Toronto District School Board (TDSB)

As Canada’s premier public educational system, the TDSB has 584 schools and over 250,000 students, making it the largest public school board in Canada and the 4th largest board in North America. Over 200 nationalities and 75 languages are represented in our schools – giving our students the greatest advantage to achieve intercultural awareness and to become effective global citizens. The TDSB welcomes international students from around the world.

We take great pride in the academic excellence of our schools and students. The talented community of educators and support staff are dedicated to enriching the lives of our students and helping them achieve success. With over 40% of our graduates ranking as Ontario Scholars, more than 80% of the TDSB graduates go on to university or college.

The TDSB has one of the most robust international student programs in Canada. Our dedicated staff, teachers and counsellors understand the needs of our international students and know that help and support adjusting to life in a new country are often required. Our staff speak a variety of languages and they are always willing to offer friendly guidance on academic and personal issues. Our schools offer a vast range of academic courses and extracurricular activities that are designed to meet the diverse interests of our international students from all over the world

Programs Offered:

  • Full Year
  • 1 Semester
  • Short-term Immersion
  • Summer Program
  • Programs offered in English
  • International Certificate

Specialized Programs:

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • Summer Credit
  • Winter Camp
  • Adult High School
  • Teacher Training
  • TESL Certificate

Age Limit: Kindergarten – Grade 12
Universities & Colleges in Area:

  • University of Toronto
  • York University
  • Ryerson University
  • Seneca College
  • Centennial College
  • George Brown College
  • Sheridan College
  • Humber College
  • etc.


  • CN Tower
  • Niagara Falls
  • Royal Ontario Museum
  • Ontario Science Centre
  • Canada’s Wonderland
  • Lake of Ontario

5050 Yonge Street, 1st Floor
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M2N 5N8

Airport: Toronto Pearson International Airport

Entrance Dates: September  & February

Application Deadlines: May 31 & November 15

Application Fee: $200

Full Year Tuition Fee: $12,500 Elementary; $14,000 Secondary

1 Semester Tuition Fee: $6250 Half Year Elementary; $7,000 1 semester Secondary

Annual Homestay Placement Fee: Arranged by Canada Homestay International

Homestay Monthly Fee: NA

Annual Health Insurance Fee: included in the tuition fee

All funds are in Canadian dollars

Dr. Smita Sengupta
Senior Manager

Phone: 416-395-8120
Fax: 416-395-8476