John Cabot Catholic Secondary School

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John Cabot Catholic Secondary School

John Cabot Secondary School Mississauga

John Cabot Catholic Secondary School scores well as a highly rated separate high school situated in the Rathwood area of northeast Mississauga, offering schooling for grades 9-12.

There are currently approximately 900 students registered at this medium sized, attractively located facility. As with most Catholic high schools, students here are required to wear uniforms while attending classes.

John Cabot school was founded in 1997, and it is considered one of the more desirable high schools in Peel Region. The school offers a wide assortment of academic courses for students.

Special Programs

John Cabot offers a Dual Credits program, where students can earn college level credits while still in high school.

It also 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 Philip Pocock high school.

Feeder Schools

Elementary schools that “feed” John Cabot Secondary include:

  • Canadian Martyrs
  • St. Charles Garnier
  • St. Pio of Pietrelcina
  • St. Teresa of Calcutta
  • St. Vincent de Paul

Address & Contact Information

635 Willowbank Trail

Mississauga, ON. L4W 3L6

Phone number: 905-279-1554



School Board: Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board

School Type: Separate High School

Academic Calendar: Semesters

School Size: students: 900

Religious Affiliation: Christian-Catholic

Foundation Year: 1997

School Uniform: YES

Language of Instruction: English

Gender: Coeducational


As a school built less than 25 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 gymnasium, a fitness centre, plus athletic fields and computer study areas.

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John Cabot Catholic high school
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John Cabot has a solid athletics program, including:

  • Swimming
  • Hockey
  • Cross-country Running
  • Golf
  • Field Hockey
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Soccer
  • Track & Field
  • Baseball
  • Fast Pitch Softball
  • Tennis
  • Flag Football
  • Badminton
  • Table Tennis

Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

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

  • French Club
  • ECO Club
  • Photography Club
  • Choir
  • Anime Club
  • Drama Club
  • Jazz Band
  • Reading Club
  • Poetry Club
  • ​Weight Room Club
  • Yoga Club
  • Chess Team
  • DECA
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John Cabot Catholic Secondary School Ranking

This Catholic high school has consistently scored well in the Fraser Institute’s annual ranking. This year’s score was 6.9 out of a possible 10, and the school is tied for 244th place out of 739 high schools in the province of Ontario. Compare school rankings.

School and Nearby Amenities

The school is located on Willowbank Trail, between Cawthra Road and Tomken Road. John Cabot has outdoor track and field areas, and a large gymnasium.

The city centre of Mississauga is quite close, as is western boundary of the City of Toronto. While the school is situated in a residential area, there are considerable shopping and dining services nearby. The nearest GO Station is Cooksville.

Boundary Map

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John Cabot Catholic Secondary School Boundary Map

John Cabot has a large catchment area with approximately Eglinton Ave. E. on its northern boundary, Bloor St. W. on the south, as far as Hurontario St. on the west, and Dixie Road 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.


John Cabot Catholic Secondary School is a good school with a central location, a solid reputation, and above average rankings in the Fraser Institute grading system.

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