How to Apply

Complete the online form by clicking the Apply Here button on the right to indicate your interest in joining EYA and send a copy of your Credit Counselling Summary or Transcript to eya@tdsb.on.ca. One of our staff will email you some additional registration forms once we receive your documents.

We are currently accepting applications for first semester of next school year 2021-2022.  The 1st day of school is Sept 9, 2021.

Most students applying to EYA are 16-20 years old and have their grade 9 credits completed, or are in a position to recover any incomplete grade 9 courses.

If you would like more information email us at eya@tdsb.on.ca or call us at (416) 396-2925 and leave a voicemail in our general mailbox.


We look forward to hearing from you!

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EYA Students

Our students come to EYA with a diversity of experiences from all over the city.  Students have many reasons for their decision to seek out an alternative to mainstream schools.

East York Alternative is a small school of 120 students. Our school community is a dynamic mix of students who are seeking a different kind of education that will prepare them for whatever future pathway they choose.  Many come to the school facing challenges, but once they learn that the staff and other students can create a positive and supportive learning environment together, students can reach their academic and personal goals with the support of the EYA community.

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