Gaétan Gervais Secondary School

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Front entrance to Gaetan Gervais Secondary School

Gaétan Gervais Secondary School, also known as École secondaire Gaétan-Gervais, is a somewhat unique publicly funded high school in Oakville, offering French language schooling in a secular context. This is not a Catholic high school.

The school, like its sister french school in Brampton, offers classroom instruction for middle school students in grades 7-8, as well as for high school students in grades 9-12. There are currently approximately 200 students registered at this interesting campus, which is part of the Conseil Scolaire Viamonde School Board.

Gaétan Gervais, as it is known locally, was originally founded in 2011, and is ranked one of the better French first language high schools in southern Ontario.

Specialized Courses

The school offers a wide assortment of academic courses, and is a member of the International Baccalaureate (IB) network of world schools.

Gaétan Gervais offers two Specialist High Skills Majors programs, one in Sports, and one in Information and Communications Technology.

This school is also certified as a Microsoft Showcase School, and it offers advanced courses in robotics, science, and technology.

The school prides itself in providing an environment where academic excellence is encouraged within a larger targeted goal of fluent French – English bilingualism.

Address & Contact Information

Address: 1075 McCraney St. E.

Oakville, ON. L6H 1H9

Phone number: 289-529-0065


School BoardConseil Scolaire Viamonde School Board

School Type: Public Middle School, Public High School

Academic Calendar: Semesters

School Size: Students: 200

Religious Affiliation: None

Foundation Year: 2011

School Uniform: NO

Language of Instruction: French

Gender: Coeducational

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This french high school in Oakville is housed in a modern facility that offers a good assortment of high tech classrooms and Wi-Fi work spaces for students. The school also features numerous drama and art rooms, a large gymnasium, workout rooms, outdoor athletic areas and computer study areas.

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Gaétan Gervais offers students an Excellence in Sports program. The program trains young people to learn the value of teamwork and the themes of persistence and resilience. In addition to playing a variety of sports such as soccer, hockey and basketball and cross country skiing, for example, the Excellence in Sports program allows students to explore various professional opportunities in the world of sport and recreation.

Extracurricular Clubs and Programs

There is also an extensive list of extracurricular clubs and programs at the school, including:

  • Chess Club
  • Debating Club
  • DJ Club
  • Drama Club
  • Eco-Griffons
  • Gay-Straight Alliance
  • Humanitarian Club
  • Improv Club
  • Mathematics Club
  • Photography Club
  • Yearbook Club
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Gaétan Gervais High School Ranking

Gaétan Gervais, although only open for a few years, has consistently scored well in the Fraser Institute’s annual academic ranking. This year’s score was 7.5 out of a possible 10, and the school is ranked at 130th place out of 739 high schools in the province of Ontario. Compare school rankings.

School and Nearby Amenities

For recreation, students have access to a large gymnasium, and a  full assortment of athletic facilities. The school is centrally located in the north eastern part of Oakville, near Sixth Line and Upper Middle Road W.

Gaétan Gervais Secondary School Boundary Map

Gaétan Gervais is the Oakville regional location of the Conseil Scolaire Viamonde School Board, and as such, covers a large cachement area that includes all of Oakville, Milton, as well as major parts of Mississauga.

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