Ottawa’s Top 10 High Schools & Elementary Schools

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Did you know that Ottawa has a high school ranked #4 in all of Ontario? We also have an elementary school ranked in the top 20 in all of Ontario! Not bad Ottawa-Carleton District School Board! I know you are eager to find out Ottawa’s Top 10 High Schools & Elementary Schools, read on!

Ranking in at #10 in Ottawa’s Top Elementary Schools:

10.     Guardian Angels Elementary School

Ranked at 8.3 during the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 4 Baywood Drive in Stittsville. This school is surrounded by love and learning as the teaching staff work together with the Church to strive for excellence! 

http://gua.ocsb.ca/

Guardian Angels School

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9.     Broadview Public School 

Ranked at 8.3 during the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 535 Dovercourt Avenue in the neighbourhood of McKellar Park. This school is a very close-knit community of students. They strive to ensure that their students are lifelong learners, finding their strengths and passions to promote a fulfilled life.

https://broadviewps.ocdsb.ca/

Broadview

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8.     St Andrew Elementary School 

Ranked at 8.4 during the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 201 Crestway Drive in the neighbourhood of Rideau Glen in Nepean. This school offers a variety of flexible pathways that encourage students to become proficient in the French language. 

http://and.ocsb.ca/our-school

St. Andrew

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7.     Cecilia School Catholic School 

Ranked at 8.6 during the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 3490 Cambrian Road in the neighbourhood of Half Moon Bay in Barrhaven. This school promotes responsibility, respect, civility and academic excellence in a safe learning environment.

http://sce.ocsb.ca/our-school

St. Ceclia

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6.     Hopewell Avenue Public School 

Ranked at 8.5 during the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 17 Hopewell Avenue in the neighbourhood of Old Ottawa South. Student success is at the heart of what they do at Hopewell. Their students receive a balanced and integrated program that engages them in instruction and learning in the classroom. Critical and creative thinking challenges students to learn in new and different ways. 

https://hopewellaveps.ocdsb.ca

Hopewell

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5.     Convent Glen Catholic Elementary School 

Ranked at 8.9 during the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 6212 Jeanne d'Arc Blvd in the neighbourhood of Convent Glen in Orleans. This school is committed to providing the highest possible quality in Catholic Education for all students. They are committed to sharing values in an atmosphere of respect and caring. They nurture the spiritual, academic and physical development of their students. 

http://con.ocsb.ca

Convent Glen

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4.     Erskine Johnston Public School 

Ranked at 8.9 during the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 50 Varley Drive in the neighbourhood of South March Station in Kanata. This school provides diverse learning opportunities for students. Well grounded in district and school wide initiatives, is their priority. Literacy, numeracy, and critical thinking skills guide their programs. Character development is embedded in the daily lessons and routines throughout the school.

https://werskinejohnstonps.ocdsb.ca

W. Erskine

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3.     Benedict Catholic School E S 

Ranked at 9.1 during the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 2525 River Mist Road in New Barrhaven. Staff and families come together to ensure that children grow to be productive and confident members of a global society.

http://ben.ocsb.ca

St. Benedict

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2.     Stephen Leacock Public School

Ranked at 9.5 during the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 25 Leacock Drive in the neighbourhood of Beaverbrook in Kanata. This school’s population reflects the diversity of the Canadian culture. Their goal is for students to communicate and interact with growing confidence in French. Along with developing the perspectives to participate fully as citizens in Canada and in the world.

https://stephenleacockps.ocdsb.ca

Stephen Leacock

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1.     St Gregory Elementary School

Ranked as Ottawa’s number 1 elementary school with a full at 10.0 during the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 148 Meadowlands Drive West in the neighbourhood of Meadowlands. Their intent is to provide a community where Catholic values are respected both in theory and practice.

https://stgregory.cdsbeo.on.ca

St. Greg

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Ranking in at #10 in Ottawa’s Top High Schools:

All Saints

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10.     All Saints Catholic High School 

Ranked at 7.9 during the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 5115 Kanata Avenue in the neighbourhood of Kanata Lakes. This school comes together from a broad range of experiences and backgrounds. They have established a full complement of sports and extracurricular activities.

http://ash.ocsb.ca/

South Carleton

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9.     South Carleton High School 

Ranked at 7.9 during the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 3673 McBean Street in Richmond. This school promotes a sharing, inclusive and welcoming environment. They respect the individual, honour their traditions, encourage daily excellence, and prepare students for their future.

https://southcarletonhs.ocdsb.ca/

Lisgar

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8.     Lisgar Collegiate Institute

Ranked at 8.0 during the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 29 Lisgar Street in the neighbourhood of the Golden Triangle. This school is committed to providing learning and working environments where students feel safe, valued, respected, and welcome.

https://lisgarci.ocdsb.ca/

Earl

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7.     Earl of March Secondary School 

Ranked at 8.2 during the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 4 The Parkway in the neighbourhood of Beaverbrook in Kanata. This school aims to provide a caring, challenging, and safe environment. They encourage and motivate students to pursue excellence in all their endeavours.

https://earlofmarchss.ocdsb.ca/

St. Joe

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6.     St Joseph High School 

Ranked at 8.3 during the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 3333 Greenbank Road in the neighbourhood of Stonebridge in Barrhaven. This school’s mission is to teach all students to read for breadth and understanding. To research with purpose and process. To build knowledge with insight and responsibility with respect to Catholic values. 

http://sjh.ocsb.ca/

nepean

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5.     Nepean High School 

Ranked at 8.6 during the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 574 Broadview Avenue in the neighbourhood of Highland Park. This school is committed to providing an exceptional experience for students. They provide enriched programming in academics, athletics, fine arts and leadership programs. 

https://nepeanhs.ocdsb.ca/

John Mcrae

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4.     John McCrae Secondary School 

Ranked at 8.6 during the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 1036 Malvern Drive in Old Barrhaven. This school strives for its students to be: creative problem solvers, responsible, accountable citizens. They want their students to display the values and skill that promotes success.

https://johnmccraess.ocdsb.ca

Holy Trinity

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3.     Holy Trinity Catholic High School 

Ranked at 8.6 during the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 180 Katimavik Road in the neighbourhood of Katimavik in Kanata. This school provides their students with an understanding of the concepts in three key areas. Student development, interpersonal development and career development.

http://trh.ocsb.ca/

West Carleton

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2.     West Carleton Secondary School 

Ranked at 8.7 during the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 3088 Dunrobin Road RR 2 in Dunrobin. This school focuses on learning, responsibility and respect. Their sense of community focuses on key values that are essential to all students regardless of academic goals or destinations.

https://westcarletonss.ocdsb.ca

Colonel By

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1.     Colonel By Secondary School

Ranked as Ottawa’s number 1 high school and #4 in all of Ontario - coming in with a 9.1 during the 2016-2017 school year. Located at 2381 Ogilvie Road in the neighbourhood of Beacon Hill North in Gloucester. This school promotes an attitude of mutual respect, support, and courtesy for the spirit of life‐long learning. They strive for the achievement of personal and academic excellence with a stimulating learning environment.

http://www.colonelby.com

*All statistics based on the Fraser Institute

http://fraserinstitute.org