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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

Final Examinations and Culminating Activities

All courses incorporate final evaluation administered at or towards the end of the course. This evaluation is based on evidence from one or a combination of the following: an examination, a performance, an essay, and/or another method of evaluation suitable to the course content. The final evaluation allows the student an opportunity to demonstrate comprehensive achievement of the overall expectations for the course. Please see the links below for complete schedules.

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Event Spotlight


Footlose & Garden Party

May 29 & 30

We would like to invite the public to our evening show of Footloose presented by our Musical Theatre class, followed by our annual Garden Get Down in our beautiful courtyard.



June 18 - 21

Please see the Exams & Culminating section of our website for more information. We would like to wish all of our students good luck on your final exams!


Summer Break

July 1 - September 3

Another school year in the books! We would like to wish everyone a safe and relaxing summer holiday!




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.


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.

Does an image strike your interest? Hover over a picture for more information!

Are you a student interested in seeing your work featured here? Click the link below to submit your work for consideration!

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STTARR Laboratory

Our AP Chemistry class had the chance to visit the cancer research laboratories at the Princess Margaret Hospital.

Mr. Tang


Camp Muskoka

Ms. Kurman and Ms. Liliani are super excited to be at camp!

Ms. Kurman


Softball Team

Here is our all-star athlete, Wallis York, up to bat.

Wallis York



A few of our Grade 11s getting ready to zipline at Muskoka Woods.


Softball Coach

Coach Zawacki leading the team to victory!

Ms. Zawacki



Our Grade 12 student, Casey Light-Barnes, presenting his work at the SHSM Launch Event.

CTA In The News

CTA: Welcome Home


CTA Trenches Experience


SHSM shoe design & sale


CTA Lookbook Launch


CTA Twitter

CTA Instagram