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 and boarding 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
St Lawrence Academy logo - academic excellence


The SLA Difference

  • Small class sizes
  • 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 our 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
  • Unique educational partnership with Rideau International Language Organization 
  • Our graduates have a 100% acceptance rate into the Secondary Schools of their choice

SLA - Where Future Leaders Begin

What's Happening at #myacademy!

Green Space Initiative 

 Join us as we fundraise to create a better space for the community of Prescott. Through 100$ and $500 pledges, 5000$ has already been raised to put towards this $15,000.00 project. Donate today via eTransfer ([email protected]), cash, or check (made payable to the St. Lawrence Academy) if you would like to be a part of this positive change.

Student Recognition 

SLA student being recognized for her volunteer contributions to the community.

Congratulations to SLA's,  Madeleine Joanisse who was recently awarded the Youth Volunteer Caring Award by the Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau for her contributions to the community. Award recipients are selected by a community panel based on: extraordinary commitment to volunteering; lasting impression on our community; passion and inspiration. 

Summer Camp Registration Now Open!

SLA adventure Summer Camp July 9-13th, Brockville area

What: SLA Adventure Camp 2018

When: July 9 - 13th, 8:00am - 4:00pm 

Where: St. Lawrence Academy, 560 Edward St, Prescott

Who: ages 4 - 15 years old

Contact Jessica Irwin- Leung for more information

Tel: 613-618-3524

Email: [email protected] 

Brockville area summer camp

Games, Drama, Arts and Crafts, Sports, Team Building 

Date: August 13-17th, 8:00am - 4:00 PM

Open to all students Ages 4-15

Space is limited!

Contact Lynda Joanisse for more information

Tel: 613-925-5600

Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Science Fair at SLA

SLA Science Fair/ Invention Convention for students in Grades 1-8

Friday, April 6, 2018

Sibling grad photos at SLA

Grad and Sibling Photo Day
Dress Uniform

April 25th, 2018

SLA Spring Gala being held at 1000 islands

11th Annual Spring Fling
1000 Island Village 

Saturday, May 26th, 2018