Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board

Our academic students had a 97% success rate in the most recent Ontario Secondary School Literacy test, and our graduates have continued their education at some of the finest educational institutions in North America and abroad. 

The abundant lakes and forests, that serve as the backdrop for our communities provide KPR students with a living classroom for ecological and nature studies literally ‘in their back yard.’ Throughout all seasons, our students have available to them a host of leisure activities, such as skiing, sailing, hiking, horseback riding, golfing and fishing.

Uniquely located in the natural heart of the Kawartha Lakes District of Ontario, Canada’s most populous province, the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPR) is a progressive, forward-thinking educational community dedicated to student excellence.

Program Established: 2000

Programs Offered: Full Year, 1 Semester, Summer Camp

Language(s) of Study: English

Total number of schools: 93

High schools for international students: 13

Total Students: 34,053

Total International Students: 20-40

International Students Accepted for Grades: 9-12

Nearest Airport: Toronto Pearson International

Our main education centre is located in the City of Peterborough and is just one hours drive from downtown Toronto, Canada’s largest city, and a few hours from the nation’s capital, Ottawa. Home to Trent University, which has been nationally ranked as the best undergraduate university in Canada for quality of education and research, and Fleming College, Peterborough has an incredibly vibrant arts, culture and heritage community.

Each school has its own extra curricular activities , such as, sports teams, art clubs, drama, theatre, music clubs and performances. Students often volunteer in the community to build their skills and meet local business leaders.

Entrance Dates: September & February

Application Deadlines: April 1 and November 1

Application Fee: $300

Full Year Tuition Fee: $13,500 Secondary; $13,000 Elementary

1 Semester Tuition Fee: $6,750 Secondary; $6,500 Elementary 

Annual Homestay Placement Fee: set by CHN

Homestay Monthly Fee: set by CHN

Annual Health Insurance Fee: set by CHN

Annual Custodianship Fee: set by CHN

All funds are in Canadian dollars

General Inquiries Email:international_students@kprdsb.ca


Mailing Address: 130 Highland Drive

City: Port Hope

Province: Ontario

Postal Code:   L1A 2A3

Phone: 1-877-741-4577 Ext 2628

Fax:    1-905-885-9855

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