Below are quick notes/facts for each school.
Yellow = Information, Orange = Capital Needs, Purple = Constituent Support, Blue = Development Projects



Rose Avenue Junior Public School

Rose Avenue is a vibrant downtown inner-city school located in the centre of St. James Town. Our diverse student population is drawn from the 22 apartment towers, housing over 27,000 people in one of the most densely populated and multicultural communities in North America. The school has a student population of over 650. More than 85% of the students have English as their second language, representing about 50 language groups. We have a strong instructional focus on literacy, numeracy, the arts and the environment.  As well, we have embarked upon a multi-year art partnership with Inner City Angels and Mariposa in the Schools with the theme, "Hold up the Sky." We are proud recipients of the Indigo Love of Reading Grant.

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Rosedale Heights School of the Arts

Rosedale Heights School of the Arts - Growing Talent!

We provide students with a unique educational opportunity by preparing them for university and college through challenging academic programs with an emphasis on the performing and visual arts.

Our facilities include: computer and science labs, technology and video communications equipment, dance studios, drama studios, music studios, a dark room, visual arts studios, a fitness centre and a swimming pool.

Rosedale offers a wide selection of courses in academic and artistic areas of study complemented by numerous opportunities for extra-curricular involvement in student clubs and sports.

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Rosedale Junior Public School

Integrity and Scholarship

Rosedale Junior Public School has been providing a high level of academics, artistic enrichment and community involvement for the children of Rosedale and nearby neighbourhoods for over a century. Founded in 1891, the kindergarten through grade six community school was re-constructed to its present location in 1957.

Our school's motto, "integrity and scholarship" is evidenced in our school's safe and nurturing environment. The parents, who are very involved with the schooling of their children, work closely with the staff in mutual advocacy for happy, healthy children who take pride in being independent learners, well-informed citizens and responsible leaders.

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Sprucecourt Public School

Cooperate, Educate, Celebrate

Sprucecourt Public School is a Kindergarten to Grade Eight school in the Cabbagetown area of Toronto.  The school population averages around 420 students, many of whom are second and third language learners. The largest language groups other than English are Bengali, Mandarin, Cantonese, Tamil,  and Somali.  We strive to make all children and families feel welcomed at Sprucecourt.

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Whitney Junior Public School

Integrity, Humanity, Scholarship

Whitney is located in a well-established residential district in the Rosedale/Moore Park area. The first school was built in 1926 and the current building in 1964. Some parents and grandparents of our students also attended the school. In May 2001, we celebrated the school's 75th anniversary.

 

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Winchester Junior and Senior Public School

"Winchester's the place to be!"  "Winchester, c'est mon école!"

Winchester Public School, a SK-8 elementary school, has been serving the students of the Cabbagetown and St. James Town neighbourhoods since 1874. The diverse student population represents over 40 countries and languages, with Tamil students composing the largest non-English speaking group.

Winchester is transitioning to a single track French Immersion Centre for SK – grade 6. We offer a dual track in English and French for grades 7 and 8. We place a strong emphasis on ensuring a safe, welcoming, and respectful learning environment where all students can and will learn.

 

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