Alternative Schools for Grade 7


Starting next school year, both the English and French classes at Gledhill will go to D.A. Morrison for grade 7. Many parents are looking forward to D.A. Morrison’s Open House which will take place later on in the school year. In the meantime, some grade 6 students and parents of grade 6 students may be interested in alternative schools and options.

Below is a list of school offering alternative programs for a grade 7 start. Please check to confirm locations, dates and times. These events begin in mid-January so parents should check as soon as possible. Middle School Open Houses for 2016 2017 school year include …

Quest Alternative – Tuesday, January 26th, 6:30 pm

Students are accepted through a lottery system. Each student is required to submit a report card, a teacher referral and a piece of writing on a topic outlined by Quest. Their open house is January 26 at 6:30.

Horizon Alternative – Wednesday, January 13th, 6:20 pm

Horizon Alternative is located downtown near Kensington Market at Kensington C.S., phone # 416 – 393-1298. Students are accepted through a vetted lottery. Please call the school directly for open house information. Their open house is January 13 at 6:20.

Spectrum Alternative – Wednesday, January 13th, 6:00 pm, 6:45 pm, 7:30 pm (link to application)

Spectrum Alternative is located at Eglinton and Mount Pleasant at Eglinton P.S., phone # 416-393-9311. Students are accepted through a vetted lottery. Their open house is on January 13 in three sessions at 6:00, 6:45 and 7:30.

EAST Alternative – Thursday, January 28th, 6:30 pm

EAST has an open lottery where each student who hands in an application has his or her name placed in a lottery. Names are randomly drawn and assigned an acceptance number. Their open house is January 28 at 6:30.

Delta Alternative – Monday, January 18th, 7:00 pm

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