Toronto District School Board

William Lyon Mackenzie Collegiate Institute

Sua Praemia Laudi - "Merit has its own reward"

W. L. Mackenzie C. I. offers a longstanding tradition of academic excellence, co-curricular activity and community involvement, along with a focus on student success and equity. A caring and professional staff co-ordinate programs that respond to a diversity of student needs and interests in a safe, challenging and welcoming environment.

Vibrant student, athletic, music, and leadership councils ensure that a variety of activities provide opportunities for student involvement and leadership. Our MaCS Program offers Enriched courses in Mathematics, Science, Computer Technology, English and Geography.
Our goal is to ensure that all students acquire the skills needed to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world.


Over 95% of our graduating students are accepted into post-secondary institutions; 50% of our graduating students earn the distinction as an Ontario Scholar achieving an academic average of at least 80%. In addition, recent graduates have been recipients of the Top 20 under Twenty, Millennium Excellence Scholarship, Queen's Chancellor, Loran, Miller Thompson and many other prestigious scholarships offered by Canadian universities.
To complement the school programs, students compete in a variety of competitions including: Programming, ECOO, Envirothon, DECA, York University and McMaster Engineering Competitions (Science and Technology) and Waterloo University Contests (Mathematics and Science).

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