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29 Lisgar Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K2P 0B9

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Telephone (613) 239-2696

Attendance Reporting or (613) 232-7874

Fax (613) 235-7497

Principal Patsy Agard

Vice-Principals Matthew Gagnier (A-L) & Ashley Shaw (M-Z)

Student Council Co-Presidents Osman Sharif & Mustafa Saeed
Student Council Executive

Webmaster For website comments contact the webmaster. Please note that the webmaster is unable to answer school related questions.

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Motto "Alere Flammam" (To nourish the flame)

Description Lisgar is conveniently located in downtown Ottawa and boasts a building with history and prestige. Its music program is among the best in Canada, and its high academic standards breed excellence in its students.

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Principal's Message Welcome to the Lisgar Collegiate Institute Website! We hope you find the information located here both worthwhile and stimulating. We focus on the three "A's" - Academics, Athletics and the Arts, with a strong emphasis on our community. We are extremely proud of our accomplishments and welcome any opportunity to work in partnership with others to develop all Lisgar students in the areas of excellence, leadership and citizenship."

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2015-2016 School Information

OCDSB Secondary School Course Guide 2015-2016 (02/09/2015)
Lisgar Collegiate Institute Course Selection 2015-2016 (02/09/2015)
Lisgar Collegiate Institute Grade 9 Electives 2015-2016 (05/07/2015)
Lisgar Collegiate Institute Student Agenda 2015-2016 (09/09/2015)
Advanced Placement Brochure (01/27/2015)
Lisgar's Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting - Guiding Principals (04/01/2011)
Supporting your Child's Learning through Assessment, Evaluation, and Reporting (12/01/2010)
2015-2016 Clubs List (10/21/2015)
Community Involvement Form (12/01/2010)
Community Involvement Guidelines (12/01/2010)

Information for Prospective Students

OCDSB Secondary School Course Guide
Grade 8 Information Evening - Slideshow (01/13/2016)
Lisgar Collegiate Institute Grade 9 Electives 2015-2016 (05/07/2015)
Advanced Placement Brochure
Lisgar Program Highlights
Grade 9 Gifted Differentiation Statements

2016-2017 Registration Process

If you are looking to register at Lisgar Collegiate Institute for the 2016-2017 school year please follow the steps below.

Find out if Lisgar Collegiate Institute is your designated home school by using the OCDSB School Locator or by calling the OCDSB Boundary Information Line at (613) 596‐8780.

If Lisgar is your designated home school, you must contact the school to book a registration appointment. Proof of address must be presented at the main office at Lisgar Collegiate Institute by providing the following:

  • proof of address (property tax bill, assessment notice, purchase of sale agreement, or rental agreement); and
  • a minimum of one other form of identification that includes the address and the guardian’s name (which may include the previous list as well as utility bills, driver’s license, etc.); and
  • copy of Canadian Birth Certificate, Passport, or Permanent Resident documentation.

Please bring the following documents with you to your registration appointment:

  • most recent transcript showing all completed secondary school courses
  • most recent report card
  • Individual Education Plan
  • Academic or Psychological Assessments
  • vaccination records (for any students coming from outside of Ottawa)

If your designated home school through the OCDSB School Locator is either: Cairine Wilson SS, Canterbury HS, Colonel By SS, Glebe CI, Gloucester HS, Hillcrest HS, Lisgar CI, Nepean HS, Osgoode Township HS, Rideau HS, Ridgemont HS, Sir Wilfrid Laurier SS, or Woodroffe HS - Lisgar Collegiate Institute becomes the home school for gifted learners.

In order to register at Lisgar Collegiate Institute for the OCDSB Special Gifted Program you must provide the results of a recent cognitive abilities test (ex. Canadian Cognitive Abilities Test (CCAT), Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC‐IV or WISC-V)) for evaluation by the Special Education Department at Lisgar. Please note: these tests must be completed at your elementary school or by a psychologist and have been administered within the past two years.Once these documents have been reviewed, a member of the Special Education Department will contact you regarding the next steps for registration. Students who are currently attending an OCDSB Congregated Gifted Program are not required to resubmit documentation.

If Lisgar is not your designated home school, you must apply for a Secondary Student Transfer. Secondary Student Transfer Application forms are available at any OCDSB Secondary School between Monday, February 8 to Friday, February 19, 2016 and must be submitted to the main office at Lisgar Collegiate Institute by Friday, February 19, 2016. Registration instructions will be sent with approved transfers. (12/07/2015)

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