Public Elementary & High Schools

JSW+ has developed long term relationships with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and the Toronto District Catholic School Board (TCDSB). 

Highlights of the firm’s extensive record of work in the public elementary and high school education sector include:

  • facilitator of the Playground Learning Environments Project for the Toronto District School Board from 2000 to 2010 – forty five PLE projects to date
  • recently completed greening projects for the Toronto Catholic District School Board and Evergreen including Holy Name CS, Pope John Paul II CSS, St. Rose of Lima CS, St. Victor CS and St. Richard CS
  • work on school projects involving building additions and new school buildings with architectural firms including several LEED® affiliated projects.  
  • developed Master Plans and Concept Plans for site improvements at more than 30 schools prior to 2000
  • prepared the first RFP for the TCDSB for the hiring of Playground Inspection Services (1995)
  • wrote the first standard specification for Synthetic Safety Surfaces for the TCDSB for use by all Board Consultants
  • developed a program for technical assessment of school sites for the Toronto Catholic District School Board

At a post secondary level, the firm has been engaged by Humber College, Seneca College, Sheridan College, Centennial College, University of Western Ontario, McMaster University and the University of Toronto for site planning, engineering and landscape design and improvement projects.

A constant focus on maximising site opportunities and identifying program requirements while adhering to schedules and budgets has earned JSW+ a strong reputation with clients in the education sector.


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