Private Schools in Lawrence Park
If you live in the Lawrence Park area, there are several mid-town private schools
that might be a good fit for your family. Choosing a private school can be
difficult as Toronto boasts some of the best educational institutions in North
America! But choosing whether or not to send your child to private school is
less difficult. Virtually every child can benefit from time spent at a good
Good private schools are renowned for having high academic
standards. But good schools also try to instill values that will have lifelong
benefits for their students. And most promote finding a balance in life that
includes academics, athletics, and extracurricular activities.
If you're wondering how your child might benefit from switching to private school
, one of the following scenarios might be of interest:
- Children who are working below their potential. The higher expectations at a good private school, along with the
example of others working hard and achieving academically, can provide a
"wake-up call” to children who have never experienced a culture that prizes
- Children who are struggling academically. If your child is having difficulty, the smaller class sizes,
structure, and resources of a private school can help to bring him or her up to
- Children who are excelling academically.
Excellent students may be eligible for scholarships at some schools. These
children often need more challenges than the public system can provide. They
may particularly benefit from a prep school, which offers all the tools
necessary to start them out on a stellar university career.
- Children who struggle socially. The
structure of a private school provides children with greater opportunities to
socialize while participating in a constructive activity. As well, good schools
demand that students show respect for one another, helping to ensure that each
student's contribution is valued.
- Children who are less assertive.Children who are shy, or who are reluctant to speak up in class can gain new
confidence in a private school atmosphere. Better schools encourage children to
take risks, and this can lead to newfound competence and self-esteem.
- Children who are natural leaders. Often
leadership skills are overlooked in the public system. In a private school, the
talent of natural leaders becomes evident, and can be channelled easily into
- Athletic children. The athletic programs
at superior private schools allow children far more opportunities for
participation than public schools. Gifted athletes will have access to premium
facilities, top-notch coaching, and a wide variety of sports.
There are many schools to choose from in midtown and downtown
Toronto, including prep schools, single-gender schools, French language
schools, boarding schools, and more. Explore websites of Toronto private
schools to find some that espouse values compatible with your family's values.
Many schools host "Open House” events where you can learn more about the school
as you tour the facilities. Also, enrolment officers at private schools are happy
to speak to you at any time, and answer any questions you or your child may
Visit one of Toronto's fine private schools today. Give your
child the gift of a first-class education!