Duncan Canada
Queen Margaret's School


Queen Margaret’s School (QMS) is a trailblazing Preschool to Grade 12 university-preparatory school, with boarding offered for Grades 6 through 12. Located on 27 wooded west coast acres, the QMS campus is walking distance to the picturesque town of Duncan in the heart of the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island. The Cowichan Valley enjoys Canada’s warmest temperature and is a spectacular setting of towering forests, abundant beaches, and sheltered bays, perfect for hiking, cycling, swimming and other outdoor activities. With an on-campus riding and academic Equestrian Program, QMS offers unique opportunities for students.Three signature programming strategies guide our faculty in the delivery of an enriched curriculum:•Experiential and Inquiry-Based Learning•Entrepreneurial Thinking and Global Sustainability•Equine Facilitated Leadership DevelopmentAs a globally-minded community, QMS promises an exceptional and rigorous education that builds new generations of confident leaders of character and compassion empowered to create a more just and connected world.New world. New challenges. New learning.

  • Day school tuition $17959 - $21022 USD
  • Grades for day school Pre-K/Reception -
    12th Grade/Year 13
  • Number of Students 400
  • Boarding school tuition $45589 - $50000 USD
  • Grades for boarding school 6th Grade/Year 7 -
    12th Grade/Year 13
  • Curricula Advanced Placement
  • Type Co-ed

Admissions Information


  • Assigns homework Yes
  • Language of instruction English
  • Languages taught French

Languages Taught

Optional French classes - not Immersion

School Life

  • Max class size 24
  • Average class size 20