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The patron saint of the school is known for founding the Dominican order.

Saint Dominic recognized the need to use all resources of human learning in the service of Christ.

The original St Dominic Separate School was built in 1868 on Lindsay Street.The current building, located on Mary Street, opened in September 1994.

Did you know that...

  • St Dominic raises money each year for the The Terry Fox Foundation. We now include a bicycle ride on local trails as part of this event. 
  • Each year during Advent, our school community donates items to families in need through our Be An Angel program. 
  • Home of the PVNCCDSB Elementary CASA Program in the City of Kawartha Lakes 
  • St. Dominic is a Gold Eco-School. The Environmental Club works very hard to promote recycling in our school and environmentally friendly habits.
  • Active living is an important part of our daily routine. Students enjoy being involved in a number of intramural sports such as outdoor hockey, soccer, as well as team sports such as volleyball, basketball, soccer and track and field. \
  • St. Dominic celebrates the arts during our annual Christmas Concert and Talent Show. 
  • Our school choir shares their talents during school Masses and are regularly invited to perform in our local community at such events as Lindsay's "Christmas Tree Lighting". 
  • Our Positive Action student group takes on many leadership roles including organizing monthly spirit days.

School Statistics:

Student Enrolment


Number of Staff


School PTR

Facility Highlights

St. Dominic Catholic School opened a Snoezelen Room in 2004-2005. The room is designed to help children with sensory needs.

Kawartha Child Care offers a Day Care program and a before and after program for school age children.

We are the home of the City of Kawartha Lakes CASA program for students living with autism.

Bell Times

Each school day has the following schedule: 
Time Event
8:40 A.M Supervision
8:55 A.M. Entry Bell
10:25 - 10:40 A.M Recess
12:05 P.M. - 1:05 P.M. Lunch
2:30 P.M. - 2:40 P.M. Recess
3:20 P.M. Dismissal 

Parish Information

St. Dominic Catholic Elementary School is a welcoming community with a mission to assist all students to achieve their spiritual, physical, intellectual and emotional potential in a caring environment.

Academic programs at St. Dominic's exist within a spiritual orientation based on the Catholic faith. The tone of the school reflects a theme of respect and responsibility, a collaborative approach to problem solving, and a community focus made up of students, staff, parents, parish, and the wider community. You can read our Catholic Graduate Expectations (CGE) for additional information.

The school comes together to celebrate monthly school masses with its affiliated parish, St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, led by Fr. Tom Lynch and Fr. Stan Witczak.

St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church
40 Russell Street East
Lindsay, Ontario K9V 2A4

Telephone: 705- 324-4828