Our Story

RDS is a leading independent day school in downtown Toronto for boys and girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8.

RDS inspires and develops the authentic character and potential of each child.

In the heart of downtown Toronto, RDS enhances and enriches student programming by utilizing world-class institutions including the University of Toronto, the Art Gallery of Ontario, and the Royal Ontario Museum. Our learner-centric classrooms and supportive, nurturing environment is designed to foster student engagement and authentic learning.

Message from the Head of School

I would like to welcome you to The Rosedale Day School (RDS) community. Choosing the right educational environment can become a challenging decision based on the needs of your child. There is no doubt that the right school and right fit will provide ample opportunities…

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School Statistics

  • 175

    Unique and talented students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade Eight.

  • 8:1

    Teacher-student ratio. Each student feels valued and supported.

  • 21 countries

    Our diverse learning community is rich and multicultural.

Board of Directors

The RDS Board of Directors works collaboratively with the Head of School to advance the school's mission, vision, and strategic plan.

Cathy Simpson

Board Chair

Debbie Champion


Minard Tapawan

Current & Alumni Parent

Alana Bell


Barbara Kochman

Current Parent

Leverett Binks-Collier

RDS Alumnus

Sandy Ward

Current Parent