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 is a Kindergarten to Grade 8 Model School with a diverse population and a school community that shares, learns and celebrates their successes. Our staff provide enriching classroom instruction with an active extra-curricular program. West Hill P.S. operates a Snack Program, offering a daily nutritious snack at no cost to our students or families.
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.