Tuition Fees & Program Policies

Our international program:

The tuition fee is CA$13,750.00 for a full school year and CA$7,000.00 for one semester. This includes a health insurance plan. For the purposes of this program, a full school year is two (2) consecutive semesters.

We offer the following the following methods of payment:

Certified Cheque -

payable to: Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board, 151 Dairy Avenue, Napanee, Ontario, Canada K7R 4B2.

International Wire -

Banking information will be provided once application has been accepted.


The tuition fee is not refundable, except for students who are unable to start the program because of documented medical difficulties or student permit rejection - for those conditions an administration fee of CAN$500.00 will apply. Students who are found to seriously violate the policies of the International Educational Program or the policies of the school or the laws of the country will be returned home immediately. In this eventuality, the tuition fee is not refundable.

PLEASE REFER TO COVID-19 Refund Policy 2020-2021.



There are two phases of the orientation to the ALCDSB International Program. Phase One is pre-arrival orientation online course that students will complete before departing for Canada. Students will receive an email to provide instructions on accessing this course. Phase Two will be in-person orientation prior to the beginning of school and will be provided for applicants with appropriate components drawn from the following:

  1. Introduction to the Principal and Coordinator of International, Guidance Counsellor, ESL Teacher
  2. Introduction to the homestay family
  3. Registration and course selection
  4. Fitting for uniform
  5. Tour of the school

Travel plans:

Students are asked to inform the Coordinator of International Education of the date of arrival in Canada and the details of their travel itinerary as soon as the information is available.

Health insurance coverage:

  • Hospital Care
  • Para-Medical Services
  • Ground Ambulance
  • X-Rays and Laboratory Tests
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Vision Care
  • Accidental Dental
  • Repatriation
  • Medical Evacuation
  • Medical Surgery, Anaesthetic Charges and Consultations by specialists

Immunization records:

Students must provide proof of Immunization (with dates) for: Tetanus, Diphtheria, Polio, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Pertussis, Meningococcal disease. This is required prior to the student coming to Canada.


Additional fees include:

Application Fee $250, Homestay Placement Fee $450, Homestay Fee $875 per month ($35 per day for additional days outside of the school year), Airport pick up is available for $300.00 one-way from Toronto to the homestay.