Which Burlington Neighbourhoods Have the Best Schools?

Looking to move to Burlington for back to school next year? You’ll be pleased to hear that we have over 45 elementary schools and 12 high schools spread across the city.

In fact, our schools are recognised for their academic excellence. Seven of our elementary schools received a score of 8 or higher, according to the Fraser Report rankings. (While there are certainly other ways to evaluate the excellence of a school, for the purpose of ranking here we have used The Fraser Report Results)

  • St. Raphaels, 9.3
  • John T. Tuck, 9.0
  • Ecole Elémentaire Renaissance, 8.9
  • St. Anne, 8.7
  • Charles R. Beaudoin, 8.2
  • Orchard Park, 8.2
  • Maplehurst, 8.0

For older kids, who don’t want to be called kids, we have 1 secondary schools with a rating of 8 or higher.

  • Nelson, 8.2

Living Close to Burlington’s Best Elementary Schools

Now that you know the best schools, let’s get you living close to one. Here’s where you will want to be, in relation to each school. Click on each neighbourhood to see photos and find out more about that area.

St. Raphaels

Neighbourhoods: ShoreacresLongmoorRoseland

John T. Tuck

Neighbourhoods: RoselandShoreacres

Ecole Elémentaire Renaissance


St. Anne

Neighbourhood: Alton Village

Orchard Park

Neighbourhoods: The Orchard


Neighbourhood: Aldershot

Charles R. Beaudoin

Neighbourhoods:  Millcroft, (Alton Village… New Phase)

Unfortunately, catchment areas for schools aren’t drawn along clear neighbourhood boundary lines. They are tricky!

So to help you out we have designed clear maps that show you exactly where you need to live to go to one of Burlington’s top elementary schools.

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Living Close to Burlington’s Best Secondary Schools

And here is where you may want to live to be close to the area’s best high schools:

Corpus Christi

Neighbourhoods: Corporate, The Orchard, Millcroft, Alton Village


Neighbourhoods: Roseland, DynesLongmoorShoreacres


Neighbourhoods: AldershotDowntown Burlington, RoselandDynesLongmoor, Shoreacres, Pinedale, Elizabeth Gardens


Neighbourhoods: Aldershot, Tyandaga

Come Tour Burlington’s Neighbourhoods and See Our Schools

Our schools were one of the reasons that Burlington was recently named Canada’s Best Mid-Sized City for the incredible 4th year in a row! Want to see why?

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