District School Board of Niagara (DSBN)

The District School Board of Niagara is a mid-size publicly funded K-12 School District located in the Region of Niagara Falls in Southern Ontario. The Region has a population size of 500,000 spread over several communities and is just over one hour by car from the city of Toronto.

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 $13,000     Elementary $12,000

1 Semester Tuition Fee: Secondary $6,500     Elementary $6,000     

Annual Homestay Placement Fee: $250 payable directly to an external homestay organization

Homestay Monthly Fee: Average $800-$850

Annual Health Insurance Fee: $500

Annual Custodianship Fee: Where applicable $1,000

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