Our School

We acknowledge that our learning is taking place on unceded and unsurrendered Algonquin Territory. We thank the Algonquin Nation for hosting us and recognize their enduring presence on this land.

Quick Facts

  • Our school welcomes approximately 300 students from Kindergarten to Grade 6 each year.

  • We offer full-day bilingual Kindergarten, the English program with Core French (Grades 1-6), Middle French Immersion (Grades 4-6), Special Education, Physical Support (Grades 1-8), and a Language Learning Disabilities Class (1-3).

  • Centennial Public School offers both a breakfast and lunch program.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide every child an equal opportunity to learn. We encourage success in a safe and nurturing environment.


Interested in registering your child at our school? Contact us or visit the OCDSB Registration page for more information.

About Our School

Centennial Public School is located at the southwest edge of Ottawa’s downtown district. Our school is often referred to as being in “the heart of the city” and a “special place”. Our mascot is the Chameleon; we adapt well to change and celebrate our differences

At Centennial PS, the well-being of our students within their school community, and a clear sense of belonging, provide the foundation which supports our goal of academic excellence for our students, helping them to become well-rounded and engaged citizens of the 21st century. The teaching and learning taking place at Centennial are characterized by a child-centered approach that provides an opportunity for all students to develop their individual abilities to their full potential. The school community believes that parents and staff must work as partners if students are going to be successful.

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