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Upper School

About Upper School


Our Upper School (grades 9-12) program offers small, collaborative classes that encourage leadership, teamwork, creativity, and intellectual curiosity. We focus on celebrating and supporting differences while motivating students to achieve their goals—an approach that offers a significant benefit when it comes time to apply to universities. From our vibrant extracurricular offerings to our personalized learning strategies and AP classes, we make sure our students are poised for success.

of students have personal Learning Plans

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

elective courses available from 10 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.


AP® and Advanced Placement® are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.

How It Works

Learning is hard work, and our students are prepared for anything. 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
  • Neurofeedback sessions