Canada Quebec, Canada
  • Homestay Accommodation
  • $ $ $
  • Public

Westwood Senior High School

Established: 2003

School Facts

  • Number of Students
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Fall Semester, Fall Year, Multiple Year

School Description

Opened in 1998, Westwood Senior High School is part of the Lester B. Pearson School Board and its mission is to allow students to play an active role in their education. The school is located in the French-speaking province of Quebec, and while the school’s curriculum is fully taught in English, it offers French Immersion to students looking to further their knowledge of the French language. Westwood also offers an advanced math and technology program, “Matrix,” offering an academically challenging curriculum along with fun field trips to New York City, Boston, and Ottawa.

Students at Westwood Senior High School have access to modern classrooms, a library, a computer lab, open green space, and more.

Students are encouraged to participate in co-curricular and extracurricular programs such as mural painting and ceramics. A wide variety of art courses are also offered including woodworking, art plastique, and digital photography.
The school’s drama program produces a musical each year. Students will be learn subjects such as acting, rehearsing, directing, set design, promotional advertising, and more. Each year, the students also perform in a play.

The music program at Lester B. Pearson offers lessons in wind, percussion, and string instruments such as acoustic guitar. Singers can take a rock band course where they explore and learn about rock ‘n’ roll, pop music, R&B, hip-hop, rap, and more.

Hudson, situated on the southern shores of Lake of Two Mountains, celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2015. Located less than an hour away from the historical city of Montreal, it’s a great place to live, work, and visit. The town offers an unrivaled combination of natural beauty, heritage, culture, and arts in a beautiful waterfront setting.

Educatius Canada School Profile PDF: Educatius Private Boarding PDF: Westwood Senior High School Profile PDF
Visit School Site: Westwood Senior High School
Visit City Site: Hudson, Quebec

Famous Alumni

Jack Layton - Canadian Politician, former leader of the New Democratic Party from 2003-2011
Vanessa Lengies - TV Actress, star of the TNTs hit TV show Hawthorne
Amanda Walsh - Actress

  • 9, 10, 11 Grades at School
  • 5% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
French Immersion
Speciality Programs
French Immersion; “Matrix” Math and Technology; Work Oriented Training Path (WOTP)
Outdoor Team
Ceramics, Drama, Drawing and Painting, Visual Arts
Band - Concert, Drumline, Guitar, Jazz Ensemble
French Immersion, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Art Club, Ballroom Dancing, Computer Programming, Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), Improvisation, Model United Nations (Model UN), Rock Band, Thespian Society
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11
Ages Accepted
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Grades Accepted: 9-11; English proficiency required (determined upon interview) Grades Accepted: 9-11; English proficiency required (determined upon interview)

Similar Schools (3)


Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board

Canada Quebec, Canada

DISTRICT PROFILE Founded in 1965, the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board is located in the Greater Montreal Area and is one of the top ranking English School Boards in Quebec. In addition to the basic core curriculum of English, Math, Arts, Science, and History, students have the opportunity to partake the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and French Immersion. Schools in the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board also offer concentration programs in sports and arts for students to focus extra time on their concentration while also succeeding academically. They also offer activities which include community breakfasts, a robotics team, science fairs, career fairs, dances, theme days, game rooms, artistic events, field days and winter carnivals. FACILITIES Students have access to state-of-the-art technology which include mobile labs and Smart-boards in every school. Schools in this district have modern facilities such as multi-purpose sports fields, science labs, and audit

Read More
  • Public

Sooke School District

Canada British Columbia, Canada

SCHOOL PROFILE AND ACADEMICS Founded in 1946, the Sooke School District is located on the Southern tip of Vancouver Island in the Greater Victoria Area of British Columbia. This world-class Canadian public school district offers excellent academic programs and provides students with nearby urban cities of Vancouver and Seattle, while also keeping the natural beauty of Vancouver Island. There is a wide variety of courses offered in the Sooke School District with a rigorous Advanced Placement and Pre-AP Programs for students to work towards gaining college credit. Students are also offered dual credit university level courses offered right at their High School and a French Immersion Program. In addition to this rigorous academic options, students can take electives such as woodworking, foods and nutrition, film and television studies, marketing, psychology, and environmental studies, among others. <p align="center"> <iframe width="560" height="315" src="

Read More
  • Public

Edmonton Public Schools

Canada Alberta, Canada

DISTRICT PROFILE Located in the province of Alberta’s largest and capital city, the Edmonton Public Schools is recognized as one of the best in Canada. Alberta is renowned for its high quality of education, ranking No. 2 in the world in both reading and science scores, and in the top 12 for math. Schools in this district offer various unique programs such as sports academies, specialty skills programs, French Immersion Program, and AP Courses. FACILITIES Students at Edmonton Public Schools have access to facilities such as ice rinks, swimming pools, curling arenas, golf courses, and private fitness facilities. Further facilities include computer labs, drama theaters, music labs, language labs, fabrication design studios, large gymnasiums, food labs, and art studios. All schools in the district are equipped with modern amenities and technologies such as Smartboards and Google Chromebooks. SPORTS AND ARTS Students can choose from a variety of sports programs at each school. Sports Acad

Read More
  • Public