Here's what people are saying about UYS!


“From the perspective of parents, we wanted a school that would do many things for our son:

  1. To pay attention to him as an individual and provide a personalized education;
  2. To develop his English language abilities;
  3. To foster his self-esteem by encouraging participation extracurricular activities;
  4. To provide him with opportunities to communicate and cooperate with international and local students;
  5. To pay attention to the emotional and psychological well-being of international students.

Upper York school does all of these things.  We are so pleased that our son is studying there. ” ~ Yilian, parent of a grade 10 student.


“I am really surprised and happy with the significant progress my child has made since joining Upper York School.  He participates actively in all aspects of school life and I can see he is developing learning skills that will prepare him for future study and life ahead.  At Upper York School, the teachers are professional and responsible; students are friendly and helpful; and the learning equipment is welcoming.” ~ Yaping, parent of Gr. 9 student


“With small class sizes, my teacher is able to give me a lot of individual attention. I like that lessons use multimedia and teachers have many resources and vary their teaching techniques.”
~ Lucy, grade 9


“We have excellent teachers with a lot of experience. I feel good about the education I am getting at Upper York School.”
~ Mark, grade 10


“In the process of learning and personal development, each student is a distinctive individual. At Upper York School, this distinctiveness is recognized, respected and responded to with personalized education. At Upper York School, each student is provided with the opportunity to improve their learning performance and to foster their own personality. Parents can feel that the school is taking the responsibility to lead their children to a better future. We are glad that our daughter is studying here.” ~ Weihong, parent of a grade 9 student.


“What I like best about Upper York School is that the classes are small and the students are very kind to each other.”
~ Lisa, grade 9

UYS Teacher Comments

Ms. Bahadur: “Upper York school encourages and promotes an environment of learning for both it’s students and teachers.”

Ms. Hernandez: “At Upper York School we all work towards a common goal: helping our students to be successful. I teach a small group of students which is an ideal teaching environment.  I am also encouraged to be creative in my lesson planning and with student assessments.”

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