Our Commitment to STEM Subjects
Toronto West Academy offers its students a variety of academic disciplines, with a special emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects. By offering an enriched STEM program, Toronto West Academy is able to prepare students for highly lucrative STEM careers. This includes offering a number of supplementary study opportunities, including Math and Science summer camps that are held on the University of Toronto campus.
According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, STEM occupations are growing at 17% annually, while other occupations are growing at a mere 9.8%. In addition, STEM degree holders typically have a higher incomes that those in non-STEM careers – up to 16% higher than those in Business and 30% higher than those in Social Sciences.
A Competitive Advantage for University
Students that enroll in the enriched STEM program at Toronto West Academy will have a competitive advantage when applying to Canadian universities. With our enhanced STEM classes, science competitions and summer camps, students will be more prepared and better positioned to get accepted to Canadian universities. Since graduates of Toronto West Academy will be issued an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) by the Ontario Ministry of Education, which is widely recognized and accepted by global universities, they will be in the enviable position of being able to apply directly to the universities of their choosing.