Frequently Asked Questions

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School hours are 8:45 am to 3:00 pm.

Students can be dropped off as early as 8:15.

Early drop off and Homework Club are also available for an extra fee.

Our phones are monitored regularly and we will respond to any inquiries within 2 business days.

As an independent school, Quintilian does not receive any funding through tax dollars as schools of the Public and Catholic School Boards. Our programs are funded through the tuition amount.

The tuition fees do not include the cost of field trips.

Please note that all tuition post dated cheques or a pre-authorised debit form must be handed in as part of registration.

Tuition is $11,750 per year.  Most families pay tuition in ten (10) installments of $1175 per year.

The first payment of $1175 is required upon acceptance to secure your seat.

The balance of payments of $1175 per month from September to May.

Quintilian School also offers early drop off and Homework Club for an extra fee of $200 per month.

Our maximum ratio is 5:1.

Each individual who attends Quintilian School will benefit from very small group and one-to-one instruction. Each classroom has a maximum of 10 students with one teacher (OCT), a Child and Youth Worker. 

There are often volunteers or placement students in the classroom making the ratio even smaller.

It is Quintilian’s mission to meet the learning needs of every student. Our programming is guided by the Ontario curriculum, however students are not rushed through curriculum in order to fulfill grade level expectations.

Quintilian School accepts students who are going into Grade 2 and are able to manage themselves in a classroom without 1:1 supervision. 

Our students who have completed Grade 8 are welcome to stay for an extra year if the staff and their families feel that it is appropriate.

Often a student’s frustration with school work and learning may be displayed through outward negative behaviour. When students are appropriately challenged and given support and learning opportunities in our positive and safe environment it is typical for challenging behaviour to diminish.
Should a student require additional behavioral support, Quintilian staff and administration works closely with the family to create a behavioral plan.
If behaviour continues and is negatively impacting the classroom and school community, the Administration reserves the right to withdraw the student Quintilian

Often children with learning differences are bullied or isolated because of their challenge. We have found the opposite occurs at Quintilian which is designed for their specifics needs. No one is different! The emphasis is on strengths – not on difficulties. For many children it is the first time they feel like they belong.

NO. Quintilian offers quality, individual programming for all students regardless of a diagnosis. Quintilian also welcomes students who have been diagnosed with learning disabilities, non-verbal learning disabilities, anxiety disorders, autism spectrum disorders and adhd.
41 Baiden Street, Kingston