School Profile: Sol Schools Toronto

Sol Schools Toronto took its first registration in 1996 and has hosted over 8000 students from around the world. The school's founding philosophy was to offer high quality ESL English programs in a warm and comfortable atmosphere for our traveling students. Although we have grown in size, our philosophy has stayed the same.

What has been known as the Blake Mansion since 1872 is now home to our head office and Sol Schools Toronto. Since 1872, this historic building has been home to the second Premier of Ontario, among other influential heads of state. From 1985 to very recently, the building served as the Humewood Art Gallery. Today, this magnificent Victorian architectural masterpiece is a government of Canada Heritage Site, and is where Sol Schools students study English or train to become certified English teachers. It is located right downtown and is walking distance to Wellesley subway station, the famous Eaton's Centre and 10 minutes to the CN Tower on the subway.

Established July 1996
  • Languages Canada Association
  • Language Industry Association
  • TESL Canada
  • Cambridge ESOL
  • Registered Private Career College
Nearest major intersection South East corner of Jarvis Street and Wellesley Street
Nearest Station Wellesley Subway Station
Address 469 Jarvis St, Toronto, ON M4Y 2G8 ‎Canada (see map below)
Telephone Number 1-416-322-3405
Fax Number 1-416-322-3490
Emergency housing and airport pick up number 1-647-836-9339
General Email
Hours of Operation 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
School building Sol Schools Toronto is situated in three historical government designated mansions in downtown Toronto. The location gives the school a unique and very advantageous position in the city as the only language school outside of an office building with a front yard and garden for students to enjoy.
Number of classrooms 25
Maximum capacity 300
Average class size (max) 10 (12)
Multi Lingual Staff Yes
Student age Adult programs: 17+, Junior Programs: 7-17
8 levels of study Beginner: 2 levels, Intermediate: 4 levels, Advanced: 2 levels
Language Labs Self-study material available to all students for self study and guided study
Computers Max 1:12 computer:student ratio
Internet Free wired and wireless internet available
Other equipment TVs, VCR, DVD players, Microwaves, fridges and other audio visual tools available to teachers and students including a book and video library.
Other features Sol Schools Toronto operates a coffee and snack shop during the morning.



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