Our member schools provide a wide range of educational options for families to choose from including primary, elementary, secondary, Montessori, International Baccalaureate, traditional, progressive, religious-based, day and boarding schools, single-gender and co-educational schools and schools for students with special learning needs.
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OIS Open House
To assist families in their search, each member of the Oakville Independent Schools host a joint Open House day in October and February. It is a great way for families to explore the many educational options available to families in the Oakville area in one day.
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Admissions & Enrolment
The admissions process can be overwhelming for any family. Understanding the range of choices and each school’s expectations are imperative when it comes to gaining admission to your school of choice.
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Find the Right School for your child
Education is not a destination, it’s a journey.
The journey of a lifetime depending on the path travelled. Choosing the right path for your child is key.
What’s Happening at our Schools
At an Oakville Independent School, every day is a new adventure. Our schools offer vibrant academic programs and provide opportunities for students to actively participate in a variety of activities including athletics, the arts, clubs, field trips, travel and service to others. Check out what’s going on at our member schools.
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Statistics for Private schools (K-12) in Canada
Number of Private Schools (K-12) in Canada*
Number of Private Schools (K-12) located in Ontario*
Number of students attending an Oakville Independent School
The Oakville Independent Schools is one of Oakville’s largest employers and jointly employs more than 700 people.
*From the Fraser Institute June 2016 report: A Diverse Landscape: Independent Schools in Canada
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Frequently Asked Questions
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 the websites of member schools, and invite you to explore the exceptional educational choices available to your child. Still have questions? Check out our FAQ page, or contact the schools that interest you for more information.
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