In most schools, boys and girls learn together in the same classroom. Some private schools are for boys or girls only. There for that is very similar to the U.S.
In Canada there is typically free public education. On the other hand there is private schools that you will have to pay for but thats it
A typical school day for a school kid is, they do there work go outside for a recess then go back in side. They do more work then lunch and a lunch recess. After lunch recess they go back in side and finish out there school day.
INTERESTING FACTS: Language programs: Language programs (English or French as a second language) are offered at middle schools, high schools, colleges, universities and private language schools.
School districts: Provinces are divided into school districts, and school districts have school boards (elected officials) which implement policy and curriculum set out by the province. A school district usually serves one or more cities or towns, depending on their size.