On top of being a thriving economic center and a coveted residential community, Richmond Hill, ON is also a leading educational hub with over three dozen elementary and high school establishments and a few post-secondary institutions. As such, the city is one of the most family-friendly communities to live in within the York region especially for families with small kids. Below are some of the city’s most coveted High schools:
Richmond Hill High School
Probably one of the largest and most advanced high school institution in the entire York Region, Richmond Hill High School attracts students from both Richmond Hill city and other nearby metropolises and has a reputation of not only being a top performer in academics year after year but also for being one of the most competitive schools in the region-sports wise. Established in the mid-1800s, the school boasts of being the second oldest high school facility in the entire York region. Richmond Hill High School is located at 201 Yorkland Street and has a student capacity of around 2000 students between 9th grade and 12th grade. Apart from the standard high school curriculum, the institution also offers several special college-level programs that ensure its graduates are top-notch and ready to take the job market by storm.
Jean Vanier CHS
Next on the list is Jean Vanier CHS, a well-established catholic school located at 10475 Bayview Avenue that is run by the local catholic school board. This fragrance-free institution was established in 2009, making it one of the newest and most technologically integrated high schools in the city. The school is located within the vicinity of Bayview Secondary School and is designated to serve the area of Richmond Hill ON district. Jean Vanier CHS has a great curriculum and great modern facilities and is one of the most competitive institutions in the city and beyond.
Richmond Green Secondary School
This is another public high school in the city under the York Region District School Board that has fought its way into being one of the highly-rated high schools in the city. The school is relatively large in size and is directly connected to the locally famed Richmond Green Public Library which also serves as the school’s library. It’s located at 1 William F. Bell.
Other top performing High schools in Richmond Hill are Alexander Mackenzie High School, Bayview Secondary School, Richmond Hill Private High School, Langstaff Secondary School, École secondaire Norval-Morrisseau, Alpha High School and Richmond Rose Public School among others.