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The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) welcomes international students from around the world to participate in full-year and one semester programs.  We also offer 3 or 4 month individual short term stays. Our minimum for individual short term stays is 3 months.The SCDSB is committed to ensuring that students reach their full potential and become responsible and contributing members of an ever-changing global society. The SCDSB focuses on providing quality programs which develop the skills of lifelong-learning in a safe, caring environment.

International students will have a positive “once in a lifetime” cultural experience and come away with the knowledge, confidence and motivation required to excel in a global society.

Homestay Information

The homestay program provides students with the unique opportunity to live with a Canadian family. Local host families welcome international students…

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Fees & information

The tuition fee is to be made payable to the Simcoe County District School Board by certified cheque, bank draft, money order or through wire transfer…

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Community Information

Whether a student wishes to live in one of our cities, lakeside towns or urban communities, the SCDSB has something to offer to everyone…

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Video Testimonials

International students from China, Spain, Brazil and Germany discuss our homestay program; what it’s like to attend one of our secondary schools and experience life as a teenager in Canada…

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