Richmond Hill High School
is a secondary school
located in the Town of Richmond Hill
. It the second oldest high school in York Region Municipality
, being established in the mid-19th century. Richmond Hill High School had a strong academic standing and reputation, often placing well in academic contests as well as provincially mandated standardized testing. In the 1998-1999 year, RHHS was ranked the #1 non-private school in Ontario, according to the Fraser Institute
, scoring a 9.8/10 ranking (academic)
The school is a host to several regional special education programs, including the town's sole Gifted
Program, Advanced Placement Program
, Alternative Education Program, Co-Op
Program and an Orthopedic Program
. There is also a very large variety of academic and hobby clubs open to students.
Richmond Hill High School is one of the oldest secondary schools in the Greater Toronto Area
, founded on December 2, 1851. It has expanded and changed locations on several occasions including in 1853, 1872, 1897, 1924 and 1950, having had been located on Yonge St. and Wright St. in 'downtown' Richmond Hill before moving to its present location at 201 Yorkland Street in September 2000.
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