Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB)

HCDSB is located in Halton Region which is a regional Municipality of Ontario, Canada, located in Southern Ontario in the southwest part of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). It comprises the city of Burlington and the towns of Oakville, Milton and Halton Hills. It is well situated between the City of Toronto which is about 33 kms east of our Region as well as Niagara Falls, which is about 72 kms west. Halton has been ranked by Maclean’s Magazine as being the “safest place to live” in the Greater Toronto Area for the past 4 years, and one of the top 5 in Canada. Burlington and Oakville were rated #1 & #2 in the category of “Best Mid-sized Canadian City” by Money Sense Magazine for 2013, 2014 and 2015. 

The HCDSB provides all of its students with an exceptional educational experience, resulting in our School Board being a continuous provincial leader in academic achievement. Halton Region offers countless opportunities for entertainment, recreation, education, relaxation and fun along over 25 kms of frontage on beautiful Lake Ontario. Burlington and Oakville have been rated the #1 & #2 “Best mid-sized Cities in Canada” since 2013.

Programs Offered:

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

Specialized Programs:

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • Summer Credit
  • Adult High School
  • High Skills Majors,
  • OYAP
  • Other Pre-Apprentice Programs
  • Dual Credit Courses

Age Limit: 18
Universities & Colleges in Area:

  • McMaster University
  • Mohawk College
  • Sheridan College
  • DeGroote School of Business
  • University of Toronto
  • Within close proximity to many others


  • Royal Botanical Gardens
  • Bronte Creek Provincial Park
  • Burlington Performing Art Centre
  • Numerous Festivals
  • Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
  • Bruce Trail
  • Crawford Lake Conservation
  • Mount Nemo Conservation
  • Kelso Conservation
  • Rattlesnake Point
  • Glen Eden Ski Centre
  • Within close proximity to Toronto and the Niagara Region

802 Drury Lane
Burlington, Ontario, Canada
L7R 2Y2

Airport: Toronto Pearson International and John C. Munro Hamilton International

Entrance Dates: September & February

Application Deadlines: November 15 & June 15

Application Fee: $250

Full Year Tuition Fee: Elementary $12,000 & Secondary $13,000

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

Annual Homestay Placement Fee: Student arranges health insurance

Homestay Monthly Fee: Student arranges homestay

Annual Custodianship Fee: Student arranges custodianship

All funds are in Canadian dollars

Corinne Laurin
International Student Registrations, Planning Services

Email: laurinc@hcdsb.org
Phone: 905-632-6300
Fax: 905-632-5417