We, at John Cabot Catholic Secondary School, celebrate spirituality and diversity through achieving, believing and community living in an inclusive Catholic environment. We aim to provide a safe, nurturing and motivating community for students to grow and develop to their fullest potential.
It is the mission of the school community at John Cabot Catholic Secondary School to challenge students to:
- develop appropriate social skills, self-advocacy and study skills to promote and sustain life-long learning;
- engage in the pursuit of excellence in reaching their full spiritual, academic and physical potential;
- grow in an understanding of Roman Catholic teachings and traditions and to incorporate these into their everyday life.
It is the mission of the school community at John Cabot Catholic Secondary School to provide an environment:
- where we grow and learn within the context of a cooperative, community team of the Family, School and Church;
- where the ideals of mutual trust, responsibility, equality and respect for all are encouraged and supported.
John Cabot Catholic Secondary School is a secondary school of approximately 965 students, of diverse ethno-cultural backgrounds, from Grade 9 to Grade 12. Our school population generally reflects the socio-economic mix found within Mississauga. Most of the surrounding community consists of single-family dwelling homes and multi-level apartment buildings situated in a geographic area that is located in close proximity to the core of the city of Mississauga.
John Cabot Catholic S.S. was established in 1997 to support Catholic parents in their responsibility for the spiritual, religious, moral, academic and physical needs of their children in accordance with the teachings of the Church. The school community at John Cabot Catholic S.S. is committed to the search for excellence, the uniqueness of the individual and the education of the whole person while experiencing a life in a community founded on Gospel values.
John Cabot Catholic S.S. is a caring school and community environment that stresses understanding and acceptance of others, commitment to our Catholic faith and high academic standards. We provide a safe and comfortable learning environment where models of Gospel values and Catholic doctrines, teachings and beliefs are an integral part of the daily life of our school. The school motto, "Faith, Hope & Charity" was chosen through the process of community consultation and reflects a holistic philosophy where religion and daily life are intertwined. As such, all activities of administration, management, counselling, academic and pastoral work, prayer and worship, extracurricular and intra-curricular involvement, help to prepare John Cabot Catholic S.S. students for their lives as Catholics in the community.
Our students come to us with a variety of strengths and needs, with our Catholic faith as our common bond. Our prayer life, liturgical celebrations, the sacraments, and our faith and values system form the foundation of our school program.
At John Cabot Catholic S.S., we are proud of our balanced religion, academic, arts, technology and athletics program. It offers students a well-rounded and value-centered education to help them make good choices for the future and allows us to reflect and serve the entire community as we prepare our students for post-secondary education and careers. The curriculum planned and provided in the school is broad, balanced and relevant to the needs and aspirations of all students. A wide range of subjects and learning experiences is offered in order to develop the skills, abilities and talents of individual students. Accordingly, appropriate assessment procedures are employed regularly to motivate and encourage student success. To ensure coherence and wholeness, subjects are taught against the background of the Ontario Secondary School Curriculum, the Gospel values of Jesus Christ and sound educational practices.
John Cabot Catholic Secondary School
635 Willowbank Trail
Main phone : (905) 279-1554
Fax number : (905) 279-3419