• Honoring the Past, Embracing the Future

    Honoring the Past, Embracing the Future

    We represent the consolidated school communities of eastern Belleville and area. Eastside proudly continues the traditions of leadership and learning of our valued past. We also look ahead to opportunities that will see our students take on 21st century challenges in academics, arts, athletics, and technology in, and beyond, the classroom.
  • Academic Excellence

    Academic Excellence

    Our goal is to support academic success for all students across grades, subjects, and programs. We hold high standards for achievement, empowering students to connect meaningfully with curriculum through dynamic classroom experiences and responsive teaching practices. Eastside is proud to offer the International Baccalaureate curriculum and Foundations, our IB preparatory program.
  • Diversity and Inclusivity

    Diversity and Inclusivity

    Diversity is our strength at ESS. We believe that learning is enhanced in an environment in which culture, identity, and experience are valued and shared. Our wide range of programs provide pathways to success for all learners. We are honoured by our ties to the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and we are pleased to welcome students from the International Students Program.
  • 21st Century Innovation

    21st Century Innovation

    Our Ravens experience rich learning opportunities that prepare them to thrive in a globally connected, technologically-intensive world. Students work with the tools and develop the skills necessary for full participation in 21st Century life. Our SHSM in Digital Media and our varied technology-based courses allow students to go deeper with innovation and creativity.
  • Learning Through Athletics

    Learning Through Athletics

    We set the example of the power of sport to develop character, teamwork, and resilience. Our Raven athletes learn to excel by way of a full range of extra-curricular sports teams and Phys Ed courses including our Academy of Sport SHSM options and aquatics. ESS is also proud to be a provider of the Hockey Canada Skills Academy!
  • Arts and Inspiration

    Arts and Inspiration

    Learning in the Arts nurtures expression, increases engagement, and hones emotional intelligence. Our Ravens explore their creativity through a number of Visual Arts courses including Ceramics and Photography, Drama courses, and Music courses. Beyond the classroom, students celebrate the Arts through our Coffee Houses, Improv Team, and much more.
  • Culture of Peer Leadership

    Culture of Peer Leadership

    At ESS we promote opportunities for students to act as role models, innovators, and leaders. Working in mentoring and coaching roles, our students strengthen their relationships to one another and to our whole school. We foster student leadership inside and beyond the classroom through a variety of academic and extracurricular experiences.
  • Soar with the Ravens!

    Soar with the Ravens!

    ESS provides learning experiences that respond to and celebrate our diversity; that honour and promote our shared past and bright futures; and that encourage and guide students towards success in school and in the world beyond. Join us and soar with the Ravens!
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  • March Break Postponement

    The provincial government announced that March Break will be delayed to the week of April 12, 2021. This decision was made based on advice of Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health and public health officials.  For further information, please read the letter from Director Sean Monteith available here.

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  • Grade 9 Registration


    Attention all Future Grade 9 Ravens!

    Eastside Secondary School is your destination for inclusive, exciting programming across subject areas and for extracurricular experiences that suit every type of skill, talent, or interest.  We are looking forward to inviting in Grade 9 students who want to be a part of a diverse community, feel supported by amazing staff, and make great memories inside and outside of the classroom.  Come soar with the Ravens!

    Registration and supporting documents are available here.

    For further details, please call the Main Office at 613-962-8668.

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  • Return to School Jan 2021


    Important Update Regarding In-Person Teaching and Learning for January 2021

    In accordance with provincial direction received earlier these holidays from the Minister of Education, Eastside Secondary School will be closed to in-person teaching and learning until January 25, 2021.  

    For further information, please read the letter from HPEDSB Director of Education Sean Monteith linked here.

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  • Preparing for January 2021

    Updates and Information Regarding Post-Break Learning

    Our Ravens and their families have earned a relaxing, safe, and healthful holiday break.  As we look ahead to the uncertainties and possibilities that await us in January 2021, Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board has important information to share with families.  Please review the documents provided at the links below.

    Planning for January 2021

    Semester Two Reminders

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