Fast Facts About the UCDSB
View the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) promotional video to learn more about our schools by click the following link - UCDSB Registration Video
How do I contact my area Trustee?
In the top menu, select Trustees & Senior Staff, then Meet Your Trustees, where you can find information containing Trustees' addresses, fax numbers, email addresses, telephone numbers, and areas represented.
I need to speak to a superintendent, human resources representative, etc?
In the top menu, select Trustees & Senior Staff, then Meet the Senior Staff, where you can find information containing Senior Staff addresses, fax numbers, email addresses, telephone numbers, and departments if applicable.
What do I need to do to make a presentation to the Board?
The process to make a presentation to the Board is outlined on the second page of the application form. To print a copy of the form, click on the link provided to the right of the page entitled Presentation Application Form.
Applications must be accompanied by a copy of the presentation to be made and must be received by the office of the Secretary of the Board at least 10 days before the date of the meeting at which the presentation will be made.
I am interested in becoming a Public School Trustee. What do I need to know?
See the link to the right of the page entitled Running for Election as a School Board Trustee. The link provided will allow individuals considering the role of public school Trustee access to the pre-election guide prepared by the provincial school board Trustee organization, the Ontario Public School Boards' Association (OPSBA).
For more information about Elections 2014, please click HERE.
Our Geographical Area
- Geographically, the UCDSB is one of the largest public school boards in Ontario - 12,000 square kilometers (18 times the size of the Toronto DSB).
- Our area includes the counties of Lanark, Leeds, Grenville, Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry, Prescott and Russell.
- We are bordered by the St. Lawrence River to the south, Quebec to the east, Ottawa-Carleton to the north and the lake district to the west.
Our Students, Teachers and Support Staff
- Approximately 28,000 students attend our schools. We have approximately 17,700 students enrolled in our elementary schools and just over 9,600 secondary students. 1,600 students are enrolled in alternative/continuing education.
- A wide, diverse background of cultures and activities for people of all ages can be found in the region.
- We employ approximately 4,300 permanent and occasional staff members.
Our Schools and Resources
- Alternate and Continuing Education is available at over 30 campuses.
- We have 86 elementary and secondary schools.
- We have one main Board Office and three offices located in Cornwall, Frankville and Oxford on Rideau respectively.
- We have an extremely fast Wide Area Network (WAN), with 98% of our schools offering 100 Mbps to 1,000 Mbps connection speeds (depending on the size of the school).