The St. Lawrence Academy

Where the path to success begins

"For wisdom will come to your heart, and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul; discretion will watch over you and understanding will guard you." Proverbs 2:10,11

Who We Are

Located in the historical town of Prescott, ON, St. Lawrence Academy (SLA)  is a private/independent Christian day school for grades K - 8. With a history that spans more than 10 years, students benefit from a challenging academic program, an award-winning arts program , and an enriched physical education program.

Where To Find Us

The St. Lawrence Academy is located in the heart of Prescott, Ontario. Prescott  is a small quaint town, with a population of 4284 people, on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River in the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, Canada. With the Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge, 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) east of Prescott, we are ideally situated in close proximity to several popular attractions and urban destinations.  

Distance To Ottawa      -    90 Km

Distance To Brockville  -    19 Km

Distance To Montreal   -    187 Km

Distance To Kingston   -    105 Km 

Distance To Toronto     -     359 Km 

st Lawrence academy, Prescott Ontario

The SLA Difference!

  • Small class sizes (classes are capped at 15 students)
  • We offer quality private school education in the beautiful and safe town of Prescott, Ontario
  • Specialist teachers for English, Math, Science, Social Studies, French, P.E. Music, Drama & Visual Arts
  • District and National honours for speeches, essays and spelling bees
  • ‘Best Elementary School Award” at the Rideau St. Lawrence Science Fair for 3 years in a row. 
  • Successfully compete in Canada Wide Science Fair 
  • Top Honours at Lions Music Festival 
  • Our EQAO standardized testing scores for Grades 3 and 6 have always met and exceeded curriculum expectations with 100% of our students achieving level 4 in Math.
  • Our Physical Education Program includes curling, golf, track and field, skating, and tennis.
  • We offer private music lessons in violin, voice, piano, ukulele and guitar
  • We care deeply, give generously and share willingly with many local and international organizations 
  • We offer bussing from Brockville, North Augusta, Maitland
  • Our unique educational partnership with Rideau International Language Organization  caters to the needs of our international students
  • Our graduates have a 100% acceptance rate into the Secondary Schools of their choice

St. Lawrence Academy, Private Elementary School
Our students achieve and exceed Ontario curriculum standards

What's Happening at

Jim MacNeil Memorial Cross Country Invitational

Date: Monday, October 1st

Who: K-8 students

Where: Sandra S. Lawn Harbour

Cost: None - However a tuck shop with pizza, chips, water and juice $

Email: [email protected] 

Open House - Join us and meet the teacher and staff


Come meet teachers and find out more about our curriculum expectations and standards. Movie available for students and Scholastic Book Fair. Find out more about SLA! Come and See the Difference! To learn more email: [email protected]

Apple Crisp FUN-Raiser

This our most delicious Fundraiser of the year! Purchase a home-made apple crisp for $10 with all proceeds going towards new playground equipment for our school. Apple crisps will be ready on October 27th! Contact us [email protected] to reserve one or 10! Your friends and family will thank you :)



When: Saturday, October 27th 12-4pm

Where: Roebuck Community Centre

Why: To raise funds for a new playground structure

Who: Everyone is invited! 

Question? Email: [email protected]

Our Christmas Market and Food Fest at SLA

5th Annual Christmas Market and Food Fest!

Date: Saturday December 1st, 2018 10:00AM - 2PM


Reserve a table for only $35 and showcase your products, crafts and goodies while shoppers hunt for deals and Christmas gifts. 

VENDORS: Please complete the 2 forms below and email to: [email protected] 



* Please note that tables are reserved on a first-come basis.