St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School

Founded in 1891, SMLS has been a leader in education for girls and young women for more than 125 years. As the only CAIS accredited, all-girls school west of the city, our niche is girls and learning. We believe courageous girls can challenge and change the world. 

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  • Academic Excellence

    Our academic program utilizes the highest standard of proven best practices and innovative approaches. We identify each girl’s academic strengths and challenges, so that we can support her in achieving success and confidence in her own abilities.
  • Whole-Girl Development

    We focus on the social, emotional and physical wellbeing of every girl from Preschool to Grade 12. We understand the developmental stages of girls and work with each girl to ensure that she is known, supported, and challenged to be her best self.
  • Experts in Girls' Learning

    Our faculty members are experts in their fields, with extensive experience in teaching and learning designed for girls. They get to know each girl and form a personalized connection to help her thrive in her education at SMLS and beyond.
  • Real World Learning

    Our program integrates academic studies with relevant career and life experiences, allowing students to gain a deeper personal understanding of the world around them and to develop as global citizens and leaders.
     
  • Real World Results

    With admittance to their first choice of post-secondary institutions, our grads are poised to
    become women who will challenge and change the world in their own, unique way. Our goal is not only to prepare girls for post-secondary education, but to provide them with the courage and skill to pursue their individual passions.

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  • 229

    offers of admission from leading universities extended to the Class of 2018 (41 grads)
     
  • 1st

    All-girls Robotics Team in Canada
  • 102

    Student leadership positions
  • 10

    Advanced Placement courses offered each year
  • 45

    Spartan sports teams
  • 40,000

    square metres of beautiful campus grounds - 10 acres in the heart of Oakville
  • 16

    international trips to 13 countries annually
  • 48%

    of graduates entering STEM related programs of study

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Discover how your daughter will benefit from SMLS's superior academic program, our attention to each girl's social, emotional and physical wellbeing, and student leadership development - all designed for girls.
"SMLS prepares students to succeed in their post-secondary experiences and life beyond the pillars, through academic challenges such as AP courses, support such as extra help lessons and, most importantly, talented and dedicated teachers and the peers who surround you. I feel excited for what the future holds.”
Melanie Peck '18, former Head Girl