New Stittsville Secondary School Study

In March 2018, the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board received confirmation of capital funding from the Ministry of Education for the construction of a 1,353 pupil place secondary school to serve grade 7 to 12 students in the Stittsville area.

 At its meeting of October 22, 2019, Board approved a timeline and consultation process to determine the program, attendance boundary, and opening grade structure for the new Stittsville secondary school, and make other associated changes. 

 The school is scheduled to open to students in September 2022 and will be located at the southwest corner of Robert Grant Avenue and Cope Drive, in the western portion of the Fernbank Community.  The school site is just over 16 acres in size.  Site planning and building design work for the new secondary school is now almost complete.  Construction is anticipated to begin in the Spring of 2020.

 The approved consultation process will commence in November with the formation of a local working group.  The group will meet several times over the fall and winter prior to a Public Consultation Meeting tentatively scheduled for April 2020. 

 Your input is important and welcome throughout the consultation process.  Parents/guardians and all other members of the public are invited to attend the Public Consultation Meeting to provide feedback on proposed option(s) that will be presented that evening.

 Staff recommendations are anticipated to be brought forward for approval to Committee of the Whole and Board in June 2020.

 Additional information regarding the review will be posted over the next few months.  Please keep checking this webpage for further updates and information.

 Please see Report No. 19-078 New Stittsville SS Study – Approval of Timeline and Consultation Plan, which provides more background information regarding the study.  For more information regarding the construction of the new school and other capital projects in progress, please use the following link:


Additional Information
Report No. 19-078
Consultation Plan
General Location Map
Notice of Proposed Public Consultation

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