Canadian Accredited Independent Schools

Rosseau Lake College is a member of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools, a national organization with the intent to pursue leadership, research, and training for member schools that meet or surpass international standards of educational excellence. CAIS requires members to meet the following requirements:

  • A Board of Governors (or similar body) oversees the school and deals at arm’s length with the administration of the school.
  • School leadership practices ethically in the areas of employment, admissions, recruitment and fund-raising.
  • The School operates in a stable and viable manner.
  • Heads and Chairs attend the annual conference during which an Annual General Meeting is held.
  • The School meets the National Standards and undergoes an accreditation process every seven years (unless a different cycle is mutually agreed upon by the School and the Board).
  • The School pays the annual fee.
  • The School submits an Annual Report.
  • The School participates in annual Research Projects, including Benchmarking and Compensation Surveys.
  • The School supports joint projects that are endorsed by the membership at the Annual General Meeting.

Ministry of Education

Rosseau Lake College is committed to academic excellence by following the curriculum designed by the Ontario Ministry of Education. Considered a world leader in curriculum development the Ontario Ministry of Education conducts bi-annual curriculum inspections of RLC.

Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario

Rosseau Lake College is also a member of the Conference of Independent Schools (CIS Ontario). CIS is an association of independent schools whose mission is to support and prepare member school for the rigours of 21st century education. CIS maintains a voice for quality independent school education, is first to response to emerging issues in pedagogy, and acts as a medium for mutual effort among member schools.

The Association of Boarding Schools

Rosseau Lake College is a proud member of The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS), the public voice for college-preparatory boarding schools and the central resource for boarding school education. TABS serves roughly 300 boarding schools across the United States, Canada, and abroad. Serving as a bridge between schools and students, TABS actively supports the needs of boarding schools themselves, and provide information and insight to families about the benefits of a boarding school environment.