Facts about Thames Valley

We are one of the largest public school boards in Ontario, serving an area that stretches more than 200 kilometres and across more than 7,000 square kilometres.

Thames Valley came into being on January 1, 1998, with the amalgamation of the Elgin County Board of Education, the Board of Education for the City of London, Middlesex County Board of Education and Oxford County Board of Education.


Elementary: 132
Secondary: 27


Elementary: 43,657
Secondary: 22,903
FDK Students: 10,176


Elementary Students: 23,580 
Special Needs: 807 

Secondary Students: 9733
Special Needs: 666


Principals and Vice-Principals: 277
Elementary Teachers: 3,451
Secondary Teachers: 1,632
Educational Assistants: 921
Early Childhood Educators: 386
Continuing Education Instructors: 67
Professional and Support: 195
Custodial and Maintenance: 646
Office and Clerical: 431
Other: 187
Total: 8,193

Energy Consumption

Electricity: 70,739,855 kWh
Natural Gas: 10,624,945 cubic metres
Propane: 106,769 L


Main Data Feeds:
LARG*net: 4.35 Terabits
Packetworks: 2.50 Terabits
Total: 6.85 Terabits per day 

Wireless BYOD Data Feeds:
Total: 3.93 Terabits

Grand Total: 10.78 Terabits per day

Number of wireless access points: 6786

Waste Management

Recycling: 440, 789 kg per year
Average of 36,500 kg per month


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