Welcome to Renfrew County Catholic District School Board!

“Who says small schools can’t roar!”

 The Koolaid Jammers

Those words from Our Lady of Grace Principal, Melissa Carroll-Dubeau ring especially true these days, as a team of Westmeath students have proven that a small rural school from the Renfrew County Catholic District School Board is a force to be reckoned with.

A first-place finish at the regional Destination Imagination (DI) tournament in Renfrew on March 1 earned the Koolaid Jammers team a berth in the provincial competition in Toronto on March 29. In Toronto, the team came up with a third place finish, and qualified for the opportunity to participate in the global finals at the University of Tennessee, in Knoxville, TN, May 19–24.

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Here we Grow again…

The Renfrew County Catholic District School Board has received provincial funding to add more classrooms at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Elementary School in Petawawa.

Funds from the Ministry of Education’s Capital Priorities program will be used to add two Kindergarten classrooms and two regular classrooms to the primary wing of the state-of-the-art St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Elementary School, which opened in the fall of 2012.

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Catholic Education Resources


RCCDSB is proud to offer our Advanced Learners program for 2014

Once again this year we are offering our Skills 2014 program,
a special science and technology program for students enrolled in RCCDSB schools.
Students are encouraged to check it out and register here



Click the Link above to take you to our RCCDSB Safe Schools Site


 2013-14 School Calendar

The 2013-2014 school year calendar is now available. Click the link and download a copy for yourself.


Quick Links at RCCDSB

Utility Consumption 2011-12

RCCDSB Annual WHMIS Review Test 2013-14

RCCDSB Food and Beverage Video

Our Mission Statement

Inspired by our rich heritage and challenged by the struggles of our past, we as an inclusive Catholic educational community are called to express our mission as church to pass on the Good News of Jesus Christ, to make it relevant in the world today, and to be the hope for the future.

Media Releases3

RCCDSB Accommodation Review Committee


Accessibility (1)

Religious Ed Updated again


Follow us on Twitter


In the past few months we have been starting to tweet. Join us on Twitter for updates about what is happening in schools all across the Renfrew County Catholic Family

EQAO Results 2011-12


At RCCDSB we take student achievement seriously. This continues to show each year in our students’ results.

RCCDSB Solar Projects
Our commitment to the environment shows at RCCDSB with our investment into green energy production.


Bully Awareness and Prevention Week Videos  by RCCDSB Students



St. Thomas students share the message:

Be a buddy, not a Bully

Check out the links to our fantastic student videos


True Colours by the Grade 4/5 class


Pink Perfect by the Grade 7/8 students



Consider Registering your child with the Renfrew County Catholic District School Board

Renfrew County Catholic District School Board
499 Pembroke Street West
Pembroke, ON K8A 5P1
Phone: 613-735-1031 / 1-800-267-0191
Fax: 613-735-2649
Board Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.