Harbord Collegiate Institute's Mission Statement
Since 1892, Harbord Collegiate Institute has had a long tradition of academic excellence and a faculty committed to equity, achievement and well-being. The school has a current enrolment of 900+ students (this includes virtual students) and a staff of over 50. Harbord offers many university and college preparation courses leading to a wide range of postsecondary destinations. Our focus on social justice, equity and the environment sets the framework for a dynamic education. Staff and students work together to promote a safe and nurturing environment.
More Information About Harbord Collegiate Institute
French Immersion Programmes
Special Education Programme
- Co-operative Education Programme
- Social Justice Initiatives
- Tutoring Programmes
- Full Range of Clubs & Sports Teams
- Gender Equity and Rights
- Platinum Certified Eco-School
- Active Queer/Gay-Straight Alliance
Student Life - Where You Belong
Harbord supports equity and inclusion through curricular and cross-curricular activities, including Indigenous Education Month, Lunar New Year, and African, Asian, Portuguese, and Spanish Heritage Months.
Our music programme includes band, strings and vocal classes as well as co-curricular activities. Our dynamic visual arts programme incorporates mediums from print and digital to paint and ceramics. Students in the Arts programme actively participate in a variety of events, performances and competitions.
Our full range of sports teams include cross-country running, basketball, baseball, softball, hockey, field hockey, rugby, wrestling, soccer, swimming, volleyball, ultimate Frisbee and tennis. An active intramurals programme ensures there are athletic opportunities for all.
WHAT SETS US APART
The majority of our students are accepted into their programme of choice at universities and colleges across Ontario. A significant number of our graduates are Ontario Scholars and are frequently offered entrance scholarships to postsecondary destinations.
Communication is key at our school. Our teachers and administration believe in strong communication between home and school. We welcome parent/guardian participation in our school council and we enjoy a positive relationship with our community.