Lorvale Private High School

Lorvale Academy has a full range of high school courses, covering all Ontario grades 9-12 credit courses.

Students can choose appropriate and compulsory courses and elective courses under the guidance of academic tutors. The tutor will provide professional course selection opinions through comprehensive consideration of the students' own characteristics, development plan, target major and other factors for a smooth admission to higher education.

Why Choose Lorvale

Advanced Education Concept

Lorvale Academy is the one of the international high schools in Canada that combines North America aristocratic teaching concepts with the development trend of the current era, and integrates education into daily learning and life. Lorvale’s core values of respect, responsibility, and resilience are integrated into daily teaching. We are committed to fostering a safe and hardworking environment where students can reach their full potential. Students are taught to respect everyone around them and take on various responsibilities. We prepare our students for success in university and society.

Excellent location

Lorvale Academy is located in downtown Markham, Great Toronto Area Ontario. It is a typical suburban community with convenient living and solid public security, only 20 minutes from the city centre. It offers a safe, convenient, and comfortable living environment for Lorvale students. The school is close to many dining, shopping, and residential options as well as the two main roadways. It is also surrounded by green spaces and a large golf course. The intersection of the streets, which creates a small transportation centre not far from Lorvale Academy.

Strong teaching staffs

The core team of Lorvale Academy consists of the special advisory committee and the head teachers of various disciplines. They collectively have over 100 years experience teaching at local high schools across Canada and they have a solid reputation in the education field. The front-line teachers of Lorvale Academy all hold Ontario teacher qualification certificates and have taught in the Canadian education system for many years. The unique teaching method explores, guides and cultivates students' interest and potential in a relaxed and active classroom environment. On this basis, each student will have a unique study schedule and future development goals. We firmly believe that every Lorvale student possesses a distinct glow.

Complete teaching facilities

Lorvale Academy has an elegant and modern campus environment, bright and comfortable classrooms of various subjects and rest places. The campus is also furnished with multimedia classrooms, dance classrooms, art classrooms, computer classrooms, kitchens, lounges, dining rooms, self-study rooms and activity rooms, as well as off-campus activity classes and various sports venues for students to use.

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Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)

The secondary school system in Ontario is divided into middle school (grades 7-8) and high school (grades 9-12), of which grades 9 to 12 in high school are equal to the 3rd year of middle school to 3rd year of high school in China. After students complete their studies as required, they can obtain a provincial high school diploma (ONTARIO SECONDARY SCHOOL DIPLOMA, referred to as OSSD).

The Ontario Ministry of Education has registered Lorvale Academy as a full-time high school. offering all courses for grades 9 through 12, and is tightly regulated and evaluated by the Ontario Ministry of Education. Universities in North America and other parts of the world hold the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) in high respect for its superior quality.

Graduation Requirements


Completion of at least 30 credit courses


110 hours are required for each credit course


Completion of 18 compulsorybasic courses


Complete 12 electives in preparation for employment


Students are required to complete at least 40 hours of community service during their free time in addition to the aforementioned 30 credits in order to encourage them to engage in society.
The reputable institutions that Lorvale has chosen carefully cultivate students' capacity for independent problem-solving as well as their capacity to comprehend North American culture and interact with locals in settings like nursing homes, community festival celebrations, charity events, etc.


Pass the provincial English exam: Students' reading and writing abilities in English are tested in the 10th grade with the provincial English exam. You have till Grade 12 to retake the exam if you don't pass the initial one. Students can fulfill this high school graduation requirement if the 12th grade has not been tested by enrolling in an additional English course before they graduate.