Smithfield Middle School (Gr 06 - 08)
175 Mount Olive Dr, Etobicoke, ON
Motto: No goal is too high if we climb with care and confidence.
Smithfield Middle School is an inner-city school located in Rexdale, in the northwest corner of Toronto. Smithfield originated as a loghouse in 1845. It was upgraded to brick in 1874 and was offically opened in 1966. Currently we serve 840 learners who represent a very diverse and multi-ethnic population and speak approximately 30 different languages. We have a diverse, highly motivated and committed staff. Our inclusive curriculum reflects the diversity of our school community. Smithfield students take great pride in wearing their navy and white uniforms.
Visitors to Smithfield are pleased to be greeted by a friendly smile and a student saying "Welcome to Smithfield. Hope you have a great day!" As part of Character Development, we are teaching students that personality matters. We are creating Canada's future leaders, ambassadors and agents of change. culture Read more about Smithfield Hospitality
Mission and Vision Statements
Smithfield Middle School is committed to developing an inclusive atmosphere where every child is cared for academically, spiritually, morally, intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically.
At Smithfield, we are committed to creating a safe and orderly environment where our students’ self-esteem can flourish, as they become knowledgeable, creative individuals striving to reach their full potential. We are dedicated to awakening the brilliance that lies within our learners, making them courageous, confident and creative builders of their future.
At Smithfield Middle School, students are learning about Social Justice Issues and are developing a Social Conscience. With the support of their teachers, students are taking action to create a better school, local community and world. This program empowers students to become the next generation of Canadian leaders.
Visitors to Smithfield are frequently pleased to be greeted by a friendly smile and a student saying "Welcome to Smithfield. Hope you have a great day!" As part of our Character Development program, we are teaching students that manners matter.
Smithfield offers a wide range of artistic experiences that enrich student learning and help students to learn about world cultures. Through steel pan, strings, band, choir and world music instruments, students are motivated to create using sound. Smithfield's talented Arts teachers support students in learning to express their ideas visually and through movement.
Smithfield's Athletics program is a very important part of the overall development of our students. Through high quality Physical Education programs, sports and intramurals, our students develop skills, fitness and a lifelong love of physical activity.