Secondary School (Grades 9 to 12)
The Ottawa public school system is renowned for its top quality education system providing students with the opportunity to develop their English language skills while working on academic credit courses. Secondary schools provide instruction from grades 9 through 12 and offer courses of varying levels of difficulty designed to prepare the student for university, college or the workplace.
Our schools offer high quality ESL education. ESL (English as a second language) is a credit course in high school. All international students are assessed and placed in an appropriate ESL level if necessary. Students study English and take regular academic courses at the same time.
- Students take one ESL course per semester.
- Each course is worth one credit.
- Students can substitute up to 3 ESL credits for the compulsory English credits.
- To graduate students must pass Grade 12 English.
Note: Students who enter our school system at the grade 11 or 12 level and plan to attend university will have to satisfy two separate English requirements;
- They must pass grade 12 English.
- They must also earn a designated score on a language proficiency test such as TOEFL, CAEL or IELTS to be accepted into a full-time academic program at university.
Six high schools offer ESL credit courses; some also offer special classes in core courses, such as science and geography, which have been adapted for second language learners.
Club and Activities
Students are welcome to participate in competitive and non competitive sports, including: badminton, baseball, basketball, golf, hockey, rugby, soccer, track and field, football, rowing, and volleyball.
Students can also join a wide variety of clubs and activity groups such as band, chess, choir, computer, drama, homework, photography, skiing & snowboarding, and the student council.
Host Family Accommodation
NSL Mondial provides students with carefully selected host family accommodation. All family homes are inspected to ensure a safe, comfortable and happy environment. All adult family members must provide us with a Police Record Check for the Vulnerable Sector.
Students are provided with a private room which includes a bed, dresser, study area, closet and natural light. Three meals a day are provided.
Our hosts make the student feel at home and include them in their regular family activities and outings. This is a great experience for both students and hosts and often these friendships carry on for years.
NSL Mondial monitors the student’s happiness and is there to support the student and to help him/her to get settled in the household.
Custodial & Monitoring Services
NSL Mondial offers a supplementary Supervision and Monitoring Service to guarantee that your child is properly supervised and cared for both personally and academically while studying in Canada.
This service includes the following:
- Preparation of notarized Custodianship Documents to be used for Study Permit and Visa application
- Orientation on arrival to Ottawa.
- Regular monitoring throughout the year plus a minimum of two reports by semester.
- Regular monthly communication with parents or agents as required.
- Academic, host family, cultural settlement issues support.
- 24-hour emergency contact
High School Fees 2019-2020
|Application Fee (non-refundable)||$650.00|
|Academic Year (2 semesters-10 months)||$13,500.00|
|Semester (5 months)||$6,750.00|
|Medical Insurance (compulsory) 10 months/5 months||$600.00 / $300.00|
|Banking and admin fees||$150.00|
Homestay Fees 2019-2020
|Placement Fee (non-refundable)||$250.00|
|Homestay (10 months)||$11,440.00|
|Semester (5 months)||$5,720.00|
|Custodianship & Supervision (10 months)||$1000.00|
|Custodianship & Supervision (5 months)||$600.00|
Dates 2019 – 2020
First Semester: September 3, 2019 to January 31, 2020
Second Semester: February 3, 2020 to June 26, 2020