The Woodlands School – Top Rated
The Woodlands School is a highly rated school situated in the Erindale area of central Mississauga, offering schooling for elementary students in grades 7-8, as well as for high school students in grades 9-12. There are currently approximately 1198 students registered at this well regarded facility.
The Woodlands School was founded in 1969, and it is considered one of the better public high schools in the Greater Toronto Area.
The school offers a wide assortment of academic courses for students. Woodlands accurately reflects the multicultural heritage of Mississauga, in that it plays host to many students from around the world, and it offers an extensive English as a Second Language (ESL) curriculum.
Two Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) programs are offered, one for Arts and Culture, and one for Health and Wellness.
Woodlands offers an Enhanced Learning Program for gifted students, which offers the opportunity for extended studies, leadership, and a pathway to the Advanced Placement exams for university.
There is also a Peer Assisted Learning (PALS) program that is available.
The Woodlands School also offers an Ontario Youth Apprentice Program (OYAP) for apprenticeship in various trades-related industries.
Address & Contact Information
3225 Erindale Station Road
Mississauga, ON. L5C 1Y5
Phone Number: 905-279-0575
School Board: Peel District School Board
School Type: Public High School
Academic Calendar: Semesters
School Size: Students: 1200
Religious Affiliation: None
Foundation Year: 1969
School Uniform: NO
Language of Instruction: English
The Woodlands School was extensively renovated in 2016, and today offers a good assortment of modern classrooms and work spaces for students.
The school also features numerous drama and art rooms, music areas, a large gymnasium, a fitness centre, plus athletic fields and computer study areas.
The Woodlands Secondary School offers students the ability to participate in a vast array of team and individual sports, including:
- Bocce ball
- Cross Country Running
- Field Hockey
- Field Lacrosse
- Flag Football
- Slo-pitch Softball
- Track and Field
- Ultimate Frisbee
Extracurricular Clubs and Programs
Woodlands has over 50 special interest, service, language, and academic clubs, including an award-winning DECA chapter, a highly-competitive HOSA chapter, plus award-winning Music Repertoire and Band programs, as well as The Woodlands Theatre Company.
- Absolute Robotics Team
- Art Club
- Auto Club
- Black Students Association (BSA)
- Book Club
- Computer Science Club
- Debate Club
- DECA Woodlands
- Drama Club
- Eco Club
- Ethics Bowl Team
- Faith In Action
- Games Club
- Math Club
- Senior Jazz Band
- Sikh Students Association Club
- Student Activity Council (SAC)
- The Light Bulb Initiative
- The Prefects
- The Startup Club
- The Woodlands Athletic Association (WAA)
- The Woodlands Writers Club
- The Woodstock School Newspaper
- Voice Student Council
- Wood Shop Club
- Woodlands Chess Club
- Woodlands Cooking Committee
- Woodlands HOSA Chapter
- Woodlands Model UN
The Woodlands Secondary School Ranking
This public high school has consistently scored highly in the Fraser Institute’s annual ranking. This year’s score was 8.2 out of a possible 10, and the school is tied for 42nd place out of 739 high schools in the province of Ontario. Compare school rankings.
School and Nearby Amenities
For recreation, The Woodlands Secondary School has a large gymnasium, and a full assortment of athletic facilities. The school is located near to public transit and shopping, and is relatively close to the Mississauga City Centre and Square One area.
Woodlands Secondary boundaries extend from the 403 Highway in the north, to areas near the Credit River in the south, running along the Credit River in the west, and to Mavis Road in the east, including an area of high rise condominiums near Square One.
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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.
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