Thomas A. Blakelock High School

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T.A. Blakelock High School

TA Blakelock High School Oakville

Thomas A. Blakelock High School is a long established public secondary school located in southwest Oakville, Ontario. It offers classroom education for grades 9-12, and is a member of the Halton District School Board.

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Classic 1950’s architecture at TA Blakelock HS Oakville

There are currently over 1150 students registered at this large and centrally located facility. This Oakville high school serves a wide catchment area including the Oakville neighborhoods of Bronte and Old Oakville.

Blakelock High School was originally founded in 1957, and it is considered one of the better performing public high schools in Ontario.

Special Courses

The school offers a wide assortment of academic and arts courses for students, and is renowned for its music department. Students can access a variety of specialized programs with a focus on music and drama, and it should be noted that students from this school have performed in competition at notable venues, including Carnegie Hall in New York.


I-STEM is a regional program for students in grades 9-12. Students develop skills related to engineeri​ng design and design thinking, entrepreneurial thinking skills and global competencies. Students learn to be prepared for technological change and disruption, globalization and shifting demographics.​​​

French Language

Thomas A. Blakelock is one of the Oakville high schools that offers a full French Immersion program, as well as classes in Core French.


Blakelock offers three separate Specialist High Skills majors (SHSM) in:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Energy Studies


Blakelock provides extensive English as a Second Language (ESL) programs led by teachers with substantial experience working with students in ESL.


The school is also a participant in the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) for skilled trades.

Address & Contact Information

Address: 1160 Rebecca Street

Oakville, ON. L6L 1Y9

Phone Number: 905-827-1158



School BoardHalton District School Board

School Type: Public High School

Academic Calendar: Semesters

School Size: Students: 1150

Religious Affiliation: None

Foundation Year: 1957

School Uniform: NO

Language of Instruction: English

Gender: Coeducational

School Facilities

T.A. Blakelock High School offers a good assortment of facility upgrades in spite of its legacy construction. There are modern and spacious classrooms and work spaces for students, and the school also features numerous drama and art rooms, music areas, a large gymnasium, a fitness centre, athletic fields and computer study areas.

Learning how to learn is life’s most important skill


T. A. Blakelock offers students the ability to participate in a wide assortment of team (Tigers) and individual sports, including:

  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Curling
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Ski & Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball
  • Cross Country skiing
T.A. Blakelock High School logo

Extracurricular Clubs and Activities

Blakelock has a good assortment of clubs and extracurricular activites:

  • Art Club
  • Book Club
  • Chess Club
  • Coding & Robotics Club
  • Eco Club
  • Knitting Club
  • Muslim Student Assocation
  • Ping Pong Club
  • Student Council
  • Wellness Club
  • Woodworking Club
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TA Blakelock High School

T. A. Blakelock High School Ranking

Since its inception, T.A. Blakelock has consistently scored respectably in the Fraser Institute’s annual ranking. This year’s score was 7.3 out of a possible 10, and the school is ranked for 163rd place out of 739 high schools in the province of Ontario. Compare school rankings.

School and Nearby Amenities

For recreation, students can access a large gymnasium, and a  full assortment of athletic facilities. The school is situated in an older area of south central Oakville, near Rebecca Street and Fourth Line.

Boundary Map

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TA Blakelock high school Oakville boundary Map

T.A. Blakelock  boundaries extend from the Queen Elizabeth Highway (QEW) in the north, to the shores of Lake Ontario in the south, from Burloak Drive in the west, to roughly Trafalgar Road in the east. Note there is a larger boundary catchment area for French immersion students, than for traditional English instruction, as well as some temporary boundaries in the growing north sector of Oakville.

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 exact boundaries or school locations, contact your school board.


TA Blakelock High School is an excellent public high school that has above average rankings in the province of Ontario.

Although it is an older facility, it has a wide range of specialty academic programs and extracurricular activities. Coupled with its tradition of strong sports teams, the school provides a great platform to enrich students’ academic experience in grades 9-12.

We give TA Blakelock High School a solid recommendation.

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