Durham Catholic District School Board (DCDSB)

At the Durham Catholic District School Board, we share a sense of community with families, staff and parishes. Guided by the teachings of Jesus and committed to Excellence, Equity and New Evangelization, we teach in schools throughout Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax, Pickering, Uxbridge, Scugog and Brock. We offer a range of programs and services to meet the needs of all students. We invite you to learn more about our communities by checking out our website or visiting our schools.
With our amazing teachers, we teach students in 46 schools throughout Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax, Pickering, Uxbridge, Scugog and Brock, serving approximately 21,150 elementary and secondary students. Our diverse and multicultural school board is attracting students from around the world.

Programs Offered:

  • Full Year
  • 1 Semester
  • Short-term Immersion
  • Summer Program
  • Programs offered in English
  • French Immersion
  • Programs offered in French
  • Short/Long Term Camps
  • Student Exchanges

Specialized Programs:

  • Regional Arts and Media Program
  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • Ultimate Potential Math Program
  • Specialist High Skills Major Program
  • Co-op Education Program
  • Dual Credit Program
  • Free IELTS Test Preparation Program
  • After-school Tutoring Program
  • Summer Credit
  • Summer/Winter Camp
  • Adult High School
  • Adult Continuing Education Course

Extra-Curricular Activities (include but are not limited to): Robotics Team; Tech Team; Debate Club; Anime Club; Music Band; Athletic Council; Creative Writing Club; Fitness Club; Multicultural Clubs. Athletic teams include basketball, soccer, volleyball, hockey, curling, track and field, lacrosse, cross-country running, swimming, tennis, Frisbee, football and golf

Universities & Colleges in Area:

  • Ontario Tech University
  • Durham College
  • University of Toronto
  • Trent University


  • General Motors Centre
  • Lake Ontario Shorefront
  • Brooklin Fair
  • Oshawa Centre
  • Pickering Flea Market

School Board Address:
650 Rossland Road,
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
L1C 7C4

Airport: Toronto Pearson International Airport

Entrance Dates: September & February

Application Deadlines: May 31 for September Entry and November 30 for February Entry

Registration fee for all new international students ‐ $250 (non‐refundable)

Secondary school (Grade 9 – 12): 

$15,550.00 CDN – Two Semesters of Secondary School (maximum of 8 credits) $7,775.00 CDN – One Semester of Secondary School (maximum of 4 credits)

Elementary school (Grade K – 8):

$14,550.00 CDN – Full year of Elementary School (10 months) $7,275.00 CDN – Half year of Elementary School (5 months)

$1,800.00 CDN/Course – Adult Continuing Education Course (eg: PSW Program ‐ $1,800 X 6.5 credits = $11,700.00)

Summer School Credit Course ‐ $1,625.00 CDN/Course

*All prices in Canadian dollars

Email: internationalstudent@dcdsb.ca

Website: www.dcdsb.ca/internationaleducation

Mailing Address: 650 Rossland Road

City: Oshawa

Province: Ontario

Postal Code: L1C 7C4

Phone: 905-666-1146 ext. 57252

Fax: 905-576-0923