Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board

School Board

Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board

Available Programs
Academic Year
Academic Semester

With Red Leaf since
Degree / Course
from Grade 8
to Grade 12
Most important city
Prince Edward (21 min.)
Thomasburg (26 min.)
Toronto (170 min.)
Location Type
urban , rural
Program Languages
english and french
Nearest airport
Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)

Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board

Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board is a School District located in Belleville, Ontario. It is centrally located with easy access to Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa, with a population of less than 100,000 inhabitants. Belleville has all the comforts of a big city with the safety and comfort of a small city. It offers an international program for grades 8-12, and students can start their program in February or September.

The international program selects local families to welcome students and provide them with a unique experience, where students practice their English, complete their studies and participate in Canadian culture. To further enhance the student's cultural experience, the program offers a wide variety of extra activities such as: Monthly events, visit to Niagara Falls, Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa.

The ISP program provides additional support to foreigners with ESL courses, an after-school tutoring program, college readiness, TOEFL, and weekly visits to schools to prepare for the transition to college.

HPEDSB also offers special courses for international students - International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement (university level course program), French Immersion and a wide range of programs to help students prepare for their future, for example: theater, music, study environmental, technology, business studies, physical education and much more.

Educational ideology

The School District is committed to the achievement and well-being of students, helping each to advance toward graduation on the chosen path. Share this responsibility with parents / guardians and the community. HPEDSB's character attributes - welcoming, cooperative, honesty, humor, integrity, respect, responsibility, and trustworthiness - help student achievement and wellness. In addition, they contribute to making connections between students, employees and the community in an environment that fights against bias and bullying.

All students are prepared and trained for the possibilities of the future.

We create dynamic, inclusive and educational experiences that develop capable, trustworthy and curious students who thrive and contribute to their communities.


Achieve excellence and equity

  • Learning and leadership
  • Public trust
  • Wellness

"Made in Canada" experiences

About the Region

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