Move to Ingersoll and your children can attend local schools just a short walk or drive from their homes - no long bus journeys or school-run traffic jams! Our schools have all been recently refurbished and rank well in official charts for results. The public schools and the College in Ingersoll are regulated by the Thames Valley District School Board.


The Harrisfield Public School (Ingersoll): a Place of "Ed"ventures

Harrisfield is at the centre of Ingersoll education, and over 550 pupils attend from JK to Grade 8. A full-day kindergarten opened in September 2011. 72% of classes have 20 students or fewer, and no class has more than 23 students. Every class has its own website, and students can access e-books online. The school is committed to providing a safe environment, and has an innovative online system for reporting concerns about friends, classmates or students.


Laurie Hawkins Public School (Ingersoll)

Laurie Hawkins School takes children from JK to Grade 8, and 93% of classes have 20 student or fewer, so every child gets the attention and help they require. As part of a forward-thinking approach, the school offers a healthy snack program and every class has their own mini website, ebooks online, and an active program of extra-curriculum activities including sports and field trips.


Royal Roads Public School (Ingersoll)

Royal Roads School has a motto: “Success means having the courage, heart and desire to become the best person you can be. At Royal Roads, we go for success." No wonder their symbol is the raven, as the school says, "Soaring to new heights of learning each and every day." At Royal Roads, your child's character education is highly valued, so the school offers a wide selection of co-instructional activities, including sports such as volleyball and soccer, a choir, string orchestra, and a chess club. The school takes pupils from kindergarten to Grade 8, and  recent refurbishments added new classrooms, a gym with stage, computer lab and an activity room with kitchen. There is also an outdoor classroom area with an amphitheatre and butterfly garden.


St. Jude Roman Catholic School (Ingersoll)

Taking pupils from JK to Grade8, St. Jude is a close-knit community of approx 250 pupils and 30 members of staff. St. Jude is a faith-centered school that provides children with the skills and knowledge they need to become positive contributing members of society. The school sports team, The Navigators, are based in a modern gym at the school, and include hockey, basketball, soccer, track and field, and gymnastics teams. There are various clubs including a chess club, and the school has a strong tradition of missionary and charity work supported by pupils and staff. For pupils living beyond walking distance, the school provides 8 buses and two transportation vans.


Ingersoll District Collegiate Institute (Ingersoll)

Home of the Blue Bombers

Offering a full range of programs for students in Grades 9-12, IDCI offers options in the arts, technology, business, math, sciences, languages (including French and Spanish), family studies, social sciences and physical education fields as well as cooperative education and apprenticeship opportunities (OYAP). There is an active Student Cabinet and lots of extracurricular activities including art and chess clubs, an adventure club, eco-warriors, a breakfast club and four different orchestras and bands. Sports include: basketball, volleyball, curling, cross country skiing, soccer, and track and field. Approximately 60% of pupils live in Ingersoll, so your children will always have friends living nearby.  See our Ingersoll Colleges and Universities page for more details of secondary and undergraduate programs within easy reach of Ingersoll.

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