Lycée Français Toronto

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Lycée Français Toronto at 2327 Dufferin Street (formerly D.B. Hood Public School)

Lycée Français Toronto (LFT) is a French international school in Toronto.[1] It serves levels PreK-12 and as of 2015 has 450 students. It was established in 1995. It is a part of the Agency For French Teaching Abroad (AEFE).[2]

The school previously occupied space in a four storey building at 77 Charles Street West (formerly Kintore College c. 1950s).,[3] a 300-foot (91 m) by 200-foot (61 m) space. The site that was owned by Promotion of Educational Values (PEV), a charity. PEV purchased the land for $2.3 million in 1997. In 2007 PEV announced that it was selling the land to a developer, Aspen Ridge Homes.[4] The school site was to be replaced by condominiums.[3] On June 16, 2008 it moved to its current location at 2327 Dufferin Street (formerly D.B. Hood Public School and leased from Toronto District School Board).[5]

Operations[edit]

As of 2014 the largest class sizes were 18 students per class.[6]

Student body[edit]

As of the 2013-2014 school year 60% of the students were Canadians and 30% of the students were French. The remaining students came from other countries.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Us." Lycée Français Toronto. Retrieved on 22 January 2015. "2327 Dufferin Street Toronto, Ontario M6E 3S5"
  2. ^ "Our School." Lycée Français Toronto. Retrieved on 22 January 2015.
  3. ^ a b Weir, Stephen. "Curtain rising on glass walls." Toronto Star. Saturday December 1, 2007. Retrieved on July 26, 2015.
  4. ^ Deirdre, Kelly. "In God we lease." The Globe and Mail. Saturday June 13, 2007. Updated Friday March 13, 2009. Retrieved on July 26, 2015.
  5. ^ "The LFT is relocating!" Consulate of France in Toronto. Retrieved on July 28, 2015.
  6. ^ a b Roulmann-Murphy, Marjorie. "Au lycée français de Toronto, le meilleur des deux mondes" (Archive). L'Express. 25 August 2004. Retrieved on 28 July 2015. "Les élèves ne sont pas plus de 18 dans les classes"

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Coordinates: 43°41′37″N 79°26′56″W / 43.6935°N 79.4490°W / 43.6935; -79.4490