Niagara Catholic secondary schools are open to all high-school age students. Secondary open houses took place in late 2022 and early 2023. If you missed your chance to attend an open house in person, please contact your child's future school to arrange a visit.
How is a Catholic High School Different?
Catholic schools nurture the development of the whole person – mind, body and spirit. The expectations of Catholic graduates are measured not only in knowledge, but also in attitude, values and actions. Students who choose to attend a Niagara Catholic secondary school have a world of opportunities before them. From excellent academic programs and faith development to outstanding athletics, arts and technology co-curriculars, all students will have an opportunity to explore and expand their unique gifts and talents.
Our Secondary Schools
Niagara Catholic has eight Catholic secondary schools – one in Grimsby, one in Port Colborne, one in Welland, two in Niagara Falls and three in St. Catharines, all of which offer outstanding programs, services and co-curriculars for students.
Blessed Trinity Catholic Secondary School
Denis Morris Catholic High School
Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School
Lakeshore Catholic High School
|145 Livingston Avenue,|
|40 Glen Morris Drive,|
St. Catharines, ON
|460 Linwell Rd.,|
St. Catharines, ON
|150 Janet St.,
Port Colborne, ON
Notre Dame College School
Saint Francis Catholic Secondary School
Saint Michael Catholic High School
Saint Paul Catholic High School
|64 Smith Street,|
|541 Lake St.,|
St. Catharines, ON
|8699 McLeod Road,|
Niagara Fall, ON
|3834 Windermere Rd.,
Niagara Falls, ON
Discover which Niagara Catholic secondary school is your home school by using our GeoQuery tool. Simply enter your home address and grade to determine your home school.
Students in Niagara Catholic secondary schools are expected to attend school dressed in accordance with the Board’s Secondary School Uniform Policy. Please visit your school’s website for more information.
Students in Niagara Catholic secondary schools have many opportunities to explore their unique gifts and talents and enrich their academic experience through co-curricular activities. Whether you are interested in advanced academics, athletics, the arts, technology or social justice, there are many different ways for you to enhance your current interests and discover new ones. Each of our Catholic secondary school websites provides information about the co-curricular programs offered to students each year.
Niagara Catholic offers many innovative programs for students in our secondary schools, including our Specialist High Skills Major Programs. Students who participate in the SHSM programs find themselves at the front of the line for future apprenticeships and job placement, as they leave school with qualifications above and beyond their Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma. Niagara Catholic offers unique programs in our area, including a Specialist High Skills Major in horticulture, in partnership with the Niagara Parks Commission’s School of Horticulture, and Hospitality and Tourism – the only one of its type in Canada – where students attend class in an operating hotel.
Niagara Catholic offers an exciting and innovative program for our secondary school students who which to have a longer, more meaningful experience. Those who participate in the Niagara Catholic International Co-operative Experience Program, will receive seven credits while living and studying in a developing nation.
We are pleased to open the doors of our elementary and secondary schools to students from around the world. Find out more about the programs available to our International Students.
Niagara Catholic secondary schools work on the semester system. Semester One runs from September through January, and Semester Two begins in late January/early February and runs through June.
Each school hosts an open house in January or February to showcase programs and services to future students. Those who are unable to attend are encouraged to make a private appointment to visit the school.
In order to complete your registration, students are required to provide a report card from your previous school, your transcript and proof of address. Details about school uniforms, locker assignment, course selection are provided to students upon registration.