September 2021 Applications
Applications for September 2021 are currently being accepted until May 15, 2021.
February 2021 Applications
Application Status: CLOSED

How to Apply

Fill out an application form. Click here for the application form. 

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.

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 LIMITED
St. Ignatius of Loyola Oakville (map) OPEN OPEN OPEN LIMITED
St. Thomas Aquinas Oakville (map) OPEN OPEN OPEN OPEN
Bishop Reding Milton (map) LIMITED LIMITED CLOSED CLOSED
St. Francis Xavier Milton (map) LIMITED LIMITED CLOSED CLOSED
Christ the King Halton Hills (map) CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED

Elementary Schools

Please contact us regarding availability for Elementary Schools.

If you are applying to Primary grades 1 through 3, please note that a school will not be assigned until after the enrolment projections are completed at the end of September.

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

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.