J. Addison School

J. Addison School provides a multidimensional educational environment with a focus not only on academic accomplishments but also personal achievements. Non-denominational educational programs of superior quality are specially designed to enable students at every age level to fully harness their intellectual, social, and emotional potential. Students are equipped with the skills and values vital to becoming responsible global citizens, ready to face the future with confidence, integrity, compassion, independence, and leadership. J. Addison’s high school, elementary and Montessori programs are delivered by experienced, qualified and personable teachers. Students from around the globe benefit from each others’ differences in background and experiences, promoting awareness and perception of the world economy and international cultures.


Geographic Location

Located in Markham, Toronto, a fast-growing city known as “The High-Tech Capital of Canada”. The urban environment is elegant, with a good community and warm, friendly local people. 

School Facilities

The modern 60,000 square foot school building is equipped with abundant resources and amenities, including a multi-sport gymnasium, science lab, art room, music room, dance studio, outdoor playground, year-round residence and more.

Academic Results

The traditional curriculum is complemented with a “Focus For Success®” adaptive program, where students receive individual academic support and opportunities to develop in new areas according to their interests and potential. The school utilises the trademarked Addison Advantage approach to learning. Many graduates opt to enroll in prestigious universities in Toronto, including the University of Toronto and York University.

Extra-curricular Activities 

Addison offers 14 extra-curricular clubs including music, speech, drama, ballet and alternative dance, sports, meteorology, environment, board game club and creative writing magazine.


Location Markham, Ontario
School Types Private boarding school
Category Co-ed
Founded Year 2002
Number of Students 180
School Website https://jaddisonschool.com
School Address 2 Valleywood Drive, Markham, ON L3R 8H3