Preston High School
, located on the bank of the Grand River in Cambridge, Ontario
, first opened in 1934. Feeder schools are William G. Davis, Clemens Mill Public School and Silverheights Public School in Cambridge and Doon Public School in Kitchener
. It is one of sixteen secondary schools
in the Waterloo Region District School Board
. In 2007, approximately 300 students entered grade 9 and the total enrolment was 1 253, which is a low number compared to other schools in the Waterloo region.
Preston has programs available in: English, Mathematics, Science, Health and Physical Education, Languages, Geography, History, Family Studies, Business Arts, Visual Arts, Drama, Music, and Technological Studies. Preston is also an officially designated magnet school for enhanced academic students.
Preston's facilities include 58 classrooms, a small cafetorium, 2 gyms – one single, one double – , a library, 6 technological studies rooms, 3 art rooms, and six computer labs. A new science wing with four science labs and a computer room was added in September 2004.
The back campus includes a playing field for football, field hockey, and rugby with access to a smaller practice field. There is also a tennis court. The track and field team practises on a regulation size cinder track. Beside the Grand River and near the school is the Linear Trail, a 3.5 km community trail... Read More