Jean Vanier Catholic High School

Richmond Hill, Ontario

Client

  • York Catholic District School Board

Project Size

  • 160,700 sq. ft.

Completion Date

  • August 2009

This new two-storey secondary school is designed to accommodate 1,150 students. Curriculum areas are grouped to allow departments to share resources, while student-focused forum areas provide an opportunity for casual learning. Technology program areas are seamlessly integrated throughout the facility in order to grant all students equal access to both academic and skills training. The school is arranged around an exterior courtyard, providing natural light to virtually every classroom and highlighting an active green roof that is accessible for hands-on student experience, demonstrating of the school's commitment to environmental responsibility.