Fern Avenue Junior and Senior Public School
Together Everyone Achieves More
Fern Avenue School is located east of Roncesvalles Avenue and south of Dundas St. West. The school celebrated its centennial in 1994. A two-storey primary wing was added to the three-storey old central building in 1954.
The school community serves over 580 students. The majority of the students are from English-speaking backgrounds. Approximately one-third of the students represent about 30 cultural and language groups.
Fern is a composite school offering programs from Kindergarten to Grade 8. Cross-age sharing and a Senior School Advisory Program (Grades 7-8) are important aspects of school life.
Fern offers a variety of programs. Established is our French Immersion program with an entry point at Senior Kindergarten;
Our French Immersion program currently goes to the Grade 4 level
Extended French is offerred to students at the grade 4 level; As of January 2012, Fern runs extended french programs up to the grade 8 level
Our english classes range from Junior Kindergarten to grade 8 grades
Fern works tirelessly at promoting opportunities for all students to share similar experiences through unique programming and collaborative practices that unite grades, divisions and students over the course of the school year
Students have a range of exciting activities, events, trips, speakers and a host of other opportunities to participate in and experience throughout their year at Fern