About Kingsway College
Kingsway College is a private, Christian, boarding and day, co-ed high school (Grades 9-12). It is located in Oshawa, Ontario and is owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Our mission is to reflect Jesus Christ and prepare students for His service. Our program is designed to develop the whole person, focusing on the academic, spiritual, physical, and social aspects of the student.
The College received its Letters Patent on December 20, 1919, and Supplementary Letters Patent on June 1, 1966. Kingsway College is accredited by the Board of Regents of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. It is also inspected regularly by the Ontario Ministry of Education, and issues the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).
Kingsway College is located in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, approximately 60 kilometers east of Toronto, in a park-like setting on approximately 75 acres of land. We have been in existence since 1903. Currently there are approximately 270 students enrolled in grades nine through twelve. The majority of our students live in residence halls on campus as boarding students. Students of all faiths are welcome to apply for admission.
To reflect Jesus Christ and prepare students for his service.
Directional (Core) Values
The following postulates provide an important context for our decisions and directions:
1. Spiritual Values
- Provide opportunities for each student to grow in God’s love.
- Lead students to accept Jesus Christ as their personal Saviour.
- Develop a desire in students to serve God and others.
2. Academic Values
- Lead students to reach his or her potential to master knowledge and develop the skills and attitudes essential for success in society.
- Develop in each student the highest level of critical thinking possible.
- Create a learning environment where students can express innovative thinking and utilize their creative energy.
- Maintain accreditation by the Ontario Ministry of Education and the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists.
3. Physical Values
- Provide a wide variety of physical activities that will help students experience a balanced Christian lifestyle and maintain personal physical fitness.
- Develop a respect for the dignity of labour and pride in a job well done.
- Develop good work habits such as diligence, initiative, and honesty.
4. Social Values
- Provide a safe learning environment.
- Acknowledge diversity and develop respect for the rights of yourself and others.
- Practice effective communication with all members of our learning community.
- Promote integrity of character by developing personal responsibility through holding ourselves accountable for our actions.