It is easy to apply to Halton District School Board to be an International Student. Please read the information in the following links carefully and please ask if there is something you are not certain about If you and your family are permanent residents or on a work permit, you need to contact the
HDSB Welcome Centre.
Please review our Application Procedure to find out how to start your application.
At HDSB we want all our students to be successful. Placement in a HDSB elementary and/or secondary school is based on the evaluation of the student’s academic standing, initial assessment results and the availability of space. Students must meet these Application Criteria and must agree to the following conditions linked below:
Fees and Timelines
In Ontario, the secondary school year is divided into two (2) semesters:
- Semester 1 - September to January
- Semester 2 - February to June
- Semester 1 and 2 (full year) - May 31
- Semester 2 (February admission) - November 30
International Student Fees
Elementary school (2018-2019 school year):
$13,375 (Cdn.) full year (includes non-refundable application fee of $375.00)
Secondary school (2018-2019 school year):
$14,375 (Cdn.) for a full year (includes non-refundable application fee of $375.00)
$7,375 (Cdn.) for a single semester (includes non-refundable application fee of $375.00)
The tuition fees must be paid in full prior to the release of the student's Letter of Acceptance.
- $450 (Cdn) Health Insurance
Please read our
refund policy carefully.
Please contact us if you have any question about becoming an international student in Halton.
Halton District School Board
International Students Program
HDSB Welcome Centre
215 Ontario Street South
Tel: 905-335-3665, ext 3435
Toll free: 1-877-618-3456