Welcome to Westmount
There is always concern for those looking to immigrate to Canada about the available jobs in Kitchener. Waterloo’s neighbourhood known as Westmount is in perfect proximity to many available positions that can be found in this area. Westmount is nestled in between Kitchener and Waterloo, andit is one of the area’s most desirable neighbourhoods. With a section often referred to as “Old Westmount,” which dates back almost a century, Westmount has been a prominent neighbourhood in Waterloo for many years. The homes will range from smaller, war-time homes to sprawling, multi-million dollar estates.
Westmount has a look all its own, with turn-of-the-century street lamps, picturesque streets, manicured lawns, and towering trees. The Westmount Golf and Country Club is at the heart of Westmount. Nearby, one can find some of the city’s best features, including Belmont Village, Uptown Waterloo and Waterloo Park.
The schools in Westmount are exceptional, with two top ranking schools.
- Empire Public School. This school offers grades 1-6 French immersion.
- Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School,
Middle school students attend Centennial Middle School. High school students attend Kitcheneer-Waterloo Collegiate & Vocational School, or Resurrection Catholic Secondary School.
|Ranking||School||Academic Score||Language||Onsite Childcare||Grades|
|1 out of 27||Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School||8.7||English||Yes||JK-8|
|13 out of 27||Empire Public School||7.8||English with French Immersion||Yes||JK-6|
|Ranking||Name of School||Academic Score||Grades|
|5 out of 6||Resurrection Catholic Secondary School (Kitchener, ON)||6.5||9-12|
|6 out of 6||Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate & Vocational School||5.7||9-12|
Source: The Fraser Institute. Click here to visit their website.