Number 1 boarding and day school in the region!!


The mission of Canadian Independent College (CIC) is to promote excellence and integrity in learning while honouring and developing the intellectual, ethical, emotional, and physical capabilities of each individual.

Our students will meet the challenges of today and the future, thus enriching the global community. Canadian Independent College is committed to challenging and educating the whole person in a dynamic learning environment. While learning core academic courses our innovative teachers and staff are helping students learn how to learn, think for themselves, manage stress in healthy ways, collaborate with others, give presentations, and be a part of their Canadian community.

Our mission is to create responsible, contributing citizens who feel deeply, think clearly, collaborate, and act ethically in our society. Canadian Independent College offers programs and courses that are suitable for the next generation of leaders. At CIC the educational experience is excellent, ethical, innovative, international, and of high quality.



Canadian Independent College (CIC) is an academic, broad based curriculum high school (grade 9-12) and university preparation college that is internet and site based and offers residence for boys and girls.  We are inspected every two years and the Ontario Ministry of Education has issued Canadian Independent College a BSID number. The school is listed as a private school on the Ministry website. Go to: https://www.ontario.ca and click on the Download data  XLSX

Canadian Independent College is in good standing and the principal has the authority to grant credits towards the Ontario Secondary School Diploma.


Canadian Independent College is a also member in good standing with the following accreditation boards:

  • AP College Board
  • Council of Advanced Placement School in Ontario (CAPSON)

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CIC Waterloo – Promoting Excellence & Integrity

A Leading Preeminent Day and Boarding School

We are proud of our 100% university placement record. Our students attend innovative universities and colleges throughout the world!