School Boards in the Greater Toronto Area

School Boards in Toronto

Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud

The Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud (CSDCCS) is the Roman Catholic French language school board for the South-Central region of Ontario. With a geographic area of more than 40 000 km2, the CSDCCS extends from the Niagara Peninsula to Peterborough and from Lake Ontario (Toronto) to Georgian Bay. The CSDCCS educates over 13,500 students in its 41 elementary and 8 secondary schools.

Conseil scolaire Viamonde (Formerly Conseil scolaire de district du Centre-Sud-Ouest)

The Conseil scolaire Viamonde is the French-language Public School board that serves the central south-western region of Ontario. There are over 8,500 students enrolled in 39 schools, 10 of which are at the secondary level.

Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB)

The
Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) is a publicly-funded school board that includes 201 schools in North York, York, East York, Toronto, and Etobicoke. The TCDSB offers a variety of French language learning programs in its schools, including Core French for elementary students, French immersion for elementary and secondary school students, and extended French for elementary and high school students. For more information on the FSL programs offered by the TCDSB, click here.

Toronto District School Board (TDSB)

The TDSB is a
publicly-funded school board that serves 451 elementary schools and 102 secondary schools in Toronto. The TDSB offers elementary and secondary school students a variety of French as a Second Language Programs, including Core French, as well as intensive programs such as extended French and French immersion. For more information on the FSL programs offered by the TDSB, click here.


School Boards in the Greater Toronto Area

Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board

The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board offers a variety of French as a Second Language Learning Programs at the elementary and secondary school levels. There are 122 elementary schools and 26 secondary or high schools under this board. Programs offered include extended French, French immersion, and A.I.M Core French.

Durham Catholic District School Board

The Durham Catholic District School Board (DCDSB) is a publicly-funded Catholic school board that serves the Durham region with 39 elementary schools and 7 secondary schools. Their schools offer both French Immersion and Core French programs.

Durham District School Board

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) is a public school board that serves over 70,000 students in Whitby, Ajax, Brock, Oshawa, Pickering, Scugog, and Uxbridge. The DDSB has 109 elementary schools and 26 high schools and learning centres. The French immersion program is offered at eleven elementary schools and six secondary schools across the region, and Core French is offered in the remaining schools.

Peel District School Board

The Peel District School Board (PDSB) serves the communities of Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon with 189 elementary schools and 32 secondary schools. French immersion programs are offered in 19 elementary schools and 5 secondary schools, 2 of which only offer partial French immersion. An extended French program is offered in 6 schools across the board.

Halton Catholic District School Board

The Halton Catholic District School Board serves the communities of Burlington, Milton, Oakville, and Georgetown. The HCDSB has 40 elementary schools and 8 secondary schools with close to 30,000 students. The HCDSB offers Core French as well as a French Immersion Program for students entering grade 5 in September 2011. Registrations for French Immersion programs are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information on the program and on the schools offering French Immersion,
click here.

Halton District School Board

The Halton District School Board (HDSB) has 76 elementary schools and 16 secondary schools in Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. The HDSB has a French Advisory Committee to support excellence in FSL programs and to review current delivery models in the Core French and French Immersion programs. Their Core French program runs from Grade 4 until Grade 8 and offers students 200 minutes of French language instruction per week. The French Immersion program offered by the HDSB offers both early (Grade 1 entry) and late (Grade 7 entry) immersion, with 50 percent of the program in English and the other half in French. To see which schools offer French Immersion, click here.

York Catholic District School Board

Servicing over 53,000 students, the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) operates 83 elementary schools and 15 secondary schools in the York Regional Municipality. French immersion is offered in
some schools, as well as Core French. The French Immersion Brochure for YCDSB offers more information on their Grade one French immersion program, which has approximately 46 spaces. Priority is given to students living within the Immaculate Conception CES boundary; all remaining spots will be determined through a public lottery process.

York Region District School Board

The York Region District School Board (YRDSB) is the English-language public school board for York Regional Municipality, with 165 elementary schools and 34 secondary schools. Servicing over 115,000 students, the YRDSB offers Core French, Extended French, and French immersion programs in its schools.