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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

2020 - 2021 Course Selection

Course Selection for the 2020 - 2021 school year will run from Monday, February 10th to Thursday, February 20th. Students are assigned a specific time slot to complete their course selection and it is imperative that students are present and punctual for their session. To assist in this process we have prepared the following documents in advance of our Course Selection days.

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Event Spotlight


PD Day

Feb 14

Friday, February 14 is a Professional Development Day. There are no scheduled classes.


School Council Meeting

Feb 19

Our next School Council Meeting will take place on Wednesday, February 19th in the Conference Room.

6:00 p.m.


Europe Trip

Mar 12 - 20

CTA is off to Italy for our first school Europe Trip over March Break!




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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Mr. Seabrook

Our favourite Vice-Principal getting ready to be pied in the face to raise money for charity!

Mr. Seabrook


Math & Science

Mr. O'Brien presenting during our Grade 8 Open House.



Winter Kicks

Our Grade 12 student, Lindsay, modeling for our Winter Kicks launch event at the Bata Shoe Museum


Climate Hope: Transforming Crisis

Maeve's watercolour work for the Grade 10 Visual Art creative challenge.



Thank you to all of our teachers and students for raising money for the Sistering Shelter

Ms. Owens


Climate Hope: Transforming Crisis

Josie's watercolour work for the Grade 10 Visual Art creative challenge.

CTA In The News

CTA: Welcome Home


Breakfast Television: GoIT Summit


CTA Honours Autumn Peltier


SHSM 'Winter Kicks' Launch

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