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As of 2012, the Region of York estimated the population to be approximately 1,095,000.
(Population is expected to reach 1.5 million by 2031.)
Nine municipalities are served by the York Region District School Board:

  • Aurora
  • East Gwillimbury
  • Georgina
  • King
  • Markham
  • Newmarket
  • Richmond Hill
  • Vaughan
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville

Students: 123,904 (84,375 elementary / 39,529 secondary)
* Nominal as of October 31, 2016

Board Administrators (Superintendents, Associate Directors and Director) 23
Other staff – Managers (Business Administration, Computer Services, Research, Public Information, Pupil Transportation, Community Resource Facilitators and Managers not included in Student Support and Plant Operations below) 145.7
Elementary Teachers (classroom and central office) 5,205
Elementary Administrators (classroom and central office) 290
Secondary Teachers (classroom and central office) 2,573.5
Secondary Administrators (classroom and central office) 113.0
Plant Operations & Maintenance (Caretaking, Maintenance & Supervisory) 1,152.3
Professional & Para-Professional (Psychologists, Psychological Associates, Speech Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, School Social Workers, Lunchroom Assistants, Work Experience Coordinators, Consultants, Designated Early Childhood Educators, Audio-Visual Technicians, Intervenors, Library Technicians, Transcribers, Technology Support Technicians, Curator, ABA Facilitators, Athletic Assistants) 1,080.3
Teaching Assistants 1,344.5
Clerical and Secretarial (school and central office) 818.1
TOTAL 12,745.4**

2016-17 Budget: $1,389,174,000

"To advance student achievement and well-being through public education, which motivates learners, fosters inclusion, inspires innovation and builds community."
- Mission statement

* Numbers reflect the October 31, 2016 report to the Ministry of Education.
** FTE = Full-time Equivalent

Updated: June 2017

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