There’s no better location to raise a family than at Elgin East. Richmond Hill is abundant in amenities for shopping, dining and fun. However, most importantly the neighbourhood is home to an array of schools with high academic standards and dedication to their students’ learning.
With so many schools to pick from it can be difficult to decide where is the best fit for your child. However, many of the schools offer specialized programs tailored to your child’s interests and abilities.
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If your child is academically inclined Richland Academy, the number one private school in Richmond Hill offers an IB program for students from preschool to grade eight. Richmond Hill Montessori and Elementary School has also been providing some of the leading and most technologically advanced curriculums for over 30 years.
Alexander Mackenzie High School (AMHS) also offers an IB program for students during their secondary education. Or, if your child has a stronger interest in either the visual or performing arts, AMHS offers an elite arts program for students who want to specialize in either theatre dance, music or visual arts.
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TMS School Elgin Mills Campus, Holy Trinity School and Richmond Green Secondary School offer exceptional academics and small class sizes for high school students, an ideal environment for those who are preparing for the post-secondary world.
Bayview Secondary School is another high school in the neighbourhood that has a diverse list of programs and specializations available to its students; such as the Special High Skills Major program, which allows students to focus their learning on a specific aspect of business while receiving their high school diploma.
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For those looking to pursue post-secondary education, Seneca College, Markham Campus specializes in applied arts and technology and is ideal if your children are looking to pursue a college education close to home; as the campus is only a 15-minute drive away from the Elgin East Community.