Dunlace Public School (Gr JK - 06)
20 Dunlace Dr, North York, ON
Dunlace Public School is located in the Leslie and York Mills community, north of York Mills Road. Located on this site since 1960, Dunlace replaced the original Oriole Public School that served the community since 1826.
Dunlace serves about 460 students and represents 28 different language groups from 30 countries around the globe.
An independent childcare centre, Dunlace Children's Centre, whose philosophy supports and extends that of the school, is housed in the building.
Dunlace Public School is a Triple Track School that offers programs in English from Junior Kindergaten to Grade 6, Early French Immersion from Senior Kindergarten to Grade 6 and Extended French from Grades 4 to 6.
Dunlace has Bilingual Special Education and Library Programs rich in French and English books and resources.
Dunlace is an Eco School and our Green Club promotes a philosophy of reduce, reuse, and recycle. Our Litterless Lunch Program is a Boomerang Lunch initiative encouraging students to bring home any garbage and recycling items left in their lunch bags. Our goal is to reduce our environmental footprint.
Dunlace is one of Toronto's Schools on the Move. We teach our students about making healthy lifestyle choices by balancing physical activity with nutrition.Read more about Dunlace Cares
Excellence in Education
Dunlace is committed to providing a learning rich environment that balances academic excellence in Literacy, Mathematics, Science and Technology and Social Studies with Health, Physical Education and the Arts. Our I.T., Music, Drama, Dance and H.P.E. programs are taught weekly to grades JK to 6 by specialist teachers. Read more about Excellence in Education
Dunlace Athletics Program
We believe that a healthy, active lifestyle will enable our students to reach their full potential. In order to achieve this, we ensure that our students have Daily Physical Activity in the classroom, a comprehensive Physical Education program and many opportunities for them to enjoy extra-curricular physical activity through our comprehensive Athletics program.
Safe and Caring Schools
At Dunlace we strive to provide a safe environment for all of our students and staff by following the TDSB Safe Schools Policy. Through the Second Step program we provide students with conflict resolution strategies. Our Character Attribute Team made up of students and teachers organizes monthly Student Recognition Assemblies that recognize positive behaviour. Read more about Safe and Caring Schools
Music, Drama, Dance
Our Music Program offers a wide variety of experiences for students. Instruction is in English and French and includes Orff and Recorder programs and World Music programs (such as Indonesian Gamelan and African Drumming). Our Primary and Junior Choirs participate at our school concerts and TDSB Non-Competitive Music Festival. We celebrate Music Monday in May.