PHONE NUMBER: (416) 394-3000

GRADE RANGE: 9 to 12

York Memorial Collegiate Institute's Mission Statement

York Memorial offers students specialized programs that include the R.U.S.H. (Roadmap to University Success with Honours) Pre - AP and Advanced Placement (AP) programs.  We also offer five different SHSMs (Specialist High Skills Major). 

This is our very first year as an amalgamated school and we are using the former George Harvey site while York Memorial is currently being rebuilt.

Academic Pathways
York Memorial C.I. offers enhanced pathway courses in its grade 9 and 10 compulsory classes (English, Geography, French, History, Mathematics and Science).  This will ensure that every student will have all possible options available to them before choosing their post-secondary pathway.  
We believe that by setting high expectations, providing additional support for all students, and using teaching strategies that meet individual student’s needs, our students will be in the best possible position to successfully achieve their credits and gain their OSSD (Ontario Secondary School Diploma). 

Our Students

Student Data:  Total number of students 1293
When students first enter into York Memorial they are encouraged and provided with the opportunities to develop their leadership and teambuilding skills. 
We are a school where tradition and forward thinking converge to shape future leaders and global citizens of tomorrow. We do this by equipping our students with critical thinking skills through a global perspective lens, whilst holding steadfast to our core values of Respect, Accountability, Resilience and Excellence. 

At York Memorial we believe in the concept that all students should be receiving as holistic an education as possible. School is not just about books and memorization, it is also about learning life skills, making friends, and discovering one's true self. We want all of our students to enjoy coming to school each and every day in order to learn and to better themselves and become productive citizens within society.

More Information About York Memorial Collegiate Institute

Health & Physical Education

We offer a variety of courses such as Personal Fitness Courses, Kinesiology, Personal Individual Activities and Large Group Activities. 

We offer many different extra curricular activities including sports teams and intramurals. Those who have a taste for leadership can get involved in the Student Athletic Association and other Leadership Initiatives throughout the school.
Our facilities are quite substantial and include the Main Gym, Upper Gym, Fitness Dance Studio, Fitness Conditioning (Weight) Room, Pool, and Outdoor Field.

The Arts

We offer a wide range of courses in music, drama, dance and the visual arts.  No auditions are required.  We offer a wide variety of courses:  steel pan, guitar, and strings, just to name a few.  

Mathematics, Science & Technology

At York Memorial , we want all of our students to see themselves as critical thinkers, problem solvers, collaborators, and effective communicators. Developing students' global competencies is a key focus in all of our math, science and technology courses.

The RUSH program offers many opportunities for students with strong interests in these areas.  Students can take traditional AP courses alongside Earth & Space Science, Fundamentals of Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science.

Business & Computer Studies

The Pre-Advanced Placement and Advanced Placement (AP) programs provide our students with a strong foundation in Business and Computer Studies that prepares them for University level programs.  Courses offered include Accounting, AP Micro Economics, International Business, Marketing, AP Computer Science and Computer Engineering.


Student Life - Where You Belong


We offer many clubs such as Drama, Poetry, Library, Book Club, Kiwanis Key Club, LGBTQ++, Music and Fitness. You can join the ECO team, Best Buddies, East Asian & South Asian Student Associations, Black History Club, Group Latino, DECA, Robotics, Board Games, Math and Outdoor Adventure Clubs.  Our school organizes events such as Community Clean Up day, Toy Drive, various Humanitarian Relief initiatives and global awareness and fundraising initiatives.
In terms of sports, students have a variety to participate in or cheer for. Some of these sports include basketball, volleyball, badminton, cheerleading, field hockey, baseball, cricket, soccer, swimming, tennis, cross country and track and field.
Our music programs are also top notch!  We offer a number of courses from grades 9 to 12 in band, strings, vocals, guitar, keyboarding and music composition.  Students also use MAC computers to compose, edit and record their music.  
We have over 115 various clubs and teams at York Memorial.  There is something for everyone!  So get involved!!


Our programs yield impressive results.  Our students excel, achieving test scores well above average by the time they reach post secondary education and as such, many of our students earn entrance scholarships to post secondary institutions. Every year YMCI ranks amongst the province leaders in terms of our National AP Scholars. In addition to these National Scholars we also have many others qualify for a variety of AP Scholar Awards. 
All YMCI students have hard drive space for their files, as well as personal logins and passwords to protect their information.  
The SHSMs, RUSH, Pre-AP and AP programs are all outstanding opportunities for students to enhance their abilities, enrich their academic skills and prepare for the challenges of post secondary studies. 
YMCI  leads the way in offering the largest number of AP exams and the most successful results of all Pre-AP and AP schools in Ontario. 


- YMCI School Council 
- Unison: York Community & Social Services
- Toronto Police Service, CPLC 12 Division
- Eglinton Hill Business Improvement Association
- Silverthorn Ratepayers Association
- Parks and Recreation Dept. (City of Toronto)
- MP Ahmed Hussen; MPP Faisal Hassan,  Councillor Laura Albanese-
- Toronto Public Health
- Horizons for Youth
- Future Aces
- School Eco Green Team & Community Clean Up Initiative
- Pathways in Education