Welcoming. Inspiring. International.

We care and support the well-being of our students while fostering innovation and a faith-based approach to academic achievement.

Choosing OCSB

Discover your potential at the OCSB

As the Capital City of Canada, Ottawa is the heart and centre of it all. At the forefront of this beautiful city is the Ottawa Catholic School Board, providing faith-based education with high academic achievements, and a focus on community, wellness and innovation.

Your Stories

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Discover your potential at the OCSB

Watch our video to discover more about the Ottawa Catholic School Board. See how our amazing city, our academic excellence, our Catholic values, and how our supportive communities help you reach your goals!

Klara’s experience at the OCSB has widened her perception of the world

“Being a student at the Ottawa Catholic School Board has widened my perception of the world in every aspect and it made me more sure of my future steps in my education.”

Klara, Czech Republic

Julia discovered her future career at the OCSB

“I’m really happy to announce that with the help of my teachers and peers at school, I was able to get into one of the most prestigious schools in Canada, Carleton University, for Engineering.”

Julia, Brazil

Gigi welcomes you to the city of Ottawa

“As the capital of Canada, Ottawa is the heart of diversity; it offers so much opportunity to people with different backgrounds.”

Gigi, Taiwan

Amy was supported and ready for her post-secondary studies

“We have amazing staff, amazing teachers, an amazing Chaplin.”

Amy, Vietnam

Marina discovered her potential

“I was so excited about going to a new place and getting to know a new culture. I’m really proud of myself for coming here alone. Now I just think I can do whatever I want to.”

Marina, Brazil

our approach

Creating the foundation for success

OCSB is unique in its values, approach to learning and focus on student wellness, diversity, technology, sports and academic success.

Our Deep Learning approach

At every Ottawa Catholic school, we focus on helping your child develop global competencies: citizenship, character, communication, critical thinking, collaboration, and creativity. By developing the whole child, we are creating the leaders of tomorrow.

Pathway to post-secondary education

High school at the OCSB is all about preparing your child to thrive as their future-self. We have a variety of programs and supports that allow your child to explore their talents and interests while preparing them for top North American Universities and Colleges. Have you heard about our unique benefit when applying to uOttawa where you don’t have to write an English Language Test? Learn more!

Faith-based values

While the academic success of a child is very important, most would agree that it’s even more important that their child grows up to be a good person. At the OCSB, we provide an education that respects the universal values of all faiths, grounded in Catholic principles.

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Are you ready for a world-class education?

Contact us today to learn more about enrolling you or your child at the OCSB.