Our School

Julie Payette Public School serves a population of 782 students in grades K-8 in Whitby, Ontario.

The Julie Payette school community is a safe and caring one with a focus on academics, safety and character education. The school team works collaboratively to emphasize success for each student.

For parents

The DDSB parent portal provides specific information about your child's education.

Transportation, pick-up and drop-off

Help us support a culture of respect and harmony by adhering to school bus and transportation safety rules. When driving your child(ren) to and from school, please use designated drop-off and pick-up locations. When using these locations, please wait outside for your child.

Child Care/Early Years Information

Programs Offered:

Offering child care for children aged 3.8 to 12 years.
Before and after school care.


Schoolhouse Playcare Centres of Durham

Hours of Operation:

AM:  6:30 am - 7:55 am 
PM:  2:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Child Care Centre Supervisor:  905.430.0600

Head Office:  905.728.7440  ext. 201


Questions and concerns

If you have any questions or concerns about your child’s experience at school, begin by contacting your child's teacher. If you wish to meet with another staff member, contact the school office to book a meeting. Please remember to sign in at the school office when you arrive.