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Encyclopedia > Education in Thunder Bay, Ontario

Thunder Bay has 42 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, 9 secondary schools, a private school, a university and two colleges, a medical school, and an adult education facility. The city also has several other private for-profit colleges and tutoring programmes. Primary or elementary education is the first years of formal, structured education that occurs during childhood. ... Middle school (also known as intermediate school or junior high school) covers a period of education that straddles primary education and secondary education, serving as a bridge between the two. ... Secondary school is a term used to describe an institution where the final stage of compulsory schooling, known as secondary education, takes place. ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local, state, or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... A medical school or faculty of medicine is a tertiary educational institution or part of such an institution that teaches medicine. ...


School Boards

The main school boards serving the Thunder Bay area are the Lakehead District School Board, the Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board, and the Conseil scolaire de district catholique des Aurores boréales. The Lakehead District School Board oversees all public schools in the Thunder Bay CMA in Ontario, Canada. ...

The Lakehead District School Board is the largest, with 25 elementary schools, 5 secondary schools and a centre for adult studies. The Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board is the second largest with 16 elementary schools and 2 high schools. CSDC Aurores boréales operates one elementary and one high school in Thunder Bay, and an additional six public schools throughout the Thunder Bay District.

List of Schools

Public Elementary Schools

  • Agnew H. Johnston Public School (French Immersion)
  • Algonquin Avenue Public School
  • Balsam Street Public School
  • C.D. Howe Public School
  • Claude E. Garton Public School (French Immersion)
  • Crestview Public School (Murillo)
  • Ecole Gron Morgan Public School (French Immersion)
  • Edgewater Park Public School
  • Five Mile Public School
  • Forest Park Public School
  • Gorham and Ware Public School (Gorham and Ware)
  • Kakabeka Falls Public School (Kakabeka Falls)
  • Kingsway Park Public School (4 to 8)
  • Kingsway Park Public School - Hyde Park Campus (K-3)
  • McKellar Park Public School
  • McKenzie Public School (Shuniah)(K-6)
  • Nor'wester View Public School
  • Ogden Community Public School (K-6)
  • St. James Public School (K-6)
  • Sherbrooke Public School
  • Sir John A. Macdonald Public School
  • Valley Central Public School
  • Vance Chapman Public School
  • Westmount Public School
  • Whitefish Valley Public School (Neebing)

Public Secondary Schools French immersion is a form of bilingual education in Canada in which a child who has not spoken French as his or her first language studies in French. ... French immersion is a form of bilingual education in Canada in which a child who has not spoken French as his or her first language studies in French. ... Murillo is a village within the municipality of Oliver Paipoonge in Ontario, Canada. ... French immersion is a form of bilingual education in Canada in which a child who has not spoken French as his or her first language studies in French. ... Thunder Bay, Unorganized is an unorganized area in northwestern Ontario, Canada in Thunder Bay District. ... Kakabeka Falls is a community in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in the municipality of Oliver Paipoonge. ... Shuniah is a municipal township bordering the city of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada on the east. ... Neebing is a township in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in the Thunder Bay District immediately south of the city of Thunder Bay. ...

  • Hammarskjold High School
  • Hillcrest High School
  • Port Arthur CI (7 to 12)
  • Sir Winston Churchill C&VI (7 to 12) (IB)
  • Westgate C&VI
  • Lakehead Adult Education Centre

Catholic K-6 Schools Hammarskjold High School is a public high school located in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, with an enrollment of roughly 1,300 students. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

  • Corpus Christi
  • Holy Cross
  • Holy Family
  • Our Lady Of Charity
  • St. Ann
  • St. Bernard (French Immersion)
  • St. Elizabeth
  • St. Francis
  • St. John
  • St. Jude
  • St. Margaret
  • St. Martin
  • St. Paul
  • St. Pius X
  • St. Thomas Aquinas
  • St. Vincent

Catholic 7/8 Schools French immersion is a form of bilingual education in Canada in which a child who has not spoken French as his or her first language studies in French. ...

  • Bishop E. Q. Jennings
  • Bishop Gallagher
  • Sacred Heart
  • St. Edward

Catholic High Schools

  • St. Ignatius
  • St. Patrick

CSDC Aurores Boréales

  • École Catholique Franco-Supérior (K-8)
  • École Secondaire Catholique de la Vérendrye (9 to 12)

Private Schools

  • Thunder Bay Christian School (Official Site)(K-10)(CSI)
  • Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School (Official Site)(9 to 12)

Christian Schools International (CSI) was established in 1920 and supports Christian school teachers who want Bible-based textbooks for their classrooms, principals and school administrators investigating employee benefit plans, Christian school board members seeking information about governance, and parents looking for a Christian school for their children. ...

Post-Secondary Institutions

Categories: Canada education stubs | Colleges in Ontario ... The Aviation Centre of Excellence, or ACE, is the aviation department facility for Confederation College in Thunder Bay, Ontario. ... Negahneewin College is a part of Confederation College dedicated to providing quality education to Indigenous people in Northwestern Ontario. ... Lakehead University is situated at the head of Lake Superior in Thunder Bay, Ontario. ... Northern Ontario School of Medicines logo. ...

For-Profit Institutions

CDI College is a system of for-profit colleges in Canada. ... The Kumon Logo The Kumon method, created by Japanese educator Toru Kumon, is one of the largest maths and language tutoring systems in the world. ... Sylvan Learning (formerly Sylvan Learning Center) (NASDAQ: EEEE) is one branch of the corporation Educate Inc. ...

School lockdown

On Tuesday 1 May 2007 at 09:30, the city's 55 schools went into lockdown as police believed that a student who was recently reported missing had armed himself and was possibly headed to either Hammarskjold or Hillcrest high schools. The student was found at 11:30 and taken into custody, at which time the lockdown was ended. [1] May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini era. ... This page is about the emergency protocol. ...

External Links


  1. ^ TBSource News Article: Lockdown confirmed parents fears, accessed on 3 May 2007.



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