Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board

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Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board logo.jpg
20 Education Court, Hamilton, Ontario
District information
Chair of the board Todd White
Director of education Manny Figueiredo[2]
Schools 114
Budget CA$484[1] million (2009-10)
Students and staff
Students 50,012
Other information
Elected trustees Christine Bingham
Larry Pattison
Ray Mulholland
Todd White (chair)
Kathy Archer
Dawn Danko
Wes Hicks
Jess 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, 1997 via the amalgamation of the Hamilton and Wentworth County school boards. HWDSB teaches approximately 50,000 students in its 114 neighbourhood schools. In addition to the programming offered at 96 elementary and 18 secondary schools, a number of alternative programs focusing on sports, academics, science, arts and languages are available.[4] The current Director of Education is John Malloy.[5]

Secondary schools[edit]

School City Neighbourhood Grades
Ancaster High School Ancaster 9-12
Barton Secondary School East Mountain 9-12
Delta The Delta 9-12
Glendale Hamilton East 9-12
Mountain Secondary School West Mountain, Hamilton 9-12
Orchard Park Secondary School Stoney Creek 9-12
Saltfleet District High School Stoney Creek Mountain 9-12
Sherwood East Mountain 9-12
Sir Allan MacNab West Mountain 9-12
Sir John A Macdonald Downtown 9-12
Sir Winston Churchill Hamilton East 9-12
Waterdown District High School Waterdown 9-12
Westdale Westdale 9-12
Westmount West Mountain 9-12

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.[6]

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

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