Be Kind, Be Honest, and Work Hard
Fern Avenue School is located east of Roncesvalles Avenue, on Fern Avenue, north of Queen St.and south of High Park Blvd. The school was built in 1894, celebrated its centennial in 1994 and a two-storey primary wing was added to the three-storey old central building in 1954.
The school serves about 700 students. The majority of the students are from English-speaking backgrounds. Approximately one-third of the students represent about 20 cultural and language groups.
Fern is a composite school offering programs from Full Day Kindergarten to Grade 8 in English, Full Day Kindergarten JK to Grade 8 in French Immersion, Grade 4 to 5 Middle French Immersion and Grade 6 to 8 Extended French program.
Fern promotes opportunities for all students to share similar experiences through unique programming and collaborative practices that unite grades, divisions and students over the course of the school year.
Students have a range of exciting activities, events, field trips, speakers and a host of other opportunities to participate in and experience throughout their years at Fern.