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St Margaret's Public School

BE SAFE.  BE RESPECTFUL.  BE RESPONSIBLE.


St. Margaret's Public School was named after a local Anglican Church established in l833, and is located near the intersection of Lawrence Avenue and Galloway Road. The school opened in September of 1972 and serves students from Junior Kindergarten to grade 8. 
St. Margaret's serves a diverse multicultural community.  Approximately 95% of our population live in apartment buildings.  About 20% of our students were born outside Canada, and 40% do not speak English at home.  
With innovative teaching and high expectations we believe all students can learn and make a difference. We endeavour to attain excellence through academics, Character Education, and athletics.
Our Motto is: Be Respectful, Be Responsible and Be Safe.

Staffing includes 23 teachers, 2 educational assistants, 2 Special Needs Assistants, 1.0 Office Administrator, 0.5 Secretary, 2.5 Caretakers, 0.5 Vice-Principal and Principal. Our school has a Home School Special Education teacher, Methods and Resource Teacher (MART) and an English as a Second Language teacher. We are also fortunate to have 0.5 Reading Recovery teacher to support our struggling early readers.
St. Margaret's hosts a Parenting & Family Literacy Centre which provides a free program for parents/caregivers and their children ages 0-6 years, Monday through Thursday - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. Breakfast and Morning Meal Programs are offered daily for a minimal cost to all our students in partnership the Foundation for Student Success.

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