Charlottetown Junior Public School (Gr JK - 06)
85 Charlottetown Blvd, Scarborough, ON
Charlottetown, where it all began and kids come first.
Charlottetown Jr. P. S. is a dynamic elementary school with a tradition of academic excellence and collaborative parent involvement. Established during the Centennial celebrations of 1967, and located in a residential neighbourhood northwest of Port Union Road and Lawrence Ave., the school serves 460 students from Kindergarten to grade 6.
The students at Charlottetown benefit from the many traditions that have been established including: band and strings program, character development recognition assemblies, sports, arts, drama and music extra-curriculars, Camp Kearney, and the annual Winter Fair.
Staff, Students, Parents: Partnership for Success!
Charlottetown Jr. is committed to continuous improvement through:
• high expectations for all
• dedicated and committed staff
• focus on teaching and learning
• inclusive programs
• partnership with staff, students, and parents
• safe and caring environment
• effective communication
• positive home-school relations
• extra-curricular opportunities
We have set high expectations for our students as we provide the foundation for learning through Charlottetown's School Improvement Plan.
• Having our students reach high levels of achievement in all subject areas
• Ensuring a safe, secure, and supportive learning environment for our students
• Promoting personal, social, and environmental responsibility
• Recognizing and celebrating the uniqueness and diversity of our students and community
• Maintaining strong partnerships with parents/guardians
Language and Literacy: Readers are leaders!
The development of literacy is a priority at Charlottetown Jr. P. S. and teachers are committed to providing the instruction necessary for all learners to attain their highest level of literacy across all subject areas. Our classroom programs include daily balanced literacy programming, weekly library periods, and integration of digital media and computer technology.
Mathematics: Achieving starts with believing!
By applying a careful balance of approaches, our goal is to help students understand that with the right amount of effort everyone can be successful in mathematics. Our programs encourage students to apply mathematics to solve problems, process information, and to communicate effectively using numbers, words, symbols, and representations.
The Arts: Many ways to create at Charlottetown!
Music, drama, dance and visual arts are the four creative strands that make up the arts curriculum, and Charlottetown Jr. P. S. offers students many opportunities to be creative in these areas. Our school offers: band, strings, and vocal programming, and extra-curricular opportunities such as folk dancing, band, choir, craft club, and school drama productions.
Building Character... Building Success!
At Charlottetown Jr. P. S. character development is woven into daily lessons, extra curricular activities, and student assemblies. A shared responsibility between home and school, character development is aimed at helping students develop self-discipline and personal management skills to enable them to be the best they can be.