Category: Abandoned Schools

Abandoned Schools | March 21, 2021

Mountain Secondary School Hamilton

Mountain Secondary School was located at 60 Caledon Avenue in the City of Hamilton, Ontario. The building first opened in September of 1967 as the Caledon Girls Junior Vocational School. […]

Abandoned Schools | February 22, 2021

Florence M Heard Public School

F.M. Heard Public School was located at 100 Garden Street in the city of Whitby. The school’s history began in 1875 under the name of The Model School, a training […]

Abandoned Schools | October 6, 2020

Avon Public School in Stratford

This was Avon Public School in the City of Stratford. In 2007 the school was deemed to be too expensive to repair and was granted “prohibitive to repair” (PTR) status […]

Abandoned Schools | August 28, 2020

St. Luke’s Catholic School

St. Lukes was built in 1955 and closed around 2011. The aging school required mechanical and electrical upgrades which were deemed too costly. On the day of our visit, we […]

Abandoned Schools | August 14, 2020

St. Christopher’s Separate School Hamilton

St. Christopher’s Separate School was built in 1966 to serve the residents of Hamilton as an elementary school. Due to shrinking enrollment numbers (105 pupils) the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School […]

Abandoned Schools | July 22, 2020

Alderwood Collegiate Institute

Alderwood Collegiate Institute first opened on September 6, 1955. The Etobicoke Board of Education had intended to build a middle school on the property but due to swelling student numbers […]

Abandoned Schools | July 1, 2020

Abandoned Cobalt Public School

Cobalt Public School closed around 2013. I can find very little information on the former elementary public school. The school was destroyed in a suspicious fire in September of 2020. […]

Abandoned Schools | June 2, 2020

Almaguin Highlands Secondary School (AHSS)

In January of 1957 the South River and Sundridge school boards met with the goal of creating a shared high school facility. They formed the South River-Sundridge High School District […]

Abandoned Schools | June 1, 2020

Wanup Public School

The community of Wanup is located outside the City of Greater Sudbury. Wanup began as a small farming community with an estimated 200 Finnish families living in the community by […]