Toronto District School Board
Toronto District School Board
About Us

Our Students

 

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) is the largest and one of the most diverse school boards in Canada. We serve approximately 232,000 (154,600 elementary, 76,000 secondary and 1,300 international) students in almost 600 schools throughout Toronto. 

 
With over 40% of our graduates ranking as Ontario Scholars, more than 80% of our graduates go on to university or college.  

Our Staff

TDSB staff members are the backbone of the system. A talented community of educators and support staff are dedicated to enriching the lives of all students and helping them achieve success. The TDSB employs approximately 36,500 individuals who build a positive learning environment by supporting our Strategic Directions and Mission Statement.  Our standards are high because our students are our number one priority. 

Leadership

The TDSB’s Director Donna Quan is supported by the Senior Team who is responsible for: 

  • Serving our students and communities
  • Improving academic performance
  • Managing business services
  • Providing staff support
  • Operating and maintaining our buildings

Our Board of Trustees

The TDSB Chair of the Board works with the other publicly elected Trustees. Trustees represent the families in their wards and ensure that all concerns of their communities are brought to the attention of the Board.

Old ornate exterior of Jarvis Collegiate Institute

Our Mission

Our mission is to enable all students to reach high levels of achievement and to acquire the knowledge, skills, and values they need to become responsible members of a democratic society.

We value:

  • each and every student
  • a strong public education system
  • a partnership of students, schools, family, and community
  • the uniqueness and diversity of our students and our community
  • the commitment and skills of our staff
  • equity, innovation, accountability, and accessibility
  • learning environments that are safe, nurturing, positive, and respectful.

TDSB Mission Statement as a PDF

Strategic Directions

  • Make every school an effective school
  • Build leadership within a culture of adaptability, openness and resilience
  • Form strong and effective relationships and partnerships
  • Build environmentally sustainable schools that inspire teaching and learning
  • Identify disadvantage and intervene effectively
TDSB
Our Mission
To enable all students to reach high levels of achievement and to acquire
the knowledge, skills, and values
they need to become responsible members of a democratic society.
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