For many families, finding a home in a good school district is a top priority. Aside from offering superior education opportunities, the best schools in Etobicoke also increase the value of homes in the surrounding neighbourhood.
Etobicoke has an extensive selection of schools, including 51 public and 31 Catholic elementary schools. Each school has fixed attendance boundaries that you must live within to be eligible to attend. This means it’s important to do your homework before selecting your home.
Best Schools in Etobicoke
There are various criteria to consider when researching schools, including available extra-curricular activities, the size and demographics of the school, and of course the proximity to your home. However, the only real tangible way to rank the best schools in Etobicoke is by results. As such, EQAO performance serves as the basis for the rankings in our tables of top schools.
If you want more detailed results for each school, you can check out how a particular school has done in Ontario’s standardized testing (EQAO) right here. The Fraser Institute also ranks EQAO results for all schools that have both junior and middle school classrooms (schools that go from grade 1 through to 8). You can look at a particular school ranking here.
To view the top-ranked schools, simply scroll down to see our tables showing the top public and Catholic elementary schools in Etobicoke. In the tables we’ve also included neighbourhood and average home price information to make it even easier for you to make important decisions. To get a visual of where each of these schools is located, keep scrolling to view our exclusive interactive map of the best schools in Etobicoke.
Top Public Schools in Etobicoke
|1||John D Parker||Mount Olive-Jamestown||$691,025|
|2||Braeburn||West Humber - Clairville||$737,914|
|3||Humberwood Downs||West Humber-Clairville||$737,914|
|4||Wedgewood||Islington City Centre||$1,293,973|
|7||Seventh Street||New Toronto||$1,099,470|
|8||Briarcrest||Etobicoke West Mall||$949,908|
|10||Princess Margaret||Princess Margaret||$1,659,691|
|11||Humber Valley Village||The Kingsway||$1,639,200|
Top Catholic Schools in Etobicoke
|2||Holy Angels||The Queensway||$933,151|
|3||Christ the King**||Long Branch||1,099,470|
|4||Transfiguration of Our Lord||Kingsway Village-Westway||$967,907|
|5||Nativity of Our Lord||Eringate West Deane||$956,900|
|7||St Teresa**||New Toronto||1,099,908|
|8||Our Lady of Sorrows||Islington-City Centre||$1,293,973|
|10||All Saints||Humber Heights||$958,306|
|11||St Gregory||Islington City Centre||1,293,973|
|13||Our Lady of Peace||Islington City Centre||1,293,973|
|14||St Louis||The Queensway||933,151|
* Average prices May 1 2017 – July 17 2017.
** Note that Christ the King and St Teresa are closing at the end of the 2016/2017 school year. However, these two school communities will be brought together in a new state of the art facility, named Holy Trinity Catholic School.
In the map below, green pins represent public schools and blue represent Catholic. Hover over a pin to see the school name and rank, and click on a pin to see the grades covered and a direct link to EQAO scores. Some pins also contain quotes from the schools themselves, sent to us personally to include in this page.