Ascension of Our Lord Secondary School

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Ascension of Our Lord Secondary School

Ascension of Our Lord Secondary School, a Catholic High School in Malton

Ascension of Our Lord Secondary School is the only Catholic high school in the Malton area of northeast Mississauga, offering schooling for grades 9-12. There are currently approximately 840 students registered at this medium sized, centrally located facility.

As with most Catholic high schools, students here are required to wear uniforms while attending classes.

Ascension of Our Lord CSS was founded in 1976, and it has gradually expanded enrollment, staff, and facilities over the years. Today the school offers a wide assortment of academic courses for students.

Ascension participates in the Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) program, with a focus on Business.

The school also offers the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP), where students can learn skilled trades through an apprenticeship system.

Although only Core French is offered at this school, Extended French instruction is available at nearby St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School in Brampton.

Further reading: List of special programs available in Ontario high schools.

Feeder Schools

Elementary schools in Malton that “feed” Ascension of Our Lord Secondary include:

  • Holy Cross
  • St. Raphael

Address & Contact Information

7640 Anaka Dr

Mississauga, ON. L4T 3H7

Phone number: 905-676-1287

Email: AscensionofourLordInfo@dpcdsb.org

Website: https://www.dpcdsb.org/ASCEN

School Board: Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board

School Uniform: YES

Language of Instruction: English

Gender: Coeducational

Facilities

For a school built nearly 50 years ago, this facility offers modern architecture that provides students with a good assortment of classrooms and work spaces.

The school also features rooms for drama and art, various spaces for its music department, a large double gymnasium, a fitness centre, science labs, a chapel, plus athletic fields and computer study areas.

ascension of our lord catholic secondary school
Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Secondary School

Team & Individual Sports

Ascension CSS has a solid athletics program, including:

  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross-country Running
  • Fast Pitch Softball
  • Field Hockey
  • Flag Football
  • Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball
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Ascension of Our Lord Secondary School logo

Extracurricular

The school also offers a wide assortment of extracurricular clubs for students, including:

  • AV Club
  • ECO Team
  • Photography Club
  • Choir
  • SPAC
  • Drama Club
  • Book Club
  • Music Ministry
  • Reading Club
  • Fishing Club
  • ​Weight Room Club
  • Robotics Club
  • Chess Club
  • DECA

Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Secondary School Ranking

This Catholic high school has scored slightly below average in the Fraser Institute’s annual ranking. This year’s score was 5.9 out of a possible 10, and the school is tied for 440th place out of 739 high schools in the province of Ontario. Compare school rankings.

School and Nearby Amenities

The school is located on Anaka Drive, near Derry Road and Airport Road. Ascension has outdoor track and field areas, and a large gymnasium.

The school is located in the heart of Malton. The western boundary of the City of Toronto is very close. While the school is situated in a residential area, there are considerable industrial and commercial neighbourhoods nearby. Malton is very close to Toronto Pearson International Airport. The nearest GO Station is Malton.

Ascension of Our Lord Secondary School Boundary Map

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ascension of our lord secondary school boundary map

Ascension has a large catchment area including the entirety of Malton, a portion of Brampton on its northern boundary, Highway 401 on its southern side, as far as Hurontario St. on the western edge, and Highway 427 on its eastern edge.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that school and district boundary data is up-to-date. It’s important to note, however, that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your school board.

In Conclusion

Ascension of Our Lord Secondary School is the only Catholic high school serving the Malton area of Mississauga. While its Fraser Intitute grades are only average, the school has a good reputation for academics, sports, and extracurricular program and clubs.

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