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There are many learning opportunities for your children in Waterloo Region. As of 2007 there are four high schools based in Waterloo. The Waterloo Region District School Board operates three of them, while one is operated by the Waterloo Catholic District School Board.

Waterloo is distinguished by exceptional access to quality post-secondary education institutions like the University of Waterloo – well known for its computer science, mathematics and engineering programs – and Wilfrid Laurier University – known for its business and economic programs.

Kitchener-based Conestoga College has been consistently rated as one of the best colleges in Ontario.

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