a gateway for parents seeking outstanding private and independent education choices for their children in the Oakville area. As you navigate through our website you will find important and useful information outlining the highlights and benefits of an independent school education. We have provided direct links to each OIS school website and invite you to explore the exceptional educational choices available to your child. On the member sites you will find extensive information about each school. We welcome you to contact the schools that interest you for a personal appointment.

The Oakville Independent Schools offer a wide-range of educational choices for your child. A great school is waiting for you and we are confident you will find the right educational path best suited for your child.


If you are considering an independent education for your child, please contact the school(s) you are interested in for more information. School contact information can be found in the Member Schools tab or by clicking on any of the school logos below.

Open House Schedules

The best way to learn about each school is to attend an open house. This is a great way to get a feel for the school, meet administrators, teachers, students and other parents. We encourage you to join us during a joint open house to see first-hand the education possibilities for your child.

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What is an Independent School?

Independent private schools are “independent” because they have distinct educational missions, are independently governed or managed, and are supported by tuition payments, charitable contributions or endowment revenue rather than by public taxes.

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About Oakville, Ontario

The Town of Oakville is a vibrant and impressive community within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) located on along the shores of Lake Ontario. Founded in 1857, it is a town with a strong heritage and is one of the most coveted residential and business centres in Ontario.

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