Our schools welcome students who are eligible to receive their education in French under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Ontario Education Act. To be eligible, students must meet the following criteria: According to section 23 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, a student has the right to attend a French-language school if one of the parents is a Canadian citizen:
  • whose first language learned and still understood is French; or
  • who received his or her primary school education in French in Canada; or
  • whose child has received or is receiving primary or secondary school instruction in French in Canada.
According to the administrative directive B-018-D-1 Admission, welcome and support in a French language school External linkIf a student's grandparent is an eligible student or if the parents are from a Francophone or allophone immigrant background, an accelerated admission process is put in place.

Admissions Committee

If neither parent meets any of the above criteria, they may still apply for admission.