St. Patrick High School is one of the two secondary schools operated by the Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board in Thunder Bay, Ontario. St. Patrick was established as a high school in 1928 and moved to its current location on Selkirk Street in 1988.
The Social Science Department encompasses the subject areas of history, geography, civics, law, anthropology, sociology, psychology and philosophy. Courses are offered primarily in English, though there are a few French Immersion classes. The department is made up of 12 teachers, 4 of whom teach full-time social science classes.