Seneca Hill Public School (Gr JK - 06)
625 Seneca Hill Dr, North York, ON
Great staff, great kids, great parents...great place to be!
Seneca Hill Public School is a Kindergarten to Grade 6 school located in the northeast part of the city, south of Finch Avenue, east of Don Mills Road and just south of Seneca College.
Seneca Hill P.S. is a dual program school in that we house the regional gifted program which draws from the wider community for students in Grade 4, 5 and 6. We also have a regular Junior Kindergarten program.
Phoenix Daycare Centre, a community based program, works closely with the school. Children from two and one half years old and up are provided with a stimulating, nurturing program. There is a before and after school program for school-age children. The daycare is accommodated in the building.Read more
At Seneca Hill P.S. we believe that leadership is critical. Building empowered partnerships with staff, students, parents, teachers and the school community is the key ingredient. Helping to create leadership capabilities and traits in our students is a daily goal at Seneca Hill. Such student leadership opportunities as student ambassadors, student council, student welcome leaders, houseleague leaders and a Taking Action Group are some of the leadership opportunities we offer. Read more about Student Leadership
Seneca Hill P.S. has won the Overall Academic Achievement category at the Garfield Weston Awards for Excellence in Education for 4 years, and been a finalist once. In 2011 we have won the Fraser Institute's award for the top achieving school in Ontario for Mathematics. Such success can be attributed to the continual hard work of students and staff. The teachers at Seneca Hill are dedicated and committed to the students and they have been involved with many different professional learning opportunities that enable them to provide the best possible programs to our students.
Learning for All / Mentoring
The mission of the Toronto District School Board 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 society. At Seneca Hill P.S. we strongly support this mission and have a strong commitment to provide help and support to each and every student. Read more about Learning for All / Mentoring
Learning Through the Arts
Learning Through the Arts is a dynamic arts-driven education programme that provides teachers with tools to engage students in math, science, language arts and social studies. According to Howard Gardener the "arts" are a vehicle for delivering curriculum while addressing the various needs of students who best acquire information from non-traditional teaching methods. Read more about Learning Through the Arts
Seneca Hill P.S. believes in integrating computers and technology into the curriculum. This school year we plan to:
- Use our interactive smartboards to expand and enhance technology skills.
- Provide opportunities for students to explore a variety of ways to present information using technology.
- Provide students with access to class sets of individual laptopsRead more about Interactive Technology
The houseleague program at Seneca Hill is a key part of the student experience at our school. It provides an excellent opportunity for students to increase their level of physical activity and to develop valuable teamwork and cooperative skills. There are a number of different house leagues occurring at various times throughout the school year.