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Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board'

The HWDSB welcomes international students to study at its 13 high schools (Grades 9 – 12) and 95 elementary schools (Grades 1 – 8). HWDSB teachers and staff are committed to helping every one of its students reach his or her full potential. In addition to standard Ontario elementary and secondary curriculum, the HWDSB is proud to offer the following specialized programs to international students:ESL Programs: from beginner to advanced levels, with special congregated subjects in Business, Arts, History, Science, Drama and Geography.International Baccalaureate Program (IB): students gain university transfer credits and qualify for special university entrance scholarship opportunities.Business Programs: Accounting, Business Management, Web Design, Sports and Entertainment Marketing.Computer Networking Certification Programs: CISCO Certified Network Associate.Arts Programs: Media/Interior Design, Fashion Design, Animation, Photography, Pottery, Film Making. Aviation and Aerospace: students start learning to become a commercial pilot, cargo attendant and aerospace engineer through this pioneer program in Ontario. Robotics: students design and build competitive robots, compete in international robotic competitions and network with industry professionals.Cooperative Programs: students gain hands on experience and learn Canadian cultures faster! There are many more specialized programs that international students can choose to study. For more information, please visit our website: https://www.hwdsb.on.ca/secondary/programs/all/ 

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