About us

About us

An extraordinary, stimulating and inspiring environment for International Students

The Séminaire du Sacré-Cœur (SSC/The Seminary of the Sacred Heart) is a private francophone high school located in the province of Quebec roughly half-way between Ottawa and Montreal. Nestled in the foothills overlooking the Ottawa river, the school possesses everything needed to insure the success of its students.

+98% graduation rate

The Seminary is doted with a wonderful learning environment where students can reach their full potential. The SSC is proud of its academic accomplishments. Year after year, over 98% of its graduates earn their secondary school diploma all the while offering to students an environment in which students can thrive.

The SSC instills in its students the knowledge and competencies needed to succeed in their post-secondary studies and become responsible and engaged adults. To achieve this end, the school proposes an innovative learning environment and stimulating curriculum where technology is married to cutting edge teaching practices. At every level, an Enriched English program is offered to students. In order to best prepare their future, activities and seminars are given to deepen their understanding of the Canadian school system.

Family-like environment

Built on a human scale, the Seminary offers a family-like environment to its students. To ensure that students grow and reach their full potential, the school goes above and beyond to offer a rich, diverse and stimulating environment in which students can participate in numerous extra-curricular activities that cater to a wide variety of tastes and interests.


The Seminary is also comprised of those who have graduated. Thousands of alumni (a strong and vibrant community) continue to propagate the fundamental values that are dear to the Seminary:




Founded in 1953 by the Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the SSC has forged for itself an excellent reputation. It's a school where everyone feels loved and appreciated. In general, pupils attending the school are aged between 12-17 years old. Integration activities and remedial language classes are offered to international students to aid them to feel at home as soon as possible.

Why choose us?

  • Perfect location
  • Safe environment
  • Excellent quality of education
  • Multiple activities
  • A high level of French and English
  • Affordable and competitive price

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