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Profile/School Schedule

Bell Times

8:50 AM - 3:10 PM


Stacey Johnson - 905-387-5744 | Email


Simon Goodacre - 905.527.5092 x 2304 | E-mail Simon Goodacre


Becky Buck - 905.515.2367 | E-mail Becky Buck

Administrative  Staff

Stacey Johnson – Principal

Sofia Villeneuve – Office Administrator

Queensdale Schedule

Supervision on playground from 8:35-8:50am
Entry at 8:50am
1- 8:50-9:50 1st Period  – 60 min
2 – 9:50-10:30 2nd Period – 40 min
1st Nutrition Break – 10:30-11:10
3 -11:10-12:00 3rd Period – 50 min
4 – 12:00-12:50 4th Period – 50 min
2nd Nutrition Break – 12:50-1:30
5 – 1:30-2:30 5th Period – 60 min
6 – 2:30-3:10 6th Period – 40 min
Dismissal at 3:10pm Supervision on playground from 3:10-3:25 pm only

School Council Chair

Amanda Levesque & Jennifer Csele

Our School

Queensdale Elementary School’s enrollment of 375 students is comprised of fifteen classes from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8.  Queensdale  School offers an Umbrella Before and After School Child Care Program.

Programs & Services

Student Success Supports

  • Learning Resource Support Teacher
  • Reading Specialist Teacher
  • Math Facilitator

Program Highlights

Students at Queensdale realize that their job is to “Focus On Learning” and “Strive for Excellence”.  Staff works diligently to ensure that quality programming is delivered using best practice procedures based on research based H.W.D.S.B. initiatives.  High standards based on Ministry Expectations are set and students are challenged to meet their full potential. ‘

Queensdale School is involved in ongoing School Continuous Improvement and the HWDSB Increased Math Strategy Projectl.  Our Staff work collaboratively in Professional Learning Communities to enhance student learning and achievement.

Areas of focus include:

  • Learning Skills and Work Habits
  • Positive and Inclusive School Culture & Well Being
  • Comprehensive Literacy
  • Modeled, Shared, Guided and Indepent Reading and Writing Instructional Strategies
  • Numeracy All Strands, making our thinking visible and building confidence in all
  • Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics Instruction


Students participate in a wide variety of extra curricular activities. Availability may change.

  • Student Council
  • School Events and Assemblies
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Softball
  • Soccer
  • Swim Team
  • Cross Country
  • Track and Field
  • Flag Football
  • Intramural Games
  • Coding Club
  • Girls/Boys Clubs
  • French Club
  • Checkers

Staff and parent efforts to provide these activities are very much appreciated.

Before/After School Program or Activities

  • HWDSB Umbrella After School Program

Our School Plan

Curriculum Focus


  • 100 min uninterrupted Literacy Block
  • Daily Shared Reading focusing on Before, During and After reading comprehension strategies.
  • Reading Intervention Programs
  • Writing Instruction


  • 60 min uninterrupted numeracy blocks
  • Job embedded Math PD
  • Number Talks and documenting our math learning / discussions
  • Instructional focus on ‘Problem Solving’ approach to instruction
  • Instructional strategies that incorporate the use of manipulative materials

Environment Focus


  • Increasing the awareness of our changing multicultural community
  • Providing a welcoming school where all voices are heard and respected
  • Use of interpreters for other languages and sign language

Learning Skills School Wide Initiative

  • Implementation of HWDSB 6 Learning Skills included on Report Cards
  • Learning Skills are: Responsibility, Organization, Independent Work, Initiative, Collaboration and Self Regulation

Parent & Community Involvement


  • Queensdale is located on the Central Mountain of Hamilton with the school boundaries being the Mountain Brow on the North, Fennell Ave. in the South, Upper Wellington on the East and West 5th forming the Western boundary.
  • Queensdale is located close to the centre of the catchment area so that the furthest distance from the school to any boundary is less than 1 Kilometer.


Parent Involvement is encouraged and promoted at Queensdale.  Parents opportunities include:

  • School Council (Large number of active members)
  • Classroom Volunteers
  • Reading Volunteers
  • Curriculum Information and School Council Newsletter
  • Parent Math Information
  • Book Swap
  • School Book Fair
  • School Council Fundraising – provides funds for books and presentations and curriculum related trips.
Updated on Thursday, November 09, 2023.
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