Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board (HPCDSB)

The Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board is a vibrant, loving and gracious model of Catholic education.  We are a Catholic school system that has nurtured students with excellence in academics, athletics and faith formation since 1848.

We are rooted in high standards for academic achievement and are modelled on a deep commitment to ensuring that all students are successful. We are a fully inclusive school system and make significant investments in technologies and professional learning to provide excellent learning opportunities for children and youth.  We treasure the sacred dignity of God’s children.

The Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board is located in South-West Ontario in both Huron and Perth counties. Our school system spans 6000 square kilometres along the shores of beautiful Lake Huron and encompasses both rural and urban centres from Stratford, Exeter and St. Marys to our northern borders in Listowel, Wingham and Goderich. We are proud partners with the Stratford Festival and provide exemplary opportunities for students in the arts.  We are proud of our agricultural heritage and embrace the fact that the farms in Huron and Perth counties are among the finest in the world.

The Huron‐Perth Catholic District School Board is proud of the success of our students in faith and learning.  Our students demonstrate dedicated and humble hearts in their model of service, social justice and prayer.  We embrace our commitment to high standards in teaching and learning.  Our graduation rates are among the highest of all school systems in Ontario. Our students excel in technology.  The grace of God is alive in the hearts and minds of all members of the Huron‐Perth Catholic District School Board.


Programs Offered:

  • Full Year
  • 1 Semester
  • Short-term Immersion
  • French Immersion

Specialized Programs:

  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • Teacher Training

Universities & Colleges in Area:

  • University of Waterloo
  • Western University
  • MacMaster University
  • Laurier University
  • University of Toronto
  • York University
  • Ryerson University


  • Stratford Shakespearean Festival
  • Niagara Falls
  • Toronto, Ontario

PO Box 70
87 Mill Street

Dublin, Ontario, Canada
N0W 1E0

Airport: Pearson International – Toronto

Entrance Dates: September & February

Application Deadlines: May 31 and November 30

Application Fee: $300

Full Year Tuition Fee: Secondary $13,900

1 Semester Tuition Fee: $6,950

Annual Homestay Placement Fee: $10,150.00 (10 months)

Homestay Monthly Fee: $1,015.00

Annual Health Insurance Fee: $600

Annual Custodianship Fee: $650

All funds are in Canadian dollars

Vince MacDonald
Director of Education

Phone: 519-345-2440