District School Board of Niagara (DSBN)

You are invited to study at the District School Board of Niagara (DSBN) located in the heart of the world-famous Niagara Falls area in Canada! At the DSBN, our motto is, “I Matter at DSBN”. At the secondary school level, international students are well-prepared academically to enter reputable Universities and Colleges in Ontario, throughout Canada, and around the world. In addition to academics, DSBN is known for specialized arts and technology programs and is a world champion in Robotics. Continuing your English language development is enhanced through our extensive ESL support provided at selected school sites and will occur naturally as you will be immersed in classrooms that have a high percentage of native-English speaking students. Niagara’s climate is more moderate than in some other parts of Ontario and is located about one hour from Toronto offering many cultural, educational, tourist, and shopping venues. The Niagara Region, with its population of 500,000 spread over 12 communities, will offer you a safe and more stress-free environment in which to live, study, and have fun.

Programs Offered:

  • Full Year
  • 1 Semester
  • Summer Program
  • Programs offered in English
  • French Immersion

Specialized Programs:

  • Summer Credit
  • Winter Camp
  • Adult High School
  • Hockey Academy
  • Pathway program to Brock University and to Niagara College

Age Limit: 20
Universities & Colleges in Area:

  • Brock University
  • Niagara College


  • Niagara Falls Tourist District
  • Great Lakes and beaches
  • on border of New York U.S.A.
  • hiking and cycling trails along Niagara Gorge
  • outlet shopping centre
  • Welland Canal
  • vineyards and orchards
  • world-class rowing course
  • hockey arenas
  • ski slopes
  • Shaw Festival live theatre
  • historical forts

191 Carlton Street
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
L2R 7P4

Airport: Toronto Pearson International

Entrance Dates: September 1 & February 1

Application Deadlines: June 1 & December 1 (contact us if later)

Application Fee: Application Fee $250

Full Year Tuition Fee: Secondary $14,300     Elementary $13,300

1 Semester Tuition Fee: Secondary $7,150     Elementary $6,650     

All funds are in Canadian dollars

Yuexin Wang
International Education Coordinator

Email: yuexin.wang@dsbn.org
Phone: 905-641-2929 ext 54176
Fax: 905-685-8511