Albert Campbell Collegiate Institute
|Albert Campbell Collegiate Institute|
|1550 Sandhurst Circle
Toronto, Ontario, M1V 1S6
|School type||High school|
|School board||Toronto District School Board|
|Area trustee||Shaun Chen|
|Enrollment||approx. 1938 (2012)|
|Team name||Campbell Celts|
Albert Campbell Collegiate Institute (ACCI) is a Toronto public high school in the district of Scarborough. The school is named after former Scarborough politician and mayor Albert McTaggart Campbell The school was built in 1976 by famed Japanese Canadian architect Raymond Moriyama, who built famous Ontario buildings such as the Ontario Science Centre, Toronto Reference Library and the North York Central Library. Renovations were completed in the late 1980s and additions added in the early 1990s. When others schools were being built, Albert Campbell served as a temporary school for other regions.
The school has one of the highest enrollment rates amongst high schools in Toronto.
Albert Campbell is built with 251,024 sq ft of space on 16 acres of land making it the second largest High School in Scarborough (the largest being Cedarbrae Collegiate Institute). As an open-concept two-storey school, it features over 80 classrooms, ten science labs, three music rooms (with keyboard lab), black box drama room, four art rooms, two dark rooms (one for tech one for art), ten computer labs, six tech rooms (auto shop, construction, communication, computer, technological design and green industries), large forum, a cafetorium with the stage, four gymnasiums and an activity gym, with the larger one can be portioned into two gymnasiums, a 25m swimming pool, a weight room located above gym four, main and guidance offices located in the forum (guidance and main office are separated) and the 400m race track and football/soccer field as well as baseball diamond at the back and side of the school. The school is also equipped with 12 fire exits.
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