Niagara Catholic District School Board (NCDSB)

The Niagara Catholic District School Board is located in the beautiful region of Niagara, Ontario – Canada, with 12 dynamic cities including Niagara Falls, St. Catharines and charming Niagara-on-the-Lake. Niagara Catholic DSB is a leader in the delivery of Canadian and international education to primary, secondary and adult learners. With 49 elementary schools, 8 high schools and 4 adult education centres we offer a variety of programs to visiting students from across the Globe. Programs include short-term Elementary or High-School Integration Experience, Winter and Summer English Camps, Full-Year High School Academic Programs, Adult ESL Programs, TESL Certification and Diploma (Teacher training), and more. Full Homestay Accommodation with English-speaking Canadian families is available for all programs, with continuous support from our homestay department. Continuous support in students’ native language is available throughout their stay.

Programs Offered:

  • Full Year
  • 1 Semester
  • Short-term Immersion
  • Summer Program
  • Programs offered in English
  • French Immersion
  • ESL for children and adults

Specialized Programs:

  • Summer Credit
  • Winter Camp
  • Adult High School
  • Teacher Training
  • TESL Certificate

Age Limit: Grade 1 with parents, Grade 5 without parents
Universities & Colleges in Area:

  • Brock University
  • Niagara College
  • McMaster University
  • University of Waterloo
  • Wilfrid Laurier University


  • Niagara Falls
  • Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara Catholic District School Board

International Education Office

427 Rice Road

Welland, Ontario 

Canada L3C 7C1

Airport: Toronto International Airport

Entrance Dates: September or February for academic programs. Various flexible start dates for other programs

Application Fee: $300 (paid annually)

Full Year Tuition Fee: High School $14,300 Elementary School $13,300

1 Semester Tuition Fee: $7,150 High School

Annual Homestay Placement Fee: $600

Homestay Monthly Fee: $950

All funds are in Canadian dollars

Fred Wilson
Administrator, International Education

Phone: 1-905-682-3360
Fax: 1-905-682-1219