Ottawa-Carleton District School Board
The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) is part of the government of Ontario's public school system and serves over 70,000 students within the City of Ottawa. Its students have distinguished themselves at colleges and universities throughout Canada and around the world. The district has more than 145 schools that includes 120 elementary schools and 25 secondary schools with two special education centres and an adult high school. Its schools offer a wide range of programs to promote learning excellence including English as Second Language (ESL), International Languages (IL), International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced Placement (AP) and general interest offerings.
The Ottawa Carleton District School Board has been serving students in the capital region of Canada for over one hundred years. It provides the international students with the opportunity to choose an educational path that best suits their interests and goals. Students can choose to come to Ottawa to graduate from high school or for a shorter period of study to improve their English and cultural competency.
Whether the students come to improve their English, make friends, learn about a new culture, or prepare for university, the school has the program for them. The Ottawa International Student Program of the school provides students with the opportunity to develop their English language skills while working on academic credit courses.
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