Markville Secondary School

Markville Secondary School believes in the importance of a balanced lifestyle for our students and staff. We promote a holistic approach to education that combines academics, extra-curricular involvement, and a commitment to healthy active living fostering the development of a well adjusted individual. Through Markville’s “Dedication to Excellence” our students are prepared for active participation in our changing global community.

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Markville Secondary School cultivates students of moral character who are dedicated to excellence through all aspects of school and community life. Markville Secondary School is a semestered school with a population of approximately 1300 students. It is located in the culturally diverse community of Markham, Ontario. Markville Secondary School is part of the York Region District School Board, a world-renowned leader in progressive educational initiatives.

Academic Program
Markville Secondary School is highly academic, offering a wide range of courses to meet the needs of all students. In addition, we offer a Gifted and an expanding Advanced Placement program. Markville always scores extremely well on all provincial testing. Most notably, our

2011-2012 grade 9 academic math and 2012-2013 grade 10 literacy student scores ranked number one throughout York Region District School Board. Markville Secondary School’s dedication to excellence is further illustrated through our student AP Exam results. Our students’ consistently rank well above the provincial, national and global averages.

We also offer a wide range of programs to promote the success of all students including an extensive selection of ESL courses for our English language learners, an exceptional Student Services team, Personalized Alternative Education programming, and a strong and supportive Student Success network. Students who would like to explore specific program areas in an in-depth level can do so through one of our five Specialist High Skills Major programs including: Business, Information and Communication Technology, Health and Wellness, Arts and Culture, and Environment.