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Assessment & Enrolment!

Thank you for your interest in enrolling your child(ren) at Laurentian Hills Christian School. LHCS is an excellent choice for Christian parents in Waterloo Region, offering a well-rounded Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 educational program in an attractive and dynamic learning environment.


Frequently Asked Questions

View some of our most commonly asked questions.

Although independent schools in Ontario are not required to teach the Ontario curriculum, LHCS does follow the knowledge and skill expectations for nearly every subject. In the case of French instruction, LHCS begins in Kindergarten even though the provincial expectation is to begin in Grade 4. In the case of health instruction, the values of our school community help us determine which elements are included in lessons. 

A portion of tuition fees are eligible for a tax deduction which makes the after tax cost of tuition very affordable. Please contact the school for more information.

There are some additional costs to consider. Other optional services include items such as Bus Transportation, Extended Care, etc.

Yes, there is a Bursary Program. Please contact the school for details.

Yes, busing to and from school is offered. Transportation costs are extra. LHCS operates a joint transportation system with an affiliated school, Woodland Christian High School. The cost for this service is set each academic year. Please contact the school for details. The rates for using the bus are a per family rate. A code of conduct applies to all bus users. After school supervision until the buses arrive is included in the cost.

We also offer an Extended Care Program, before and/or after school. With qualified supervision, this is a place to play, create and explore. Contact the school for details.

LHCS has class size guidelines that are used to determine the number of students in a homeroom. These guidelines vary slightly by the age of students. In Kindergarten, an Educational Assistant (EA) is assigned to the class once it exceeds 16 students.

LHCS graduates attend local Christian, Catholic or public high schools.  


Educating & inspiring children to become all that God created them to be

Founded in 1967, Laurentian Hills Christian School excels at serving local Christian families by providing children in Kindergarten through grade 8 with a comprehensive student experience taught from a fully integrated biblical worldview. Christian education at LHCS includes a wide breadth of excellent academic and extra-curricular programs within an extensive facility, and cultivates engaged learners who are responsive disciples of Christ.


Students Yearly!

Parent Testimonials

"We have seen tremendous growth in our son since enrolling him at LHCS. The comprehensive Christian education has enabled him to explore a variety of activities as he is discovering more about himself, his gifts, and his identity in Christ. Moreover our son is flourishing while supported in a caring and nurturing environment. The education he is receiving at LHCS is providing him with a solid Christ-centred foundation that is consistent between home and school life and that means so much to us!"

Dan & Anca
"We are very happy with the high calibre of education our sons are receiving at LHCS. The teachers here love the students and are invested in our children; there is accountability and a clear expectation to learn and as a result our children are thriving! More importantly our sons feel connected and settled: they are building friendships with peers in an environment where our Chrisitan faith is reinforced at school. We have confidence in LHCS and a peace of mind that our children are on a solid path to future success."

Ben & Courtney
"We are so impressed with the high academic standards at LHCS and the caliber of educators who genuinely care and value each child’s individuality. Teachers here understand the individual child’s needs and find each child’s level of success and hold him/her accountable to their standard as they seek to develop their strengths.
Our children feel safe and comfortable at LHCS; they are learning and growing in all areas including academically, socially, and spiritually because they have opportunities to try new and different things. Our children are thriving at LHCS and know they are well prepared for the future."

Jon and Rachel


“LHCS makes me feel special. The teachers really care: they look out for you not only about our school life but about our faith and personal life. They do the best they can to help you have a great day. ”
"LHCS is a loving Christian community where teachers care so deeply about each student's needs. I feel so well supported here because anyone who needs help is supported."

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Due to inclement weather, the school will be closed today.