The Maples Academy is the leading private IB World School in Dufferin County and surrounding areas.

We’re different. As the leading private elementary IB World School in Orangeville, our graduates are highly sought after. The first fully accredited IB Primary Years Programme (JK-Grade 6) and our exceptional Middle Years Program for Grades 7 and 8 emphasize fundamentals and effective learning habits. Behind our students’ success is a strong community of parents and a faculty of IB World leaders and instructors, including specialists in Phys. Ed, the Arts and language, who care for each and every student. This individualized approach to learning encourages students to think critically, problem-solve and inquire for themselves. The Maples Academy graduates are equipped with the skills they need to excel in later grades and in life, and are inspired to confidently make their mark in the world. In our classrooms, students participate in hands-on activities that enrich their understanding and unique, personalized support is always readily available. The Maples Academy students are:

Why parents choose The Maples Academy

At The Maples Academy, we prioritize the development of effective learning habits, confidence, strong work ethic and independence. Smaller classes foster a personal, individualized approach to learning, meaning that our students receive comprehensive support in preparation for university. We are dedicated to ensuring our students’ success, as well as ensuring that they continue to succeed after their time here. Graduates leave The Maples Academy with lifelong skills under their belt, allowing them a smooth transition into high school and beyond.

We believe that academic rigour is just one part of a student’s success. Student wellbeing matters to us, and it plays a large role in the development of healthy learning habits, self-esteem and motivation. Enriched curricula can sometimes become demanding—we pace learning to make sure that students are confident in their abilities before proceeding to new concepts. Along with strong academic skills, students are taught important values that will help them approach the ups and downs of life from an ethical, responsible perspective.

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The IB Difference

The Maples Academy is an accredited International Baccalaureate (IB) World school. From JK to Grade 6, students receive exceptional education taught by our staff of IB World leaders. Our academic programs emphasize globally recognized IB skills of inquiry, responsibility and confidence, along with compassion and intercultural understanding. Students are inspired to become lifelong learners and active citizens, working to make the world a better place.