The city of Vaughan includes the amalgamated towns of Woodbridge, Concord, Maple and Kleinburg. Vaughan is bounded by Caledon and Brampton to the west, King and Richmond Hill to the north, Markham and Richmond Hill to the east, and Toronto, to the south. Located north of Toronto, Vaughan was the fastest-growing municipality in Canada between 1996 and 2006. It is the fifth-largest city in the Greater Toronto Area, and the 17th largest city in Canada.
York University in North York, Ontario lies on the Toronto side of the Toronto-Vaughan border. There are also a number of elementary and high schools in Vaughan, which operate under the York Region District School Board and the York Catholic District School Board. There are also some private schools, the largest of which is the Anne & Max Tanenbaum Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto , a Jewish day school serving over 600 high school students. There is also the Toronto Waldorf School, which offers early childhood, elementary and accredited high school programs.