These favourite high schools all offer students one thing in common- and that is instilling strong leadership values! We’ve highlighted some notable Etobicoke high schools and their individual strengths.

Bishop Allen Academy Catholic Secondary School (Grades 9-12)

Founded in 1989 and named after Bishop Francis V. Allen, who was the Auxiliary Bishop in the Archdiocese of Toronto from 1954-1972. The curriculum offers an early and extended French immersion program and is also known to have the largest gifted program in the Catholic School board.

Bishop Allen is a well-balanced school choice for students, offering a rich co-curricular program that includes vocal and instrumental music, as well as visual arts and a drama program. They also have an advanced placement program for grades 11 and 12 that allows students to earn University credits while still being in High School.

Bishop Allen Academy

721 Royal York Rd., Etobicoke ON, M8Y 2T3



ECI- Etobicoke Collegiate Institute (Grades 9-12)

Founded in 1928 with a solid reputation for its in depth leadership development program and full-service focus which concentrates on the individual needs of students for their overall post-secondary success.

ECI offers a rather large extra-curricular program inclusive of a wide variety of sports teams (Go Rams!), music, drama and art productions; such as, robotics; auto and wood shop; me to we; Student and Athletic Council; Terry Fox club and much more.

Etobicoke Collegiate Institute

86 Montgomery Rd., Etobicoke ON, M9A 3N5

School Boundary Map available here.

ESA- Etobicoke School of the Arts (Grades 9-12)

Founded in 1981, this audition based high school is a specialized public arts-academy in Toronto and is considered the oldest free-standing arts school in Canada.

Earning high ratings from the Fraser Institute annually, students are offered a full range of course selections in addition to an art major. ESA focuses on the arts such as dance, film, drama, music, theatre, visual and contemporary arts.

Etobicoke School of the Arts

675 Royal York Rd., Etobicoke ON, M8Y 2T1



Richview Collegiate Institute (Grades 9-12)

Founded in 1958, and well known for its long list of Notable Canadians that attended over the years, such as Stephen Harper; Richview is known for its diverse student population and deep community ties.

They are The Saints! With School colours of scarlet and Gold, Richview has a wide range of sports offerings such as archery, badminton, curling, soccer, rugby; to name a few, as well as band, Jr Orchestra and Symphony. They also have an excellent arts program, and intensive leadership and co-op programs.

Richview Collegiate Institute

1738 Islington Ave., Etobicoke ON, M9A 3N2


Boundary Map for regular attendance is available here.


A key part of the decision-making process when searching for the perfect family-friendly neighbourhood is having a thorough understanding of the selection of local schools. Considering the wide variety of top-notch schools in Etobicoke, choosing the right one can feel a little overwhelming. That’s why it’s always useful to work with an experienced local real estate professional.

For more local area information check out our blog posts on Islington Village, Edenbridge-Humber Valley and The Kingsway.


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