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St Michaels University School Spirit

St. Michaels University School

3400 Richmond Rd., Victoria, British Columbia, V8P 4P5, Canada

Website:

Phone:

250-592-2411

Contact:

Alexis Lang Lunn

Email:

Overview

Co-ed/Gender

Co-ed

Total Boarding

213

Day Grades

K-12

Boarding Grades

8-12

Boys Boarding Students

108

Girls Boarding Students

105

Boys Day Students

394

Girls Day Students

411

Average Class Size

17

Students Who Attend Post-secondary

94%

Number of Dorms

6

Student/Teacher Ratio

6:1

Student Body

1018

Year Founded

1906

School Profile

St. Michaels University School (SMUS) is an independent, not-for-profit, co-educational day (Kindergarten - Grade 12) and boarding (Grades 8 - 12) school. The school is located in Victoria, Canada and has a global reputation for university preparation and character education. You will join local Canadian students and students from more than 25 countries in one of Canada's top academic programs. You will also have exceptional opportunities in athletics, arts, leadership, service and outdoor education.

Mission & Values

Our Mission

Our school seeks the excellence in all of us, with passion and compassion. We are a community shaped by the pursuit of truth and goodness, providing outstanding preparation for life.

Our Vision

To learn, to lead, to serve.

Our Values

Respect, Courage, Honesty, Service.

Applications & Fees

Application Deadline:

Rolling

Application Fee

$250.00 CND

Domestic 7-Day Boarding Tuition:

$57,595.00 CND

International 7-Day Boarding Tuition:

$63,460.00 - $75,360.00 CND

Day Tuition:

$21,095.00-$43,995.00 CND

Semester or Term:

Term

Need-Based Aid:

Offered

Merit Scholarships:

Offered

Payment Plans:

Offered

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School Differentiators

SMUS is the urban boarding school that also includes the best west coast outdoor lifestyle.

Programs

Advanced Placement:

Offered
Program Details:

You’ll be able to choose from 27 Advanced Placement(AP) courses. You can earn first-year course credits at many universities for passing AP exams.

Accreditiations

  • Canadian Accredited Independent Schools
  • Secondary School Admissions Test
  • National Association of Independent Schools
  • The Association of Boarding Schools
  • Western Boarding Schools Association 
  • Northwest Association of Independent Schools
  • Independent Schools Association of British Columbia

Summer Programs

Academics

Advanced/Enrichment Programs
  • AP Art History
  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP English Language
  • AP French Language
  • AP Human Geography
  • AP Physics
  • AP Spanish Language
  • AP Chinese Language and Culture; Law
  • AP Comparative Government & Politics
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP Computer Science AB
  • AP English Literature
  • AP European History
  • AP German Language
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP Microeconomics
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Studio Art
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Japanese Language
  • AP French Literature
  • AP Statistics
  • AP World History
  • Calculus AB
Performing/Visual Arts
  • Art
  • Art History
  • Choral Music
  • Debate
  • Drama Club
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • 3D Design
  • Ceramics
  • Directing
  • Animation
  • Design
  • Film and Video
  • Graphic Design
  • Musical Theatre
  • Orchestral String
  • Photography
  • Portfolio
  • Radio Station
  • Sculpture
  • Visual Arts
Music
  • Strings
  • Band
  • Voice
Science
  • Biology
  • Earth Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Oceanography
  • Robotics
  • Sports Medicine
Mathematics
  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Functions
  • Geometry
  • Statistics
Special Programs
  • Community Service
  • Exchange Programs
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Exchange Programs
  • Extensive Exchange Programs Offered
  • Outdoor Education
  • Physical Education
Computer Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Web Design
English
  • Creative Writing
  • English
  • Playwriting
  • Poetry
Humanities/Social Sciences
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Human Geography
  • Law
  • Social Studies
  • World Issues
Foreign Languages
  • Chinese - Mandarin
  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish
Support Programs
  • College Counseling
  • Learning Centre
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Guidance and Career Education
  • Writing Centre
Distinctive Programs
  • Grade 10 Experiential Program
  • Human Performance
History
  • World History
  • Canadian History
  • Current Events
  • European History
  • Medieval History

Co-Curriculars

Interscholastic Sports
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Cross-country
  • Dance
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Rowing
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Alpine Skiing
  • Football
  • Nordic Skiing
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Arts
  • Brass Ensemble
  • Choral Music
  • Drama Club
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Rock Band
  • Stage Band
  • String Ensemble
  • Tech Crew
  • Theatre
Recreational Sports
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snowboarding
  • Aerobics
  • Bowling
  • Ice Skating
  • Outdoor Education
  • Skiing

Campus

Clubs and Organizations
  • Amnesty International
  • Chess Club
  • Community Service
  • Debate Club
  • Diversity Club
  • Drama Club
  • Environmental Club
  • Food Council
  • Foreign Language Clubs
  • Free the Children
  • International Club
  • Literary Magazine
  • Math Club
  • Model UN
  • Newspaper
  • Peer Counseling
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Photography
  • Sailing Club
  • Sexualities Club
  • Student Activities
  • Student Government
  • Student Publications
  • Student Radio Station
  • War Child Canada
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • International Service Club
  • Leadership Program
  • Quiz Bowl
  • Robotics
  • Rugby Pavilion
  • Snowboarding
  • Spanish Club
  • Surfing
  • Weightlifting
 
Facilities
  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Soccer and sports fields
  • Squash Courts
  • Volleyball court(s)
  • Access to off campus pool
  • Indoor Basketball Court(s)
  • Radio Station
  • Rowing Facility
  • Technology Centre
  • Varsity Strength & Conditioning Centre
  • Weight Room
     
Dorm Amenities
  • Fitness Centre
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lounge
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Kitchen
  • Maximum of 2 students per room
  • Piano
  • Student Life Centre
  • Student-Run Canteen
  • Vending Machines
  • Weekday and weekend planned activities