Which Neighborhoods in Canada Are Known for Having High-Performing Schools?


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As of 2015, some neighborhoods in Canada with high-performing schools are Saint Albert, Alberta, and Burlington, Ontario, according to MoneySense.ca. Calgary, Alberta, and Oakville, Ontario, are also known for high-performing schools.

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Saint Albert, Alberta, has several top-performing elementary schools, including J. J. Nearing, Muriel Martin, Sir Alexander Mackenzie and Neil M. Ross. Top-performing secondary schools in Saint Albert include Ste Marguerite d’Youville, Saint Albert, Paul Kane and Bellerose.

Burlington, Ontario, also has many high-performing elementary schools, including Our Lady of Fatima, Saint Raphaels, Canadian Matyrs and Saint Anne. Burlington's highest-performing secondary schools are Lester B. Pearson, Corpus Christi, Aldershot and Nelson. Calgary, Alberta, also has a reputation for top-notch elementary and secondary schools, such as Rundle College, Webber, West Island College and Sir Winston Churchill.

Other neighborhoods and communities that offer high-quality schools to residents include Oakville, Ontario; Strathcona County, Alberta; Blainville, Quebec; Ottawa, Ontario; and Milton, Ontario. Halton Hills, Ontario, and Spruce Grove, Alberta, also offer high-quality schools. In addition to having some of the top schools in the country, many of these communities have reputations for being excellent places to live. According to MoneySense.ca, Ottawa, Ontario, is the second-best place to live in Canada, while Burlington, Ontario, is the third-best place.

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