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High Performer Program, hollycrest
The High Performer Program at Hollycrest began in the fall of 2002 and has experienced steady growth in enrollment ever since. We have a proven track record of providing a strong academic program to high level amateur athletes over the past 20+ years.
Goal of the HP Program
The HP Program is designed to support high level amatuer athletes with an accommodated school day to help facilitate their training needs in order to promote balance in their academic and athletic commitments.
The Program Will Provide
An academic program based on the Ontario Curriculum
Ongoing communication with parents and coaches
Students will attend school for half a day, then attend their training session for the other half of the day
Students will be placed into a grade appropriate class either in the morning or the afternoon depending on their training schedule, information about students’ training is required as a part of the application process
An individual who is committed to achieving both academic and athletic success
An individual who is independent, self-directed, and organized
An individual who is working at grade level
An individual who has been referred by a coach or trainer as being a “high performing athlete”
There are currently 230 students enrolled in the HP Program at Hollycrest who train in a variety of sports such as gymnastics, figure skating, swimming, synchronized swimming, tennis, hockey, soccer, baseball, wrestling, archery, golf, and dance
Students attend classes either in the morning or the afternoon and attend their training program during the other half of the day
Each student-athlete must be training a minimum of 12-15 hours per week and be competing at a provincial, national, or international level of competition and this must be verified by a certified coach affiliated with a recognized club or organization
Applicants’ learning skills and academic record may also be taken into consideration for acceptance into the program
Students who reside within the TDSB boundaries and/or are applying from a TDSB school will be given priority for acceptance, however there are no boundary restrictions for applicants
Transportation to and from Hollycrest and the student-athlete’s training facility is the responsibility of parents/guardians
An application and all required documents must be completed and submitted by the deadline
It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure all required documentation and information is included with the application
Incomplete applications will not be reviewed or considered for acceptance
APPLICATION FORMS for the 2023-2024 school year will be available in November.
High Performer Program
Please email us at HollycrestMS@tdsb.on.ca if you need more information other than what is here.