Registration Information:
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Program Highlights 

  • North America's oldest public alternative secondary school, founded in 1968
  • A student-centred democratic school, offering a range of 11/12 university level courses.  Focused on Math / Sciences, the Visual Arts and Humanities, SEED provides a careful balance of individuation and community
  • Provides a warm and dynamic learning space where people who are passionate about learning can thrive
  • We emphasize values of equity and inclusivity, democracy, flexibility, and lifelong, transferable, critical skills
  • We believe in strong and supportive community, within and beyond the school site

Student Body:
​16 to 20 years old
Grades 11 and 12
College, Mixed and University
90 students

Trustee:  Jennifer Story

Curriculum Leader:  Liam Rodrigues
ext. 30130

SEED  is a diverse academic, alternative community, dedicated to providing a free, democratic and constructivist experience.

Timetable Information:
Monday to Thursdays: 
School starts at 10:00 am 
School Ends at 4:10pm 
School starts at 10:30am 
School ends at 2:40pm.

Morning: two 80 minute blocks. 
Afternoon:  two blocks studio / labs from 1:25 to 4:10 pm 
Fridays: 4 periods of 55 minutes each​

Clubs / Groups:
School Council
Student Run Kitchen
Nutrition/Snack Program


Special Events:
International Film Nights
Annual Prom
Student-Led Conferences
Queer Straight Alliance (QSA)
Hosts of Young Women's Empowerment Group 
After school Literacy and Numeracy Programs 
​Annual Food Handling Certification

85 Dundas Street East, 2nd Floor
Toronto, ON M4M 1R4


Secondary Alternative Schools West

​​​"SEED is a great place.  I love the community: friendly, relaxed, diverse, room for all." 

"The teachers are committed to seeing me succeed."

"SEED gave me a better learning environment. The one I needed."