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A Learner-Centred Culture

Our Lower School offers a unique experience that allows your child to unlock the wonder of inquiry-based learning, develop the foundations of physical literacy, and explore the endless possibilities of personal creativity. 

This experience is offered in a co-educational community environment comprised of students from 50+ countries, who remind us that we are all part of a much broader world.
P.O. Box 3013, 2 Ridley Road St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 7C3 Canada 905 684 1889
With more than 700 students from 60 countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the only   co-ed independent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.