Oakwood Collegiate Institute (Gr 09 - 12)
991 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, ON
Tempus Litteris Demus
Oakwood Collegiate is a school with over 100 years of academic excellence. We proudly maintain our academic tradition through the commitment of parents, students, and staff. Many of our students pursue post-secondary programs at the college and university level. Our goal is to ensure that our students have every opportunity to develop strong academic skills as well as the skills needed for the development of the whole student in preparation for success in all aspects of their lives.
OCI is a "Triple A" school with excellent curricular and co-curricular programs in Academics, Athletics and The Arts. Students have a broad range of course options and can extend their learning beyond the classroom through teams, activities, and clubs.
2012 - 2013 Features
Oakwood has an outstanding Arts program with a broad range of courses in drama, theatre, dance, music, visual arts and media. We offer a unique Arts & Culture Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) program which combines arts courses with co-operative education experience in the arts, and arts-focused units embedded in other classes. SHSM graduates earn a Ministry of Education red seal on their diploma which is recognized at post-secondary institutions and in the community. In addition, many students earn Honour's Arts Certificates upon graduation. Read more about 2012 - 2013 Features
Athletics at Oakwood C.I.
Athletics is an area of excellence at Oakwood C.I. We offer a SPORTS Specialized High Skills Major (SHSM) program. Our facilities include: 2 gyms, a games room, health room, and an outdoor track and field. Our new state of the art fitness centre is open from 7 a.m.. Students can participate in Athletics through credit courses and our extensive co-curricular sports program. We offer male and female teams for all grades for: archery, badminton, baseball, cross-country, curling, field & ice hockey, rugby, skiing, tennis, track, and volleyball. We are particularly proud of our outstanding basketball program and our many winning OFSAA teams. Read more about Athletics at Oakwood C.I.
Extended French Program
Oakwood has a well established Extended French program. Instruction in French is delivered in language courses, geography, business, history, civics and careers. Students work toward a graduation "Certificate of Bilingual Studies in Extended French". The Extended French program is enriched with experiential learning opportunities through field trips and events. Read more about Extended French Program
Special Education Programs
Oakwood has a program for students with Learning Disabilities with smaller classes in the core subject areas and GLE classes to support individual learning needs. Students have access to a language lab with specialized computer programs. We also have a program for students who have been identified with Developmental Delays who are placed through the annual IPRC process. Read more about Special Education Programs
Supporting Student Success
The Oakwood staff is dedicated in their efforts to support the academic success of our students. Teachers work hard to find what works best for each individual student and provide ongoing remedial support to assist students with earning their credits. We offer credit recovery and credit rescue programs for students who need additional supports in order to be successful. Read more about Supporting Student Success
Oakwood's Co-Operative Education program supports senior students with earning credits that include workplace placements. We have developed a diverse range of Co-Op placements in our local community including placements in schools, arts organizations, community agencies and small businesses. Co-Op placements are a requirement for both the Sports and Arts & Culture SHSM's.