West Hill Public School's Mission Statement
West Hill P.S. is located in the eastern section of Toronto. The school's history reaches back over 120 years as one of the first schools in the area. In 1994, the old building was demolished and a new one opened. West Hill P.S. serves a community that honours the spirit of the past and supports the realities of the present and future.
West Hill serves approximately 250 students, more than 30% from countries other than Canada. Many families are temporarily housed in our area as they await more permanent settlement in the Greater Toronto area. Throughout the year, as many as 400 students will pass through our doors.
West Hill P.S. focuses on strengthening reading, writing and math skills through the use of effective questioning techniques. This encourages higher level thinking which recognizes and celebrates diversity, and fosters a safe and caring environment. We strive to ensure that instructional strategies are taught so that ALL our students are successful.
More Information About West Hill Public School
West Hill provides a strong literacy program through the use of student-centered activities and groupings. This creates an environment that suits the needs of individual students and their varied learning styles. We continue to provide comprehensive literacy, school wide assessment, classroom libraries, and culturally relevent texts to enrich critical thinking skills.
West Hill P.S. provides a strong numeracy program through the use of hands-on, student centred activities. We use math manipulatives and a variety of technological resources to enhance and build higher order thinking and problem solving skills. This in turn supports our students in building confidence, becoming risk takers and overcoming challenges.
Special Education Programs
- Interactive Whiteboards
- Mobile iPad lab
- Mobile iPod lab
- Mobile Mac Laptop lab
- ELMO technology
- Computer lab