Oakville has a number of pre-schools, elementary schools, high schools, independent schools and post-secondary institutions.

Public system in Oakville:

There are two main school boards: Halton District School Board and Halton Catholic District School Board. For both school boards, school registration and busing is based on geographical zoning.
Sometimes, you can change your school of attendance. Optional attendance (transferring schools) is the process where students can apply to attend a school other than the school designated for their area of residence. Students can apply to a school outside of their home school if there is enough space to accommodate them.
For more information, refer to Transfer Schools within the HDSB
Students who transfer to another school are not eligible for Board provided transportation.

To find the school in your area go to:


Additional school boards:

Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir - has 1 elementary school and one high school in Oakville.
Viamonde schools - network of French-language schools. They have 2 elementary schools and 1 high school.

Oakville Independent schools:

The private schools provide a wide range of educational options for families to choose from including primary, elementary, secondary, Montessori, International Baccalaureate, AP, AP Capstone, traditional, progressive, religious-based, boarding, single-gender and co-educational school.
Appleby College
Chisholm Academy
Clanmore Montessori
Dearcroft Montessori School and West Wind Montessori Jr. High, Glenburnie School
King's Christian Collegiate
MacLachlan College
Oakville Christian School
Rotherglen School
St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School (private school for girls)
Wildwood Academy
Linbrook School (private school for boys)
The Oakville Academy for the Arts
Walden International School
Clanmore Montessori School
Fern Hill School

Post Secondary in Oakville:

Sheridan College


2018 post-secondary education level - Oakville 70.3%; Halton Region 66.4%; Ontario 57.2%.
Per cent of Oakville, Halton and Ontario Residents with Post-Secondary Education
Per cent of Oakville, Halton and Ontario Residents with Post-Secondary Education

You can check the Elementary school or High school ranking as per Fraser Institute report.
If you are looking for a new home use the Find a School tool to find your home school based on your home address. This will help you with a detailed look at Halton public schools including school boundaries.
If you think about relocating and looking for a new home, need help with finding the best neighborhood for your family, please contact me and I will be glad to help you!