Overview

Shawnigan Lake School is a world-class, co-ed boarding school located on Vancouver Island. Our 300 acre campus provides a safe, clean, rural environment. We are known for our caring atmosphere, truly a "home away from home," with traditions like shared meals in the magnificent dining hall and a supportive House(residence) program. We offer a rigorous, supportive academic program, nationally recognized sports, outstanding fine arts, and programs fostering leadership, environmental action and public service.
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Official information of Shawnigan Lake School in 2024 | FindingSchool

Boarding Grades: 8-12
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: Yes
Tuition: $79,630
# of Students: 520
Teacher:Student: 1:8
International Student: 20%
AP Courses: 20
Endowment: $25,962/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 40%
SAT: N/A

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#4 Yale University 2
#14 Brown University 1
#22 University of California: Berkeley 5
#24 University of Michigan 2
#24 University of Southern California 1
#30 Tufts University 1
#35 University of California: San Diego 5
#42 Boston University 4
#47 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1
#58 Syracuse University 1
#66 George Washington University 1
#66 Loyola Marymount University 1
#66 Texas A&M University 3
#97 University of California: Santa Cruz 5
LAC #20 Wesleyan University 2
#104 University of Colorado Boulder 1
LAC #22 Bates College 1
LAC #36 Oberlin College 1
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AP Courses

(Total 20)
European History
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Calculus AB
Chemistry
Spanish Language and Culture
Studio Art: Drawing
Chinese Language and Culture
Biology
European History
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Calculus AB
Chemistry
Spanish Language and Culture
Studio Art: Drawing
Chinese Language and Culture
Biology
Physics 1
Physics 2
Comparative Government and Politics
Psychology
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Studio Art: 3-D Design
Research
Seminar
French Language and Culture
Computer Science A
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Sports

(Total 12)
Badminton
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Rugby
Soccer
Squash
Swimming
Tennis
Badminton
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Rugby
Soccer
Squash
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball
Fitness
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 31)
Camping
Choir
Civic Leadership
Computer Graphics
Concert Band
Creative Writing & Publishing
Dance
Debate & Public Speaking
Drama
EDGE Program
Camping
Choir
Civic Leadership
Computer Graphics
Concert Band
Creative Writing & Publishing
Dance
Debate & Public Speaking
Drama
EDGE Program
Entrepreneurship
Environment Club
Film
Fine Arts
Graphic Design
Illustration
Jazz Band
Library Arts
Musical Theatre
Outreach Tutors
Photography
Pottery
Sculpture
Skiing
String Orchestra
Textile Arts
Woodworking
Year Book
Fly Tying
Robotics
Website Design
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1916
Campus Size: 380 acres
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: Rolling
Interview: On Campus
Pre Interview: Required Vericant
Other Accepted Scores: IELTS, TOEFL Junior
School Code:
SSAT: 7336

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Brief Reviews

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0.0 / 5 Campus
0.0 / 5 Student Life
0.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
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Frequently Ask Questions about Shawnigan Lake School

01.
Tell me a bit about Shawnigan Lake School.
Shawnigan Lake School is Co-ed private boarding school located in British Columbia, Canada. It was founded 1916, and currently has about 520 students, 20.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit https://www.shawnigan.ca.
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Where is Shawnigan Lake School located?
Shawnigan Lake School is located in the British Columbia, Canada.
02.
Does Shawnigan Lake School have rigorous academic requirements?
Shawnigan Lake School is offering 20 AP courses.

Shawnigan Lake School also have 40% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
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Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Shawnigan Lake School is among the most popular schools, within top 516 for all US schools.

Also Shawnigan Lake School has been favorited by 17 users.
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Where do Shawnigan Lake School students typically go for their colleges?
In 2019, some students attended Yale University, Brown University, University of California: Berkeley, University of Michigan and University of Southern California.
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How to start with an application with Shawnigan Lake School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Shawnigan Lake School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Shawnigan Lake School’s official site: https://www.shawnigan.ca or call them at 250-743-5516.
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What is the application requirement for Shawnigan Lake School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Shawnigan Lake School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, standard test (like TOEFL and SSAT), and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
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What is the latest tuition for Shawnigan Lake School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Shawnigan Lake School in 2024 is CAD 90,000 , which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admissions@shawnigan.ca .
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