Residents of Oakville have access to some of the best educations institutions the province has to offer. From the proven track record of the publicly funded Halton District School Board and Halton Catholic School Board to the wide variety of choices offered by the many independent schools, Oakville offers parents choice and the opportunity to find the right match.
Here are some highlights of the options for elementary education in Oakville:
The Halton District School Board serves approximately 11,322 elementary school students in the town of Oakville. Halton students continue to achieve near the very top of the province on EQAO tests standardized, provincially-run annual tests for students in Grades 3 and 6.
The Halton Catholic School Board operates 16 elementary schools in Oakville. Halton Catholic students have continued to surpass provincial results in EQAO tests.
The Fraser Institute conducts an annual assessment and tracking of elementary schools in Oakville. The results of the 2007 Fraser Institute Report on Elementary Education have placed even more Oakville schools in the top 500 schools in Ontario then last year.
|The top Elementary schools in Oakville||Rank
of 2812 Ontario schools
out of 10
|1.||Sainte-Marie (French separate)||55||9.9|
|2.||St. Vincent’s (separate)||105||8.9|
|3.||Holy Family (separate)||126||8.8|
|4.||Pine Grove (public)||178||8.5|
|4.||Heritage Glen (public)||178||8.5|
|4.||St. Matthew’s (separate)||178||8.5|
|7.||Joshua Creek (public)||202||8.4|
|8.||Mother Teresa (separate)||284||8.1|
|9.||St. Bernadette (separate)||365||7.9|
For detailed explanations of the indicators used to assess and rank these schools please click here.
For more details on Oakville's public and catholic schools and the criteria used to determine the rankings read the latest Fraser Fraser Institute's Report Card on Ontario's Elementary Schools: 2007 Edition.
There are many Independent Schools in Oakville that provide elementary education including the Oakville Christian School and the Fern Hill School. To find out more about them please visit the Conference of Independent School of Ontario.