"We learn by doing" - Faciendo Discimus
Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institute is a composite and specialized Math, Science and Technology school that is proud of its past and ready for the challenges of both the present and future. The school motto is "We learn by doing" and, indeed, experiential learning defines the "Danforth Way". Students have access to a wide selection of engaging and innovative courses, offered in a caring, encouraging, and inclusive atmosphere. Across the subject disciplines, from Technological Studies to the Arts, individual student creativity is encouraged and celebrated. Danforth also supports a wide range of students with special needs and is committed to the learning success of all students.
In addition to traditional academic pathways, students at Danforth can pursue a host of interests, including, but not limited to, engineering, construction, electronics, animation, cosmetology, graphic design, transportation, hospitality studies and the arts. Students are linked to business and industry through the co-operative education program and apprenticeship opportunities.
The MaST program offers enrichment opportunities to students in Math, Science and Technology that encourages achievement at high levels both in and out of the classroom. MaST students participate in a host of local, national and international competitions and invariably do Danforth proud.