Merrick Preparatory School

Co-Education (13-19)
Day School|Boarding School
+1 613-269-2064
118 Main Street East, Merrickville, Ontario K0G 1N0, Canada
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Year of Foundation 2012
Enrollment Phase / Grades Dec 09
Boarding Day School|Boarding School
Number of students 60
Nationalities 15
Teacher Student Ratio 1:8
Accreditations Ontario Ministry of Education
Headmaster Kevin Farrell
Yearly Tuition Fee (Min) 16250
Yearly Tuition Fee (Max) 58,200


Distinctly Canadian – Uniquely Global!Since its opening in 2012, students from more than 22 countries have called Merrick International School home. International students come for the focused academic attention and small class sizes in one of Canada’s safest communities. Domestic students come to broaden their international understanding and perspective by immersing themselves in a truly international education with students from around the globe. Both Domestic and International students reap the rewards of a MIS education with life-long friendships that span the globe and by gaining entry into world-ranked universities.Located in historic Merrickville, Ontario (known as “The Jewel of the Rideau”) and acclaimed as Canada’s Most Beautiful Village by Communities in Bloom, MIS is the perfectly located for focused academic study in a small, safe, caring community. Our main building is located in one of the town’s most notable buildings. Constructed in 1861, it overlooks the picturesque Rideau River and Canal System (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and is located just 45 minutes from Ottawa, the nation’s capital city.Our MissionMerrick International School inspires students to reach beyond their grasp. Naturally curious, we engage students to be inquisitive. We instill courage to face adversity, compassion to be globally minded and a sense of responsibility to be community oriented. Actively acquiring excellent academic and English language skills, our graduates are courageous, compassionate, global citizens ready to enter world ranked English-speaking universities.Our VisionIn our safe and inclusive environment, we dedicate ourselves to understanding the individual learning needs of each student to ensure their success. We teach to add to the global good. Reasonable self-denial, compassion and giving one’s utmost effort will result in positive contributors and builders of a civil global society. Our graduates are citizens of the world, broad in their perspective and compassionate in their outlook. Our marker of success is measured by our students’ happiness and fulfillment.



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