The Avon Maitland District School Board is a full service, public, English school district in southwestern Ontario, bordering Lake Huron and covering some of the most productive agricultural land in Canada.
Avon Maitland Schools are home to a vibrant and diversified international student program which provides a superior Ontario education opportunity and full English as a Second Language (ESL) support to all international students in all 8 of the District’s Public High Schools. Over the past three years, we have welcomed over 900 students from 20 countries including Andora, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela, Spain, China, South Korea, Thailand, Germany, Denmark, France, Estonia, Italy, Finland, Netherlands, Switzerland and many more.
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Central Huron Secondary School-Clinton, OntarioCHSS is centrally located in Clinton, Ontario -- a mid-sized town. CHSS is known for its powerful Communications Technology program which focuses on video production, web design, photography and all things hi-tech. CHSS is a safe, vibrant school community which values mutual respect and active citizenship. Staff and students learn together through a variety of relevant experiences in the classroom and through extracurricular activities. We strive for excellence in achievement through support and collaboration. CHSS offers Specialist High Skills Majors in: Health and Wellness and Information and Communications Technology. This school currently has an enrollment of 646 students.
F.E. Madill Secondary School - Wingham, Ontario, CanadaF.E. Madill School is a grade 7-12 school which provides a positive learning environment fostering high standards in academic and co-curricular pursuits. The school, in partnership with the community, values creativity, mutual respect, fairness, trust and good citizenship. Our school goal is to maximize success for all of our students.
The large variety of courses offered at F. E. Madill will provide you with the academic foundation for any of the four possible pathways you choose when you leave secondary school: apprenticeship, university, college and work.
The F.E. Madill Mustangs are a sports powerhouse. With some of the best facilities in Western Ontario, the Mustangs often perform well at the local level as well as at provincial championships.
Located in the town of Wingham, Ontario this school has an enrollment of over 1000 students. F.E. Madill offers Specialist High Skills Majors in Construction and Health and Wellness.
Goderich District Collegiate Institute - Goderich, Ontario, CanadaGoderich District Collegiate Institute (GDCI) is located on the coast of Lake Huron in the town of Goderich, Ontario, one of the larger small communities in the region with a population of just over 8,500. Students and staff at the Goderich District Collegiate Institute are very proud of our history of excellence. At G.D.C.I., we provide students with many opportunities to excel both inside and outside the classroom. We provide our students with a full range of educational programs.
Listowel District Secondary School - Listowel, Ontario, CanadaLDSS, located in the growing community of Listowel, Ontario, is the largest secondary school in the Avon Maitland District with over 1,000 students in a grade 9-12 setting. Listowel District Secondary School offers a learning environment and school community that encourages students to explore their options and discover new challenges through meeting high academic expectations and co-curricular opportunities.
Listowel District Secondary School offers a learning environment and school community that encourages students to explore their options and discover new challenges through meeting high academic expectations and co-curricular opportunities. Our mission is to Engage, Inspire, Innovate.
Whether you choose to pursue university, college, an apprenticeship or join the workforce immediately upon graduation you will find rich learning opportunities available at LDSS.
LDSS offers an excellent Special Education program which includes the Life Skills/Developmental Education Program, the Destinations Program and the Resource Program. LDSS has Specialist High Skills Majors in Manufacturing and Construction.
Mitchell District High School - Mitchell, Ontario, CanadaWe are so proud of the staff and students at Mitchell District High School. They create such a positive climate where everyone is welcomed and cherished for the unique qualities they bring to our school community. Our talented and highly qualified staff is committed to the well-being and academic achievement of every student.
You will be challenged and well supported as you develop the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the 21st century. The MDHS Blue Devils are a feisty bunch being the smallest secondary school in the district with an enrollment of 427, but they make up for their size in spirit.
MDHS has its own student run cafe, the "Twisted Carrot" as well as a student run garden. Mitchell is located about 20 kilometres north-west of Stratford and offers a Specialist High Skills Major in Hospitality & Tourism.
South Huron District High School - Exeter, CanadaSouth Huron District High School (SHDHS) is located in the quaint town of Exeter, Ontario in the Municipality of South Huron. It has an enrollment of 730 students. South Huron District High School has an outstanding history of excellence in a variety of areas and we take great pride in celebrating our achievements. Since the school opened in 1950, our students have demonstrated excellence in academic achievement, in the arts, and in athletics. We strive to provide programs to meet the needs of all students as they work toward their post secondary destinations.
St. Marys District Collegiate and Vocational Institute - St. Marys, Ontario, CanadaSt. Marys DCVI is the home to students in Grades 7 through 12 and located in the Town of St. Marys and is part of the Avon Maitland District School Board.
DCVI caters to all interests and abilities through their course offerings and extra-curricular activities. From classes on hairstyling to Physics to athletics and school trips to Peru and Europe, DCVI has something for everyone.
DCVI is located in the small town of St. Marys, Ontario, home of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Canada's largest outdoor swimming pool. DCVI has a student enrollment of 650 students and offers a Specialist High Skills Major in Energy.
Stratford District Secondary SchoolThe recently amalgamated Stratford Central and Northwestern Secondary Schools are now known as Stratford District Secondary School. The combined grades 9-12 school resides at the former Northwestern location and provides students with a broader range of programming.