York Mills Collegiate Institute

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York Mills Collegiate Institute
York Mills Collegiate.JPG
490 York Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario, M3B 1W6
School type Public, High school
Motto Labore et prudentia
("through effort and intelligence")
Founded 1957
School board TDSB
formerly NYBE
Superintendent Kathleen Garner
Area trustee Gerri Gershon
School number 954810
Administrator Michael de Rosario
Leslee Waterston
Principal J. Chan
Grades 10–12
Enrollment 1187 (As of spring 2008)
Language English and French
Area formerly City of North York
City of Toronto
Riding of Don Valley West
Toronto City Council Ward 13
Colour(s) Red and White         
Mascot The Titan
Team name Titans; Rubber Duckies (Swim Team)
Feeder schools Windfield's JHS
St. Andrew's JHS
Don Valley JHS (Only French Immersion)
Public transit access TTC Subway:
York Mills Subway Station
TTC Bus Routes:
95 (York Mills)
115 (Silver Hills)
122 (Graydon Hall)

York Mills Collegiate Institute is a Toronto high school, offering grades 10–12, located in North York along York Mills Road between Leslie Street and Bayview Avenue. The school emphasizes university preparation. English and French Immersion courses are provided from grades 10 to 12. Windfields Junior High, St. Andrews Junior High, and Don Valley Junior High are the three feeder middle schools that make up the majority of York Mills' population.

Extracurricular activities[edit]


York Mills Collegiate is home to a variety of clubs, which include academic clubs (e.g., Math Club, Physics Club, Chemistry Club), school spirits clubs (e.g., student council, athletic council, Spectrum-Yearbook,WÖRD- School Newspaper Committee), social justice clubs (e.g., International Issues, Ambassadors' Club, Greenpaws), cultural clubs (e.g., Korean club, Persian club, Jewish club), and general interests clubs (e.g., Model United Nation/Politics Club, Ping Pong Club, Anime Club).[1]


York Mills offers a wide variety of extracurricular sports, including:

  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Basketball
  • Cross-country Running Team
  • Curling
  • Field Hockey (girls)
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Water-Polo
  • Track and Field
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Weight Training

School Show[edit]

The York Mills C.I. stage during South Pacific.

The School Show is now an every-other-year event at York Mills, and is usually performed in the first week of December, while the production and planning start near the end of the previous school year. The show is a collaborative staff and student effort with approximately 10 percent of the student population assisting in the production.

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

References and footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Clubs & Teams Archived December 5, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ a b c Post City Magazines | February 2007, Dave Hodge by Megan Griffith-Greene
  3. ^ Broverman, Alison (July 2009). "Bayview's Person of the Year: Jeff Skoll". Post City Magazines. Retrieved October 3, 2014. 
  4. ^ [1]

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