Fern Avenue School is located east of Roncesvalles Avenue, on Fern Avenue, north of Queen St.and south of High Park Blvd. The school was built in 1894, celebrated its centennial in 1994, and a two-storey primary wing was added to the three-storey old central building in 1954.
The school serves about 600 students. The majority of the students are from English-speaking backgrounds. Approximately one-third of the students represent about 20 cultural and language groups.
Fern is a composite school offering programs from Full Day Kindergarten to Grade 8 in English, Full Day Kindergarten (SK) to Grade 6 in French Immersion, and a Grade 4 to 8 Extended French program.
As originally published by Fern Avenue Junior and Senior Public School
Roncesvalles (or Roncesvalles Village) is a neighbourhood centred on Roncesvalles Avenue. The street has long been known as the cultural and commercial centre of Toronto's Polish community. There are a myriad of small businesses, most of which are independently owned and operated. Roncesvalles is very well known for the large number of small restaurants, cafés and specialty food shops of various cuisines.View Neighbourhood