No. At the early grade levels, as most of the courses are taught in French, students adapt very quickly. Parents do not need to speak French. For older students, we have a Linguistic Academic Support program that harnesses those in need of such support and efficiently prepares students for full-course integration.
Time spent on homework is relative to the student’s grade division. At the early divisions, students are expected to have approximately 30-45 minutes of homework per night. As the students grow older, the load increases, relative to the courses; however, so does the student’s ability to time-manage and this is partially due to our Method of Study courses, which begin in Grade 6.
Multiculturalism is something that we promote naturally through the diversity of both our student and faculty population. Our environment is a peaceful, friendly, and cooperative one where respect for others’ values, religion(s) and culture(s) is incorporated at all levels, academically and socially.
The university acceptance rate for Grade 12 students has been 100 percent for the past 12 years (includes all graduates). Each has been accepted into her / his first choice program and most have been offered some form of monetary scholarship based upon academic / co-curricular achievements.
Attending school at La Citadelle is educationally stimulating and fulfilling. The sense of community that is created between students and staff is truly a unique and wonderful aspect of the school. Students, as well as Faculty, are perpetually inspired to strive for excellence whilst thriving academically and socially.