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Prospective Students


Central Toronto Academy is a school that embraces 21st century learning. Our small size, caring staff and semestered format foster a climate that provides our students with a high school experience optimised for their personal growth and development. 
Our intimate and personable atmosphere fosters wonderful relationship development amongst all grade and all members of our community. Our numerous activities and events reflect the welcoming beauty, creativity, values and diversity of all our students.

 At Central Toronto Academy we are:

Digital Innovators

We ensure our students remain current with the rapidly changing digital spectrum by offering classes fully online & blended (online support for face-to-face classes). We fuse Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics learning together through our STEM program, complemented by a mandatory computer programming course, a complete Wi-Fi environment, and Chromebooks for our grade 9 and 10 students.

Compassionate Leaders

Our inclusive community provides students with a safe environment to take risks, explore ideas and challenge themselves. We encourage students to nurture and develop their skills as leaders through our leadership courses, student council and numerous extra-curricular clubs and activities.

Experiential Learners

Driven by our Specialist High Skills Major, Bike, and Cooperative education programs, CTA has brought experiential learning to the forefront of all classes by partnering with numerous industry professionals and organizations. By putting theory into practice, students are deeply engaged in the material they are studying and gain a lasting academic experience

Event Spotlight


Photo Day

Fri, Sept 21

Mandatory student photos will be taken for all CTA students. Call down will be made throughout the day.


Curriculum Night

Wed, Sept 26

Curriculum Night is an opportunity to meet with your son's/daughter's teachers and learn about their school life. All are welcome!

6:00 PM


PD Day

Fri, Oct 5

First PD day of the school year. Students stay home, teachers will participate in professional development sessions. School resumes on Tuesday after Thanksgiving long weekend.




Pre-Advanced Placement courses foster an enriched learning experience and develop critical learning skills.

Advanced Placement

Our AP program provides university level courses, curricula and exams in grades eleven and twelve.

Arts Programming

Student voice, personal expression, acceptance and inclusion are at the core of our arts programming.


Our Business Entrepeneurship SHSM program focuses on social, cultural and environmental issues.


REACH is a program unique to Central Toronto Academy, focusing on fusing academics with athletics.

International & E.L.L.

CTA hosts refugees, immigrants, and visa students who learn about the world through others' experiences.


French Programming

French programming at CTA develops a strong a sense of Canadian bilingual culture.



Extracurriculars develop well-rounded students with confidence to explore new activities and experiences.

CTA Gallery

The Gallery below displays select Student Work and Event Highlights.

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Honouring Indigenous Water Warrior Autumn Peltier through a larger than life mural so her efforts to protect our waters will remain with us in spirit.

HeArts Department


Club History Crew

CTA have created a memorial to the hands of SS Beaverford, who in 1940 sacrificed their lives against a German battleship.


Grade 12 Calculus

Facilitated peer teaching in Mr. Kawai's class.


Bike Club Ride with John Malloy

TDSB Director of Education, John Malloy, joined CTA Bike Club for their annual ride to City Hall to kick start Bike to School Month in May.


"Broken Heart"

AP Calculus Polar Curve equation based Mathematical Art

Mariel Yacolca Maguina


Track and Field OFSAA 2018

  • Mr. Simnor
  • John Barrueata-Hernandez
  • Kiyara Letlow
  • Ms. Rose

CTA In The News

CTA: Welcome Home


CTA Trenches Experience


SHSM shoe design & sale


CTA Lookbook Launch


CTA Twitter

CTA Instagram