Why Metro Prep?

Empowering Bright Minds Since 1982

Metro Prep was founded on the belief that young men and women thrive in a safe, nurturing and rigorous learning environment, where they are encouraged to confidently think, express themselves and ask critical questions.

Metro Prep offers a unique university preparation program where faculty doors are always open, the Principal is available to all students anytime of the day or evening, and university success is the only option! Metro Prep is committed to fostering the intellectual, physical, social and creative potential of university-oriented students through a supportive and challenging academic community.


Toronto, Ontario – convenient to all greater Toronto area locations.


Classrooms, science labs, computer labs, arts studios, drama studio, cafeteria, student lounge, quiet study areas, gymnasium and complete fitness centre.


Teacher to student ratio in class is 1:14. Faculty are available for tutoring after classes, until 6:00 pm.


  • Secondary School/University Preparatory
  • Middle School
  • Integrated ESL


Athletics (basketball, softball, badminton, volleyball, skiing, snowboarding, golf, tennis, soccer, track & field and ultimate Frisbee), Music, Drama, and Multimedia.

Experiential Learning

Skiing and biking trips; trips to Ottawa, Boston, Washington DC and New York; local theatre productions; United Nations debating conferences; Robotics Club; service opportunities worldwide and much more.

Guidance Program

University Prep Guidance Program – From the first day of classes until graduation, ALL students are prepared for university and guided through each stage of preparation by all faculty members and a dedicated Guidance Director.

Homestay Program

Students are housed in “family-style” residential facilities. Meals, a comfortable room, extra-curricular activities and designated staff make this program outstanding. Our Homestay Program pages contain more information.

Our son spent four excellent years at Metro Prep where he received a sound education and graduated well-prepared for higher education. He was truly inspired by the fine and caring faculty. With two university degrees under his belt, we credit Metro Prep for much of his academic success

University Placements

Nearly 100% of Metro Prep graduates go on to the best universities worldwide. Recent graduates have attended University of Toronto, Queen’s University, McGill University, University of British Columbia, UCLA, University of California Berkeley, University of King’s College London, University of Edinburgh, University of Cambridge, University of Hong Kong, University of Sydney, and London School of Economics.

Hear from a Metro Prep Alum

Watch as talented alumnus Haikun Liu (2019) provides an insider’s perspective on his experience at Metropolitan Preparatory Academy.

Haikun began his studies with Metro Prep in Grade 7, continuing to excel and then graduate at the top of a very impressive and accomplished Grade 12 class. He is now pursuing his love of learning at University of California Berkeley.

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