Canada Ontario, Canada
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Toronto District School Board

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    0
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

DISTRICT PROFILE
With more than 588 schools, the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) is the English education school board for the city of Toronto. As the fourth-largest school board in North America, it is home to a number of high-performing high schools with numerous Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) programs, French Immersion programs, AP courses, and International Baccalaureate Diploma schools.

FACILITIES
Facilities vary from school to school, but state-of-the-art classrooms are consistent throughout the district. Most schools have on-site athletic facilities as well, including playing fields and outdoor running tracks.

SPORTS AND ARTS
There are plenty of athletic opportunities for students to engage in throughout the three athletic seasons. There are plenty of mainstream sports such as hockey, soccer, and track and field, as well as more unique sports, like dragon boat racing (invented at L’Amoreaux Collegiate Institute) and ultimate frisbee.
The district also has a variety of fine and performing arts. Fine arts examples include ceramics, photography, and painting, while performing arts include band, chorus, and theatre.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
TDSB’s high schools have received an extensive amount of recognition for academic, athletic, and extracurricular excellence. Dr. Norman Bethune Collegiate Institute has a very strong business program, and has represented Canada at the DECA International Business Competitions, winning first place in 2009.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
The most populous city in Canada, Toronto is a world-class metropolis. Located on the banks of Lake Ontario, it is a global center for business, finance, and art, including the world-renowned Toronto Film Festival. It is home to nearly 3,000,000 residents, and remains an important destination for people immigrating to Canada, as it is extremely diverse.

  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
French Immersion
Yes
Sports
Alpine Skiing, Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cricket, Cross Country Running, Curling, Field Hockey, Football, Football, Golf, Hockey, Ice Hockey, Rugby, Slo-Pitch Softball, Snowboarding, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling
Arts
Digital Art and Design, Media Arts
Languages
French Immersion, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Flag Football
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
14-18
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Enrollment Restrictions: Academic Average of C+, English ability: Intermediate or higher level of English Language Proficiency

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