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Why Choose Our Schools?

Why choose one of our French Catholic schools?


 Choosing a French Catholic school for your children... means knowing they will get the support and encouragement they need to succeed! 

Because the CECCE truly cares about the well-being and the success of each and every student and makes every effort to offer programs and services that meet the needs of all students, families and communities.

Early Childhood Education:

The CECCE offers a wide array of programs and services for young children and their families.
  • Full-time junior and senior kindergarten (for 4- and 5-year-olds)
  • Free nursery school programs for 3-year-olds - Petits pas à trois
  • Before- and after-school care
  • Family activities – 0 to 6 years old

Elementary Schools:

From junior kindergarten (age 4) through Grade 6 (or Grade 8,
in some schools)
  • Best results on the provincial standardized tests for Grades 3 and 6
  • English instruction begins in Grade 4
  • Three personalized instruction schools based on Montessori principles

Secondary Schools:

  • Cooperative program
  • Enrichment program
  • Specialized programs
  • Specialist High Skills Majors
  • Certificate of bilingualism

With the highest graduation rate (96%) in the province, students can earn an internationally recognized certificate of bilingualism and have access to any post-secondary program they choose, regardless of language. They can enter the workforce fluent in both of Canada’s official languages.

There is a French Catholic school at the heart of your community:

Cumberland, Vars, Orleans, Ottawa, Marionville, Barrhaven, Nepean, Kanata, Stittsville, Carleton Place, Arnprior, Pembroke, Kemptville,
Merrickville, Brockville, Kingston and Trenton
With more than 24,500 students in 44 elementary and 13 secondary schools, as well as its school for adults, the CECCE is the largest Canadian network of French-language schools outside Quebec.

Need information?

To find out how to enrol your child, contact us:


Together for
success and well-being of each student
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While our Board and our schools offer services in French, we try our best to accommodate English-speaking parents and members of the school community.

For registration information, please contact the school board's Family Welcome Office at 613 746-3837 or toll free at 1 888 230-5131 extension 3837.