On April 19, 2017 TDSB declared the Baycrest Public School surplus for sale and referred the property to the Toronto Lands Corporation to complete a transaction. The Board motion also directed that the Baycrest students be relocated to the nearby Sir Sandford Fleming School.
On August 25, 2017 TLC circulated the property to qualifying bodies having a priority right to purchase in accordance with Regulation 444/98 of the Education Act. Interested parties are required to submit an expression of interest on or before November 23, 2017 and an offer to purchase on or before February 21, 2018.
In order to give time for the renovations to be completed at the new school location, any sale of the Baycrest is not expected to be completed until the spring of 2019.
Baycrest Public School is located at 145 Baycrest Avenue. This single story building was constructed in 1953. It has a gross floor area of 22,206 square feet and is situated on approximately 5.4 acres of land in the area of Bathurst Street and Wilson Avenue. . It has a rated capacity of 176 pupils.