A dynamic and inclusive community where teachers guide, facilitate and ignite learning
MacLachlan College is a world-class school offering the benefits of small class sizes, highly dedicated and engaged teachers and an internationally recognized curriculum. Our exceptional co-educational learning environment is centred on academic excellence and the development of future-focused transcending skill sets. Believing that active learning has a central role in inspiring and supporting a new generation of learners, our classrooms are active and dynamic spaces that foster collaboration, creativity, engagement, flexibility and a global mindset.
As one of Ontario’s finest independent schools, MacLachlan College has a solid reputation for academic achievement as well as vibrant extracurricular programs that enrich student experiences. Always raising the bar on excellence, MacLachlan is accredited as an IB World School, and was the first private school in Oakville offering the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (Kindergarten to Grade 6). The International Baccalaureate is one of the world’s most rigorous and highly esteemed education programs and, as such, IB schools are inspected on a regular basis to ensure adherence to standards of excellence. Our students transition to an enriched university preparatory program in Grades 7 through Grade 12, offering a breadth of Advanced Placement (AP) course options and opportunities to master technologies and future-forward skill sets. Our graduates are well prepared for future success and attend top universities in Canada and abroad.
MacLachlan provides a rich and balanced education for every student with an intentional focus of 23 supporting an adaptive mindset and supports a school culture that recognizes academic achievements, accomplishments in the arts, extracurricular endeavours, community and international service, and other outdoor education pursuits.
MacLachlan is accredited by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) and is a member of Round Square.
MacLachlan College program highlights include:
IB World School Primary Years Programme
Advanced Placement courses
Active Learning and Innovation Classes
Integrated Wellness and Emotional Intelligence
Everest Centre—Enhanced Learning Modules
Cultural service and adventure travel
Round Square Member School
Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award
Bussing and before-and after-school program
Varsity and Intramural Sports
Guiding - Inspiring - Advancing
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Contact and Directions
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What Our Parents Are Saying
Don’t just take it from us, let our parents do the talking!
This was the best decision we have made for our child. We feel like part of a family and the level of education is outstanding.
MAC has a culture of acceptance and excellence that sets the tone for a positive and productive educational experience.
There is pride when our child says ‘I’m a risk taker or helper because…’ we have also seen a recognition of logic and reasoning, even at the JK SK levels.
MacLachlan College – Re-Imagining Possibilities
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