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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


NOW Program

August 26 - 30

The Newcomers Orientation Week program will take place from August 26 - 30. Welcome!


Grade 9 Orientation

August 29

Orientation for all incoming Grade 9 students will take place on Thursday, August 29th. Lunch will be provided.

9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


First Day of School

September 3

First day of school for the 2019-2020 school year is September 3. Timetable pickup will start at 9:00 a.m. in the cafeteria.




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.

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GSA Bake Sale!

Our GSA held a bake sale as part of Pride Week @ CTA celebrations!

Mr. Done


Lunch Time Theatre

Lunch Time Theatre performances to cap off the year from our drama club and classes.

Mr. Belanger


Space Mission

Our grade 9 science classes visited the Ontario Science Centre and participated in a space mission to Mars!

Mr. Tang


Prom 2k19

Make room on the dance floor for our 2018-19 grads!


Talent Show

Our grade 9 student, Rosie, putting on a performance at the talent show!


AP Chemistry

Our AP Chemistry class visited U of T Chemistry department and conducted a lab on ocean acidification.

CTA In The News

CTA: Welcome Home


CTA Trenches Experience


SHSM shoe design & sale


CTA Lookbook Launch


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