at a glance



The Delano Academy was Federally Incorporated in Canada on April 2014 under the Canadian Business Corporations Act (CBCA)


Head of School


Mrs Palombo

M.Ed (York), B.Ed (OISE), SHon. BA (YORK) 

Vice Principal

Sharon Levy


IB Coordinator

Eric Ashfield 



Daniel Calarco


School Administrator

Kris Wilkinson



Meets the guidelines set forth by the Ontario Ministry of Education as an accredited school and is Ministry Inspected. Gifted school with enriched and accelerated curricula  Progressive to provide a wide array of specialty programs and resources for differentiated learning. Teaching within an IB framework. 



Delano adheres to the Private School's Act and follows its policies and guidelines. Governed by a Board of Directors, advising on policy, and delegates to the Head of School and tis administrative team to execute all policies.


Delano also respects, promotes, teaches and follows the United Nations Charter of the Rights of the Child.


Delano is committed, in compliance with PIPEDA, to balancing the protection of privacy and security of the personal information with respect to  faculty, students, volunteers and families. For more information on Delano's Privacy Policy as governed by PIPEDA, please contact our privacy officer for concerns, complaints, questions or clarification.


The origin of the school name Delano has English, Gaelic, Celtic, Jewish, French and Italian origin. Its' meaning is diverse but has been associated with the Alder Tree Grove. "The Alder Tree Grove reminds us of the need to blend strength and courage with generosity of spirit and compassion. There is a time to challenge things and a time to hold our peace.  The alder teaches us this discrimination and the need to see beneath the surface of things."

-The Wisdom of Trees, Jane Gifford.

Rolling Admissions


Private Tours Available

By Appointment



Thornhill Campus

200 Racco Parkway,

Vaughan, L4J 8X9


North Maple Campus

2600 Major Mackenzie

Maple, L6A 1C1

Tel: 905. 237. 7315

Copyright Delano Academy (C) 2016

Ministry of Education ID Number (BSID) 884533


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