Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board

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Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board
20 Education Court, Hamilton, Ontario
District information
Chair of the board Todd White
Director of education Manny Figueiredo[2]
Schools 103
Budget CA$526 million (2015–16)[1]
Other information
Elected trustees Christine Bingham
Larry Pattison
Ray Mulholland
Todd White (chair)
Kathy Archer
Dawn Danko
Wes Hicks
Jeff Beattie
Alex Johnstone (vice-chair)
Greg Van Geffen
Penny Deathe
Website www.hwdsb.on.ca

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB, known as English-language Public District School Board No. 21 prior to 1999[3]) is the public school board in the city of Hamilton, Ontario, which was formed January 1, 1998[4] via the amalgamation of the Hamilton and Wentworth County school boards. HWDSB teaches approximately 50,000 students in its 103 neighbourhood schools.[5] In addition to the programming offered at 88 elementary and 15 secondary schools, a number of alternative programs focusing on sports, academics, science, arts and languages are available.[6] The current Director of Education is Manny Figueiredo.[7]

Secondary schools[edit]

School City Neighbourhood Grades
Ancaster High Ancaster 9–12
Delta Secondary The Delta
Dundas Valley Secondary Dundas
Glendale Secondary Hamilton East
Nora Frances Henderson Secondary East Mountain
Orchard Park Secondary Stoney Creek
Saltfleet District High Stoney Creek Mountain
Sherwood Secondary East Mountain
Sir Allan MacNab Secondary West Mountain
Sir John A MacDonald Secondary Downtown
Sir Winston Churchill Secondary Hamilton East
Waterdown District High Waterdown
Westdale Secondary Westdale
Westmount Secondary West Mountain

Elementary schools[edit]


The HWDSB has 15 wards and 11 trustees, who are each elected for a four-year term. The Chair of the Board, the Vice-Chair and the Honorary Treasurer are elected at the Inaugural meeting of the Board, and serve for one year. Trustees are officials, elected to serve parents, students, taxpayers and the school system. They are the link between communities and the school board, ensuring Hamilton public schools meet the diverse needs of students in their communities.[8]

Ward Trustee Ward Name
Ward 1 & 2 Christine Bingham West Lower City
Ward 3 Larry Pattison Lower City
Ward 4 Ray Mulholland East Lower City
Ward 5 Todd White Red Hill
Ward 6 Kathy Archer East Mountain
Ward 7 Dawn Danko Central Mountain
Ward 8 Wes Hicks West Mountain
Wards 9 & 10 Jeff Beattie Stoney Creek
Wards 11 & 12 Alex Johnstone Ancaster-Glanbrook
Ward 13 & 14 Greg Van Geffen Dundas
Ward 15 Penny Deathe Flamborough
Student Trustee Ruby Hye Westdale
Student Trustee Morghen Jael Westdale

See also[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.hwdsb.on.ca/about/budget/
  2. ^ Leitner, Richard. "Figueiredo moves up to public board’s top job," Flamborough Review June 18, 2015.
  3. ^ "Ontario Regulation 107/08". e-Laws. Government of Ontario. Retrieved 15 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board » Archive". www.hwdsb.on.ca. Retrieved 2017-10-13.
  5. ^ "Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board » About Us". www.hwdsb.on.ca. Retrieved 2015-12-30.
  6. ^ http://www.hwdsb.on.ca/programs/index.aspx
  7. ^ "Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board » Senior Management". www.hwdsb.on.ca. Retrieved 2015-12-30.
  8. ^ http://www.hwdsb.on.ca/aboutus/trustees/

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