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Your child’s future begins at the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. Our 10 exit outcomes are designed to meet the needs of every child. What’s an exit outcome? It’s a foundation to success.

Together - you – your child and the OCDSB, will help develop the necessary characteristic and skills to ensure when your child grows up – they can be, and do, anything they choose!
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Elementary School Program Options

Full-Day Kindergarten

The OCDSB offers a two-year, full-day, 50/50 bilingual kindergarten program. The program provides all students with the opportunity to develop skill in English and French.  

Elementary Program Options

Beginning in grade one, students can access four English language elementary programs incorporating French as a Second Language:

English Program with Core French (Grades 1-8)

Students in the elementary English Program receive instruction in the English language in all subject areas as well as instruction in French through Core French (40 minutes daily).

For more information on the English Program please visit the English Program website.

Early French Immersion (Grades 1-8)
Students in the Early French Immersion Program receive instruction in both English and French. In grade 1, students receive 80 percent of instruction in French. In grades 2-6, students receive 60 percent of instruction in French. In grades 7-8, students receive 50 percent of instruction in French.

Middle French Immersion (Grades 4-8)
Students in the Middle French Immersion Program receive instruction in both French and English. In grades 4-6, students receive 66 percent of instruction in French and in grades 7-8 students receive 50 percent of instruction in French.

For further information please read our French as a Second Language Programs fact sheet.

 Alternative Program with Core French (Grades 1-8)
Students in the Alternative Program receive instruction in English in all subject areas as well as instruction in French through Core French (40 minutes daily). The Alternative program is offered in a number of designated, single track sites across the District and students access the program based on their geographic boundary. 

NEW

Effective September 2017, Regina Street Public School will become an Alternative Program School (JK to Grade 6) and will assume the current Grant Alternative School boundary.  

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