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Celebrating 18 Years Of Academic Excellence!

London International Academy (LIA) is a Canadian Private Secondary Day & Boarding School, located in the beautiful “Forest City” of London, Ontario.

We are certified in accordance with the Ontario Ministry of Education to offer academic courses from grades 9 to 12 and authorized to grant the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). We are an authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) World School offering the IB Diploma Programme (Gr. 11 & 12). We help launch our students into post-secondary education for a successful integration academically, socially, and culturally.

With a strong track record of placing students in Canada’s top universities and programs focused to meet the needs of both domestic and international students, London International Academy is ready to help you to achieve your goals!

London International Academy offers many advantages to students, both international and domestic: a full Canadian curriculum taught by certified, knowledgeable, and caring teaching staff, on and off-campus housing support, student meal plans, a specialized student services department that offers individualized assistance with university applications, and much more! LIA looks to educate young, bright minds while providing opportunities that allow our students to stand out amongst the crowd.

First built as a university preparation school, London International Academy (LIA) has quickly grown into a fully-certified private secondary boarding school, authorized by the Ontario Ministry of Education to grant successful students the Ontario Secondary School Diploma for further academic study at the post-secondary level in North America.

LIA’s main campus, located in the heart of the city of London (Ontario), is a vibrant hub of activity and student innovation. Offering small class sizes, OCT qualified educators, and a variety of extracurricular and student-led initiatives, LIA is committed to maintaining a fostering environment for the academic maturation of its students.

London International Academy is committed to helping its students become well-educated, innovative, and responsible young adults, to better prepare them for their futures in an increasingly stimulating and connected world.


Our Vision

Our students and staff will be successful, powerful learners who will strive to be global citizens. Our professional and highly motivated staff will challenge student thinking so that they will grow in knowledge through inquiry and quality learning, and foster interest and love of science, technology, and the arts.

Our Mission

In a safe, supportive environment, LIA will provide learning and living opportunities for all students to strive to realize excellence, their personal potential, and to develop an understanding of social responsibility and respect for the individual and for cultural differences.


Encourage persistence and resilience to achieve individual excellence.

Provide a safe, respectful, caring and structured environment.

Celebrate cultural diversity and individual differences.

Build self-esteem and self-confidence.