Joan of Arc Academy / Academie Jeanne d'Arc


A Tradition of Excellence

Ottawa’s only bilingual girls school since 1954


A look inside JOA

Come and experience the difference - Joan of Arc Academy prides itself on being an open door school.  No need to wait for our Open House - come at your convenience and we will gladly provide you with a tour of our grounds.  Please contact our office to book a tour!

Meet our wonderful staff and see how a Joan of Arc education can make a difference in your daughter's life.



Joan of Arc Academy, More than a School!



Joan of Arc Academy

Joan of Arc Academy is committed to empowering girls in Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 in an advanced bilingual environment. At the Academy we are shaping the leaders of the future and enabling students to reach their full potential in both official languages.

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Joan of Arc Academy is proud to announce the launch of the 2018 Summer Camps program.


Boys and girls aged 4 to 9 are invited to join us for six (6) weeks of themed activities on the beautiful grounds of the school.  This year again, our Summer Camp Program is offered entirely in French making us a unique offering in the Ottawa region.  Our program is only offered from June 25 to August 3, 2018.

Please consult our website for more details or to register (click here for website) as we have very limited spaces.  You may also email the program coordinator at  Please note that all registration is done online.

See you in June!


Current Activities

October 2018


Upcoming Activities

October 2018

Thursday October 4th Pumpkin Run at South Nepean Park for Grades 3, 4,and 5

Monday October 8th Thanksgiving (school closed) 

Wednesday October 10th 1 pm Dandelion dance Show for grades 6 to 8 

Friday October 12th  at 11:45 to 2:30 Grade 3 and 4 Soccer tournament at Elmwood

Tuesday October 16th JOA Board Meeting

Wednesday October 17th All day Grade 5 and 6 Soccer tournament at Turnbull

Thursday October 25th 9 am School Picture Day ( formal uniform/ties for grade 8 girls)

Friday October 26th Interim report cards sent home to parents 

Friday October 26th All Day Grade 7 and 8 Soccer Tournament at Hornet's Nest

Wednesday October 31st Non Uniform Day/Costumes Halloween

Friday November 9th Remembrance Day assembly

Friday November 30th Grandparents'/Special Person's Day in the morning