Students who reside within the City of Toronto have the right to attend a school which is designated to serve their residential
address. The "Find Your School"
section of the website identifies the designated schools for each residential address.
Students also have the opportunity to access schools outside of the school that is designated to serve their residential address
by applying on optional attendance. Acceptance at these schools is subject to space availability and program suitability. The
procedures, conditions and timelines relating to optional attendance are described in the
Optional Attendance Policy
and the Optional Attendance Operational Procedure.
Status for 2021-2022
Optional Attendance status for John Polanyi Collegiate Institute is:
- Regular Program: Limited
- French Immersion:
- Extended French:
Learn more about Optional Attendance, including definitions of the classifications, as well
as links to full school listings.
If you have any questions about optional attendance, please contact the school directly.