Halton District School Board

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Halton District School Board
Halton District School Board logo.svg
Board office location J.W. Singleton Education Centre
2050 Guelph Line
Burlington, Ontario

New Street Education Centre
3250 New Street
Burlington, Ontario
Communities served Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville
Number of schools 102; 84 elementary, 18 secondary
Number of students 60,000 [1]
Chair of the Board Kelly Amos
Director of Education David Euale
Superintendent David Boag
Gerry Cullen
Tricia Dyson
Robert Eatough
Stuart Miller
Yaw Obeng
Dane Tutton
Lucy Veerman
Mark Zonneveld
Elected Trustees Kelly Amos
Kathryn Bateman-Olmstead
Dianna Bower
Amy Collard
Donna Danielli
Jennifer Hlusko
Ann Harvey Hope
Kristen Lochhead
Nancy MacNeill
Alice Strachan
Don Vrooman
Student Trustees Sophie Schneider
Jovan Sahi
http://www.hdsb.ca/

The Halton District School Board (known as English-language Public District School Board No. 20 prior to 1999[2]) serves public school students throughout Halton Region, including the municipalities of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. Its administration area is to the southwest of the city of Toronto. In 2006-2007, it served almost 50,000 students, excluding those in adult, alternative, and Community Education programs.

Schools[edit]

The Board operates 76 elementary schools, and 16 secondary schools, which are organized into the following areas:

  • East Area (Oakville)
  • North Area (Halton Hills and Milton)
  • West Area (Burlington)

Secondary school enrollment and Fraser Institute provincial rankings[3] are as follows:

HDSB secondary schools
Name Area Enrollment 1-year ranking of 727 5-year ranking of 693
Abbey Park High School East 1282 34 16
Iroquois Ridge High School East 1324 16 22
Oakville Trafalgar High School East 1288 4 10
T. A. Blakelock High School East 1150 63 60
White Oaks Secondary School East 1627 126 130
Acton District High School North 590[4] 253 177
Craig Kielburger Secondary School North
Georgetown District High School North 1470 145 301
Milton District High School North 1020 225 223
Aldershot High School West 519 181 51
Burlington Central High School West 686 63 148
Lester B. Pearson High School West 796 253 90
M.M. Robinson High School West 1248 225 148
Nelson High School West 1320 92 39
Robert Bateman High School West 1279 351 326

Other[edit]

The Board also operates the following specialized facilities:

Secondary schools under construction[edit]

Three new secondary schools have seen construction completed and are currently operational:[dated info]

Programming[edit]

The Pathways programme encourages all post-secondary options, from apprenticeship, to college, to university, to the workplace.[5] The Board has also introduced specialist high skills majors and other unique programs for students, including fully online high school credits.[6]

The International Baccalaureate programme is offered at:

Student Trustees[edit]

Since mandated by the Ontario Ministry of Education, Halton has annually chosen to elect 2 Student Trustees.

  • 2014-2014: Sophie Schneider (Abbey Park High School), Jovan Sahi (Iroquois Ridge High School)
  • 2013-2014: Allison Zheng (Craig Kielburger Secondary School), Zoha Khan (Iroquois Ridge High School)
  • 2012-2013: [1]: Shaan Bhambra (Robert Bateman High School), Arjun Dhanjal (Iroquois Ridge High School)
  • 2011-2012: Jason Earl (Milton District High School), Rudy Unni (Robert Bateman High School)
  • 2010-2011: [2] Jason Earl (Milton District High School), Haniya Khan (Iroquois Ridge High School)
  • 2009-2010: [3] Laura McVey (Abbey Park High School), Chaitanya Dogra (Iroquois Ridge High School)
  • 2008-2009: [4] Laura McVey (Abbey Park High School), Nupur Dogra (Iroquois Ridge High School)
  • 2007-2008: [5] Jason Karmody (Aldershot High School), Jonathan Yantzi (Burlington Central High School)
  • 2006-2007: [6] Russell Baker (Abbey Park High School), Simon Beck (Iroquois Ridge High School)
  • 2005-2006: Amreen Azam (Iroquois Ridge High School)

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