White Oaks Secondary School

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White Oaks Secondary School Oakville

White Oaks Secondary School (WOSS) is a highly rated public high school in northeast Oakville, Ontario, Canada. It offers schooling for grades 9-12. Approximately 2000 students attend this prominent school, which is part of the Halton District School Board.

White Oaks is unique in that it has a north and a south campus, located directly across the street from one another.

White Oaks Secondary was originally founded in 1965, and has evolved into one of the top public high schools in Ontario.

Special Programs

The school offers a wide assortment of academic and technical courses. Students can also experience a variety of enrichment programs such as a film school, English language programs, and programs for business and arts students.

Specialist High Skills Major SHSM

White Oaks offers five different Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) programs:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Business
  • Health and Wellness
  • Green Industries, Urban Planning, Horticulture & Landscaping
  • Transportation

Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program OYAP

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

French Immersion

White Oaks Secondary School also offers a full French immersion program

International Baccalaureate IB

Finally, WOSS is a fully accredited member of the International Baccalaureate diploma program (“IB Program”).

The school has a long list of renowned alumni: people including Canadian astronauts, professional athletes, notable musicians and entertainment celebrities.

Frequently Asked Questions

White Oaks scores 8.6 out of a possible 10 in the Fraser Institute ranking, and the school is tied for 21st place out of 739 high schools in the province of Ontario.

White Oaks was originally founded in 1965.

Address & Contact Information

South Campus: 1330 Montclair Dr.

Oakville, ON. L6H 1Z5

North Campus: 1055 McCraney Street East

Oakville, ON L6H 1H9

Phone number: 905-845-5200

School Board: Halton District School Board

Website: https://wos.hdsb.ca/


School Type: Public High School

Academic Calendar: Semesters

School Size: Students: 2000

Religious Affiliation: None

Foundation Year: 1965

School Uniform: NO

Language of Instruction: English

Gender: Coeducational

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How are the Facilities?

The school provides a generous array of modern and spacious classrooms and work spaces for students, located in two campuses.

The school also features numerous drama and art rooms, music areas, a large gymnasium, a fitness centre, athletic fields and computer study areas.

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Sports Programs

Students are able to participate in a wide assortment of team (Wildcats) and individual sports, including the following:

  • badminton
  • baseball
  • basketball
  • cross country
  • field hockey
  • hockey
  • lacrosse
  • rugby
  • skiing
  • slo-pitch
  • soccer
  • swimming
  • table tennis
  • track and field
  • volleyball
  • wrestling

Clubs & ExtraCurricular

White Oaks has an impressive list of extracurricular clubs for students to enjoy, including:

  • City Builders and Change Makers
  • Animal Rights Club
  • Arts Council
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Board Game Club
  • Book Club
  • Champions for Change
  • Computer Science Club
  • Cooking Club
  • Creative Writing Club
  • Debatge Club
  • DECA
  • Drama Club (several)
  • Eco Club
  • Entrepreneurship Club
  • Film Club
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Investment Club
  • K-Pop Club
  • Model United Nations
  • Music Council
  • Physics Club
  • Public Speaking Club
  • Robotics
  • School Council
  • S.T.E.M. Club
  • History Society
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Classrooms at White Oaks Secondary School

White Oaks High School Ranking

WOSS has consistently scored highly in the Fraser Institute’s annual ranking. This year’s score was 8.6 out of a possible 10, and the school is tied for 21st place out of 739 high schools in the province of Ontario. Compare school rankings.

Nearby Amenities

For recreation, students can access a large gymnasium, and a  full assortment of athletic facilities.

White Oaks Pool

Directly across the WOSS parking lot is the White Oaks Pool. This indoor public swimming pool is a 25 metre lap pool, with diving board, that was completed in 2014. Students are able to access the pool at designated times.

The school is nestled in a central area of Oakville, near McCraney St W. and Sixth Line.

Boundary Map

School boundaries extend from Burnhamthorpe Road in the north, to areas south of Dundas St, reaching as far as the QEW in the south, from Tremaine Rd. in the west, to Trafalgar Rd in the east.

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white oaks secondary school boundary map 2023
WOSS Boundary Map 2023

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.

In Conclusion:

White Oaks Secondary School is an excellent high school located in northeast Oakville, offering an extensive list of specialty academic programs, a full complement of athletics, and a long list of extracurricular clubs. It ranks highly in the Fraser Institute scoring, and is highly recommended.

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