Welcome to Ajax High School!
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Ajax High School is situated in the heart of the town of Ajax, south of Hwy. 401, and just east of the intersections of Harwood Avenue and Bayly Street. The school has a tradition of excellence that dates back to its beginnings in 1956.
The current student population of 1200 students reflects the cultural and socio-economic diversity of the community. Approximately 100 teachers and support staff are committed to providing a safe, welcoming environment where high educational standards flourish. The school offers a broad-range of programs for university, college, and work bound destinations. A wide variety of programs are offered including French Immersion. Our Cooperative Education program boasts a large number of work experience programs for our senior students. An extensive Technology Education Department offers a range of courses from transportation/manufacturing/construction to technological design/animation/communications. In addition, there are two special education Senior Associated Classes, a Developmental class, a Practical Learning Program classroom, and School-to-Work transition classroom. In 2000, extensive renovations and construction to the school facility resulted in a thirteen room addition including new science labs and a library expansion.
Our enthusiastic student leadership programs provide students with a host of activities ranging from the grade nine transition and orientation activities to spirit activities and dances. Ajax H.S. students are very community minded and continue to support initiatives such as the Terry Fox Run, and the nearly 30 year old traditional support of the local Holiday Toy and Food Drive.
Student co-curricular activities include a full range of sports, drama productions, art shows, fashion shows, café forums, and music nights as well as activities such as our very successful Improv and School Reach teams. Individuals and teams have excelled at the Regional, Provincial and National levels. Ajax High School enjoys the support of parents and the community through an active School Community Council, Parent Engagement Committee, and partnerships with the Durham Regional Police.
Family of Schools
Students from the following elementary schools attend Ajax High School: