TDSB students have access to specialized programs that offer unique opportunities and focus on a variety of
interests. Each specialized program has specific requirements as well as unique admission criteria. Application to
Specialized Programs is made directly to each program based on
Do you wish to pursue visual and performing arts at a professional level? A specialized arts program may be for you!
Arts Focused Schools
Visual Arts Programs
Would you like to be part of a project-based, student-driven, enriched environment? Cyber Arts programs integrate
artistic expression and knowledge of design with technical experience combining the Fine Arts with Computer
Technology and Communication Media.
Are you a provincial or national athlete? TDSB Elite Athletes/Arts programs will accommodate your needs and allow
special timetables and unusual arrangements to coexist with coaching and travel schedules.
In this program, students are encouraged to use math, science and tech skills in all subject areas. It encourages
students to combine the knowledge of traditional academic disciplines with a problem solving approach to change.
The International Baccalaureate Program is a world renowned graduation diploma, recognized for admission to
universities throughout the world. All external examinations, certificates and diplomas are prepared, graded and
awarded by the Geneva-based International Baccalaureate Office.
The Leadership Pathway program helps students assume ownership for their leadership development. Students must take
the initiative to become involved in a variety of in-school and community leadership opportunities. Students develop
and expand their leadership skills through involvement in clubs and councils, specialized classes, additional
community involvement hours, guest speaker sessions and workshops.
Math, Science & Technology
Do you have a deep understanding and interest in math, science or technology? These specialized programs may be for
Advanced Placement (AP)
AP is a specialized enrichment program that focuses on mathematics, computers, sciences, arts and humanities.