At YMCI, there is a strong emphasis on academic achievement, student success and post-secondary preparation. The school has a long history of excellence in academics, performing and visual arts, athletics and community involvement. The students and staff of York Mills are proud of their school and of their culturally diverse backgrounds. Everyone works together to create a learning environment that is safe, nurturing, positive and respectful. At York Mills, the staff, parents and community partners work together to support the growth and achievement of all students.