Avon Maitland District School Board

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The Avon Maitland District School Board is located in the heart of Southwestern Ontario. It is ideally situated for easy access to the abundance of activities and attractions in the region.

Nestled in Canada’s Great Lakes Basin, Avon Maitland borders Lake Huron in the west and the City of Stratford in the east, just 90 minutes southwest of Toronto.

Our 9 High Schools and 31 Elementary Schools are spread across small towns and cities ensuring a safe learning and cultural environment. We are recognized for our high academic standards and offer superior programs in music and drama, technology, business, math and science.

The Avon Maitland District provides international students with a full English immersion experience given that the region is 98% English speaking. We take great pride in our English as a Second Language program (ESL), assessing each student to determine the level of instruction that works best for them as individuals. We teach them English in small classes of a maximum of seven (7) students.

International students attending Avon Maitland Schools live a hometown Canada lifestyle, rich in culture and tradition all within safe and friendly communities. Our host families are dedicated to ensuring each student experiences all that Canada has to offer.