Jun

06

Toronto Secondary EQAO Results Fraser Institute 2012/2013

 Most parents give serious consideration of what Toronto Secondary school their teenager will be attending.     It is a big decision as it will set the course for the next 4 years and establish where they may stream themselves for a future career.  Certainly, when looking for a home, knowing that a highly rated […]

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Apr

04

Toronto Catholic Secondary EQAO Results 2012/2013 Fraser Institute Comparison

In early March of each year the Fraser Institute publishes the EQAO results for the Toronto’s Catholic Secondary schools.   For most TCDSB students entering high school is the next big step and they hoping that they just blend in. Parents, always being the pragmatists they are, are spending their time looking at what school will […]

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Mar

17

Toronto Elementary Schools Fraser Institute EQAO Results 2012/2013

Last week the Fraser Institute published the 2012/13 EQAO results for the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) elementary schools.  For some it has no relevance, but for others it has great importance. The EQAO results are posted once a year and they provide an academic snapshot of how well an individual school is performing in […]

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Oct

23

Toronto Elementary Schools Fraser Institute 2011/2012

In searching for the right home one of the key considerations is the ranking of the neighbourhood  school.  Whether you have children or not, a house in the catch area of a highly desired school will always be perceived as more valuable.   I have had a number of clients say to me that they are […]

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Oct

22

Toronto Catholic Elementary Schools Fraser Institute 2011/2012 Comparison

Whether you have children or not schools have an impact on neighbourhood  housing prices.  Parents see the value in education and purchasing a home in a desired school’s catch area can make a significant difference. I have had many clients, both past and present, who have identified a specific school and have given instructions only […]

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Apr

14

Full Time Kindergarten Expanded for Toronto Schools

The great news is that by fall 2012 an additional 900 schools across Ontario will be offering parents full time kindergarten, bringing the total number of schools offering this program to 1,700. The Toronto District School Board and The Toronto Catholic School Board have both increase the number schools with the TDSB gaining 99 and […]

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Feb

21

Comparing Toronto Secondary Schools

 Compare Toronto Secondary School Results Almost as important as finding the perfect home is ensuring that your family has access to a great secondary education. I was recently showing a Toronto home to a buyer during a public open house and the selling agent was proud to inform us the local high school was great. […]

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Oct

29

Elephant In The Neighbourhood

  So you’ve done your housing research and you know the inside skinny of the Toronto neighbourhood you are going to buy in. checked comparable housing prices checked houses out and they are solidly built checked local school’s EQAO results checked local shops and they are healthy checked neighbours out and they look great phoned […]

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Oct

14

How Do Toronto Schools Measure Up?

 Compare Toronto Primary Schools EQAO Results Whether you have children or not, having your home located in the coveted primary school neighbourhood can certainly add increase your home’s value. We all know that by investing in our children’s education they will establish study patterns, knowledge and the discipline they will require to succeed. As a […]

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Jun

29

Full Time Kindergarten Coming To Toronto Catholic Schools

  By the fall of 2012 Toronto’s catholic schools will get an additional 67 schools with full time kindergarten. Toronto District Catholic School Board and The Toronto District School Board made this announcement on March 2nd. Full time kindergarten will allow parents with young children access to early childhood education which will certainly be beneficial. […]

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