Cardinal Leger Secondary School

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Cardinal Leger Secondary School
Coat of arms of the school on a student's uniform
75 Mary Street
Brampton, Ontario, L6W 3K5
Coordinates 43°41′03″N 79°45′06″W / 43.6842°N 79.7516°W / 43.6842; -79.7516Coordinates: 43°41′03″N 79°45′06″W / 43.6842°N 79.7516°W / 43.6842; -79.7516
School type Separate High school
Motto Growing in truth and love.
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Founded 1978
School board Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board
Superintendent Sue Steer
Area trustee Anna Podesta-da Silva
Principal Lee-Ann O'Leary
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment 1294, 204 for Extended French (as of September 28, 2010)[1]
Language English, programs include French, Spanish
Campus Suburban
Area Brampton West
Colour(s) Grey, Navy and Dark Blue
Mascot Louie the Lancer
Team name Cardinal Leger Lancers

Cardinal Leger Secondary School is a separate school in the downtown sector of Brampton, Ontario, Canada. It is a member of the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board and is connected to both St. Mary's Parish and St. Annes. The school enrolls about 1300 students and is the only school in the Dufferin-Peel board to have the Cisco Systems Program available to students.


Cardinal Leger opened in 1976, originally named St. Stephens. The school expanded in 1980 and underwent major renovations in 1995 in order to attain its current modern appearance.


The school offers a large variety of extracurricular programs, including the multi-cultural show, an extensive music program, dramatic arts program, as well as the traditional Christmas Basket drive, which is run and developed by students every year. The school also offers an Accelerated Reader program as part of the English department.

Cardinal Leger has a wide variety of sports teams, including basketball, rugby, girls' flag football and lacrosse.

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