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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 two Specialist High Skills Major 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

  COVID-19 Advisory

Please visit the TDSB COVID-19 Advisory website for a list of the active confirmed cases and resolved cases of COVID-19 among students and/or staff in TDSB schools.

Event Spotlight


Summer Break Starts

June 30

We would like to wish everyone a safe and relaxing summer break!


First Day of School

September 9

The first day of the 2021-22 school year will be September 9, 2021. Welcome back everyone!


PD Day

November 9

There will be a PD Day on November 9. There are no scheduled classes on this day.




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.

Athletics Programming

CTA's Athletics program emphasizes the importance of fusing academics with athletics for all of our student-athletes.

Business S.H.S.M.

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


Sports S.H.S.M.

The new Sports SHSM program enables students to build a foundation of knowledge and skills for a career in the sports industry.

International & E.L.L.

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


Moderns Programming

Moderns programming at CTA develops a strong a sense of Canadian culture through language studies



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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Art Class

One of our students working away at an art project during class time!


AP Chemistry Class

Our Grade 11 student, Fox, in Advanced Placement Chemistry class.


Ms. Kurman

Ms. Kurman out of a "mask-off" walk in the courtyard during the school day.

Ms. Kurman



Our Grade 12 student, Jahnelle, out for a photoshoot.


Outdoor Break




Our senior student, Abby, at her co-op placement.

CTA In The News

CTA: Welcome Home


Breakfast Television: GoIT Summit


"Anti-Pipeline" Themed Jackets


SHSM 'Winter Kicks' Launch

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