Dante Alighieri Academy

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Dante Alighieri Academy
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60 Playfair Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, M6B 2P9
Coordinates 43°42′37″N 79°27′29″W / 43.7104°N 79.4581°W / 43.7104; -79.4581Coordinates: 43°42′37″N 79°27′29″W / 43.7104°N 79.4581°W / 43.7104; -79.4581
School type Catholic High school
Motto Character and Charity, Scholarship and Service
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
(Sisters of St. John the Baptist)
Founded 1974
School board Toronto Catholic District School Board
Superintendent Gina Iuliano-Marrello
Area 3
Area trustee Maria Rizzo
Ward 5
School number 522 / 702935
Principal Anthony Bellisario
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1014 (2016–17)
Language English
Colour(s) Red, White, and Yellow             
Team name Dante Monarchs
Public transit access TTC:
North/South: 29 Dufferin
West/East: 52 Lawrence West, 59 Maple Leaf
Rapid Transit: Lawrence West
Parish St. Charles
Specialist High Skills Major Hospitality and Tourism
(Awaiting approval from the board)
Program Focus Broadbased Technology
Elite Athletes/Arts

Dante Alighieri Academy (Official name: Dante Alighieri Catholic Academy; also known as Dante Alighieri Academy Catholic Secondary School) is a Toronto Catholic District School Board-based high school serving Glen Park in the North York district of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It was founded in 1974 by the Sisters of St. John the Baptist, and is named after Dante Alighieri, a major Italian poet of the Middle Ages in the 13th century.

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