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Bessborough Elementary and Middle School

211 Bessborough Drive

Toronto, Ontario

M4G 3K2

Phone: 416.396.2315



Safe Arrival: 416.396.2319 or



Principal: Dima Nijmeh-Mantia

Vice-Principal: Frances Themeliopoulos

Office Administrator: Renee Cronier

Secretary: Toyin Bere


Bessborough Childcare Centre

Supervisor: Jodi Kageyama

Phone: 416.467.0389


Learning Network 5, Learning Centre 1

Superintendent of Education: Andrew Howard


Tel: 416.394.2034 Fax: 416.394.2061


Trustee: Rachel Chernos Lin


Tel: 416.395.8787

Twitter: @rchernoslin


Bessborough’s Mission Statement


Welcome to our school web site. As part of the Toronto District School Board, we value 

  • each and every student;
  • a strong public education system;
  • a partnership of students, schools, family and community;
  • the uniqueness and diversity of our students and our community;
  • the commitment and skills of our staff;
  • equity, innovation, accountability and accessibility; and
  • learning environments that are safe, nurturing, positive and respectful.

Our web site is one way we can demonstrate these values. Click on the menu items to find out more about our school and please visit often.