Shawnigan Lake School

Shawnigan Lake School

1975 Renfrew Road

Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, V0R 2W1 (View map)

co-ed, Non-Denominational

Shawnigan Lake School is the largest boarding
school in western North America. Located in
Canada’s warmest region on the west coast of
British Columbia, the school’s idyllic 380-acre rural
campus offers a peaceful, safe environment and
excellent facilities. Our teachers will help you explore
intellectual passions, our coaches will facilitate
discovery of your physical ability and our Fine Arts
instructors will help uncover your inherent creativity.
Our campus is truly a “home away from home,”
with shared meals in a magnificent dining hall and
a supportive House program.

Contact name: Gaynor Samuel

Contact email:

Girls boarding: 187

Girls day: 29

Boys boarding: 235

Boys day: 36

Campus size: 300

Year founded: 1916

Average class size: 15

Student teacher ratio: 8:1

Dress code: Yes

Domestic Seven day tuition: $46,400.00

International Seven day tuition: $61,200.00

Five day tuition: $0.00

Boarding grades: 8-12

Day grades: 8-12

Day tuition: $25,000.00

Accreditations: CAIS

Pre-Grade Nine Boarding: Yes

Advanced placement: Yes

International bac: No


Payment plans: Yes

Need based aid: Yes

Merit scholarships: Yes




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