Public Schools

The York Region District School Board offers educational services to students from elementary school to Grade 12 and continuing education programs for adults. For more information, call 416-969-8131 or visit

Public School Trustees

There are 12 Trustees for the York Region District School Board who are elected to represent Richmond Hill at each municipal election. The Trustees' responsibilities fall into several different areas, including public communication, policy-making and advocating for quality education. Trustees also have budget, personnel and committee responsibilities. To learn more about Richmond Hill's Public School Trustees, visit or call 416-969-8131 ext. 2327 and 2262.

Separate Schools

The York Catholic District School Board provides educational services for students at elementary and secondary school levels of the Catholic denomination. The Board governs the enrolment of students. For more information, call 905-713-2711 or visit

Montessori and Private Schools

There are many different private schools, both elementary and secondary, within Richmond Hill and York Region. For locations, phone numbers and more information on Montessori and other private schools, visit the Ontario Ministry of Education's website.

Post Secondary Education

In Ontario, there are a wide range of post secondary options for those wanting to continue their studies, including; colleges of applied arts and technology, agriculture colleges, colleges of health sciences and of art, a military college, privately funded degree-granting institutions, and registered private vocational schools. For more information on post secondary education pursuits and the Ontario Education System, call the Ontario Ministry of Education at 1-800-387-5514 or visit