St. Catharines (known as “The Garden City”) lies 1.5 hours south of Toronto across Lake Ontario, and 19 km from the border of the United States.  As the largest city in the Niagara Region, St. Catharines offers great access to several major cities in both Canada and the United States.

  • 111 km from Toronto and 19 km from Niagara Falls and the United States border
  • Urban centres such as Toronto, Hamilton, Buffalo, and Rochester are located within a 160 km radius
  • Windsor, London, Cleveland, Detroit and Pittsburgh are less than 460 km away
  • New York City is less than 726 km away


NFCI is situated in a friendly, established residential community. The surrounding population consists mainly of local Canadian families. Away from all the distractions found in metropolises, students can focus better in school, and learn about the Canadian culture in a safe environment.


The large 17800 m² campus features a modern school building equipped with a full complement of facilities, providing a supportive and stimulating environment for students with different needs and competency.

EDUCATION:          Science Lab (isolated glass demo platform), Computer Lab, Library, Greenhouse
ATHLETICS:            Outdoor Soccer/Baseball Field, Indoor Basketball Court/Gyma, Fitness Centre
RECREATION:        Foosball, Table Tennis, Various Classes/Clubs (Chess, Dance, Yoga…)