About Us

Welcome to Beal!  As the most unique and diverse school in Thames Valley, we are very proud to continue to offer a wide range of programming for our students and multiple opportunities for them to develop and succeed.

Our adinistrative team would like to welcome our new students and staff.  Being a member of the Beal school community is being part of a rich history and legacy of learning, creativity and excellene.

Beal is a leader in so many ways not just locally but regionally and nationally and the reason for this – our staff.  We have a highly qualified staff with a wide range of skills and experiences committed to seeing students succeed.

Whatever pathway or program you choose, Beal is the place to grow, harness, evolve and enrich yourself in  academic, artistic, and technical pursuits.  A large part of our culture is all of the co-curricular sports, music, dance, art, drama, clubs, teams, committees and initiatives that have made Beal an example for others to follow.

I am looking forward to working and leading the competent and caring team of staff with a supportive school community and I wish everyone a very successful school year.

Tracy Langelaan

Our Mission

Meeting the needs of a diverse student population to encourage individual potential and the achievement of excellence.

Our Goals

Improve our literacy skills as measured by an 80% success rate for first time writers of the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test.

Inprove credit accumulation in the junior grades.  Specifically have 75% of Grade 9 students earn 8 or more credits by the end of Grade 9 and have 65% of Grade 10 students earn 16 or more credits by the end of Grade 10.

Our School

H. B. Beal Secondary School is a very large composite school in the downtown London area. We are home to almost 2000 students who come to us from all over the Thames Valley District. Students are drawn to Beal because of the diversity of our student population and the wide range of program options. Our course offerings include:  Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) in technology, physical education, performing arts, and broadcasting; one of the most comprehensive technology programs in Thames Valley; Native Studies, including the Martin Aboriginal Educational Initiative - we're one of a handful of schools in Canada fortunate enough to have been selected; Bealart, a nationally renowned specialty art program; English as a Second Language; dance, musical theatre, drama - and the list goes on.  We also provide a full range of compulsory subjects, including AP courses.   Outside the classroom, Beal's athletic teams compete in a wide range of sports and we boast about having more than 50 extracurricular clubs and activities.  There's something for everyone at Beal - we think we're the best secondary school in Thames Valley

Our History

In 1911, Herbert Benson Beal recognized the need for a program of technical education that would reflect the emerging needs of society. The London Industrial School opened its doors in 1912 and began offering both day and night programs. Demand was growing rapidly and in 1918, students began moving to a new school building near Dundas and William Streets. After many additions and increased program demands, it was decided to completely renovate Beal so that it could continue to be a leader in the field of education.

After much re-building, the official opening of "The New Beal" took place in June 1999. Beal now offers approximately 225 courses and 18 Cooperative Education courses.

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525 Dundas St.
London ON  
N6B 1W5


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