The Halton District School Board serves public school students throughout Halton Region, including the municipalities of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. Its administration area is to the southwest of the city of Toronto. In 2006-2007, it served almost 50,000 students, excluding those in adult, alternative, and Community Education programs. It is commonly referred to as the HDSB.
The Board operates 76 elementary schools, and 16 secondary schools (listed below).
East Area (Oakville)
North Area (Halton Hills and Milton)
West Area (Burlington)
The Board also operates Gary Allan High School for adult, alternative and Community Education programs.
The Board has closed two of its secondary schools in recent years:
The Board has introduced several foods schools, International Baccheloreate (IB Diploma Programme), specialist high skills majors and other unique programs for students.
Since mandated by the Ontario Ministry of Education, Halton has annually elected 2 Student Trustees.
2008-2009: Laura McVey (Abbey Park High School), Nupur Dogra (Iroquois Ridge High School)