Our School

Woodroffe Avenue PS
We acknowledge that our learning is taking place on unceded and unsurrendered Algonquin Territory. We thank the Algonquin Nation for hosting us and recognize their enduring presence on this land.

Quick Facts

  • Our school welcomes approximately 550 students from Kindergarten to Grade 8 each year.

  • We offer:

    • Full-day Bilingual Kindergarten

    • French Immersion program for students in Grades 1 - 8

    • 3 ASD SPC's (Primary/Junior/Intermediate)

  • After completing Grade 8, most students attend Woodroffe HS, but there is a small portion that can choose Nepean HS as well.

Our Mission Statement

Parents and staff work together at Woodroffe Avenue Public School to ensure a safe climate in which students experience challenges, develop skills, and foster life-long learning. It is in this spirit of co-operation that we encourage our students to work hard, play well, and accept responsibility both as individuals and as members of society. Our school motto RRSP reminds students of Respect, Responsibility, Safety and Perseverance.


Interested in registering your child at our school? Contact us or visit the OCDSB Registration page for more information.

About Our School

Woodroffe Avenue Public School is an Early French Immersion Centre located in a well-established neighbourhood opposite the Carlingwood Public Library. Our catchment area ranges from near Bayshore in the west, to Sherbourne Avenue in the east, and between the Ottawa River and Highway 417. Our English partner schools are Severn PS, Regina PS, D. Roy Kennedy PS and Pinecrest PS. We foster excellence in a safe and caring environment. We are proud of our emphasis on French language acquisition and encourage students to speak in French whenever possible.

The school mascot is the Humpback Whale which symbolizes commitment to environmental issues. We practice sound environmental choices and recycle resources wherever possible.

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