Town of east Gwillimbury



Planning for the future with quality education in East Gwillimbury
When it comes to attracting quality talent for your EG business, your employees will want to know that there are strong options for their children’s education. There are two school boards that service the East Gwillimbury area, the York Region District School Board and the York Region District Catholic School Board. 

York Region District School Board
With a mission to: “advance achievement and well-being through public education, which motivates learners, fosters inclusion, inspires innovation and builds community,” the York Region District School Board (YRDSB) provides quality public education for the children of East Gwillimbury. In total, the YRDSB currently serves nine communities.  As of 2015, there were 123,012 students enrolled at both the elementary and secondary level across the region. Valuing inclusivity, relationships, innovation, engagement, responsibility, and optimism, the YRDSB provides great support for all children and teens looking to pursue a public education.

Current public schools within East Gwillimbury include: 

  • Sharon Public School
  • Park Avenue Public School
  • Mount Albert Public School
  • Holland Landing Public School

The YRDSB School Locator can give you more information on finding a school in East Gwillimbury.

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York Catholic District School Board
“Guided by Gospel Values and Catholic Virtues, in partnership with home and Church, we educate and inspire all students to reach their full potential in a safe and caring environment”.

The York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) serves more than 5,000 dedicated staff and over 55,000 students. They currently support 90 elementary schools and 16 secondary schools, with new schools opening yearly.

Valuing creativity and critical thinking, the YCDSB integrates Catholic values into the daily lives of their students, creating socially responsible global citizens.

Current catholic schools within East Gwillimbury include:

  • Good Shepherd Catholic Elementary School
  • Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Elementary School
  • École élémentaire catholique Jean-Béliveau

To find a school in the YCDSB, you can use the board’s school locator.