School closings

Frequently Asked Questions

School boards may decide to close a school due to declining enrolment, because it requires extensive, costly repairs, or because a program is being reorganized or eliminated. In this section, you can find information and research about the impact of school closings on communities and lists of schools closed in Ontario over the past 10 years.

  1. Are trustees required to sit on an Accommodation Review Committee or is it an option? Who is chair of the ARC committee and how is the chair chosen? Theresa C.

  2. Why is my school closing?