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At Packer, we believe that students are at the center of their learning. Guided by best practices, dedicated teachers engage students in authentic, independent, and collaborative work. A deep and challenging educational program anchors a community where students learn to better understand themselves, one another, and the larger world.

Elizabeth Hastings
Associate Head of School and Academic Dean

By focusing on the attributes that drive learning, support collaboration, and facilitate innovation, our teachers develop students’ abilities to embrace complexity and work collectively in the world.

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Preschool at The Packer Collegiate Institute

Joy and creativity are at the center of our Pre-K Threes, Pre-K Fours, and Kindergarten classrooms.

Lower School

The Packer Collegiate Institute Lower School

Our First through Fourth Grade program develops young learners’ academic and critical thinking skills while supporting their social and emotional growth.

Middle School

The Packer Collegiate Institute Middle School

Our Fifth through Eighth Grade program aims to create engaged, reflective students who are able to work hard, make connections, and find joy and value in their learning.

Upper School

The Packer Collegiate Institute Upper School

Our Ninth through Twelfth Grade program embodies a healthy balance between academic rigor and personal development. As we like to say: we focus equally on head and heart.