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    Former Lakehead Public Schools

    The following are schools of the Lakehead District School Board that were previously in operation.  We are currently collecting historical information (school photos, etc) and hope to have a little bit of information available about each school.

    Feel free to share your photos of these schools with the webmaster.

    Arthur Street Central
    Location:  RR #2, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7C 4V1
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  7,000 ft²
    Lot Size:  8.5 acres
    Opened:  September, 1945
    Rebuilt:  1952
    Closed:  June, 1974

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    Balmoral Centre for Adult Studies
    Location:  435 Balmoral Street, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7C 5G8
    School Type:  Adult Education
    Building Size:  21,044 ft²
    Lot Size:  2.55 acres
    Opened:  September, 1960
    Additions:  1963, 1970, 1974
    Closed:  June, 2007  
     
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    Balsam Street School
    Location:  100 Balsam Street, Thunder Bay "P"
    Postal Code:  P7A 5N1
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  30,000 ft²
    Lot Size:  5.7 acres
    Opened:  September, 1950
    Additions:  1954, 1957
    Closed:  June, 2007 
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    Black Bay Road Public School
    Location:  360 Black Bay Rd, Thunder Bay "P"
    Postal Code:  P7A 1P5
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  23,750 ft²
    Lot Size:  6.6 acres
    Opened:  September, 1951
    Additions:  1954, 1957
    Closed:  June, 1996
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    Blake Central Public School
    Location:  RR #3, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7C 4V2
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  5,330 ft²
    Lot Size:  5.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1956
    Additions:  1967
    Closed:  June, 1992 
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    Conmee No. 1
    Location:  RR #1, Kakabeka Falls
    Postal Code:  P0T 1W0
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  3,125 ft²
    Lot Size:  5.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1958
    Closed:  June, 1973 
       
    Cornwall Avenue School
    Location:  298 Cornwall Avenue, Thunder Bay "P"
    Postal Code:  P7B 1S8
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  22,500 ft²
    Lot Size:  1.3 acres
    Opened:  September, 1907
    Additions:  1914
    Closed:  June, 1988 
     

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    Crawford Avenue Public School
    Location:  1315 Crawford Avenue, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7E 3E3
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  24,820 ft²
    Lot Size:  2.2 acres
    Opened:  September, 1914
    Additions:  1954
    Closed:  June, 1993 
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    Crooks School
    Location:  Cloud Bay
    Postal Code:  P7C 5N5
    Opened:  Date Unavailable
    Closed:  June, 1969 
       
    Current River Public School
    Location: 414 Grenville Avenue
    Postal Code: P7A 1X9
    Opened: 1925
    Closed: Renamed Claude E. Garton Public School in 1966
       
    Drew Street Public School
    Location:  515 N. Syndicate Avenue, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7C 3X2
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  34,196 ft²
    Lot Size:  3.2 acres
    Opened:  September, 1910
    Additions:  1914
    Closed:  June, 1996
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    Forest Park Public School
    Location:  270 Windsor Street, Thunder Bay "P"
    Postal Code:  P7C 4X7
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Opened:  September, 1972
    Closed:  June, 2007 
     
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    Fort William Central School
    Location:  Miles Street
    Postal Code:  P7C 1M3
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Opened:  1894
    Additions:  1911
    Closed:  1960
     
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    Fort William Collegiate Institute
    Location:  512 S. Marks Street, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7E 1M7
    School Type:  Secondary
    Building Size:  98,100 ft²
    Lot Size:  1.9 acres
    Opened:  September, 1907
    Additions:  1918, 1925, 1970
    Closed:  June, 2005 

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    Fourway Community School
    Location:  RR # 2, Kaministiquia
    Postal Code:  P0T 1X0
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  5,400 ft²
    Lot Size:  5.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1961
    Additions:  1968
    Closed:  June, 2005 
     
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    Francis Street Public School
    Location:  211 E. Francis Street, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7E 4B2
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  37,403 ft²
    Lot Size:  2.5 acres
    Opened:  September, 1904
    Additions:  1908, 1918
    Closed:  June, 1978 

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    Franklin Street Public School
    Location:  215 N. Franklin Street, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7C 4J1
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  29,160 ft²
    Lot Size:  2.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1906
    Additions:  1922
    Closed:  June, 1979
     
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    Grandview Public School
    Location:  RR #11, Thunder Bay "P"
    Postal Code:  P7B 5E2
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  9,542 ft²
    Lot Size:  9.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1956
    Closed:  June, 1996 
       
    Green Acres Public School
    Location:  405 W. Isabella Street, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7E 5E5
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  24,339 ft²
    Lot Size:  5.5 acres
    Opened:  September, 1961
    Additions:  1963
    Closed:  June, 1982 
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    Grey Park Public School
    Location:  634 Grey Street, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7E 2E4
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  18,120 ft²
    Lot Size:  4.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1958
    Closed:  June, 1983 
       
    Gron Morgan Memorial High School
    Location:  174 Marlborough Road, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7B 4G4
    School Type:  Secondary
    Building Size:  88,000 ft²
    Lot Size:  6.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1962
    Additions:  1966
    Closed:  June, 1991 
       
    Heath Park Public School
    Location:  1115 Yonge Street, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7E 2T6
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  39,282 ft²
    Lot Size:  3.7 acres
    Opened:  September, 1928
    Additions:  1950, 1964
    Closed:  June, 2005 
     

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    Hillcrest High School
    Formerly Known As:  Port Arthur Technical Institute
    Location:  96 N. High Street, Thunder Bay "P"
    Postal Code:  P7A 5R3
    School Type:  Secondary City
    Building Size:  120,000 ft²
    Lot Size:  6.1 acres
    Opened:  September, 1928
    Additions:  1953, 1956, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1968, 1971
    Closed:  June, 2009 

     
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    Hymers Public School
    Location:  RR #1, Kakabeka Falls
    Postal Code:  P7C 4T9
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  2,000 ft²
    Lot Size:  2.5 acres
    Opened:  September, 1932
    Closed:  June, 1973 
       
    Isabella Street Public School
    Location:  510 S. Franklin Street, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7E 1R6
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  28,071 ft²
    Lot Size:  2.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1908
    Additions:  1919, 1952
    Closed:  June, 2002 
     

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    John Street Public School
    Location:  RR #11, Thunder Bay "P"
    Postal Code:  P7B 5E2
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  10,200 ft²
    Lot Size:  5.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1959
    Closed:  June, 1980 
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    Jumbo Gardens Public School
    Location:  RR # 12, Thunder Bay "P"
    Postal Code:  P7B 5E3
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  11,590 ft²
    Lot Size:  5.5 acres
    Opened:  September, 1945
    Additions:  1955
    Closed:  June, 1978 

       

    Junot Avenue Public School
    Location:  Corner of Windsor/Junot Ave, Thunder Bay "P"
    Postal Code:  P7B 4X7
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  50,700 ft²
    Opened:  September, 1972
    Closed:  Date Not Available

       

    Kakabeka Falls School
    Location:  Kakabeka, Oliver/Paipoonge
    Postal Code:  P0T 1W0
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  5,460 ft²
    Lot Size:  1.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1926
    Additions:  1949
    Closed:  June, 1973 

       
    Lakeview High School
    Location:  285 Gibson Avenue, Thunder Bay "P"
    Postal Code:  P7A 2J6
    School Type:  Secondary
    Building Size:  132,000 ft²
    Lot Size:  15.3 acres
    Opened:  September, 1957
    Additions:  1963, 1968
    Closed:  June, 1990
       
    MacDonald Public School
    Location:  RR #1, Kaministiquia
    Postal Code:  P7C 4T9
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  4,515 ft²
    Lot Size:  3.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1948
    Additions:  1965
    Closed:  June, 1982 
       
    McTavish Public School
    Location:  Pearl, Shuniah
    Postal Code:  P0T 1K0
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Opened:  Date Not Available
    Closed:  June, 1973 
       
    Nolalu-Hillside Public School
    Location:  Nolalu
    Postal Code:  P7C 4V1
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  5,848 ft²
    Lot Size:  2.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1947
    Additions:  1957
    Closed:  June, 1973  
       
    Nolalu-Riverview Public School
    Location:  Nolalu
    Postal Code:  P7C 4V1
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  2,928 ft²
    Lot Size:  2.5 acres
    Opened:  September, 1962
    Closed:  Date Unavailable
       
    Northwood High School
    Location:  315 Edward St. N., Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7C 4P3
    School Type:  Secondary
    Building Size:  57,000 ft²
    Lot Size:  7.8 acres
    Opened:  September, 1963
    Additions:  1965
    Closed:  June, 1996  
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    O'Connor Central School
    Location:  RR #1, Kakabeka Falls
    Postal Code:  P7C 4T9
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  4,982 ft²
    Lot Size:  5.5 acres
    Opened:  September, 1948
    Closed:  June, 1973  
       
    Ogden Public School (original)
    Location:  600 McKenzie St, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7C 4Z3
    School Type:  Elementary
    Building Size:  N/A
    Lot Size:  2 acres
    Opened:  September, 1902
    Closed:  June, 1971
     
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    Oliver Road Central School
    Location:  RR #11, Thunder Bay "P"
    Postal Code:  P7B 5E2
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  6,510 ft²
    Lot Size:  5.5 acres
    Opened:  September, 1953
    Closed:  June, 1973

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    Oliver Road Public School
    Location:  500 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay "P"
    Postal Code:  P7B 2H1
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  23,250 ft²
    Lot Size:  5.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1949
    Additions:  1952, 1959
    Closed:  June, 2005  
     

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    Paipoonge #3 Public School
    Location:  RR # 2 Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7C 4V1
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  2,680 ft²
    Lot Size:  3.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1929
    Additions:  1949
    Closed:  June, 1973
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    Pine Street Public School
    Location:  20 Pine Street, Thunder Bay "P"
    Postal Code:  P7A 5X1
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  33,000 ft²
    Lot Size:  7.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1919
    Additions:  1945, 1953
    Closed:  June, 1994  
     
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    Pineview Public School
    Location:  RR #2, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7C 4V1
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  4,545 ft²
    Lot Size:  5.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1960
    Closed:  June, 1973  
     

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    Port Arthur Central School
    Location:  10 Algoma Street S, Thunder Bay "P"
    Postal Code:  P7B 3A7
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  18,500 ft²
    Lot Size:  1.75 acres
    Opened:  September, 1884
    Additions:  1901
    Closed:  June, 1965
     

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    Port Arthur Collegiate Institute
    Location:  401 Red River Road, Thunder Bay "P"
    Postal Code:  P7B 1B4
    School Type:  Secondary
    Building Size:  46,000 ft²
    Lot Size:  2.33 acres
    Opened:  September, 1909
    Additions:  1923, 1954, 1962
    Closed:  June, 2007  
     
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    Port Arthur Elementary School
    Location:  Housed in Port Arthur Collegiate Institute
    Postal Code:  P7B 1B4
    School Type:  Senior Elementary
    Opened:  September, 2002
    Closed:  June, 2006   
     
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    Prospect Avenue School
    Location:  160 Prospect Avenue, Thunder Bay "P"
    Postal Code:  P7A 5L6
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  26,000 ft²
    Lot Size:  10.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1912
    Closed:  June, 1998
     

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    Queen Elizabeth School
    Location:  196 Ontario Street, Thunder Bay "P"
    Postal Code:  P7B 3G7
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  19,500 ft²
    Lot Size:  4.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1938
    Additions:  1955
    Closed:  June, 1992   
     

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    Redwood Avenue School
    Location:  2609 Redwood Avenue, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7C 1Y9
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  17,500 ft²
    Lot Size:  4.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1967
    Closed:  June, 1988   
       
    Riverdale Public School
    Location: 2010 Riverdale Road, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7J 1M9
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  7,140 ft²
    Lot Size:  4.5 acres
    Opened:  September, 1944
    Additions:  1952
    Closed:  June, 1996
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    Rosslyn Road Public School
    Location:  2101 Rosslyn Road, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7C 4T9
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  8,500 ft²
    Lot Size:  8.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1941
    Additions:  1954, 1960
    Closed:  June, 2005   
     

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    Rosslyn Village Public School
    Location:  RR #2, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7C 5M9
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  6,440 ft²
    Lot Size:  4.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1955
    Additions:  1959
    Closed:  June, 2005    
     
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    Selkirk Collegiate & Vocational Institute
    Location:  621 Selkirk Avenue S., Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7E 1T9
    School Type:  Secondary
    Building Size:  186,680 ft²
    Lot Size:  7.14 acres
    Opened:  September, 1931
    Additions:  1957, 1971
    Closed:  June, 1988    
     

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    Shuniah Public School
    Location:  99 Shuniah Street, Thunder Bay "P"
    Postal Code:  P7A 2Z2
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  31,500 ft²
    Lot Size:  6.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1927
    Additions:  1947, 1953
    Closed:  June, 1998    
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    Sir John A. Macdonald Public School
    Location:  160 Logan Avenue, Thunder Bay "P"
    Postal Code:  P7A 6R1
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  38,500 ft²
    Lot Size:  5.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1967
    Closed:  June, 2007   
     
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    Slate River Public School
    Location:  RR #1, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7C 4T9
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  7,772 ft²
    Lot Size:  7.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1949
    Closed:  June, 1992
       
    South Gillies School
    Location:  South Gillies
    Postal Code:  P0T 2V0
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  2,500 ft²
    Lot Size:  2.5 acres
    Opened:  September, 1950
    Closed:  June, 1973   
       
    Twinhaven School
    Location:  425 Balmoral Street, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7C 5N4
    School Type:  Special
    Building Size:  15,500 ft²
    Lot Size:  2.3 acres
    Opened:  September, 1960
    Additions:  1964, 1971
    Closed:  June, 1992    
       
    Vickers Heights Public School
    Location:  1675 Broadway Avenue, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7K 1M6
    School Type:  Elementary Rural
    Building Size:  7,500 ft²
    Lot Size:  3.0 acres
    Opened:  September, 1936
    Additions:  1943, 1954
    Closed:  June, 1996 
     

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    Victoria Park Public School
    Location:  125 S. Lillie Street, Thunder Bay "F"
    Postal Code:  P7A 2A3
    School Type:  Elementary City
    Building Size:  16,254 ft²
    Lot Size:  5.7 acres
    Opened:  September, 1954
    Closed:  June, 1979