How To Apply

  1. Complete the Optional Attendance Form
  2. Complete the Application to Mountview Alternative Junior and Middle School for the 2021/2022

All sections of this application must be completed in order to be eligible for the lottery. 

Application forms must be received by Friday, February 12th, 2021 by 4:00 p.m. 

How to Submit Your Application:

The parent/guardian will complete the Optional Attendance form and will email the completed form to the home school principal. The form may be sent as a pdf or photo.

The home school principal or designate (VP, office staff, etc.) will sign and email the form(s) to the receiving school (Mountview).

Mountview Alternative will confirm receipt of the form(s) by way of email reply to the sending school.

  • The home school will communicate with families that the Optional Attendance Form was signed, sent and received by Mountview Alternative. 

Selection Process:

The selection process will be determined by a lottery. Late applications will NOT be accepted under any circumstances.

  • During the week of March 5th  2021, we will inform all applicants of their acceptance or placement on the waitlist by email, using the primary email contact provided. 
  • Please be sure to check your spam/junk email during this time to ensure you don't miss the email offering you a spot. 
  • Acceptance for the 2021-2022 school year must be confirmed using the primary email indicated on the form. 
  • The deadline for acceptance is Friday, March 26th, by 4:00 pm, after this date families on the waitlist will be contacted. 
  • If any selected student declines an offer of admission, the next student on the waitlist will be contacted and offered that spot. All applicants not offered a spot will be placed on the waitlist. The waitlist will be cleared on September 30, 2021. 

If you have any questions or concerns about this process, please get in touch with Mountview by emailing our Office Administrator, Patricia Tovar at

Mountview Alternative School (GR. JK-08)

Building Community Together
Mountview Alternative is a K-8 school who shares space with Runnymede Collegiate Institute and Humbercrest Nursery School. The school has approximately 100 students.
Mountview is a community of five classrooms. The small community fosters deep, meaningful relationships. Here, the aim is for each student to share their unique abilities and perspectives with one another. For our collaborative staff, this close setting allows us to gain multiple perspectives on the strengths and needs of each student.
We are committed to fostering a true joy of learning through creative, responsive and ongoing collaboration with all students, staff, parents and wider community members.    
Read More about Mountview Alternative School
Phone:(416) 393-9037
Fax:(416) 394-3077
Address:569 Jane St, York, ON, M6S 4A3
Principal:Paul Edwards
Vice-Principal(s):Cherril George
Shauna MacKendrick
Rosalie Fine
Office Staff:Patricia Tovar Romero
School Council Chair(s):Theresa Casarin
Diana Grimaldos
Superintendent:Erin Altosaar
Learning Network:LN20
Trustee:Robin Pilkey
Ward:Ward 7