Avon Maitland District School Board

Located in one of the most popular regions in Canada, the Avon Maitland District School Board is situated in Southwestern Ontario. Only a 90-minute drive from Toronto and Niagara Falls, our District borders Lake Huron in the west with beautiful beaches and fabulous sunsets and stretches to the east where urban comforts unite a rural environment with many thriving communities can be found.

Avon Maitland Schools are home to a vibrant and diversified international student program which provides a superior Ontario education opportunity and English as a Second Language (ESL) support to all international students in all 8 of the District’s Public High Schools. With 3 key priorities: i AM well, i AM prepared, and i AM engaged, we want our students to feel a sense of belonging and well-being, as well as preparing them for life beyond high school.

We are recognized for our high academic standards and superior programs in music, drama, technology, robotics and computer technology, math, and science. Extra-curricular activities, a significant part of student life, include spirited athletics in major sports, clubs, band, and drama productions.

We have been honoured to welcome students from over 50 countries including Austria, Brazil, Colombia, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Spain, South Korea, Switzerland, Thailand, Viet Nam and many more.


We proudly offer a unique homestay program which allows students to be immersed in our communities where they enjoy a customized local cultural experience. We welcome our students “Come for the Education, Stay for the Experience”.

Program Established: 2011

Programs Offered: Full Year, 1 Semester, Short Term, Summer Camp, Secondary

Specialized Programs: French Immersion

Language(s) of Study: English, French

Total Number of Schools: 39

High schools for International Students: 8 + e-learning (online program available)

Total Students: 16,000

Total International Students: 200

International Students Accepted for Grades: 5-12

Nearest Airport: Pearson International Toronto, London Ontario International

Nestled in Canada’s Great Lakes Basin, our district borders Lake Huron in the west, (beautiful beaches and fabulous sunsets) and stretches east to one of the most exciting small cities in the world, the City of Stratford. Stratford is known for many things, but the world famous Stratford Shakespeare Festival is at the top of the list. The annual six month live theatrical spectacular attracts hundreds of thousands of people from around the globe and it’s all just 90 minutes southwest of Toronto.

Entrance Dates: September & February (other on request)

Application Deadlines: May 31 and November 30

Application Fee: $400

Full Year Tuition Fee: Secondary $14,300 Elementary $12,700

1 Semester Tuition Fee: $7,150

Student Fee: $60

Transcript Validation: $200

Annual Homestay Placement Fee: $400

Homestay Monthly Fee: $1,100

Annual Health Insurance Fee: $700

Annual Custodianship Fee: $350

Airport Transfer: $200 return London International, $400 return Toronto Pearson

All funds are in Canadian dollars

General Inquiries Email: Minh.Le@ed.amdsb.ca or shaun.morton@ed.amdsb.ca

Website: yourschoolsincanada.com

Mailing Address: 62 Chalk Street 

City: Seaforth

Province: Ontario

Postal Code: N0K 1W0

Phone: 519-527-0111

Fax: 519-527-0222

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