About Our District

Limestone Learning Foundation
Map outlining the 7,719 square kilometres our district covers.The Limestone District School Board offers elementary and secondary students an education that is enriched with diverse and unique programming opportunities and activities to complement the Ontario curriculum while supporting the achievement and well-being of every student. 

The Limestone District School Board a wide variety of programs in the academics, the arts and technology as well as special programming such as Full-Day Kindergarten, French Immersion, International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement. Experiential learning is cultivated in both the elementary and secondary panels. We also offer expanded opportunities to secondary students such as our well known Focus Programs, Specialist High Skills Major, Co-operative Education, Dual Credits and Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Programs. We aim to offer a variety of programming to meet the needs of every student.

The Board's district serves more than 19,000 students in 55 schools and 5 alternative education centres covering a geographic area of 7,719 square kilometres across the City of Kingston, the Townships of Central Frontenac, North Frontenac, South Frontenac, Addington Highlands, Loyalist, Stone Mills, the Frontenac Islands and the Town of Greater Napanee.

Message from the Director

Working with our educators, support staff, trustees, community partners and parents, we are committed to the success of every student. Our five-year strategic plan – focused on Wellness, Innovation and Collaboration – guides our day-to-day work. By putting Wellness first; by turning Innovation into action; and by being committed to Collaboration, we will support, nurture and enhance student achievement, and student and staff well-being.

Director Debra Rantz visits a Kindergarten classroom where learning is play-based.Through our collaboration and innovative approach to teaching and learning, we help our students discover and grow. From the basics of literacy and numeracy, to problem solving and critical thinking, we help students develop the skills they will need to reach their full potential in our ever-changing world. We promote respect and responsibility in a culture of caring, compassion and inclusion and work hard to support the unique needs, strengths and challenges of every student. We offer a range of environments to support all students in their learning and to help nurture their emotional, mental and physical requirements.

Through our programs, and our dedicated and talented staff, we remain focused on our mission: to prepare students within safe and inclusive environments to embrace a changing world as lifelong learners and informed, responsible citizens. By working together - focused on Wellness, Innovation and Collaboration - we will attain our vision that: Together we embrace and foster engaging and innovative learning where everyone achieves success and well-being.

The Limestone District School Board is situated on traditional territories of the Anishinaabe & Haudenosaunee.