Don Mills Collegiate Institute (Gr 09 - 12)
15 The Donway E, North York, ON
Mission Statement of Don Mills Collegiate Institute
Empower members of a global community to: Develop life-long learning skills. Make a positive contribution to society. Create an environment of respect and responsibility. Imagine future success.
Our school's emphasis is on student success. This emphasis is enhanced by modern science laboratories, an electronic resource centre, and state-of-the-art computer labs. The use of these supports enable students to learn skills for the 21st century. Our goal is to help all our students achieve their personal best!
A Variety of Programs
Students learn in a safe and stimulating environment. There is something for everyone at DMCI. In addition to our Collegiate program we feature CyberARTs, Gifted, Specialist High Skills Major and Dual-Credit programs.
Our school is known for its strong math and science programs. We are consistently successful in math, science and robotics competitions both locally and internationally.
Our building is wheel chair accessible and we have a special program to support students with mobility issues.
We value our Students!
At Don Mills Collegiate there are a limitless number of possibilities when considering what to become involved with. We have extensive music, dramatic arts and athletic programs which provide many opportunities for student involvement in performances, productions and inter-school teams. We have a number of extremely active student groups including our SAC, ESP, Student Volunteers and Ambassadors.
All of our students are invited to enjoy breakfast each morning through our Breakfast for Learning program.
This specialized program offers a leading edge curriculum which is designed to maximize student potential and achievement through a variety of expanded opportunities which address industry standards in graphic design, multimedia, animation, industrial design, desktop publishing, web design/programming, architectural design, fashion design and new media.
DMCI has approximately 200 students enrolled in the Gifted Program. In order to qualify, students must be identified by an IPRC. All of the core subjects are offered, with an emphasis on the development of higher level thinking skills. Our students are engaged in many challenging and exciting learning opportunities.
Specialist High Skills Major
Our Green Industries focussed SHSM allows students to explore a variety of concepts and courses. Their journey through aspects of horticulture, agriculture, forestry, design and renewable resources is augmented by industry and post-secondary scholastic partnerships.
Co-op Education / Dual Credits
We offer the perfect cooperative education experience. Our full semester program gives students the opportunity to gain practical hands on experience in the career of their choice. Our students also enjoy the opportunity to gain an extra high school and college credit through our dual credit partnership with Seneca College.