Scholarship opportunities at one of Canada’s top independent schools - St. John's-Kilmarnock School
SJK School has much in common with its home country, Canada - innovative, smart, natural, and safe. With a beautiful 36-acre campus, SJK offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programmes (PYP-MYP-DP), and co-curricular activities in sports, arts, creativity, leadership, services, and more. SJK develops the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical well-being of students, ensures our students are well prepared to succeed in their top choice universities and beyond in careers and lives
SJK is a proud member of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS) association and is the only CAIS school in the Waterloo region. SJK is also one of only a few IB boarding schools in Canada.
SJK School is in Waterloo in southern Ontario, located just one hour west of Toronto. This region is not only one of the centers of Canada’s research and development in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, but also the center of Canada’s knowledge-based economy with strong demand for skilled workers and with great opportunities for immigration.
While the majority of SJK’s 426 students are Canadian day students, the boarding residence accommodates up to 50 Gr.9-12 international students, who are well integrated with local Canadian students in their learning and life on campus to experience the multicultural life of Canada.
St. John’s-Kilmarnock’s representative will join the Fall 2021 International Boarding & Day School Virtual Fairs in Vietnam, organised by Capstone, from 3pm to 7pm on the 6th Nov and 13th Nov. SJK offers 3 special scholarships to outstanding Vietnamese students. We welcome all parents and students who are interested in talking with us and explore the opportunities at SJK, please register here.
Effective Health and Safety Protocol: During the pandemic, SJK has met and exceeded the health and safety standards set by the Ontario Ministry of Health. SJK uses multiple protective strategies to create layers of protection to maximize the health and safety of students and teachers, and to keep the school open to in-person learning.
IB Continuum School: SJK is one of only 7 boarding schools in Canada offering 3 levels of full IB Programmes. SJK Curriculum encompasses and surpasses the Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum.
100% University Acceptance: All Gr.12 students graduate with double diplomas (IBDP & OSSD). Most SJK graduates are accepted by the top-tier Canadian universities, some of which are located near SJK, such as University of Toronto, University of Waterloo, and Western University.
Dedicated Teachers: With a student/teacher ratio of 7:1, SJK teachers are inspiring, innovative, and caring. They support students with proactive guidance and counselling in four main aspects: (1) academics; (2) personal development; (3) university counselling; (4) mental health wellbeing. "I really like my teachers. They are very kind and encouraging. They also challenge me, but in a good way, because they want me to do well." - Tarun N. (Gr.10 from India)
Language Support: For international students with English as a second language, SJK offers ESL credit courses to strengthen their academic English.
Enriched Co-curriculars: With 45 student clubs, 14 varsity teams in 9 varsity sports, SJK encourages students to engage in an active and healthy lifestyle through a wide variety of co-curricular activities in athletics, arts, creativity, leadership, and services.
Vast campus: SJK’s 36 acres of campus has own forest, lake, multiple large sport fields, in addition to spacious classrooms and learning spaces equipped with high tech facilities.
The Boarding Program at SJK aims to promote and provide academic, social, cultural, and personal growth within a safe and inclusive residential community. Central to creating a vibrant residence is the development of mutual understanding, respect and responsibility in a supportive living and learning community. Within a supportive and structured environment, students learn more about themselves as they grow together while developing lifelong friendships.
After studying at the country club-like campus during the day, students take the school bus to return to the boarding residence near the University of Waterloo campus with beautiful quiet surroundings and urban conveniences - they enjoy the best of both worlds.
- Single rooms for all 50 boarding students to maximize the health and safety of each student, and for students to have space for themselves after a busy day.
- Single-gender wings with bathrooms/showers.
- Shared study room, recreational lounge, dining hall, and kitchen.
- Full time boarding staff members provide care, support, and supervision for students 24/7 to ensure the students’ safety and wellbeing.
- Full meal plan with all meals prepared by certified chefs with fresh ingredients.
- Students follow a healthy routine, including evening study time.
- Planned activities over weekends and holidays.
If you are inspired to pursue academic excellence and to build a solid pathway to achieve your life happiness and career success in Canada and in this fast-changing world, SJK is your school.
Please contact Capstone Vietnam for more information and support.
2 Le Quy Don St., Hai Ba Trung Dist.
Tel: +8424 3938 8455
Hotline: +84936 701 696
Ho Chi Minh City Office
22 Tran Quy Khoach St., Tan Dinh Ward, Dist.1
Tel: +8428 3848 2628
Hotline: +84966 703 162