September 2018 Enrolment

Do you have an application deadline? 

Pathways Academy accepts applications at all times. Tours and meeting families with their children are held throughout the year, and offers of admission are made shortly after familiy meetings. We consider space availabilty in each grade, and we adhere to the admissions criteria listed below. If a particular grade is full, the applicant may be eligible for a position on our waitlist.


What are your tuition fees? 

We believe that all students deserve a first class education, and we are working hard to keep our tuition low while still adequately funding our resources, facilities, and staff that our school requires.  The tuition fees are avaiable in our office or on your school tour. The tuition and fees covers tuition, field trips, and various art supplies and music supplies.


Is there a discount for siblings?

Yes. Tuition for a younger sibling will be reduced by 15%. Call our office for mulitple sibling discounts.

What is your school calendar?

Pathways Academy follows the calendar used by most schools in the Niagara Region, allowing for a 2 week winter holiday and a 1 week spring break. Our school day runs from 9:00am to 4:00pm, and families have the option to drop their children off as early as 8:30am. We offer after school programs from 4:30pm - 5:30pm for an additional fee.

Do you offer Day Camp during school holidays?

Pathways Academy offers day camps during all the school holidays: winter break, march break and summer. Our camps are affordable and offer a wide varity of activies and field trips. Registration for our day camps are not limited to our students. Day camp registration is first open to our school community before it opens to the public. Contact the office for more information. Our day camp programs run from 9:00am to 4:00pm, and families have the option to drop their children off as early as 8:30am and pick up is available until 4:30pm. We offer extended care programs, before and after camp from 7:30 am - 5:30pm for an additional fee.


Do you have uniforms? 

Yes! Our uniforms are provided by Maddalena UniformsThe cost will depend on the quanities and options you select. We strive on keeping costs affordable for families. 


What is your approach to teaching?

At Pathways Academy we provide a blended cirriculum of Montessori methods with traditional teaching, which has proven to provide children with a strong foundation for their education. Teaching students to be critical thinkers and problem solvers, while displaying intrinsic motivation and love of learning. Our staff are dedicated and passionate teachers focus on individualized learning to help each student achieve their best work, and to be excited about the results. 

What is your admissions process?

Pathways Academy is offering spaces for children entering Toddler (18 months - 2.5 years), Casa (2.5 years - 4 years - Child need to be potty trained), as well as Kindergarten to Grade three. We will add one grade each subsequent year, up to grade six.

Children in our Toddler program are able to begin at 18 months. 

Interested families need to contact us to book a tour and family meeting.

Application steps:

  • Visit us for a tour and family meeting
  • Complete our simple Registration Request Form.
  • If your application is in order we will contact you to notify if / when a space is available
  • Successful applicants will then be asked for a deposit to secure enrollment.

What are you looking for in your admissions?

Admission is based on:

  1. The candidate's social, emotional, and developmental readiness

  2. The school's assessment of references and past academic records

The following may also be considered:

  1. Availability of space in the year to which the candidate is applying

  2. Siblings of students already enrolled

Admission is carried out on a rolling basis.


Book a tour today!


Call us at: 905-358-7284

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~ Come and see the difference a Pathways education makes ~