St. Paul Catholic Secondary School scores quite well as a highly rated separate high school situated in the Lakeview area of southeast Mississauga, offering schooling for grades 9-12.
There are currently approximately 800 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.
St. Paul school was founded in 1971, and it is considered one of the better high schools in Peel Region. The school offers a wide assortment of academic courses for students.
St. Paul is an accredited school in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program, a worldwide network of schools that offers special academic training within a global context.
It also participates in the Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) program, with a focus on Energy.
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.
Further reading: List of special programs available in Ontario high schools.
Elementary schools that “feed” St. Paul Secondary include:
- Queen of Heaven
- St. Dominic
- St. Edmund
- St. Timothy
- St. James Catholic
Address & Contact Information
815 Atwater Ave.
Mississauga, ON. L5E 1L8
Phone number: 905-278-3994
School Board: Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board
School Uniform: YES
Language of Instruction: English
For a school built more than 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 gymnasium, a fitness centre, an AV studio, plus athletic fields and computer study areas.
Team & Individual Sports
St. Paul has a solid athletics program, including:
- Cross-country Running
- Field Hockey
- Track & Field
- Fast Pitch Softball
- Flag Football
- Table Tennis
The school also offers a wide assortment of extracurricular clubs for students, including:
- AV Club
- ECO Team
- Photography Club
- Drama Club
- Book Club
- Music Ministry
- Reading Club
- Fishing Club
- Weight Room Club
- Robotics Club
- Chess Club
St. Paul Catholic Secondary School Ranking
This Catholic high school has consistently scored above average in the Fraser Institute’s annual ranking. This year’s score was 6.5 out of a possible 10, and the school is tied for 330th place out of 739 high schools in the province of Ontario. Compare school rankings.
School and Nearby Amenities
The school is located on Atwater Avenue, between Cawthra Road and Ogden Avenue. St. Paul has outdoor track and field areas, and a large gymnasium.
The Port Credit area 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 Long Branch in Toronto.
St. Paul Catholic Secondary School Boundary Map
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St. Paul has a large catchment area with approximately Dundas St. E. on its northern boundary, the Lake Ontario shoreline on its south, as far as the Credit River on the western edge, and the Etobicoke Creek dividing line with Toronto 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.
St. Paul 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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