Mississauga School Rankings

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Best Schools in Mississauga

Peel schools generally perform well when compared to other districts in the Ontario school rankings. Within the Region of Peel, Mississauga has many top rated schools.

Updated information on Mississauga school rankings is now available which can help parents to determine the academic performance of their children’s schools.

What are the best schools in Mississauga? Three of the most frequently asked questions can be answered:

Q: What is the best high school in Mississauga?

A: John Fraser Secondary School has consistently ranked highest among all public high schools in Mississauga, scoring a strong 8.5 on the Fraser Institute ranking score. But a new private school called ISNA High School is now outranking it.

See both ISNA and John Fraser Secondary School rankings below.

Q: What is the best elementary school in Mississauga?

A: Al Risala, IQRA Islamic, Khalsa School Malton, and Safa & Marwa are four elementary schools in Mississauga who all scored a perfect 10 on their Fraser Institute rankings.

Q: Does Mississauga have French immersion schools?

A: Yes, Mississauga has plenty of excellent French immersion schools

The Fraser Institute is a leading source for school rankings in Canada. They are an independent international research and educational organization, headquartered in Vancouver, B.C.

They use a specific set of measurements to gauge elementary, middle, and high school academic performance for Mississauga, and many other parts of Canada.

The Fraser Institute compilation of Ontario School rankings provides specific data on how students in various schools rate against each other, using defined and specific methodologies.

Their “Report Card” was last updated for high schools in 2019, and for elementary schools in early 2020.

Testing was put on pause during 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We hope to have updated numbers soon.

It ranks all participating schools in Ontario based on results using standardized tests in the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO).

Test results are ranked within a range up to a perfect score of 10, and these results are then compared to previous years’ scores as well as previous years’ rankings.

Schools are then given a numeric rank based upon their students’ test scores.

Many educators are quick to point out that an academic test such as used by the Fraser Institute is only one measure of school performance.

Peter Cowley, co-author of the report,  has acknowledged that these test scores are only one method of measurement in trying to determine any school’s effectiveness.

“This report card says nothing about fine arts, athletics, french immersion, or how schools develop leadership and citizenship among their students. This will tell parents how students are doing in areas of basic skills in which the province tests them.”

The Mississauga school rankings also allow parents to monitor any significant trends for increases or decreases in the test scores, Cowley said.

Despite caution from many observers that the Report is only a single measure of any school’s effectiveness, one can nevertheless gain some insight as to the academic credentials of Mississauga’s schools, and how they measure up against each other.

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Mississauga High School Rankings

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Mississauga high schools are ranked on the 2018-2019 test results.

First column on the left is the rank of each school against the entire Province of Ontario’s seven hundred and forty seven public, catholic, and private secondary schools.

From this chart, you can see that John Fraser Secondary School at 2665 Erin Centre Boulevard is the highest rated public secondary school in Mississauga.

It has long been recognized as the top high school in Mississauga, coming in at twenty-seventh out of all secondary schools in the entire province.

John Fraser has nevertheless been passed in ranking by the ISNA Islamic High School.

ISNA is a private school catering to the Muslim community, and it is located at 2200 South Sheridan Way.

The ISNA high school has managed to unseat the longtime champion John Fraser, and we offer congratulations to the staff and students there.

ISNA has rapidly grown both its elementary and its secondary schools, and it is now recognized as one of the top schools in the province. Using Fraser Institute methodology, ISNA can be recognized as the highest scoring private high school in Mississauga.

Best Secondary Schools in Mississauga

Here are the latest rankings for Mississauga secondary schools.

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Provincial RankSchoolRating Score
27John Fraser Secondary School8.5
42The Woodlands School8.2
52St. Francis Xavier Secondary School8.1
63Port Credit Secondary School8.0
63St. Aloysius Gonzaga Secondary School8.0
63St. Marcellinus Secondary School8.0
111Lorne Park Secondary School7.6
111Our Lady of Mount Carmel 7.6
130Al-Risala Academy7.5
130Streetsville Secondary School7.5
149Iona Catholic Secondary School7.4
163St. Joseph Secondary School7.3
180Applewood Heights Secondary School7.2
180Glenforest Secondary School7.2
180Philip Pocock Secondary School 7.2
209Clarkson Secondary School7.1
225St Joan of Arc Catholic Secondary School7.0
225École secondaire catholique Sainte-Famille7.0
244Erindale Secondary School6.9
244John Cabot Secondary School6.9
261Mississauga Secondary School6.8
281Rick Hansen Secondary School6.7
310Stephen Lewis Secondary School6.6
330St. Paul Secondary School6.5
352Cawthra Park Secondary School6.4
374Father Michael Goetz Secondary School6.3
374Meadowvale Secondary School6.3
391Loyola Catholic Secondary School6.2
406St. Martin Secondary School6.1
440Ascension of Our Lord Secondary School5.9
575TL Kennedy Secondary School4.8
605Lincoln M Alexander Secondary School4.5
703Safa & Marwa2.6
731West Credit0.1

Mississauga Elementary School Rankings

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The Fraser Institute’s most recent findings on Mississauga elementary school rankings and middle school ratings were released in January, 2020, and are based on 2018/2019 grade 3 and grade 6 EQAO results.

When test results between schools ended in a rating tie, school rank is shown as an equal rank (left column).

Some schools are not listed due to not offering both grades 3 & 6.

The following list is a summary of Mississauga elementary school rankings, including public and separate (catholic) school rankings.

Certain private school rankings are not available due to lack of participation in the EQAO tests. The exclusion of a school should in no way be construed as a judgement of the school’s effectiveness.

There are 5 top elementary schools in Mississauga that have a perfect score of 10 in academics: the Ahmadiyya school, the IQRA Islamic school, the ISNA elementary school, the Khalsa School in Malton, and the Safa & Marwa school.

These four schools also score among the top schools in the Greater Toronto area, and indeed, in all of Ontario.

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Best Elementary Schools in Mississauga

Here are the latest rankings for Mississauga elementary schools.

Provincial RankSchoolRating Score
1Ahmadiyya 10.0
1IQRA Islamic10.0
1ISNA Islamic10.0
1Khalsa School Malton10.0
1Safa & Marwa10.0
30St John of the Cross9.5
35St Rose of Lima9.4
35Horizon Jeunesse9.4
46St Mark9.2
46St John XXIII9.2
97 St David of Wales8.8
97St Edmund8.8
97Sts Martha & Mary8.8
118Olive Grove8.7
203Al-Manarat Heights8.3
203St Thomas More8.3
267St Therese of the Child Jesus8.1
267St Bernard of Clairvaux8.1
301Our Lady of Good Voyage8.0
301Queen of Heaven8.0
301ST Teresa of Calcutta8.0
346St Gregory7.9
346St Helen7.9
346St Timothy7.9
392St Louis7.8
449Our Lady of Mercy7.7
513Divine Mercy7.6
513St Barbara7.6
513St James Catholic Global7.6
577San Lorenzo Ruiz7.5
577St Albert of Jerusalem7.5
630Plum Tree Park7.4
630St Veronica7.4
630Sts Peter & Paul7.4
630St Jean Baptiste7.4
688St Edith Stein7.3
688St Philip7.3
688 St Simon Stock7.3
688St Sofia7.3
766St Christopher7.2
766St Clare7.2
766St Matthew7.2
824Bishop Scalabrini7.1
824St Catherine of Siena7.1
824St Jerome7.1
893Shelter Bay7.0
893St Dominic7.0
893St Raymond7.0
978St Bernadette6.9
978St Elizabeth Seton6.9
978St Sebastian6.9
1048Maingate Islamic6.8
1048St Luke6.8
1048St Valentine6.8
1119Settler's Green6.7
1195Canadian Martyrs6.6
1195St Hilary6.6
1195St Jude6.6
1195St Richard6.6
1195Le Flambeau6.6
1277St Julia6.5
1277St Pio of Pietrelcina6.5
1338Holy Cross6.4
1338St Faustina6.4
1409St Francis of Assisi6.3
1540McBride Avenue6.1
1540Queenston Drive6.1
1540St Margaret of Scotland6.1
1683Corpus Christi5.9
1683Forest Avenue5.9
1756Christ the King5.8
1756Father Daniel Zanon5.8
1756St Basil5.8
1821St Joseph5.7
1936St Herbert5.5
1991St Teresa of Avila5.4
1991St Vincent de Paul5.4
2041St Alfred5.3
2102All Saints5.2
2102St Raphael5.2
2170Elm Drive5.1
2170Mary Fix5.1
2170Metropolitan Andrei5.1
2227St Gerard5.0
2277St Charles4.9
2493Miller's Grove4.4
2540Cashmere Avenue4.3
2643Plowman's Park4.0
2904Maple Wood2.6

We hope you have found this summary of Mississauga high school and elementary school rankings both interesting and useful, with data provided by the Fraser Institute:

Fraser Institute Rankings

To view the complete Fraser Institute rankings, covering Mississauga school rankings, and much more, visit them online:


Mississauga Schools

Here’s a great link where you can find a complete list of public schools in Mississauga:

containing complete school addresses, telephone numbers and interactive mapping for all Mississauga schools.

Post Secondary Education

Post secondary schools in Mississauga include the University of Toronto Mississauga Campus, as well as Sheridan College.

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In conclusion, Mississauga has long been blessed with excellent schools, and this fact is just another reason why living in Mississauga is such a pleasure. Mississauga high schools, as well as elementary and middle schools, offer an excellent array of choices for parents wishing to optimize their children’s school experience. This article has attempted to help in determining the best schools in Mississauga.

For many people, finding a home in the right school district is an essential part of choosing where to live. We hope you have enjoyed our review of elementary, middle, and high schools in Mississauga.

Update: Special Reports on schools in Streetsville, schools in Clarkson

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Elementary, middle, and high school rankings for Mississauga, Ontario, as provided by the Fraser Institute, updated for 2019. See which public, Catholic, and private Mississauga schools rank the best for academic excellence.
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