navigation corner (decoration)
banner corner (decoration)
banner corner (decoration)

Site Selection

COMMUNITY PROFILE - EDUCATION

Primary and Secondary Institutions

Region of Durham is home to a number of post-secondary institutions that have been recognized for their research, leading edge thinking as well as academic programs that have been shaped by market needs.

Durham Region boasts a strong, vibrant, publicly funded education system that focuses on high levels of student achievement to suit every child’s need. With both public and separate school networks of caring and professional educators, to smaller, more intimate private school settings, Durham Region offers choices for every family and student.

Preparing students for the workplace through partnerships with industry to ensure labour requirements are also addressed through collaboration with the school boards and industry.

Durham Region boasts a strong, vibrant, publicly funded education system that focuses on high levels of student achievement; preparing students for the workplace and working with industry to ensure labour requirements are addressed. The six school boards serving the region, are composed of 181 elementary schools, 120 public schools, 56 catholic and five french schools, 34 secondary schools and 45 alternative or private institutions. In addition to the Region’s excellent primary and secondary schools, the two Universities, three Colleges and seven Continuing Education facilities located in Durham Region provide for an educated and skilled workforce.

PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Durham District School Board
Phone: 905-666-5500 or 1-800-265-3968
Website: http://ddsb.ca

Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board
Phone: 705-742-9773, or 1-877-741-4577
Website: http://www.kprschools.ca/

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

Durham Catholic District School Board
Phone: 905-576-6150
Website: http://dcdsb.ca/

Peterborough, Victoria, Northumberland, and Clarington Catholic District School Board
Phone: 705-748-4861 or 1-800-461-8009
Website: www.pvnccdsb.on.ca

PRIVATE SCHOOLS

Blaisdale Montessori School
Phone: 905-509-5005, ext. 101
Phone: Oshawa 905-721-1933
Phone: Whitby 905-665-1516
Website: http://www.blaisdale.com/

Trafalgar Castle School
Phone: 905-668-3358
Website: www.castle-ed.com

Post-Secondary & Training

Learn about our post-secondary & training instituions.

Durham Region logo
DEDP