Vaughan Road Academy (Gr 09 - 12)
529 Vaughan Rd, York, ON
"IN MEDIUM QUAESITA REPONUNT"
Vaughan Road Academy holds a special place in the hearts and minds of the community and its students. Tradition and excellence are our trademarks as the school is recognized for it's excellence in academics, the arts, athletics and for exceptional student and teacher involvement in important social issues. We offer programs in the arts, business, pure and applied sciences, social science, health and physical education, mathematics and communications. Vaughan Road Academy also offers the world-renowned International Baccalaureate Diploma program, as well as our innovative INTERACT program. We welcome student applicants from across Toronto.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Program
Do you want to change the world? We were one of the first three public schools in Ontario to offer the IB Program and we have continued that leadership in the international realm for over 15 years. As an IB school we are part of an internationally recognized program offered in over 140 countries and over 2000 schools.
Our students gain admission to some of the top universities in Canada and the US while earning prestigious scholarships and academic recognition. Our school achieves scores in the top 10% world wide.Read more about International Baccalaureate Diploma Program
If you are involved in dance, theatre, music, or athletics, we offer you our unique integrated program with timetables that are built around your auditions, rehearsals, performances and competitions. Our focus is to provide you an education that works with your outside interests. This is the only program in Ontario that offers you this type of flexibility. We welcome student for the program from across the province.
We offer you one of the best academic programs in Toronto. Working together with you, your parents, teachers, director and coaches, we help you succeed.Read more about INTERACT Program
Welcome to our fantastic renovated facilities including our pool, two gymnasiums and weight room, library, seminar rooms, computer keyboard labs, extensive music rooms, five computer classrooms, darkroom, and visual arts room. We are also home to a community child care centre.
Student Services:Helping Students Help Themselves
Our Student Services team offers programs and services to help you better understand yourself and the opportunities available to you. Programs include: one-to-one counselling, group instruction, career and educational information, and peer tutoring. Referrals can be made as needed to services including, social workers, psychologists, public health, and community agencies.
Are you taking the right courses? Have you decided on a career direction? We offer one-to-one counselling on academic program choices, career options and requirements, as well as personal development.
With a counsellor and other students, talk about school orientation, course selection, study skills, post-secondary information and career opportunities.
We help you access the services you need, including social workers, psychologists, attendance couselling, public health, as well as educational assessment. We help with referrals to those services in consultation with you parents.