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A Unique & Exceptional Experience

Welcome to Rothesay Netherwood School, a small, independent, co-ed boarding and day school for Grades 6 to 12 with a big reputation worldwide. We are located in Rothesay, a picturesque town minutes from Saint John, New Brunswick, on Canada’s beautiful East Coast. We are known for our high standard of academic excellence made possible by our inspiring faculty and staff. Our caring, nurturing environment provides each student with ample opportunities to grow as a person within a closely-knit community that values respect, courage, creativity, and the desire to give back.

RNS Values

List of 4 items.

  • Character

    We believe character is developed through respect, responsibility, kindness and citizenship.

  • Courage

    We believe courage is built by taking risks, embracing challenges and being open to new experiences.
  • Creativity

    We believe creativity is fostered by embracing imagination, new ideas and innovation.
  • Community

    We believe community is powered through empathy, engagement and lasting relationships.

List of 8 items.

  • $1.5M

    Scholarships & Bursaries Given
    Because of the generosity of our community, many students have the opportunity to attend RNS. Click here to learn how you can help.
  • 10,000+

    Hours of Annual Community Service
    Our Senior School and Middle School students are actively involved in the local and greater communities through numerous initiatives including Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Outflow and Project Linus.
  • 100%

    University Acceptance Rate
    RNS graduates attend the finest universities in Canada and beyond. More than $1.5 million was offered in post secondary scholarships among the 63 students in the Class of 2022.
  • 16

    Average Class Size
    Working with fewer students more personally is proven to enhance learning and overall classroom atmosphere.
  • 30

    Athletic Teams in 17 Sports
    From hockey to tennis, to rowing and golf, RNS provides athletic opportunities for everyone.
  • 31

    IB Courses offered at RNS
    RNS is proud to be an IB World School. Learn more about the International Baccalaureate Program.
  • 32%

    Students awarded bursaries
    An RNS education is more affordable than you might think. Find out about our Scholarships and Bursaries program.
  • 7:1

    Student-teacher Ratio
    Low student to teacher ratios create more confident learners.

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40 College Hill Road
Rothesay, NB
E2E 5H1


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