York Street Public School
York Street Public School is an elementary school in the Lower Town neighbourhood of Ottawa, Canada. The school was built in 1922 replacing four smaller schools in the area: Robinson Primary, George Street, Rideau Street, and Bolton. The school plays a prominent role in the books of children's author Brian Doyle, who is a graduate.
York Street Public School places an emphasis on community involvement. During the school year, York Street P.S gets involved in many initiatives including the Bell Canada Raise-A-Reader Program, the Heart of the City Music Program and also Child and Youth Friendly Ottawa's SOAR Leadership Program.
They have been champions at the OCDSB's annual Math & Tech Competition in 2005.
The school runs daily from 8am - 2:30pm.
- Cummings, H.R. and W.T. MacSkimming. The City of Ottawa Public Schools: A Brief History. Ottawa: Ottawa Board of Education, 1971.
- Doyle, Brian. Angel Square, 1984.