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About Pine Ridge

Pine Ridge opened its doors for the first time in September 1992. We are located a natural setting, surrounded by a conservation area and a retreat. Staff and students enjoy all the benefits of a modern, technologically advanced facility. We are considered to be a large school and expanded our size by adding twenty classrooms in 2001.

At Pine Ridge, we are proud of our rich diversity. We also have an incredibly vibrant extracurricular program. Our focus is on the success of all students. Our staff members are committed to offering our students the highest quality educational opportunities and are accountable for their learning. We are supported by a school community that values involvement in the success of their children. Character education is an important focus of our curriculum.
Educators in our family of elementary schools do a tremendous job in preparing students for success in high school. These schools include:
    • Bayview Heights Public School
    • Glengrove Public School
    • Maple Ridge Public School
    • Sir John A. Macdonald Public School
    • Valley Farm Public School
    • Valley View Public School
    • Vaughan Willard Public School
    • William Dunbar Public School
Our motto is "We always do our best." There is something for everyone at Pine Ridge. We encourage our students to take advantage of all that Pine Ridge has to offer, both inside and outside the classroom. Some of these special efforts have been recognized in the community. Recent awards and accomplishments include:
    • Premier's Safe Schools Award
    • EcoSchools Silver Award
    • Pickering Civic Award for Youth Leadership (i AM WHO i AM Committee)
    • Muscular Dystrophy Canada's Courage to Inspire Award (i AM WHO i AM Committee)
    • DDSB Equity in Education Award (Leadership Class for The Book of Blank)
    • Green Apple Grant (Science Department)
    • DDSB Captivate Award (Brett Arnold and Krish Dineshkumar)
    • Gold medal in Triple Jump at OFSSA Track and Field (Tyra Forbes)
    • Silver medal in the 80 m Hurdles at OFSSA Track and Field (Tia Thevinen)
    • Member of the Junior Men's Basketball Team Canada (Jamal Reynolds)