Toronto French School
1241 students, 3-18 yrs
306 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 1T7, Canada
Tel: (+1) 416 484 6533
Fax: (+1) 416 488 2928
Toronto French School
is an independent bilingual co-educational school offering students
the possibilities of writing the International Baccalaureate as
well as fulfilling the requirements of the Ontario Ministry of Education
for entrance into universities throughout the world. The school
is accredited by the French Ministry of Education up to grade 10.
From PK-G1, all classes are taught in French. From G2-G10 75% of
the course work is in French and 25% in English. In thelast three
years of High School the percentage of French varies according to
the students' options. Other languages taught are German, Ancient
Greek, Latin, and Spanish.
The faculty includes
teachers from France, Belgium, Canada, US, Germany, North Africa,
the Middle East, England and Australia. Their experience varies
from a few years to a few decades. The average length of stay is
The student body at Toronto French School, Canada reflects the multicultural
society of Toronto. The students speak 30 mother tongues. Over 95%
of the graduates go on to university.
The calendar year is from the first week in September to the third
week in June. Winter break is two weeks in December; Spring break
is two weeks in March. Extra-curricular activities include bilingual
theatre, camps, debating, team and individual sports, visual arts,
music, chess, mandarin.
The Toronto French School, Canada is situated in the heart of Toronto,
with an Infant/Junior/Middle School in suburban Mississauga. Both
the Junior and Senior School have up-to-date science labs as well
as a gymnasium and a playing field. The Senior School has a 25 m
Entrance requirements: children must be at least 3« by September
in order to enter the Maternelle (PK) programme. Students seeking
entry into the School at any level beyond grade 1 must pass examinations
which demonstrate their competence in English and mathematics as
well as their abilities to succeed in the school's programme. Up
to grade 7 an introductory programme allows students with no previous
exposure to French to integrate regular classes after one year.
Financial assistance: students who qualify may obtain assistance
from the school; French citizens whose children are in attendance
at Toronto French School may obtain bursary assistance from the
French Government through the consulate in Toronto.