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Greater Essex County District School Board
Building Tomorrow Together
International Baccalaureate Programme

IB logo.jpgThe GECDSB has 2 schools,  Leamington District Secondary School (LDSS) & Riverside Secondary School​ (RSS), authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (I.B.) Diploma Programme for Grade 11 and 12 students. An I.B. Diploma is recognized and valued by universities worldwide.

To prepare students for the critical thinking and academic rigour of the I.B. Diploma Programme, these two schools offer Preparatory Programs for Grade 9 and 10 students.​ Generally, students who thrive in I.B. are open-minded, motivated, academically capable, balanced and resilient. Bus transportation is provided.

For further information contact our I.B. Coordinators:

LDSS: Lisa Jeffery 519-326-6191 ext. 51917 Email:    

RSS - Derek Tomkins 519-948-4116 ext. 31108 Email:

To download the Application Form for the 2020-21 school year click on the link in the left-hand column.

The deadline for applications is 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 6, 2019. They may be mailed or delivered to each school or scanned and emailed to the appropriate IB Coordinator.​