If you have children, knowing what schools your children would attend often plays a large role in determining which house is right for your family. There are four main school boards in the Ottawa area and each one has a handy school locator tool on its website. This will allow you to zero in on the elementary and secondary schools for a particular address.

Ottawa Carleton District School Board

Board Website: www.ocdsb.ca

School Locator Website: www.ocdsb.ca/sch/sl/pages/default.aspx

Ottawa Carleton Catholic District School Board

Board Website: www.occdsb.on.ca

School Locator Website: www.occdsb.on.ca/content.php?doc=5903

French Public School Board

Conseil des Écoles Publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario

Board Website: www.cepeo.on.ca

School Locator Website: https://www.ctso.ca/default.aspx

French Catholic School Board

Conseil des Écoles Catholiques du Centre-Est

Board Website: www.ecolecatholique.ca

School Locator Website: https://www.ctso.ca/default.aspx