Unlocking the Best Education in Burlington: A Friendly Guide to Schools & Neighborhoods

Matthew Kelly | eXp Realty 
6 Dec 2021

Top 5 Best Schools in Burlington Ontario [Elementary & High School]

Are you on the hunt for the perfect spot in Burlington, Ontario, to plant your family roots and ensure your kiddos get top-notch education? 

Well, you’ve clicked on the right blog! Today, we’re diving deep into the crème de la crème of Burlington’s schools and neighbourhoods.

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Understanding School Rankings: More Than Just Numbers

Let’s kick things off with a little chat about the Fraser Institute’s School Rankings. 

These folks are like the Michelin stars of schools, giving you the lowdown on academic performance. But here’s the kicker: a school is more than its report card. 

It’s about the vibe, the extracurriculars, the community… you get the gist. So, while we’ll give you the academic scoop, remember to check out those school fairs, chat up Mr. Smith at the school gate, and maybe even sneak into a PTA meeting (or just ask nicely) to get the real feel.

Below you can find the Fraser Institute School Ranking For Burlington’s Top Schools: 

Top Public Elementary Schools: Where Little Minds Grow Big

John T Tuck Public School (Roseland) – 8.8/10
Ah, Roseland, with its tree-lined streets and the John T Tuck Public School. It’s like the Hogwarts of Burlington, minus the moving staircases. With a solid 8.8 rating, it’s where your little ones will start their quest for knowledge, community involvement, and maybe a bit of mischief.

Charles R. Beaudoin School (Millcroft) – 8.1/10
Millcroft, oh Millcroft, with your manicured lawns and the Charles R. Beaudoin School. This place was my old stomping ground! It’s got everything from French Immersion to a Gifted Program. And yes, it’s as awesome as it sounds.

Paul A Fisher Public School (Brant Hills) – 8.1/10
Nestled in the heart of Brant Hills, Paul A Fisher is where your kids can thrive in a close-knit community. It’s like Cheers, where everybody knows your name, but for schools.

Alton Village Public School (Alton Village) – 7.9/10
Alton Village, the new kid on the block, is making waves with its modern vibe and the Alton Village Public School. It’s where innovation meets education, and let me tell you, it’s a match made in heaven.

CH Norton Public School (Headon Forest) – 7.7/10
Headon Forest, with its whispering trees and the CH Norton Public School, is where education gets a green twist. It’s all about learning with a view, folks!

Top Catholic Elementary Schools: Faith Meets Education

St. Anne Catholic Elementary School (Alton Village) – 8.7
Over in Alton Village, St. Anne’s is where faith and brains mingle. It’s got a community vibe that’ll warm your heart faster than a cup of cocoa in December.

St. Raphael Catholic Elementary School (Shoreacres) – 8.1/10
Shoreacres isn’t just about those lake views; it’s home to St. Raphael’s, where values and education go hand in hand. Plus, they’ve got a schedule that even the busiest bees can buzz about!

St. Timothy Catholic Elementary School (Orchard) – 8/10
Orchard’s St. Timothy’s is like that cool aunt who knows all about life’s hacks. It’s innovative, welcoming, and just the right place for a well-rounded education.

Canadian Martyrs Catholic Elementary School (Palmer) – 7.7/10
Palmer’s Canadian Martyrs is the hidden gem of Burlington. It’s where community, faith, and learning create the perfect trifecta for your little ones.

Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Elementary School (Millcroft) – 7.5/10
Back in Millcroft, Sacred Heart of Jesus is making waves with its heartfelt approach to education. It’s all about nurturing both the mind and the soul.

High Schools: Where Futures are Forged

Nelson Public High School – 7.6/10
Nelson isn’t just a school; it’s a legacy. With a strong academic and arts program, it’s where Burlington’s teens transform into tomorrow’s leaders.

Corpus Christi Catholic High School – 7.6/10
Corpus Christi isn’t just about the books; it’s about building a community. With a diverse student body, it’s where your teen will find their tribe.

Dr. Frank J. Hayden Public Highschool – 7.4/10
Dr. Frank J. Hayden is the new kid on the high school block, but don’t let that fool you. Attached to a community center, it’s like the Swiss Army knife of schools – it’s got everything!

Aldershot Public High School – 7/10
Aldershot is where tradition meets tomorrow. It’s got a rich history and a forward-thinking approach, making it the perfect launchpad for your teen’s dreams.

Notre Dame Catholic High School – 7/10
Notre Dame is the cozy corner of Burlington’s education scene. It’s where everyone knows your name, and your dreams are everyone’s business.

That was a whirlwind tour of Burlington’s educational landscape, wasn’t it? 

Remember, the perfect school is like the perfect latte – it’s all about the right blend. So take your time, visit those schools, and chat up the locals. And hey, don’t forget to download your FREE Burlington Home Buyers Starter Kit

It’s your golden ticket to making Burlington not just a place you live, but a place you love.

Until next time, keep learning and laughing, my friend!

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