Toronto District School Board

Secondary School Placement Centre

The TDSB Secondary School Placement Centre assists students living in Toronto who are experiencing difficulty gaining admission to secondary school. Placement Centre staff, during peak registration periods, will confer with students individually, assess their unique learning needs, and make referrals to appropriate secondary schools/programs.

Profile of a student best served by the Placement Centre:
  • Student is 16-20 years of age, currently registered or not;
  • Student wants to re-engage in a different learning environment (i.e., alternative secondary school, new traditional school, Continuous Intake Co-op, etc.);
  • Student wants to enter the TDSB from another jurisdiction/Board and needs assistance; is not a Safe Schools transfer, Newcomer, Visa Student or Adult over 21.
For assistance please email secondaryplacementcentre@tdsb.on.ca or call 416-393-9300.

To ensure there is no delay in processing your information be sure to communicate the following:
  • Student’s first and last name
  • Date of Birth
  • Phone number
  • Last school attended
  • Number of credits earned
NB: If the person referring is NOT the student, please indicate your name, telephone number and relationship to the student.

Please Note:
Our Mission
To enable all students to reach high levels of achievement and to acquire
the knowledge, skills, and values
they need to become responsible members of a democratic society.
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