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Are you looking for your dream home and trying to find the right school for your kids at the same time? Finding the right school is always a major deciding factor when looking for the right neighbourhood to purchase your new home for your family. The location of the school, the after school programs available and the reputation of the school and of the teachers are important factors in choosing the right school for your kids. We know that as a parent you want the best for your children and that’s why we’ve decided to help out by providing you with the top ranked schools in Toronto based on the Fraser Institute’s evaluations. The evaluation were conducted all over Ontario in public and catholic schools. These results were based on the following criteria:

Average level of achievement in reading;
Average level of achievement in writing;
Average level of achievement in mathematics; and
Percentage of assessments that didn’t meet provincial standards.

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Which schools came in at the top of the rankings? In order of ranking, we give you the best school’s in Toronto:

Public Schools

Elementary

1. Hillmount – 245 McNicoll Avenue (McNicoll & Don Mills) – Don Valley Village
JK – Grade 6
With 280 registered students from many different cultural backgrounds, Hillmount provides a diverse environment. They also offer a well-             respected ‘Special Education’ curriculum.

2. Arbour Glen – 55 Freshmeadow Drive (Steeles & Don Mills) – Don Valley Village
JK- Grade 6
Prides themselves on being diverse and a school that offers many before and after school programs.

3. Seneca Hill – 625 Seneca Hill Drive (Finch & Don Mills) – Don Valley Village
JK – Grade 6
Offers a dual program that houses the regional gifted program. They also have a daycare centre and before and after school programs offered.

Secondary

1. William Lyon Mackenzie – 20 Tillplain Road (Allan & Sheppard) – Dublin Heights
Grade 9 – Grade 12
Provides enriched courses in math, science, computer technology, english and geography.

2. North Toronto – 17 Broadway Avenue (Yonge & Eglinton) – Dublin Heights
Grade 9 – Grade 12
Pride themselves on the fact that over 90% of graduates gain admission to the finest and competitive universities and colleges in the world.

3. Ursula Franklin – 146 Glendownynne Road (Runnymede & Bloor) – High Park
Grade 9 – Grade 12
Proud of their core values: spirit of inquiry , democracy, social justice, community of learners and connected knowledge.

Catholic

Elementary

1. St. Michael’s Choir – 67 Bond Street (Bond & Shuter) – Downtown
Grade 3 – Grade 6
Offer french immersion on a full time basis and all enrolled students must participate fully in choir obligations.

2. Our Lady of Perpetual Help – 1 1/2 Garfield Avenue (Mt. Pleasant & St. Clair) – Moore Park
JK – Grade 8
Offer enriched programs: artists, scientists, authors in school, drama and dance activities.

3. St. Clement – 4319 Bloor Street West (Mill & Bloor)  – Markland Wood
Grade 1 – Grade 6
Offers clubs which include art club, environment club, chess club and outdoor games.

Secondary

1. St. Michael’s Choir (Sr) – 67 Bond Street (Bond & Shuter) – Downtown
Grade 7 – Grade 12
Offer french immersion on a full time basis and all enrolled students must participate fully in choir obligations.

2. Cardinal Carter Academy of the Arts – 36 Greenfield Avenue (Yonge & Sheppard) – Willowdale
Grade 7 – Grade 12
All curriculum is infused with arts & gospel values throughout.

3. Father John Redmond – 28 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive (Kipling & Lake Shore) – New Toronto
Grade 9 – Grade 12
Offer college and university level courses, ESL programs and special needs programs.

Are you interested in learning more about some of the great schools available in Toronto? Give us a call we’d be happy to help! 416-572-1380.

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