Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board

The Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board is a welcoming and inclusive school system with a tradition of quality learning and teaching. We are a faith community, celebrating and learning following our school board’s vision of faith and learning…celebrating the journey. We welcome international students to our schools and we plan to enrich their educational experience for all through learning about and from other cultures and education systems.

Learn more about Huron-Perth CDSB by viewing our video, Together on The Journey, on YouTube:


Program Established: 2019

Programs Offered: Full Year, 1 Semester, Short Term

Specialized Programs: French Immersion, Specialized High Skills Majors, Dual Credit Options

Language(s) of Study: English, French

Total Number of Schools: 18

High schools for International Students: 2

Total Students: 4,600

Total International Students: 0

International Students Accepted for Grades: 9-12

Nearest Airport: Pearson International Toronto (YYZ)

Huron-Perth CDSB is located in Southwestern Ontario. It is approximately a one and half hour drive from Toronto Pearson International Airport. 

The Board encompasses historic Goderich along the Lake Huron shoreline with many picturesque towns and villages dotted throughout the rich productive agricultural land of the counties. The eastern boundaries of our school system encompass the beautiful towns of Listowel, Mitchell, and St. Marys, and numerous beloved rural communities in between. At the southerly end, Stratford anchors Perth county and is one of Ontario’s finest arts towns with live theatre, beautiful gardens, and historical buildings. There is always something to do and see in the region all year round.

Exploring the culinary scene is an adventure that locals and visitors love to take in. People come to enjoy the many food festivals, Perth County Bakery Trail and Stratford’s Chocolate Trail which features a different sweet treat at each stop.

The area boasts some great recreational facilities where students and community members take advantage of the seasons to participate in a variety of indoor and outdoor sports, activities, and adventures.

The Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board works closely with Muskoka Language International (MLI) to support international students with safe, caring, and friendly accommodations.  Families are carefully screened and selected and ready to provide a welcoming environment and the support necessary to be successful in school.  All homestay families are usually within a short distance of the school.

HPCDSB students have the ability to participate in a wide variety of competitive sports including: Basketball, Volleyball, Cross-country running, Nordic skiing, Golf, Track and Field, Badminton, Curling, Swimming, Rugby, Ice Hockey, Field Hockey, Soccer and Tennis.

Both high schools offer many different clubs including: Art, Chess, Concert and Jazz Band, Student Council, Drama and Musical Theatre, Gamer’s Club, Anti-Racism and Culture Club, and Social Justice.

Entrance Dates: August 28, 2024 and January 28, 2025

Application Deadlines: July 1 2024 – Start September 2024, December 1, 2024 – Start February 3, 2025

Application Fee: $400

Full Year Tuition Fee: $14,300 

1 Semester Tuition Fee: $7,150

Annual Homestay Placement Fee: $550

Homestay Monthly Fee: $900

Annual Health Insurance Fee: $650

Annual Custodianship Fee: $1600

Airport Transfer: $400

All funds are in Canadian dollars

General Inquiries Email: info@huronperthcatholic.ca

Website: huronperthcatholic.ca

Address: 3927 Perth Road 180, 87 Mill Street

City: Dublin

Province: Ontario

Postal Code: N0K 1E0

Phone: 1-519-345-2440 (ext 8016)

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