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Place Category: Schools
Where is it located?
Dewson Street Junior Public School is located at Concord Ave and Dewson St.
What grades does it serve?
Dewson Street Junior Public School serves kids from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 6.
Rating and Ranking
The Fraser institute rated Dewson Street Junior Public School at 8.4/10 for 2015 – 2016 years based on their performance is the EQAO testing done across Ontario which ranks it at 136 out of 2900 schools in Ontario. For more information and updated stats, you can click on here.
What languages does it serve?
Dewson Street Junior Public School serves French Immersion Programs.
Facilities and Activities
Dewson is a dynamic, vibrant community school with a rich history of excellence in education since 1884. The original school (corner of Concord Avenue and Dewson Street) consisted of a basement and four rooms on two floors. The school opened on December 1884 with 76 students; Mrs. J.S. Arthurs was headmistress. Today Dewson offers both English and French Immersion classes for Kindergarten to Grade 6. The school serves over 500 students with key enrichment opportunities in Social Justice programming and the Arts – dance, music and visual art.