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Upper School

Our Upper School (grades 9-12) program offers small, collaborative classes focussed on developing problem-solving, teamwork, creativity, and intellectual curiosity. We celebrate and support differences in learning while motivating students to achieve their goals — an approach that significantly benefits applicants to post-secondary programs. From our vibrant extracurricular offerings to personalized learning strategies and AP classes, we ensure our students are poised for success.

of students have Individual Learning Plans

success rate of graduates receiving offers from first-choice secondary programs

elective courses available from 12 subject areas

Advanced Placement®

AP® courses offer an internationally recognized standard of educational excellence for high-achieving and ambitious university-bound students. Successful performance in AP® courses present opportunities for advanced standing in first-year university and provide an advantage in applying to a wide variety of competitive programs. The Study Academy offers an array of AP® courses which complement Ontario curriculum with enriched study.


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How It Works

Learning is hard work, and our students are prepared for an uncertain world before them. All our students are given the attention and guidance they need to exceed their goals in the following ways:

Learning Plans

Our students are equipped with Learning Plans that outline strengths, weaknesses, strategies for success, accessibility needs, and plans for growth, which are woven directly into the curriculum they participate in.

Principal’s List

Students who excel in The Study Academy’s four cardinal values (Scholarship, Achievement, Curiosity, and Collaboration) are recognized on the Principal’s List—our annual achievement program.

Our Schedule

Students who attend our Upper School can expect:

  • A school day that runs from 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Study Hall from 3:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • Full-year courses in the morning, semester courses in the afternoon
  • Before and after school extra-curricular activities
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Academic Advisors

Advisors meet regularly with their students throughout the school year. The start of the year is focussed on goal-setting and identifying areas for enrichment and additional support. The middle phase of the school year sees students working to build self-awareness and advocacy skills. The final phase of Advising work is directed towards planning and preparation for final culminating activities.