International students aged 5-18 can study in Canada in Primary, Elementary and Secondary Schools. These schools offer day schooling as well as boarding option. These schools are Public,Private and Independent. Private and Independent schools may have religious affiliation and offer faith based programs. They may may be single gender or co-education.
K-12 schools offer homestay or boarding option to international student which gives an enriched experience to students and understanding and experience of the Canadian style of living.
There are currently over 100 public school boards across Canada which enrol over 20,000 international students every year. The Annual tuition fee and homestay fees combined range from $18,000-24000 for a full year program. In Private and independent schools, the annual cost ranges from $30,000-60,000.