New and Improved Schools in Milton
Ontario Supporting Students with Best Possible Learning Environments
Students in Milton are benefitting from new and improved learning spaces this school year, with finishing touches wrapping up on a brand new school and a new addition.
Mitzie Hunter, Minister of Education, was joined by Indira Naidoo-Harris, MPP for Halton to visit the new Martin Street Public School in Milton today. The new school welcomed more than 540 elementary students for the start of the school year, and features modern amenities including a media and innovation room equipped with the latest technology. The new building replaces the original Martin Street Public School built on the same site in 1920.
Students in Milton will also benefit from an addition to Craig Kielburger Secondary School. The new expansion features an addition of 10 rooms and a new greenhouse to support student learning in a Green Industries Technology program.
These projects are part of the largest infrastructure investment in hospitals, schools, public transit, roads and bridges in Ontario's history. To learn more about what's happening in your community, go to Ontario.ca/BuildON.
Investing in new and renovated schools in Milton is part of our plan to create jobs, grow our economy and help people in their everyday lives.
- These new and improved schools are the result of an investment of more than $20 million from the Government of Ontario.
- This fall, 54 new and improved schools are opening across Ontario, thanks to an investment of more than $420 million from the province.
- Since 2013, the government has invested $9.3 billion in capital funding for school boards to support more than 120 new schools and more than 140 additions and renovations.
- Ontario is investing $1.4 billion this year to improve school buildings by repairing and upgrading elements such as roofs, flooring and plumbing systems.
“These new and improved schools will provide Milton students with high-quality learning environments that foster achievement and promote well-being. Ontario continues to invest in new schools, additions and renovations as part of our plan to support vibrant school communities across the province.”
“Providing students with great places to learn and grow helps give children a strong foundation for success. Martin Street Public School has played a key role in the lives of countless Milton families for nearly 100 years, and I'm so pleased it will continue to bring students and families together. Each of the new and revitalized school buildings in Halton offers students modern amenities, bright learning spaces and support strong communities.”