Number of Schools
Since 1855, the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board has provided a quality, Christ-centered education to hundreds of thousands of students from JK to Grade 12. Today, the HWCDSB serves more than 29,000 elementary and secondary students at 55 schools throughout Hamilton, and another 10,000 learners through its four St. Charles adult and continuing education centres. HWCDSB employs more than 3,100 full and part-time employees, and has an annual operating budget of $316-million. Catholic schools also contribute to local prosperity through school renewal and capital building projects of close to $100-million per year. At the heart of this vibrant and very successful system is a mission statement that recognizes the value and potential of each learner. An internationally recognized leader in inclusive education, HWCDSB serves as a model for the ‘Each Belongs’ philosophy.
Areas of Focus
- Deliberate and consistent use of multiple sources of evidence to inform decisions
- Learning-oriented organizational improvement processes
Deliberate and Consistent Use of Multiple Sources of Evidence to Inform Decisions
Learning-oriented Organizational Improvement Processes