|• Density||4,012/km2 (10,390/sq mi)|
Maple Leaf is a neighbourhood in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is located in the southwest of the North York district. Its approximate borders are Lawrence Avenue to the south, Culford Road to the west, Highway 401 to the north, and the CNR rail lines east of Keele Street to the east.
Three public school boards operate schools in Maple Leaf, Conseil scolaire Viamonde (CSV), the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB), and the Toronto District School Board (TDSB). CSV and TDSB are secular school boards, the former being a French first language school board, whereas the latter is an English first language school board. TCDSB is an English first language separate school board.
- Amesbury Middle School (TDSB)
- Gracefield Public School (TDSB)
- Maple Leaf Public School (TDSB)
- École élémentaire Mathieu-da-Costa (CSV)
- St. Fidelis Catholic School (TCDSB)
- St. Francis Xavier Catholic School (TCDSB)
TCDSB and TDSB are the only school boards that operate a secondary school in the neighbourhood. TDSB operates Nelson A. Boylen Collegiate Institute, a public secondary school, whereas TCDSB operates Chaminade College School, a public all-boys secondary school.
While CSV's headquarters is located in the neighbourhood, occupying the same building as École élémentaire Mathieu-da-Costa, CSV does not operate a secondary school in the neighbourhood, with CSV secondary school students residing in Maple Leaf attending institutions in adjacent neighbourhoods.
The public French first language separate school board, Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir (CSCM) also offer schooling to applicable residents of Maple Leaf, although they do not operate a school in the neighbourhood. CSCM students attending schools situated in other neighbourhoods in Toronto.
Several municipal parks managed by the Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation Division are located in the neighbourhood. They include Maple Leaf Park, the Queen's Greenbelt, and North Park. The division also operates a community centre in Maple Leaf, Falstaff Community Centre.
The population of Maple Leaf in 2016 was: 10,111
Major ethnic populations (2016):
- 55.0% White; 35.2% Italian, 9.6% Portuguese
- 12.1% Filipino
- 9.7% South Asian
- 8.4% East Indian
- 7.8% Black; 3.7% Jamaican
- 6.4% Latin American (of any race)
The population of Maple Leaf in 2011 was: 10,197
Major ethnic populations (2011):
- 56.0% White; 34.8% Italian, 6.8% Portuguese
- 11.0% East Indian
- 12.9% South Asian
- 10.1% Filipino
- 7.1% Black
- 6.8% Latin American (of any race)
The population of Maple Leaf in 2001 was: 10,290
Major ethnic populations (2001):
- 68.9% White; 40.1% Italian, 4.2% Portuguese
- 9.6% South Asian
- 7.0% Latin American (of any race)
- 5.7% Black
- 3.8% Filipino
Several major roadways pass through the Maple Leaf, including Black Creek Drive, Keele Street, Lawrence Avenue, and controlled access highways Highway 400, and Highway 401. Lawrence Avenue is a major roadway that serves as the neighbourhood's southern boundary. Culford Road serves as the neighbourhood's western boundary. Highway 401 is a major east–west highway that passes through Greater Toronto, and serves as the neighbourhoods northern boundary.