September 2021 Applications
Applications for September 2021 are currently being accepted until June 1, 2021.
February 2021 Applications
Application Status: CLOSED

How to Apply

Complete an online application. Click here to access the HCDSB application form on our Secure Portal.

Please refer to the following Guides for additional information:

    AgentPortalGuide        FamilyPortalGuide

Incomplete applications will not be processed. 

     1. Please review the following application requirements:

    • 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 (if applying from a school within Canada)
    • Recommended Overall Average = 70%
    • No unexplained attendance issues
      • Minimum Grades allowed for consideration:
        • Mathematics = 70%
        • English = 70%
        • First Language = 70%

  1. Provide the $350.00 application fee (non-refundable), payable via GlobalPay for StudentsFor International payments only.
    For payment information within Canada, please email isp@hcdsb.org

  2. Attach a copy of your Roman Catholic Baptismal Certificate (elementary only)

  3. 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 Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship 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.

Secondary School Availability for September 2021

School Location Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
Assumption Burlington (map) OPEN OPEN OPEN OPEN
Corpus Christi Burlington (map) OPEN OPEN OPEN OPEN
Notre Dame Burlington (map) OPEN OPEN OPEN OPEN
Holy Trinity Oakville (map) OPEN OPEN OPEN OPEN
St. Ignatius of Loyola Oakville (map) OPEN OPEN OPEN OPEN
St. Thomas Aquinas Oakville (map) OPEN OPEN OPEN OPEN
Bishop Reding Milton (map) LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED
St. Francis Xavier Milton (map) LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED
Christ the King Halton Hills (map) LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED

Elementary School Availability for  September 2021

SCHOOL

Grade 1

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

Burlington Area Schools

Ascension

CLOSED

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

CLOSED

OPEN

CLOSED

OPEN

Holy Rosary

CLOSED

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

St. Raphael

CLOSED

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

Canadian Martyrs

CLOSED

CLOSED

OPEN

OPEN

CLOSED

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

Oakville Area Schools

Holy Family

CLOSED

OPEN

CLOSED

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

Our Lady of Peace

OPEN

OPEN

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

St. Gregory the Great

CLOSED

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

CLOSED

CLOSED

OPEN

OPEN

St. Nicholas

OPEN

CLOSED

OPEN

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

OPEN

OPEN

St. Vincent

CLOSED

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

CLOSED

Milton Area Schools

Holy Rosary

CLOSED

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

CLOSED

OPEN

CLOSED

OPEN

Our Lady of Victory

CLOSED

OPEN

CLOSED

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

OPEN

Open

 Please contact ISP@hcdsb.org regarding availability at Elementary Schools that are not listed here.

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”

Academic Progression Requirement – Secondary

Students will have their academic progress assessed at the end of each semester.  Students will be encouraged to meet with their school Guidance Counsellor to seek advice and assistance in reviewing and understanding their academic standing and how to meet their program and graduation requirements.  Students that are struggling with progressing academically or who are unable to meet their responsibilities as outlined in the school Code of Conduct shall be placed under review and may risk demission from the International Student Program on approval from the Superintendent of International Education. 

 The Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) is committed to providing the best educational opportunities possible for International Students. In order to facilitate this, International Students, regardless of age, must participate according to the conditions outlined in the “Participation Agreement” that is included in the Application for School Admission.