Being the administrative seat of the Durham Region, Whitby town serves as a center for culture, development, sports, health, tourism, and education. The town is home to over a dozen well established public and private elementary schools that serve both the town and other nearby communities. These elementary schools are listed below:
Fallingbrook Public School
With a population of a little over 400 students between Kindergarten and 8th grade, Fallingbrook Public School is one of the leading elementary schools in City of Whitby Ontario. The school falls within the jurisdiction of the DDSB and offers a very competitive curriculum featuring the numerous academic programs and co-curricular activities. In terms of infrastructure and accessibility, the school has some of the most advanced leaning and recreational facilities and its location on Fallingbrook Street makes it easily accessible. Fallingbrook Public School has received some of the most positive online reviews and is definitely a go-to option.
Robert Munsch Public School
Located at 20 Norista Street, Robert Munsch Public School is another popular elementary school in Whitby that serves a student population of around 500 between Kindergarten and 8th grade. The school has great infrastructure and modern facilities and offers drop-off and picks for all students using the free school bus service. Robert Munsch Public School produces some of the most knowledgeable elementary school graduates in the entire town thanks to the dedicated teachers and staff members.
Whitby Montessori & Elementary School
If you fancy a Montessori program for your child, Whitby Montessori & Elementary School on Taunton Road is the place to be. With their very popular approach to learning and the long list of education-related and recreational activities, this is the most popular Montessori elementary school in the Durham region. Whitby Montessori & Elementary School enrolls students from pre-kindergarten all the way to 8th grade and is located 40 Rolling Acres Drive.
Sir Samuel Steele P.S.
This is another public elementary school in town that boasts of having state-of-the-art learning and recreational facilities including a gym, and spacious playgrounds. Located at 55 Bakerville Street, Sir Samuel Steele P.S. is one of the newest elementary schools in the town and serves a student population of a little over 500 students.
Other notable elementary schools in Whitby include John Dryden Public School, Blair Ridge Public School, St Mark the Evangelist Catholic Elementary School, Saint Marguerite d’Youville Catholic School, St. Bernard’s Catholic Elementary School, Saint Paul Catholic School and Whitby Shores Public School.