Edmonton Public Schools
The Edmonton Public School Board is governed by a board consisting of nine elected trustees who govern for a term of four years. These trustees are responsible for the education of over 98,000 students in the City of Edmonton in more than 200 public schools.
Edmonton Public Schools programming follows the curriculum determined by Alberta Education for each grade within the school system. Regardless of which school or program you choose, your child will receive the highest quality education.
The Edmonton Public School system offer a wide variety of programs specially tailored to meet the diverse learning styles, special interests and needs of all students. These programs include:
- Regular Programming
- Early Years
- Faith Based
- Indigenous People
- Teaching Philosophy
- Special Education
- Skills and Job Training
- English Language Learning
- Alternative High School Completion
- Home Education
- Pregnant and Parenting Teens
- Specialized Programs
- Summer School
- International Students
- Adult Continuing Education
Learn more about what your child learns in each grade at Alberta Government’s - My Child’s Learning.
Which Edmonton Catholic School Will be Mine?
Choice is the foundation of the Edmonton Public School District approach to education. They operate with open boundaries allowing families to consider which school best suits their needs. Every home address in Edmonton has a designated public school. It’s important to keep in mind that your designated school isn’t always the closest to your home.
Is my child be guaranteed to get into our designated school?
Students are guaranteed entry to their designated if they enrol April 16. Parents and students may also choose to attend any other school with in the District, as long as:
- The school has space
- The student meets any entrance requirements of that school
Future New Public Schools and Modernization
To keep up with the ever-growing demands for education, the Edmonton Public Schools board is currently building new facilities or performing major modernizations to existing schools.
Have More Questions About Edmonton Public Schools?
For more information about the schools, or if you want to know more about the programs offer by the Edmonton Public Schools…Contact the Centre for Education.
Edmonton Public Schools Centre for Education
1 Kingsway NW