Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board (DPCDSB)

Located just west of the City of Toronto, on the north shore of Lake Ontario, and less than a 30 minute drive to Toronto and a 90 minute drive to Niagara Falls, the Dufferin-Peel CDSB is home to the Toronto Pearson International Airport Canada’s largest airport.  The region boats and extensive network of local and regional train, and bus services with direct connections to 16 universities and colleges within a 60 kilometer radius.  Dufferin-Peel CDSB represents one of the most culturally diverse and vibrant areas of the province.  We represent the city of Brampton, Mississauga, Caledon, Orangeville and Bolton.  Students will enjoy themselves in our region with the many cultural, sporting, entertainment facilities located within a short distance from school and homestay.
In the Dufferin-Peel CDSB we take pride in serving the diverse learning needs of students and their families in community with parents, school staff and our support staff.  Our schools are safe, caring communities.  We place the student at the center of learning and we accommodate needs of each individual student to ensure the success of all of our students.  Students can access support from our Child and Youth Workers, Social Workers as needed.  We treat all students with respect and dignity and we reflect our catholic traditions in our learning environments.
Our schools are vibrant places with many extra-curricular sports, clubs, teams, activities.   We encourage our International students to become activity involved in the total life of the school to make their time here most enjoyable. We have schools with Specialist High Skills Majors in many different industry sector areas of focus as well as International Baccalaureate Program and Advanced Placement programs.  We have regional Arts and Sports schools as well.

Programs Offered:

  • Full Year
  • 1 Semester
  • Short-term Immersion
  • Summer Program
  • Programs offered in English
  • French Immersion
  • Programs offered in French
  • We will be introducing Immersion next year in the fall at 2 high schools.

Specialized Programs:

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • Summer Credit
  • Adult High School
  • TESL Certificate
  • Regional programs (ie. Arts/Sports) SHSM in all 25 high schools

Age Limit: Grade 8 to Grade 12
Universities & Colleges in Area:

  • York University
  • University of Toronto – Both Toronto and Mississauga Campus
  • Guelph University
  • McMaster University
  • Ryerson University
  • Brock University
  • Guelph-Humber
  • Waterloo


  • All Toronto attractions are within close proximity
  • Living Arts Centre
  • Brampton Rose Theatre
  • Square One in Mississauga
  • Brampton Shoppers World
  • Hershey Centre Sports
  • Mississauga Symphony
  • Mississauga City Hall with events/celebrations
  • Brampton City Hall – events/celebrations

40 Matheson Blvd.,
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
L5R 1C5

Airport: Pearson International Airport

Entrance Dates: September, February & July (Summer ESL)

Application Deadlines: June 15 & October 15

Application Fee: $250

Full Year Tuition Fee: $13,000

1 Semester Tuition Fee: $6,500

All funds are in Canadian dollars

Joanna Boudreau
Principal, Adult and Continuing Education

Email: joanna.boudreau@dpcdsb.org
Phone: 905-890-1221 – ask for Joanna Boudreau