Lakeview Secondary School

Lakeview Secondary School is a former public high school operated by the Toronto Board of Education from 1967 until 1989. The property is currently owned by the Toronto Lands Corporation .HistoryFormerly East End High School, the school opened its doors in 1967 as an all boys school in the Coleman Avenue Public School property near 101 Barrington Avenue on the site of Secord Elementary School. Initially, East End contained portables and was given the name "Portable City" as the school grew and shops were expanded.The sod of the new school was turned in June 1970 and the building was built in June 1972 at 45 Felstead Avenue on the former industrial property between Danforth and Greenwood. At the same time, East End High School became a co-ed school and renamed Lakeview Secondary School which opened for classes in September 1972.As Lakeview, the school carried a variety of academics and tech skills as a specialized high school as well as four-year courses and had Business Services Programs. The girls were admitted to Lakeview came from Eastern Commerce Collegiate Institute.In 1985 Cathy McPherson, the coordinator of the PUSH Central Region, stated that Lakeview and five other schools were listed as having "excellent" access for disabled persons by the Toronto Board of Education continuing education program.With the decrease of low enrolment and funding of Catholic schools, Ned McKeown, director of the TBE, recommended that on January 7, 1988 that Lakeview and West Park Secondary School be closed and given to the Metropolitan Separate School Board (now the Toronto Catholic District School Board) or MSSB. Lakeview held its last classes in June 1989 and the MSSB reopened Lakeview as St. Patrick Catholic Secondary School (opened in 1986, then swapped for the original facility at 70 D'Arcy St. (now Heydon Park Secondary School)) on the Lakeview building in September of that year. Originally, the TBE planned to retain Lakeview as an adult education centre.

Lakeview Secondary School

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