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Public Schools

Public Elementary and Secondary Schools

London has four public school boards; one secular English, one secular French, one Catholic English and one Catholic French, as well as several private elementary and secondary schools. Public schools are funded through tax dollars and are free to attend. Public schools in Ontario have high graduation rates in a wide range of programs. They are inclusive environments to maximize learning for all students.

Elementary schools (sometimes referred as primary or grade schools) for students aged 4 to 13 years old, includes kindergarten up to grade 8.

Secondary schools (also called high schools) for students aged 14 to 18 years old, includes grade 9 up to grade 12.

Thames Valley District School Board

Education in English and French Immersion programs are available to students in elementary and secondary schools. Adult education and English as a Second Language programs are available.

London District Catholic District School

Programming for elementary and secondary students in English and French Immersion is available. Students are required to take religion courses.

Conseil scolaire Viamonde

French first language programs are available through the public French school board.

Conseil scolaire catholiques Providence

Conseil scolaire catholiques Providence is the French language separate school board for Southwestern Ontario, Canada

Settlement Workers in Schools

Both of the area English language school boards have settlement workers (SWIS) to help newcomers acclimate.

Thames Valley District School Board

London District Catholic School Board

For services in French or to locate French language program or school visit:

Centre Communautaire Régional de London