City Adult Learning Centre

Welcome to the City Adult Learning Centre

What is the City Adult Learning Centre?

The City Adult Learning Centre (CALC) is a Day School for Adults 21 years of age or older. CALC offers academic programing for students who wish to earn the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)  and supports all pathways: college, university, trades and the workplace.

Quadly Schedule:

There are 4 quads (or terms) in the school year: For Information regarding: our next registration click here.

Quad 1: September – November

Quad 2: November – February

Quad 3: February – April

Quad 4: April – June 

 Class Schedule:

Classes are 2 hrs in length: 8:25-10:25; 10:35 - 12: 35;  and 1:15 - 3:15 Monday to Friday.

School Calendar (see below) 

Specialty programs at CALC:

CALC offers 3 specialty programs: 

Age Qualification:

For the 2024-2024 school year, those born in 2003 (or earlier) are eligible to enter the CALC adult day school program. For those born in 2004 or later, if you do not qualify as an adult student under this definition, and you do not fit the criteria for our EdVance program (students between 18 and 20 years old, few credits, interrupted education), you are advised to seek assistance at your "home" school. If you cannot find a suitable alternative, please contact the TDSB Placement Centre at (416) 393-9300. 

Academic Qualification: 

English Language Learners are encouraged to obtain a LINC level 5 prior to beginning their studies at CALC. 

Required Documentation:

For the registration appointment, you will need to bring:

1. Original Copies of Immigration or Citizenship documents

2. Credit Summary or Transcript (if from Ontario)

3. Most recent IEP (Individual Education Plan) if applicable

4. Photo Identification

5. Proof of address

6. $20 Student Activity Fee must be paid through TDSB School Cash Online prior to Registration.  Please bring proof of payment/receipt to your Registration-see instructions below.


As a new student you will be asked to pay a $20.00 Student Activity Fee for the school year. Payment is made through TDSB School Cash Online. Students pay a $20 activity fee which covers the student agenda, celebrations, guest speakers and theme days. Please follow the online instructions to register for a SchoolCashOnline account. 


TDSB uses the TDSB CONNECTS APP  to help you stay connected and organized. By logging in with your TDSB school ID, your timetable is automatically populated allowing you to easily add notes, goals and details to each course. New Students can pick up their timetables in person in the Ed-Centre (basement) on Day 1 of each quad.


1 Danforth Avenue 

Toronto, Ontario 

M4K 1M8

(TTC:  Broadview Subway Station)

Phone: (416) 393-9740 


Principal: Rebekah Tsingos

Vice-Principal: Grahame Joy (Acting)

Superintendent: Mary Linton

Learning Network: LN22

Ward 15 Trustee: Sara Ehrhardt