Our Mission
To nurture curious learners to become globally minded leaders with integrity and purpose.

Our Values
  • Embrace curiosity.
  • Challenge yourself.
  • Contribute to an inclusive community.

Our Vision
To be a premier destination for top learners in the Greater Toronto Area.
Renowned for our:
  • Relationship based approach
  • Culture of belonging
  • Unique urban campus
  • Unparalleled preparation for university

Our Commitments
We believe our school is responsible for creating the ideal conditions for exceptional learning, as well as cultivating a positive culture and sense of community.
The promise that we make to families is that we will commit to:
  • Creating a safe, supportive and inclusive community for our learners to thrive as their authentic selves.
  • Providing outstanding programs that spark curiosity and engage students in real world problem solving.
  • Recognizing the unique strengths and identities of every student, and empowering them to reach their fullest potential and pursue ongoing growth.
The Foundational Pillars that underpin our Strategic Plan are:
  • Exceptional Learning Experiences
  • Dedication to Wellbeing and Belonging
  • Pursuit of Operational Excellence
Learn more about The York School's new Strategic Plan Embrace Curiosity here.
Watch this short video to learn more.

About the York School

The York School is a gender-inclusive JK to Grade 12 independent school located in the heart of Toronto. The York School was founded in 1965 and is the first English speaking school in Canada accredited to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) from junior kindergarten (JK) to university entrance. As an IB World School, The York School's motto is Experience Teaches.

Contact Us

Junior School (Grades JK-5) 1639 Yonge Street Toronto, Ontario M4T 2W6 
Middle School (Grades 6-8) & Senior School (Grades 9-12) 1320 Yonge Street Toronto, Ontario M4T 1X2 | Tel: 416.926.1325
Mailing address: 1320 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M4T 1X2
Junior School: 1639attendance@yorkschool.com
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