Explore The Top Private Secondary School Near Vaughan, Ontario

At UMCA Rich Tree Academy, we focus on providing students from kindergarten through high school with an enriched learning experience. As one of the top private secondary schools near Vaughan, Ontario, our professional staff focuses on preparing your child for the world ahead, including attending a college or university of their choice.

At UMCA, our focus is on teaching children to learn. Through our secondary school programs, we encourage students to develop a solid work ethic that provides them with the foundation for success throughout life.

One of the sayings we use at UMCA is, “Leaders do not create followers, they create more leaders.” This is our goal, to help students to become future leaders as they move forward in life.

The UMCA Rich Tree Academy Difference

Attending our private secondary school provides several advantages to students and parents. UMCA Rich Tree Academy offers both in person and online learning and continues to focus on individualized student learning and growth, allowing students to earn an Ontario Secondary School Diploma with the required 30 credits. We also administer the OSSLT (Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test), which is mandatory for graduation across the province.

In addition to the 18 compulsory credits, our secondary students have the freedom to choose from a wide range of elective credits. These credits can be earned through in-person courses on the campus, our online courses, or a combination of both options.

Each of our secondary students complete 40 hours of community involvement over their four years of high school. Our students volunteer in a number of organizations and events, and we are always happy to see their achievements. These hours develop an understanding of the importance of civic responsibility while also allowing our students to develop their leadership and communication skills in real-world applications. Graduates of our programs have gone on to receive scholarships and recognition for their volunteer work in the community.

As one of the top private secondary schools near Vaughan, Ontario, we have an exceptional record in the placement of our graduates in top universities and colleges across Canada. Over the past 17 years, 99% of our graduates have been admitted to their university of choice, and over 90% earn a scholarship, and our secondary school program is designed to set our students up for future success.


Secondary school courses include the required academics as well as a full range of extra-curricular courses and activities. Courses may be completed virtually, in person, or as a combination of both.

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We welcome your child and you to take a tour of our school to experience first-hand the sense of community, the enthusiasm and involvement of our students in learning, and the dedication of our teaching team.

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