PHONE NUMBER: (416) 394-7110

GRADE RANGE: 9 to 12

Martingrove Collegiate Institute's Mission Statement

Martingrove Collegiate Institute is a diverse school community dedicated to developing responsible, productive and global citizens by fostering in all of our students the desire to pursue personal excellence. Martingrove is committed to the safe, healthy and supportive environment necessary to facilitate scholastic challenges and co-curricular activities.
Martingrove C.I. is a caring school which is recognized provincially for academic excellence and for exceptional student and staff involvement. Over 80% of graduating students enter post-secondary institutions and two thirds of graduates are Ontario Scholars. The academic program is also complemented by a wide variety of clubs and sports.

Academic Excellence
We provide provide a challenging and innovative curriculum that promotes the development of creativity, and reflective and critical thinking skills. Several of our students have earned medals in International Biology and Chemistry Olympiads as well as in national and municipal Mathematics and Engineering competitions.

Specialist High Skills Major
The SHSM is a specialized program that allows student to focus their learning on a specific economic sector and while earning their OSSD. Our Health and Wellness SHSM allows student to explore a variety of health, fitness and kinesiology related courses and careers.

Martingrove CI has achieved Eco-Platinum School Status for the last three consecutive years.

Gifted Program

Martingrove Collegiate has been running the largest Secondary Gifted Program in the West end for the past thirty years. It provides a rigorous, enriching learning experience to prepare students for academic success at post-secondary destinations. It fosters intellectual and personal growth for exceptional students through the development of higher-level thinking skills and the promotion of exciting leadership opportunities.

Gifted courses include English, French, Science, Mathematics, and Social Sciences. Students in the Gifted Program may be accepted into the Pre-AP courses offered in grade 11

More Information About Martingrove Collegiate Institute

MAPP – Martingrove Advanced Placement® Program

Martingrove Collegiate is proud to offer the Advanced Placement® and Pre-Advanced Placement Programs to all qualified and interested students. The Pre-AP program begins in grade 9 and continues through to grade 11

Students learn the necessary skills, knowledge and foundations for success in preparation for entrance to the Advanced Placement® Program in grade 12. The Advanced Placement® Program provides students with the opportunity to earn university level course credits by taking the specially designed College Board approved courses.


Music at Martingrove can be best described as a traditional performance-based music program. 25% of the school is enrolled in the Music Program, where instruction is provided for traditional Concert Band instrumentation or for Orchestral Strings

Our co-curricular and extra-curricular ensembles are featured in our two annual concerts, Festive Interlude and Fantasia. Our large ensembles participate in festivals each year and our senior music students travel on an international performance tour every second year.

Technologies and Visual Arts

We have a very integrated technologies program, where students can choose from graphic arts technology, film and video, photography and automotive technologies just to name a few.

In Visual Arts, students create art works through the disciplines of drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture and architecture. Art works are frequently exhibited not only in the school but in the community.

Co-Curricular Activities

To complement a strong academic experience, we offer a dynamic co-curricular program to enhance the student experience. The numerous and diverse array of teams and clubs ensures that there is an activity to meet everyone’s interests. Leadership development is also very important at Martingrove.

Our leadership program is dedicated in helping the students at the school integrate into our school system and truly become a part of the Bears! The year-long program gives all students an opportunity to get involved. Grade 10 students have the opportunity to attend the camps, while Grades 11 and 12 students take on the task of arranging them, unlocking their leadership potential.

We also have a very competitive athletics program, where our athletic teams have frequently won provincial championships, most notably our boy’s basketball team who are defending OFSAA champions for the past two years.

Student Life - Where You Belong


Martingrove students can choose to be part of our award-winning music program or our academic clubs or competitive sport teams.  Our music students have travelled to Europe to perform and receive specialized training from professional musicians on our annual Clinician's Day.  Our athletic teams represent many different sports and offer opportunities to develop skills and friendships.  Our visual art students' work is displayed in galleries around Toronto.  Our technology students compete and win medals at Skills Canada competitions. 


Martingrove students represent the world. We welcome young people from more than 60 countries speaking more than 70 languages. We offer programs for students with physical challenges, so our building is accessible to all.  We host the largest Model United Nations gathering in Ontario.  Martingrove offers unique interdisciplinary courses at the grade 11 and 12 level. 


The Martingrove School Council meets every month and welcomes parents, teachers and school administrators.  We discuss important school and community matters and sponsor guest speakers for our whole school community.  Parents are also involved in the annual library book drive and in our music council.  Strong connections between home and school help Martingrove students succeed.