When does school start?

Depending on which school board your kids are in, you might have a different start date than what you expected. Because this is a fluid and evolving situation, click on a school board below to check their website for more information.


 

  • TORONTO DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD

    K-8 begin school on September 15, 16 or 17, depending on their grade and the type of school they attend. 9-12 begin learning on September 15, either at home or in class depending on which cohort they're in. ADDITIONAL DETAILS
  • TORONTO CATHOLIC DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD

    School begins on September 14. K-8, a quarter of each class will start school each day. All students will be back by September 17. Grade 9 students will return either the 14 or 15 depending on their cohort. Remaining grades will start September 16. ADDITIONAL DETAILS
  • PEEL DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD

    K-8 will attend school in-person. Grades 9-12 will have a hybrid curriculum. Students will gradually return starting with orientation sessions during the weeks of September 8 and 14, with regular in-class learning starting September 16
  • DUFFERIN-PEEL CATHOLIC DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD

    Staggered start for all students beginning on September 9, depending on grade, last name and cohort. JK-8 full return on September 16
  • YORK REGION DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD

    SK starts September 10. JK starts September 14. Grades 1-8 start September 10, but in two alternating groups over first four days. Grade 9 (cohort A) starts September 10, but moves to online that afternoon. Grades 10-12 start online only. Grades 9-12 start regular in-school lessons September 14. The board released video to help parents better understand it’s back to school plan: WATCH
  • YORK CATHOLIC DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD

    Grade 1-3 will start September 10, as will grade 9 (cohort A; B and C will be virtual). JK/SK will start September 11. Grades 7-8 will start September 14. Grades 4-6 will start September 15. K-8 will attend classes five days a week
  • DURHAM DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD

    The start date will be staggered for nearly two weeks by last name beginning on September 8, with all elementary students returning September 18
  • DURHAM CATHOLIC DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD

    JK-8 start on September 14, though classes may be half-full or the class time may be halved. Full return is September 18. Grades 9-12 start in-class September 14
  • HALTON DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD

    Optional elementary in-class orientation, by last name begins September 10. JK-12 in-class learning starts September 14. Online classes begin September 14
  • HALTON CATHOLIC DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD

    SK starts September 10. JK starts September 11. Grades 1-8 start September 10, staggered by last name until September 14 where all elementary students attend school. Grades 9-12 start September 10, staggered by cohort (either in-class or online).