Toronto Distrct School Board

About Toronto District School
  • The fourth largest Public School board in North America
  • The largest Public School Board in Canada
  • Accountable to the Ministry of Education of the Provincial Government of Ontario
  • 20,000 – 25,000 students graduated every year from Toronto
    Public Schools

General Information
  Toronto (2005 - 2006) Toronto (2004 - 2005)
Elementary Secondary Elementary Secondary
Enrolment 185,153 89,106 188,728 89,419
Percentage of Students Receiving
Special Education Program and
11% 14% 11% 14%
Full-Time Equivalent Teachers 9,775.84 5,783.92 9,559 5,474
Number of Students per computer 7.10 3.70 7.54 4.07

IB (International Baccalaureate) Programs
There are three IB programs:
  • The Primary Years Program for students aged 3 to 12 focuses on the development of the whole child in the classroom and in the world outside.
  • The Middle Years Program for students aged 11 to 16 provides a framework of academic challenge and life skills, achieved through embracing and transcending traditional school subjects.
  • The Diploma Program for students aged 16 to 19 is a demanding two-year curriculum leading to final examinations and a qualification that is welcomed by leading universities around the world.
IB Diploma
Monarch Park CI, Parkdale CI, Sir Wilfrid Laurier CI, Vaughan Road Academy, Victoria Park SS, and Weston CI offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma

How to Apply for International Students (Academic Year 2009-10)
  • Application Deadline
  • Required Documents
  • Tuition & Fees

Application Deadline

Required Documents
※ School Reports from current Year and the last two years
※ Photocopy of student's passport
※ Teacher Recommendation
※ Two proofs of address in the City of Toronto for parent or custodian of elementary students (Kindergarten - Grade 8)
☞ Original current rental lease or property tax bill
☞ Original current utility bill (Hydro, Water, Gas or Cable) or home telephone bill or bank statement

☞ School placement for elementary students is based on proof of address and availability of space and school. But School placement for secondary students is to be decided based on student’s request and availability of space and school
※ Two Custodianship Declaration for students under 18 years of age

※ Application Fee: $150

Tuition & Fees
  Full Year
Secondary Schools
(Grade 9 - 12)
Elementary Schools
(Grade 1 - 8)
(Junior & Senior)