Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board


Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board
Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board
Public English School Board
Board office location 1994 Fisher Drive, Peterborough, ON, K9J 7A1, Canada
Number of schools 82 elementary schools, 15 secondary schools and 4 adult learning centres
September through June budget (CAD $ millions) $350 million
Number of students 37,000 in 2005
Chair of the Board Diane Lloyd
Director of Education Rusty Hick
Elected Trustees 12 trustees, including a First Nations and student trustee
http://www.kprschools.ca/

Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board has its headquarters in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.

The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board is the public, English language school board that takes in the regions of the previous Peterborough County Board of Education and the Northumberland-Clarington Board of Education and covers almost 7,000 square kilometres. It serves the communities located in the Kawarthas to the north, and south to Lake Ontario. Hastings County is its eastern border and its western border extends to the City of Kawartha Lakes and to the edge of the City of Oshawa.

The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board has 82 elementary schools, 15 secondary schools and four adult learning centres to serve its urban and rural communities.

Contents

Schools

Elementary

Secondary

Students

  • 37,156 students (24,780 elementary, 12,376 secondary)
  • 4,385 of these students receive special education services (2,043 elementary, 2,342 secondary)
  • approximately 23,000 students are bused to school every day on 500 different bus routes

Statistics

  • 1 million library books and learning materials
  • Over 9,000 computers
  • A wide area network and Internet access at each school
  • Over 78,000 items in the central Learning Resources Centres collections
  • A library resource centre in every school
  • French Immersion programs in eight elementary schools; students start the Immersion program in Kindergarten
  • Extended French programs in five elementary schools; students start the Extended French program in Grade 5
  • A range of special services provided to assist schools and teachers in meeting the needs of our students; these include special education, behavioural, psychological, social work and attendance and counselling services
  • Instruction in the Ojibwa language in five schools as an optional program available to Native and non-Native students
  • School councils in every school consisting of parents, staff, students and community members

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