St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School
1080 Linbrook Road, Oakville, ON
At St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School the difference between public and private education is not one of status or economy, but rather choice: What is the best place for your daughter to enrich herself and engage in the process of becoming successful, educated, and an ambitious young woman? It would be difficult to argue that St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School is not that choice.
Founded in 1891, the school “has been a leader in education for girls and young women for more than 125 years […] the only CAIS accredited, all-girls school west of Toronto. Offering the benefit of a single-gender environment, lower class sizes, national accreditation, and peerless extracurricular and community opportunities, St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School provides a lifetime’s foundation for young women to excel.
Few institutions can claim such achievement in advancing the pedagogical and technological acumen of its program and students. St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School’s award-winning FIRST Robotics program promotes student competition in a series of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) challenges. Their Strategic Pillars assure their girls of developing “21st-century skills, particularly [their] Vision of Distinctive Academic Excellence which includes innovation, world-class signature programs, and experiential learning, all differentiated through personalization and broad choice, physical, social, spiritual and emotional growth, co-curricular programs and leading-edge technology.”
However, St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School’s affection for the future is tempered by its respect for its past and community. As one recent graduate exclaims, “Looking back at my 14-year journey and looking towards what the future has to hold, I am comforted by the fact that St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School has prepared me for what lies ahead by giving me incredible skills, helping me grow my confidence, and providing me with lifelong friends. St. Mildred’s- Lightbourn School inspired me as a girl, and through my journey of a lifetime, I am now an empowered woman, and I owe that to St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School.”
Empowerment, technology, and community – the foundation for your daughter, a better place for her to grow up: St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School.