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Why Choose A Boarding School

King's-Edgehill School is a coeducational boarding and day school for grades 6 through 12, located in Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada.

King's-Edgehill School equips its students for university life around the globe, not only by developing academic rigour, but also by inspiring athletic and artistic excellence, strength of character, and community leadership in a manner by which students know they are participating in "Personal" and not just "Private" education.
The boarding experience gives students and parents the gift of less time spent in the car and more time focusing on education, extra-curricular activities, and character development.  

Top Reasons Parents Choose A CAIS Boarding School For Their Child: 

  • Better Education/High Academic Standards
  • Better at Meeting Personalized Needs (tutors, sports, extra-curricular)
  • Better Preparation for University
  • Physically and Emotionally Safe Learning Environments
  • More Character, Morals, and Values
  • A Well-Rounded Education
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Quick Facts About Boarding

Research completed by The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) found the following:

  • 91% of boarding school students report that their schools are academically challenging, compared with 70% of private day and 50% of public school students.
  • 87% of boarding school graduates report being very well prepared academically for university, compared with 71% of private day and 39% of public school alumni.
  • 77% of boarding school students say their schools provide opportunities for leadership, compared with 60% of private day and 52% of public school students.
  • 78% of boarding school students report being surrounded by motivated peers, compared with 71% of private day and 49% of public school students.
  • 70% of boarding school students say there is little or no cheating in class, compared with 31% of private day and 26% of public school students.
  • By late-career, 52% of former boarding school students achieve positions in top management, compared with 39% of private day and 27% of public school graduates.
  • Boarding school students spend about 17 hours a week on homework, compared with 9 hours for private day students and 8 hours for public school students.

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CAIS Boarding School Myths Busted

Discover Your More!

The best way to truly experience King's-Edgehill School is by visiting the campus and allowing a student to include your child in his or her day while you speak with our Admissions Team. Contact us to plan your visit here.

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Windsor - Our Home Community

Our hometown is the perfect location for you to go to school. Our international parents will appreciate that the town of Windsor is English speaking.  Your student will be speaking English as they interact in their local community. It is a safe community that is alive with many recreational activities for all seasons.  

Download our Photojournal to learn more about the town we call home and we hope you may one day as well.

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KES inspires academic, athletic and artistic excellence with a commitment to the traditional community ideals of gentleness and learning, dignity and respect, so that students may discover and cultivate their unique potential, prepare for post-secondary education and develop a life-long enthusiasm for the spiritual and intellectual growth necessary to flourish in the contemporary world.
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Contact Us

King's-Edgehill School
33 King's-Edgehill Lane
Windsor, Nova Scotia
B0N 2T0 Canada
Phone: (902) 798-2278

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King's-Edgehill School is a coeducational boarding and day school for grades 6 through 12, located in Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada.