School Boards


The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is the largest school board in Ottawa and offers students and parents a world of choice for education, growth, and achievement.


Avec plus de 21 000 élèves fréquentant 41 écoles élémentaires, 10 écoles secondaires et son école pour adultes, le Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est est le plus important réseau canadien d’écoles de langue française à l’extérieur du Québec.


Covering an area of approximately 2,900 square kilometres, the Ottawa Catholic School Board is an all encompassing urban, suburban and rural board located in Eastern Ontario.


Desservant plus de 13 800 élèves francophones dans 38 écoles élémentaires et secondaires, réparties dans l’Est ontarien, représentant un territoire d’une superficie de 38 041 km carrés, le Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario accueille tous les élèves à la recherche d’une éducation de haute qualité en langue française.

Nursery Schools

Bells Corners Co-Op Nursery School

Bells Corners Co-operative remains one of the oldest and largest preschools in the Ottawa area due to the vision and commitment of its membership.

Carleton Montessori School

Carleton Montessori School offers a high quality private education to children between the ages of 2 ½ to 6 in a loving, nurturing, and safe environment.

Elementary Schools

Briar Green

Briargreen Public School is one of a few open concept schools built in the early seventies in the Ottawa-Carleton area. It is nestled in the heart of the Briargreen community and shares a beautifully landscaped and well-maintained park with the City of Ottawa. The school provides a caring, nurturing, and safe environment for all its students. A dedicated, collaborative and experienced staff fosters excitement for student-centered learning.

Académie de la Capitale

Established in 1998, the school has always espoused the mission to cultivate a community comprised of compassionate and respectful individuals; where tenacity, inquiry, and innovation form the foundation of academic achievement and lifelong success.

Joan of Arc Academy

For 60 years, Joan of Arc Academy has provided an outstanding enriched bilingual education for girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8. Upon graduating, our students are well-prepared to pursue their high school studies in French or English.

Knoxdale Elementary

Knoxdale Public School is a French Immersion Centre located in a well-established community in Ottawa’s west end. The school is situated on a large property adjacent to serviced parkland which offers our students access to soccer pitches, tennis courts and a community rink.

St. John the Apostle

Through a spirit of community and cooperation, we strive to educate the whole child, spiritually, academically, socially and physically.

High Schools

Sir Robert Borden Public School

Sir Robert Borden High School is a large semestered secondary school situated on a large tract of parkland, immediately adjacent to the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board on Greenbank Road just south of Baseline Road. The school is named after Canada’s 9th Prime Minister. Our excellent facilities include an auditorium that seats over 650, a large gymnasium with a brand new floor, a large exercise room, music rooms, upgraded science labs, computer labs, large athletic fields, and classrooms equipped with Smartboards and/or digital projectors.

St. Paul Catholic High School

St. Paul High School is a school that promotes responsibility, respect, civility, and academic excellence in a safe learning and teaching environment. We recognize and celebrate that our community is a diverse community.