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Ward 3 Specialty Programs


Ward 3 Specialty Programs: Admission Information

There are several excellent secondary schools in Ward 3 (Etobicoke-Lakeshore) that offer a wide range of programs. In addition, we have a unique arts-based middle school: Karen Kain School of the Arts, and an elementary level (Kindergarten to Grade 8) sports and wellness academy: James S. Bell Junior Middle Sports and Wellness Academy. At the high school level, Lakeshore Collegiate Institute offers a student-success-focused program plus Advanced Placement, CyberArts and Specialist High Skills majors.

LCI's open house is on November 14th and admission is open to all students within the local catchment area. Etobicoke School of the Arts offers TDSB-wide admission to its internationally recognized arts-based high school curriculum by application and audition. Students must decide on an arts major.

At the middle school level, Karen Kain School of the Arts (Grades 6 to 8) has a unique arts-integrated curriculum - admission is by an application and workshop process. James S. Bell Jr. Middle Sports and Wellness Academpromotes the development of healthy and active lifestyles for students from Kindergarten to Grade 8. Students take part in daily physical activity and learn about the connection between good nutrition, health, physical activity and wellness. Admission is from the home school catchment or by optional attendance as space allows.

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