Our School

Merivale HS
We acknowledge that our learning is taking place on unceded and unsurrendered Algonquin Territory. We thank the Algonquin Nation for hosting us and recognize their enduring presence on this land.

Quick Facts

  • Our school welcomes approximately 2250 students from Grade 7 to Grade 12 each year. 

  • Intermediate programs (Grades 7-8) include an English program with Core French, Early and Middle French Immersion.

  • Secondary programs (Grades 9-12) include University, College, French Immersion, International Baccalaureate, Cooperative Education/Apprenticeship Pathways, and Specialist High Skills Major: Communication & Design.

  • Our extracurricular programs include: an extensive and dynamic athletic program, student led intramural programs, junior and senior bands, drama and musical productions, music council, drama council, athletic council, clubs and a dynamic students’ council.

  • Students join us from Farley Mowat PS, Berrigan ES, Adriene Clarkson ES and Chapman Mills PS.

Our Mission Statement

Moniti Meliora “Having been advised, let us pursue better things”

We believe in offering mentoring, advice, and guidance to our students. We will support students to improve themselves and to pursue a better future. We believe in our students!


Interested in registering your child at our school? Contact us or visit the OCDSB Registration page for more information.

About Our School

Merivale High School offers programs for students in grades 7-12. Our Intermediate Program was launched in 2017 and offers opportunities to students in English and French Immersion as well as extra-curricular experiences with teams and clubs. Our Secondary program offers an extensive array of high quality programs in University and College pathways as well as outstanding extra-curricular programs.  Most recently, Merivale HS was authorized as an IB World School in June, 2019 to provide the IB Diploma Programme. Read more on our IB tab!

We have a warm and vibrant school climate and a tradition of promoting a culture of excellence, which balances our proud history with the ability to be progressive and innovative. Our dedicated and energetic staff members provide a stimulating learning environment where all students are challenged to reach their full potential. We emphasize the development of essential knowledge and skills, creative and critical thinking, respect for others, and respect for the learning process.

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