Best Schools in Oakville Ontario [Elementary & High School]

Matthew Kelly | eXp Realty 
2 Jul 2022

Oakville's Educational Landscape: Finding the Perfect School for Your Family

Welcome to Oakville, where the search for a family-friendly community begins with education at its heart. Here, the quest for the perfect school is as crucial as finding the ideal home. The Fraser Institute’s school rankings often lead the conversation, but they’re just the tip of the iceberg. 

And for those ready to dive deeper, our FREE Oakville Home Buyers Starter Kit awaits to be your compass. Let’s embark on this educational journey together.

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Understanding the Fraser Institute Rankings

The Fraser Institute’s rankings are a beacon for many parents navigating the sea of educational choices. By analyzing academic results, these rankings provide a snapshot of school performance. 

However, they capture just a slice of the school experience. As we peel back the layers, remember that the best choices are made with a panoramic view of the educational landscape.

The Full Picture: Academic Excellence and Beyond

Oakville’s schools are more than their report cards. They are ecosystems thriving with vibrant cultures, diverse clubs, and community spirit. 

To truly gauge a school’s fit for your child, consider its ethos, the richness of its extracurricular offerings, and the warmth of its community. 

A visit to the school’s website and conversations with its people can offer invaluable insights.

Top Public Elementary Schools in Oakville

Oakville boasts some of the finest public elementary schools in the region. Schools like Joshua Creek and Forest Trail don’t just excel academically; they offer unique programs that nurture both mind and spirit. From innovative STEM initiatives to arts and environmental stewardship, these schools provide a well-rounded education that prepares students for a bright future

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Top Catholic Elementary Schools in Oakville​

Faith and learning go hand in hand at Oakville’s top Catholic elementary schools. With impressive Fraser Institute scores, schools like St. Luke’s offer an education steeped in values and community service. These institutions are not just about academic excellence but also about fostering a sense of purpose and belonging.

  1. St. Luke Catholic Elementary School
    • Score 9.2
  2. St. Matthew Catholic Elementary School
    • Score 8.6
  3. St. Andrew Catholic Elementary School
    • Score 8.3
  4. St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Elementary School
    • Score: 8.2
  5. St. Dominic Catholic Elementary School
    • Score 8.0

Oakville's Premier High Schools

Oakville’s high schools stand tall with their academic achievements. Yet, their true distinction lies in the breadth of their offerings. From Abbey Park’s robust sports programs to Iroquois Ridge’s acclaimed arts and technology, these schools are incubators for the next generation of innovators, athletes, and artists.

  1. Abbey Park
    • Score: 8.9
  2. Iroquois Ridge
    • Score: 8.9
  3. St. Mildred’s (All Girls School)
    • Score: 8.8
  4. Oakville Trafalgar
    • Score 8.6
  5. White Oaks
    • Score: 8.6

Beyond Secondary Education: Sheridan College

Sheridan College is Oakville’s crown jewel in post-secondary education, especially renowned for its arts and technology programs. It’s a place where passion meets profession, offering a spectrum of courses that cater to the creative and the curious.

Final Thoughts:

As you navigate the waters of educational options in Oakville, let the numbers inform but not dictate your journey. Each school has its own story, and the right fit for your child may be where you least expect it. 

Remember, our FREE Oakville Home Buyers Starter Kit is your gateway to understanding this wonderful community and all it offers.



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