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Kanata School Information

Moving to Kanata? Not sure which school your children should attend? We've put together a huge list of all of the elementary and secondary schools in Kanata, their school zone, their neighbourhood, what grades, they offer, whether they offer French Immersion and so much more.

This guide was created by David and Marie Haynes who are Real Estate Agents in Kanata.

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Public Elementary Schools in Kanata

Bridlewood Community Elementary School (Bridlewood - boundaries expanded for French program students) JK - Grade 6
Castlefrank Elementary (Katimavik) JK - Grade 3
Jack Donohue Public School (Morgan's Grant) JK - Grade 8
John Young Elementary School (Glen Cairn and Bridlewood West) JK - Grade 6
Katimavik Elementary School (Katimavik) Grades 4 - 8
Roch Carrier Elementary School (Bridlewood, Emerald Meadows, Glen Cairn, Katimavik) JK - Grade 6
Roland Michener Public School (Beaverbrook, Kanata Lakes, Morgan's Grant West) JK- Grade 6
South March Public School (Morgan's Grant) JK - Grade 6
Stephen Leacock Public School (Beaverbrook, Kanata Lakes, Morgan's Grant West) JK - Grade 6
W. Erskine Johnston Public School (Beaverbrook, Kanata Lakes) JK - Grade 8
W.O. Mitchell Elementary School (Bridlewood East, West, North - Emerald Meadows South East) JK - Grade 8

Catholic Elementary Schools in Kanata

Georges Vanier Catholic Elementary School (Beaverbrook, Kanata Lakes South and East) JK - Grade 6
Holy Redeemer Catholic School (Katimavik, Stittsville Northeast corner) JK - Grade 6
St. Anne Elementary (Emerald Meadows) JK to Grade 6
St. Gabriel Catholic Elementary School (Kanata Lakes) JK - Grade 6
St. Isidore Catholic Elementary School (Morgan's Grant) JK - Grade 6
St. Martin De Porres Elementary School (Glen Cairn and Bridelwood West) JK - Grade 6

French Elementary Schools in Kanata

Ecole elementaire publique Kanata (Morgan's Grant) JK - Grade 8
Elisabeth Bruyere Ecole Catholique (Bridlewood) JK - Grade 6
Maurice Lapointe Public School (Bridlewood-Emerald Meadows) JK - Grade 12
Roger Saint Denis Catholic Elementary School (Katimavik) JK - Grade 6

Private Elementary Schools in Kanata

Beaverbrook Montessori (Beaverbrook) Age 14m - Age 6
Kanata Academy (Kanata Lakes and Beaverbrook) Age 2 - Grade 12
Kanata Montessori (Bridlewood and surrounding area) Age 18m - Grade 8
March Montessori (Morgan's Grant) Age 18m - Grade 8

Public Middle Schools (i.e. offering Grades 7-8) in Kanata

Glen Cairn Public School (Glen Cairn, Emerald Meadows and Bridlewood West and South) Grade 7 - 8
Jack Donohue Public School (Morgan's Grant) JK - Grade 8

Catholic Middle Schools (i.e. offering Grades 7-8) in Kanata

All Saints Catholic High School (West Carleton, Morgan's Grant, Kanata Lakes, Beaverbrook) Grade 7 - 12
Holy Trinity Catholic High School (Bridlewood, Emerald Meadows, Glen Cairn and Katimavik) Grade 7 - 12

French Middle Schools (i.e. offering Grades 7-8) in Kanata

Ecole elementaire publique Kanata (Morgan's Grant) JK - Grade 8
Maurice Lapointe Public School (Bridlewood-Emerald Meadows) JK - Grade 12

Private Middle Schools (i.e. offering Grades 7-8) in Kanata

Kanata Academy (Kanata Lakes and Beaverbrook) Age 2 - Grade 12
Kanata Montessori (Bridlewood and surrounding area) Age 18m - Grade 8
March Montessori (Morgan's Grant) Age 18m - Grade 8

Public Secondary Schools in Kanata

A.Y. Jackson Secondary School (Glen Cairn, Bridlewood and Emerald Meadows) Grade 9 - 12
Earl Of March Secondary School (Beaverbrook, Kanata Lakes and Katimavik) Grade 7 - 12
West Carleton Secondary School (Morgan's Grant and West Carleton) Grade 9 - 12

Catholic Secondary Schools in Kanata

All Saints Catholic High School (West Carleton, Morgan's Grant, Kanata Lakes, Beaverbrook) Grade 7 -12
Holy Trinity Catholic High School (Bridlewood, Emerald Meadows, Glen Cairn and Katimavik) Grade 7 - 12

French Secondary Schools in Kanata

Maurice Lapointe Public School (Bridlewood-Emerald Meadows) JK - Grade 12

Private Secondary Schools in Kanata

Kanata Academy (Kanata Lakes and Beaverbrook) Age 2 - Grade 12

Note...So far we have completed the entire list of schools for Kanata. If you are moving to a different area of Ottawa and need school information, we'd be happy to help.

Schools in Morgan's Grant

Detailed information on Morgan's Grant.

Jack Donohue Public School

Jack Donohue school currently has 19 English and 18 French Immersion classes. They have support for children with exceptional learning needs as well as an instrumental music program for intermediate students. They also have an extended day program for students in grades 1 to 6. You can read more information about the school and it's programs here.

School Information

101 Penrith St. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-271-9776
Grades: JK-8
Enrollment: Approx 910 students
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 7.9/10
School Board: OCDSB
French Immersion offered: Yes. English/Core French and Early French Immersion (OCDSB French Instruction Info)
Full Day Kindergarten offered: Yes.

School Zone Information

JK to 6 English and Early French Immersion Attendance Boundary Map
Grades 7 to 8 English and Early French Immersion Attendance Boundary Map

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Jack Donohue Public School in the news

Beatlemania Hits Ottawa Elementary School - CTV News February 2014
Boundary Changes Coming to Make Room for New North Kanata Elementary School - Kanata Kourier Standar - May 18, 2015.

Ecole Elementaire Publique Kanata

Ecole Elementaire Publique Kanata is a French language elementary school. You can view their curriculum here. The school prides itself on being able to teach students real life skills. This school also offers piano lessons.

School Information

1385 Halton Terrace

(see map)
613-270-1043
Grades: JK-8
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 9.2/10
School Board: CEPEO
French Immersion offered: This is a French only school.
Full Day Kindergarten offered: Unknown

School Zone Information

Grades 1-6: 1.5 km radius from school
Grades 7-8: 2.5 km radius from the school
Exceptions may be made for some students.

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Ecole Elementaire Publique Kanata in the News

First-year kindergarten teacher learning the ropes at bustling Kanata school - Ottawa Sun - September 1, 2013
Ottawa Redblacks announce thier Mascott name at Ecole Elementaire Kanata - The Observer - April 1, 2014
Une nouvelle ecole elementaire publique a Kanata - L'Express - November 19, 2009

St. Isidore Catholic Elementary

St. Isidore is a catholic elementary school that prides itself on preparing students both academically and spiritually. They offer an extended day childcare program from ages 4-12. The school offers many sports as well as activites like drama club, social justic club, yoga club and more. You can read more about the school activities here.

School Information

1105 March Rd., Kanata, ON (see map)
613-592-1798
Grades: JK-6
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 8.4/10
School Board: OCSB (Ottawa Catholic School Board)
French Immersion offered: Yes. French immersion, extended french and core french offered (OCSB French Instruction Info)
Full Day Kindergarten offered: Yes.

School Zone Information

School Zone Map for St. Isidore Catholic Elementary School

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St. Isidore Catholic Elementary School in the news

Dream Home Winnder Catch a Big Break after a Tough 2014 - West Carelton Review - Jan 7, 2015
Planting Trees Engages St. Isidore Students - Kanata Kourier-Standard - april 24, 2015

March Montessori

Private School

Montessori schools are amazing, but then we are biased as our two little ones attend a Montessori school. If you have any questions at all about the Montessori schools in Kanata, we'd be happy to speak to you in person about our experiences. You can contact us here.

There are three Montessori schools in Kanata. The March Montessori school is the north campus of Kanata Montessori School. The school is multi-cultural and multi-faith. It is a private, non-profit school. The Kanata Montessori School is currently building a high school so that Montessori educated children can continue with this education through to Grade 12. There are many clubs and acitivites such as skiing, skating and drama. You can see more about the programs offered here.

School Information

1030 Riddel Dr. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-595-0543
Grades: Toddler (18m) to Grade 8
Enrollment: Approx 300 students between this campus and the Main Campus.
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average) - The Fraser Institute does not rank Montessori schools. However, in standardized school testing, most Montessori students test two grade levels ahead.
School Board: Private School
French Immersion offered: No. All students from age 3 to grade 8 receive daily French instruction and are expected to graduate bilingual.
Full Day Kindergarten offered: Yes. The Casa program (ages 3-6) which is similar to kindergarten runs full days. Extended full days are available as well.

School Zone Information

There are no restricted school boundaries for admission.

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Kanata Montessori (and March Montessori) in the news

Stittsville girl dances with the pros - Stittsville News - December 16, 2015
Answering the Bell: Public or Private School? - Ottawa East News - Jun 11, 2009.

South March Public School

South March Public School is one of Kanata's newest schools, opening in 2009. Its students mostly come from the Briarbrook and March communities. They offer English and French programs as well as a specialized Autism program. If you are moving into one of the many newly built homes in North Kanata, this school may be your best choice. The school offers many extra-curricular activites including spirit days, chess club, sewing club and much more. You can read more about the school's programs here

School Information

1032 Klondike Rd. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-595-0543
Grades: JK-6
Enrollment: Approx 630 students
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 6.8/10
School Board: OCDSB
French Immersion offered: Yes. Core French and Early French Immersion offered for SK to Grade 6 (OCDSB French Instruction Info)
Full Day Kindergarten offered: No

School Zone Information

JK to 6 English and Early French Immersion Attendance Boundary Map

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South March Public School in the news

Kanata Schools to Grow with $17 million expansions - Metro Ottawa Sep 19, 2104
Kanata to get new elementary public school, four others renovated - CTV News January 14, 2013.

West Carelton Secondary School

West Carelton Secondary School hosts students from Arnprior to Western Kanata. The school is situated in Dunrobin, West of the city, on 107 acres of field, wetland and forest. 75 per cent of students attending this school end up doing futher study at university or college.

The school is modern and hosts a tech wing, art wing, a couple of gyms, a weight room, music studio and much more. You can read about the many programs at this school here.

School Information

3088 Dunrobin Rd. Dunrobin Ontario (see map)
613-832-2773
Grades: 9-12
Enrollment: Approx 1200 students
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 8.5/10
School Board: OCDSB
French Immersion offered: Yes.

School Zone Information

West Carelton Secondary School School Zone Map

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West Carleton Secondary School in the news

West Carleton Secondary School Launches Relay for Life with $95,000 goal - Ottawa Community News Apr 7, 2016
Orientation Day at West Carelton Secondary School Sep 2. - West Carelton Review - Aug 28, 2015.
Ottawa to get 2 New Schools, Facelifts for 3, Education Minister Says - CBC News October 23, 2015
WCSS Students Perform in Spectacular Dance Showcase - Ottawa Community News December 22, 2015
WCSS Students Head to Skills Competition West Carleton Review - May 5, 2015

Schools in Kanata Lakes

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St. Gabriel Catholic Elementary

St. Gabriel is a catholic elementary school that prides itself on preparing students both academically and spiritually. They offer an extended day childcare program from ages 4-12. The school offers many sports as well as activites like drama club, social justic club, yoga club and more. You can read more about the school activities here.

School Information

400 Keyrock Dr., Kanata, ON (see map)
613-271-6181
Grades: JK-6
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 7.4/10
School Board: OCSB (Ottawa Catholic School Board)
French Immersion offered: Yes. French immersion, extended french and core french offered (OCSB French Instruction Info)
Full Day Kindergarten offered: Yes.

School Zone Information

School Zone Map for St. Gabriel Catholic Elementary School

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St. Gabriel Catholic Elementary School in the news

Ontario Announces $498 Million to Build, Renovate Schools - CTV News November 9, 2015
Funding Flows From Province For New School Upgrades - Ottawa Community News October 23, 2015

All Saints Catholic High School

All Saints Catholic High School has students from Kanata and West Carleton. Although this is a catholic high school, students from many different faiths attend this school. The school has two large gyms, four computer labs, seven science labs, two music rooms and more. There are all sorts of clubs and activities which you can read about here.

School Information

5115 Kanata Ave, Kanata Ontario (see map)
613-271-4254
Grades: 7-12
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 7.9/10
School Board: OCDSB
French Immersion offered: Yes.

School Zone Information

All Saints Catholic School School Zone Map

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All Saints Catholic High School in the news

All Saints Team Preparing for Another School Trip to the Dominican Republic - Ottawa Citizen November 13, 2015
Aspeger Doesn't Stop Maya Glavin From Her Hockey Dreams. - Ottawa Sun January 17, 2016
All Saints Produces Shattering Glass Menagerie - Ottawa Citizen May 7, 2015

Schools in Beaverbrook

Beaverbrook Montessori

Private School

Beaverbrook Montessori is a school for toddlers and kindergarten aged children. The focus is on hands-on learning. Students learn math skills and creativity. You can read more information here about the preschool program.

School Information

990 Teron Rd. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-519-0444
Grades: Toddler (14m) to Age 6
Fraser School Ranking* not ranked
School Board: Private School
French Immersion offered: No. All students receive weekly french instruction.

School Zone Information

There are no restricted school boundaries for admission.

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Georges Vanier Catholic School

Georges Vanier is a catholic elementary school that prides itself on preparing students both academically and spiritually. They offer an extended day childcare program from ages 4-12. The school offers many sports as well as activites like drama club, social justic club, yoga club and more. You can read more about the school activities here.

School Information

40 Varley Dr. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-592-4371
Grades: JK-6
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 7.8/10
School Board: OCSB (Ottawa Catholic School Board)
French Immersion offered: Yes. French immersion, extended french and core french offered (OCSB French Instruction Info)
Full Day Kindergarten offered: Yes.

School Zone Information

School Zone Map for Georges Vanier Catholic Elementary School

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Georges Vanier Catholic Elementary School in the news

Adoption of Gaelic football in Ottawa 'magic' says Irish coach - Kanata Kourier Standard April 27, 2016

Roland Michener Public School

Roland Michener Public School was built in 1970 and currently hosts students from JK to Grade 6.

School Information

100 Penfield Dr. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-592-2126
Grades: JK-6
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 3.3/10
School Board: OCDSB
French Immersion offered: Yes. English/Core French and Early French Immersion (OCDSB French Instruction Info)
Full Day Kindergarten offered: Yes.

School Zone Information

JK to 6 English Attendance Boundary for Roland Michener School
JK to SK Early French Immersion Attendance Boundary

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Kanata Academy

Private School

Kanata Academy boasts small class sizes and daily parent teacher communication. Extra curricular activities such as Ski Club, Nutrition Club and Karate Club are offered. The school offers preschool for ages 2-4, Grades 1-8, and also several options for High School including blended learning, full time learning and a part time option.

School Information

2 Beaverbrook Rd. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-599-5399
Grades: Age 2 to Grade 12
Fraser School Ranking* Not ranked.
School Board: Private School
French Immersion offered: All students from JK to Grade 8 receive french instruction.
Full Day Kindergarten offered: Extended hours offered for all grade levels.

School Zone Information

There are no restricted school boundaries for admission.

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Stephen Leacock Public School

Stephen Leacock school takes students from Grades JK to 6. It offers an extended day program as well as full day kindergarten.

School Information

25 Leacock Dr. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-592-2261
Grades: JK-6
Enrollment: Approx 910 students
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 8.1/10
School Board: OCDSB
French Immersion offered: Yes. English/Core French and Early French Immersion (OCDSB French Instruction Info)
Full Day Kindergarten offered: Yes.

School Zone Information

Stephen Leacock Public School Zone Boundary Map

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Stephen Leacock Public School in the news

Teachers roll in mud for charity fulfilling the students' fantasy - CBC News June 28, 2014

W. Erskine Johnston Public School

W. Erskine Johnston Public School has students from many different countries attending classes. They have several ESL teachers who work along with the regular class teachers. You can read more about the school's programs and courses here.

School Information

50 Varley Dr. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-271-9776
Grades: JK-6
Enrollment: Approx 910 students
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 8.2/10
School Board: OCDSB
French Immersion offered: Yes. English/Core French and Early French Immersion (OCDSB French Instruction Info)
Full Day Kindergarten offered: Yes.

School Zone Information

JK to 6 English Boundary Map
Grades 4-6 Middle French Immersion Attendance Boundary Map

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W. Erskine in the news

Kanata welcomes home syrian refugee family of four - Ottawa Community News - January 13, 2016
Teacher's trip to Nepal Inspires Students to Fundraise - Kanata Kourier Standar - June 7, 2015.
Recess Guitar Club a Strumming Success at WEJ Kanata Kourier Standard January 27, 2104

Earl of March Secondary School

Earl of March is a well established high school in Kanata. It offers many sports activities as well as an advanced placement program as well as a student success program which helps all students develop a sense of self worth and purpose. You can read more about special programs at the Earl of March School here.

School Information

4 The Parkway, Kanata, ON (see map)
613-592-3361
Grades: 7-12
Enrollment: Approx 1100 students
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 8.6/10
School Board: OCDSB
French Immersion offered: Yes.

School Zone Information

Earl of March Secondary School School Zone Map

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Earl of March Secondary School in the news

Earl Of March Presents Inspiring Story of Legally Blonde - Ottawa Citizen March 17, 2016
Earl of March Celebrates new Space, Grade 7 and 8 Additions. - Kanata Kourier Standard December 12, 2015.
Kanata Schools to Grow with $17 Million Expansion - Metro News September 19, 2014

Schools in Kanata Lakes

St. Gabriel Catholic Elementary

St. Gabriel is a catholic elementary school that prides itself on preparing students both academically and spiritually. They offer an extended day childcare program from ages 4-12. The school offers many sports as well as activites like drama club, social justic club, yoga club and more. You can read more about the school activities here.

School Information

400 Keyrock Dr., Kanata, ON (see map)
613-271-6181
Grades: JK-6
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 7.4/10
School Board: OCSB (Ottawa Catholic School Board)
French Immersion offered: Yes. French immersion, extended french and core french offered (OCSB French Instruction Info)
Full Day Kindergarten offered: Yes.

School Zone Information

School Zone Map for St. Gabriel Catholic Elementary School

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St. Gabriel Catholic Elementary School in the news

Ontario Announces $498 Million to Build, Renovate Schools - CTV News November 9, 2015
Funding Flows From Province For New School Upgrades - Ottawa Community News October 23, 2015

Schools in Glen Cairn

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Glen Cairn Public School

Glen Cairn Public School is known as centre of excellence in innovative instruction in mathematics, science and technology, and the arts. The following video showcases one of the GCPS math classes:

School Information

182 Morrena Rd. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-836-2342
Grades: 7-8
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 6.8/10
School Board: OCDSB
French Immersion offered: Yes.

School Zone Information

Grades 7-8 English and Early French Immersion Attendance Boundary Map
Grades 7-8 Middle French Immersion Attendance Boundaries "

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Glen Cairn Public School in the news

How Ottawa Can Lead the 3D Printing Revoluation - Ottawa Business Journal April 30, 2016
Kanata to get new elementary public school, four others renovated - CTV News January 14, 2013.

St. Martin De Porres School

St. Martin De Porres is a catholic elementary school that prides itself on preparing students both academically and spiritually. They offer an extended day childcare program from ages 4-12. The school offers many sports as well as activites like dance club, sign language club, peer mediators and more. You can read more about the school activities here.

School Information

20 McKitrick Dr. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-836-4754
Grades: JK-6
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 7.2/10
School Board: OCSB (Ottawa Catholic School Board)
French Immersion offered: Yes. French immersion, extended french and core french offered (OCSB French Instruction Info)
Full Day Kindergarten offered: Yes.

School Zone Information

School Zone Map for St. Martin de Porres Catholic Elementary School

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St. Martin De Porres School in the news

Help Ryan help others growing in Kanata - Kanata Courier Standard August 28, 2015

A.Y Jackson Secondary School

A.Y. Jackson is one of the few high schools in Ottawa to offer the OCDSB International Certificate program which offers students student exchange trips. They have many different sports teams and clubs.

School Information

150 Abbeyhill Dr., Kanata ON (see map)
613-836-2527
Grades: 9-12
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 7.2/10
School Board: OCDSB
French Immersion offered: Core French, French Immersion and Extended French. Also Spanish studies.

School Zone Information

AY Jackson Secondary School School Zone Map

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A.Y. Jackson Secondary School in the news

AY Jackson Produces an Adams Family Jewel - Ottawa Citizen May 8, 2015
New clib has guys stand up to violence against women at AY Jackson - Kanata Kourier Standard December 5, 2015.

Schools in Katimavik

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Castlefrank Elementary School

Castlefrank Elementary was originally a JK - Grade 6 school. They eventually added Grades 7-8 and then in September of 2013 they reopened as a JK - Grade 3 school. There are students from many cultural backgrounds. Two thirds of the students are enrolled in Early French Immersion. Most students will move on to Katimavik Elementary for Grades 4-8. Extra Curricular activities include choir and yoga.

School Information

55 McCurdy Dr. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-592-8071
Grades: JK-3
Enrollment: Approx 302 students
Fraser School Ranking*: none
School Board: OCDSB
French Immersion offered: Yes. (OCDSB French Instruction Info)
Full Day Kindergarten offered: Yes.

School Zone Information

JK to 3 English and Early French Immersion Attendance Boundary Map
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Holy Redeemer School

Holy Redeemer is a catholic elementary school that prides itself on preparing students both academically and spiritually. They offer an extended day childcare program from ages 4-12. The school offers many sports as well as activites like Earth Care Club, Library Club and many athletics programs You can read more about the school activities here.

School Information

75 McCurdy Dr. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-591-3256
Grades: JK-6
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 7.2/10
School Board: OCSB (Ottawa Catholic School Board)
French Immersion offered: Yes. French immersion, extended french and core french offered (OCSB French Instruction Info)
Full Day Kindergarten offered: Yes.

School Zone Information

School Zone Map for Holy Redeemer Catholic Elementary School

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Holy Redeemer Catholic Elementary School in the news

Redeemer Catholic school blessed with good grades - Ottawa Sun March 1, 2015

John Young Elementary School

John Young Elementary hast about 435 students from JK to Grade 6. Almost half are enrolled in the early French Immersion program. The school also offers a gifted program as well as a Behaviour Intervention Program and ESL Programs. You can see many of the clubs and activities offered here

School Information

5 Morton Dr. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-836-5987
Grades: JK-6
Enrollment: Approx 435 students
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 6.7/10
School Board: OCDSB
French Immersion offered: Yes. English/Core French and Early French Immersion (OCDSB French Instruction Info)
Full Day Kindergarten offered: Yes.

School Zone Information

JK to 6 English and Early French Immersion Attendance Boundary Map
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John Young Elementary School in the news

Pachi the Porcupine Charms - Ottawa Citizen February 7, 2015
Kanata school gets Olympic, Paralympic visit in advance of Pan American Games - Kanata Kourier Standar - February 11, 2015.
John Young students team up on trash - Kanata Kourier Standard February 5, 2014

Katimavik Elementary School

Katimavik Elementary school has students from Grades 4-8. The school has many extra curricular activities such as run club, band, skate club and more. You can read about these activities here.

School Information

64 Chimo Dr. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-592-5462
Grades: 4-8
Enrollment: Approx 330 students
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 8.7/10
School Board: OCDSB
French Immersion offered: Yes. English/Core French and Early French Immersion (OCDSB French Instruction Info)

School Zone Information

Grades 4-8 English and Early French Imemrsion Katimavik School Boundary

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Katimavik Elementary School in the news

Astronaut seeks to help Ottawa kids boldy go - Ottawa Sun November 19, 2015
Katimavik girl raises hundreds for Nepal with coin drive - Kanata Kourier Standar - May 31, 2015.

Roger St. Denis Catholic Elementary School

Roger Saint Denis is a catholic french language elementary school. The school's mission is to help students build their Franco-Ontarian identity and Catholic faith in a pleasant and welcoming environment. The school offers a free preschool program for 3 year olds.

School Information

186 Barrow Cres. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-521-3815
Grades: JK-6
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 6.8/10
School Board: CECCE
French Immersion offered: This is a French only school.

School Zone Information

Grades 1-6: 1.5 km radius from school

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Holy Trinity Catholic High School

All students at Holy Trinity are encouraged to participate in at least one club or activity. You can see a full list of those offered here. Morning prayer is a regular occurence. The school has its own chapel which is always open for prayer and reflection.

School Information

180 Katimavik Rd., Kanata ON (see map)
613-591-9955
Grades: 7-12
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 6.4/10
School Board: OCDSB
French Immersion offered: Core French and French Immersion

School Zone Information

Holy Trinity Catholic High School Zone Map

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Holy Trinity Catholic High School in the news

Holy Trinity theatre to perform murder in black and white - Kanata Kourier Standard - December 7, 2105
Kanata students hope to spread joy of sports - Kanata Kourier Standard January 7, 2015.

Schools in Bridlewood - Emerald Meadows

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Bridlewood Community Elementary School

Bridlewood Elementary has about 382 students who can partake in many clubs and activities such as band, Scrabble club and Chess club. You can read more about the programs offered by this school here.

School Information

63 Bluegrass Dr. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-591-3683
Grades: JK-6
Enrollment: Approx 382 students
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 5.7/10
School Board: OCDSB
French Immersion offered: Yes. English/Core French and Early French Immersion (OCDSB French Instruction Info)
Full Day Kindergarten offered: Yes.

School Zone Information

JK to 6 English and Early French Immersion Attendance Boundary Map
Grades 4 to 6 Early French Immersion and Middle French Immersion Attendance Boundary Map

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Elisabeth Bruyere Ecole Catholique

Elisabeth Bruyere is a catholic french language elementary school. The school's mission is to help students build their Franco-Ontarian identity and Catholic faith in a pleasant and welcoming environment. The school offers a free preschool program for 3 year olds.

School Information

100 Stonehaven Dr.(see map)
613-521-0176
Grades: JK-6
Fraser School Ranking* Not ranked
School Board: CECCE
French Immersion offered: This is a French only school.

School Zone Information

Grades 1-6: 1.5 km radius from school

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Ecole Elementaire Publique Kanata in the News

First-year kindergarten teacher learning the ropes at bustling Kanata school - Ottawa Sun - September 1, 2013
Ottawa Redblacks announce thier Mascott name at Ecole Elementaire Kanata - The Observer - April 1, 2014
Une nouvelle ecole elementaire publique a Kanata - L'Express - November 19, 2009

Kanata Montessori

Private School

Montessori schools are amazing, but then we are biased as our two little ones attend a Montessori school. If you have any questions at all about the Montessori schools in Kanata, we'd be happy to speak to you in person about our experiences. You can contact us here.

There are three Montessori schools in Kanata. The Kanata Montessori school is the main campus which is associated with March Montessori School. The school is multi-cultural and multi-faith. It is a private, non-profit school. The Kanata Montessori School is currently building a high school so that Montessori educated children can continue with this education through to Grade 12. There are many clubs and acitivites such as skiing, skating and drama. You can see more about the programs offered here.

School Information

355 Michael Cowpland Dr. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-595-0543
Grades: Toddler (18m) to Grade 8
Enrollment: Approx 300 students between this campus and the March Montessori campus.
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average) - The Fraser Institute does not rank Montessori schools. However, in standardized school testing, most Montessori students test two grade levels ahead.
School Board: Private School
French Immersion offered: No. All students from age 3 to grade 8 receive daily French instruction and are expected to graduate bilingual.
Full Day Kindergarten offered: Yes. The Casa program (ages 3-6) which is similar to kindergarten runs full days. Extended full days are available as well.

School Zone Information

There are no restricted school boundaries for admission.

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Kanata Montessori (and March Montessori) in the news

Stittsville girl dances with the pros - Stittsville News - December 16, 2015
Answering the Bell: Public or Private School? - Ottawa East News - Jun 11, 2009.

Roch Carrier Elementary School

Roch Carrier elementary school has about 460 students. About 60% are in the early French Immersion program. The students in this school come from many different countries and over 40 languages are spoken by students and staff here. You can read about the many clubs and activites offered by this school here

School Information

401 Stonehaven Dr. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-254-8400
Grades: JK-6
Enrollment: Approx 460 students
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 7.5/10
School Board: OCDSB
French Immersion offered: Yes. English/Core French and Early French Immersion (OCDSB French Instruction Info)
Full Day Kindergarten offered: Yes.

School Zone Information

JK to 6 English and Early French Immersion Attendance Boundary Map

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Roch Carrier Elementary School in the news

Frigid weather doesn't deter winter walk to school day at Roch Carrier - Kanata Kourier Standard February 18, 2015

St. Anne School

St. Anne is a catholic elementary school that prides itself on preparing students both academically and spiritually. They offer an extended day childcare program from ages 4-12. The school offers many sports as well as activites like drama club, social justic club, yoga club and more. You can read more about the school activities here.

School Information

500 Stonehaven Dr. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-271-0308
Grades: JK-6
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 8.0/10
School Board: OCSB (Ottawa Catholic School Board)
French Immersion offered: Yes. French immersion, extended french and core french offered (OCSB French Instruction Info)
Full Day Kindergarten offered: Yes

School Zone Information

School Zone Map for St. Anne Catholic Elementary School

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St. Anne Catholic Elementary School in the news

Ottawa Fury eager to get going - January 28, 2015

W.O. Mitchell Elementary School

W.O. Mitchell school has a variety of programs including sports and music. Because classes go right from JK to grade 8, there are often an influx of students to the Grade 7 and 8 programs each year. The W.O.M. Festival happens every year as well.

School Information

80 Steeplechase Dr. Kanata, ON (see map)
613-271-1806
Grades: JK-8
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 7.5/10
School Board: OCDSB
French Immersion offered: Early French Immersion.

School Zone Information

W.O. Mitchell School Zone Boundary Map
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W.O. Mitchell Elementary School in the news

Kanata Students Participate in Mock Election - CTV News October 16, 2015
Run Ottawa Run: Girls on the Run - Ottawa Citizen April 19, 2012
Savvy Teen Shoppers test toys - Ottawa Citizen November 7, 2013.

Maurice Lapointe Public Elementary and Secondary School

Maurice Lapointe school opened in 2011 and offers french instruction to elementary and high school students. Graduating students receive a certificate of bilingualism. Their Major Aviation and Aerospace program allows students to receive their postsecondary education while receiving specific knowledge of the field of aviation and aerospace.

School Information

17 Bridgestone Dr. Kanata, Ontario (see map)
613-591-5384
Grades: JK-12
Fraser School Ranking* (5 yr average): 7.2/10
School Board: CEPEO
French Immersion offered: This is an entirely french speaking school

School Zone Information

Grades 1-6 - 1.5km diameter
Grades 7-8 - 2.5km diameter
Grades 9-12 - 3km diameter

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Maurice Lapointe School in the news

Not your regular gymn class - Kanata school gives students chance to focus on one sport - Ottawa Community News April 28,2106

*What is the Fraser School Ranking?

The Fraser School Instutite is an organization that ranks elementary and secondary schools on a number of factors. The results are based on in school testing. If you click on the Fraser School Ranking for any of the schools above you will be taken to a report card that gives detailed information on how that school performed for reading, math, and writing skills for the last five years.