Queen Margaret’s School

Queen Margarets School: Where Young Women Get a Leg Up

Well-rounded. Driven. Thoughtful. Successful. These are some of the words that describe the exceptional young women who attend Queen Margarets School (QMS)The 100% acceptance rate to post-secondary institutions around the world speaks for itself.

QMS fosters a safe space for girls to learn and grow without the social pressures of a coed high school experience. With plenty of individual attention in the classroom (average class size is approximately 18 students), young women can explore their talents in a supportive and nurturing environment.

Saddle Up

QMS is the only school in Canada to offer an on-campus English riding program. The outstanding Equestrian Program gives recreational and competitive equestrians the option to add riding to their weekly schedule and receive instruction in skills and theory. Students are welcome to bring their horse to board at school or ride one of over forty school horses.

Eleven equestrian-based academic courses, including Horse Training, Anatomy and Physiology, and Equestrian Management, are offered in the Senior School academic curriculum.

Stay Active and Experience the West Coast

At QMS, academic rigor is complemented with engaging co-curricular programs in athletics, music and visual and performing arts. QMS students are committed to giving back, and contribute at least 20 hours of community service per year to local and global organizations.

The schools location on spectacular Vancouver Island offers a safe setting and the ability to explore the natural beauty of British Columbia. Biking, hiking, kayaking, and swimming in pristine mountain lakes and rivers are examples of the countless outdoor activities available in the area. And heres some great news for international students who hail from hotter countriesthe region has the warmest climate in Canada.

Prepare for University and Beyond

Students graduate from QMS ready to take on the world. The university-preparatory program offers diverse courses in Comparative Government & Politics, Economics, Model United Nations, Social Justice, and Japanese Language & Culture, which all foster the development of a global mindset. QMS emphasizes STEM education and gives young women the technical experience to thrive in higher education and the modern workforce.

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Duncan, British Columbia, Canada

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SSAT (Standard Online Application)

Offers ESL Assistance


English language Exam(s) accepted

TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge Exam, Vital English

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Top Universities of Matriculation

King's College London, UK; University of Toronto, Canada; Northeastern University, USA; Queen's University, Canada; University of British Columbia, Canada

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