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Lakefield College School Campus

Lakefield College School

4391 County Road 29, Lakefield, Ontario, K0L 2H0, Canada





Val Marlow





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Campus Size

315 Acres

School Profile

Lakefield College School provides an enriching co-educational day and boarding experience for 375 students from over 43 countries in Grades 9 through 12. At LCS, we believe young people learn and mature best when they are encouraged to embrace their individuality within a richly diverse and supportive community. With one of the largest waterfront campuses among Canadian boarding schools, our programs also leverage the benefits of being outside every day, including a deepened connection with, and responsibility to, nature, increased personal well-being and better academic performance.

We know that a personalized, balanced academic and co-curricular program, filled with authentic and experiential learning opportunities, helps students to discover their strengths and purpose—to become their best self.

At LCS, school life is grounded in a philosophy and House model that puts community first. Caring teachers, advisors, Heads of Houses and coaches challenge and enable students to reach their individual potential, preparing them with the skills and characteristics necessary to lead fulfilling lives—caring individuals ready to connect with and contribute to their community in meaningful ways.

Mission & Values

Our Mission

To challenge and enable students to reach their individual potential in mind, body and spirit

Our Values

Lakefield College School's progressive and caring community is committed to a process of learning and growth in an environment that embraces and instills the following seven values:

Education of the Whole Person - A commitment to the broad development of the intellectual, social, emotional, spiritual and physical qualities needed to lead a fulfilling life

Trust - A shared belief in the moral strength, character and reliability of each member of our community that results in feelings of mutual confidence and mutual respect

Healthy, Caring Community - The belief in the dignity and worth of all individuals. We embrace diversity; we encourage empathy, acceptance and a balanced lifestyle

Individuality - By celebrating the unique gifts and qualities brought by the individual to the community, we encourage the development of personal values in the context of responsibility to the community and to oneself

Learning - By engaging in a variety of meaningful learning experiences, LCS encourages curiosity, promotes collaborative problem solving, and instills an enduring passion for life-long learning

Citizenship - Through service to others and the development of leadership skills, we encourage our students to become thoughtful, constructive and contributing members of the local and global community

Environmental Stewardship - Through our unique campus and programs, our students are inspired to become leaders with a commitment to global environmental stewardship

Applications & Fees

Application Deadline:


Application Fee

$100.00-$200.00 CND

Domestic 7-Day Boarding Tuition:

$70,000.00 CND

International 7-Day Boarding Tuition:

$79,200.00 CND

Day Tuition:

$38,600.00 CND

Semester or Term:

Flex Modular Schedule (8 Mods)

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Merit Scholarships:


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Lakefield College School Campus
Lakefield College School House
Lakefield College School Girls Dorm
Lakefield College School Boys Dorm
Lakefield College School Girls Dorm
Lakefield College School Boys Dorm
Lakefield College School Girls Dorm
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Lakefield College School Girls Dorm
Lakefield College School Boys Dorm

Admission & Entrance Test Requirements

Admission Requirements
  • Application
  • Interview
  • Report Cards
  • Teacher Reference
Entrance Test Requirements
  • N/A

School Differentiators

Campus and Facilities:

  • 315-acre lakeside campus (five kilometres of groomed cross-country ski-trails)
  • 12 Small Residential houses (avg. 21 students per house)
  • Exclusive focus on teenagers (Grades 9-12)
  • Academic schedule based on flexible modular scheduling
  • Daily school life premised on the principles of: Community First, Authentic Learning, and Outdoors
  • Everyday Signature Programs in: Musical Theatre, Nordic Skiing, Team Racing Sailing, Outdoor Education


Advanced Placement:



  • Canadian Accredited Independent Schools 


  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Functions
  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP English Language
  • AP European History
  • AP French Language
  • AP Statistics
  • Calculus AB
  • Art
  • Dance
  • Drama Club
  • Photography
  • Acting
  • Art History
  • Ballet
  • Choreography
  • Debate
  • Design
  • Lighting Design
  • Painting 
  • Portfolio
  • Pottery
  • Printmaking
  • Production
  • Sculpture
  • Silkscreen
  • Stagecraft
  • Studio Art
  • Theatre Arts
  • Theatre Design
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Health
  • Physical Science
  • Physics
  • Environmental Science
  • Microbiology
  • Canadian History
  • Classical History
  • European History
  • U.S. History
  • World History
  • English Classics
  • Creative Writing
  • English Literature
  • Computer Science
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Chinese - Mandarin


  • Alpine Skiing
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Choral Music
  • Cross-Country
  • Chess Club
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Debate Club
  • Diversity Club
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Equestrian
  • Environmental Club
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Ice Skating
  • International Club
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Leadership Program
  • Math Club
  • Model UN
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Outdoor Education
  • Rock Band
  • Rock Climbing
  • Rowing
  • Rugby
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Stage Band
  • String Ensemble
  • Snowboarding
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga
  • Weightlifting


  • Baseball Field(s)
  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Dance Studio
  • Fitness Centre
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Health Centre
  • Hockey Rink
  • Indoor Basketball Court(s)
  • Indoor Climbing Wall
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lounge
  • Newly Renovated
  • Round Square
  • Sand Volleyball Court(s)
  • Soccer and Sports Fields
  • Student Life Centre
  • Technology Centre
  • Tennis Courts
  • Varsity Strength & Conditioning Centre
  • Volleyball Court(s)
  • Weight Room
  • Wireless Internet