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September 2018 Applications
We are now accepting applications for September 2018/2019 (Deadline for applications is May 31, 2018) 

How to Apply

Fill out an application form. Click here for the application form. Incomplete applications will not be processed. 

  1. Applying from International Schools (High School):
    • Official Transcripts provided for previous years of High School (notarized and translated into English)
    • Recommended overall average = 80%
    • Minimum Grade allowed in Any Course in the most recent school year = 70%
    • No unexplained attendance issues
      • Minimum Grades allowed for consideration:
        • Mathematics = 80%
        • English = 80%
        • First Language = 80%
  2. Applying from a school within Canada:
    • Official Transcripts provided for all previous years of High School (transcripts from country of origin must be notarized and translated into English).
    • Official Credit Counselling Summary including Equivalency credits granted.
    • Completed Secondary Pre-Screening form – please email isp@hcdsb.org for proper form
    • Permission to contact staff at previous High School within Canada
    • Recommended Overall Average = 70%
    • No unexplained attendance issues
      • Minimum Grades allowed for consideration:
        • Mathematics = 70%
        • English = 70%
        • First Language = 70%
  3. Provide the $300.00 application fee (non-refundable), payable via GlobalPay for StudentsFor International payments only.
    For payment information within Canada, please email isp@hcdsb.org
  4. Attach a copy of your Roman Catholic Baptismal Certificate (elementary only)
  5. Submit the above mentioned requirements via email at isp@hcdsb.org OR via regular mail to:
    International Student Program – Planning Services

    Halton Catholic District School Board
    802 Drury Lane
    Burlington, ON L7R 2Y2
    CANADA

Letter of Acceptance

Once the application, application fee and required documents are received from the applicant and approved, a Letter of Acceptance will be issued to the student. The Letter of Acceptance will assist the student in applying for a Student Authorization (Study Permit) from Citizenship & Immigration Canada or the Consulate or Immigration Office in the applicant’s country of residence. The Student Authorization allows the student to study in Canada.

Tuition Payment

School tuition is required to be paid once the student has been approved. A student will not be registered at their school until the tuition payment is received.

School Availability for Semester 2 – February 2018

Secondary Schools

  • Assumption Catholic Secondary School – accepting Grade 9 & 10 only
  • Bishop P. F. Reding Catholic Secondary School – closed
  • Christ the King Catholic Secondary School – closed
  • Corpus Christi Catholic Secondary School – accepting all Grades (Grade 11 & 12 – limited space)
  • Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School – accepting Grade 9 & 10 only
  • Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School – closed
  • Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School – accepting all Grades
  • St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Secondary School – accepting Grade 9 & 10 only
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School – closed (open for IB Program)

Elementary Schools

Please contact us regarding availability for Elementary Schools.

Transportation Eligibility

Once you have a homestay address, you can determine if you are eligible for busing while attending school by following the steps below.

Please note: You are only eligible for busing to your home school as determined by your homestay address.

Step 1. Visit the Halton Student Transportation Services website
Step 2. Click “Transportation Eligibility”
Step 3. Enter your homestay address
Step 4. Select “Halton Catholic District School Board”
Step 5. Select your grade
Step 6. Click “Submit”

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