Canada Alberta, Canada
  • Homestay Accommodation
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Edmonton Public Schools

City
French Immersion

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    500
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year, Spring Year

School Description

DISTRICT PROFILE
Located in the province of Alberta’s largest and capital city, the Edmonton Public Schools is recognized as one of the best in Canada. Alberta is renowned for its high quality of education, ranking No. 2 in the world in both reading and science scores, and in the top 12 for math. Schools in this district offer various unique programs such as sports academies, specialty skills programs, French Immersion Program, and AP Courses.

FACILITIES
Students at Edmonton Public Schools have access to facilities such as ice rinks, swimming pools, curling arenas, golf courses, and private fitness facilities. Further facilities include computer labs, drama theaters, music labs, language labs, fabrication design studios, large gymnasiums, food labs, and art studios. All schools in the district are equipped with modern amenities and technologies such as Smartboards and Google Chromebooks.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Students can choose from a variety of sports programs at each school. Sports Academy programming is available at Vimy Ridge Academy too.
In addition to academic art options such as graphic arts and improv, students can choose from extracurricular activities like drumline, performing arts, and concert choir.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
The district is located in the province of Alberta, which is placed at No. 2 on the world ranking of test scores in reading and science, and is No. 12 in math. The schools’ superior athletic programs have made provincial history, with being the first and only to win three different championships in one season and another producing Olympic and professional athletes.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Edmonton is Alberta Province’s largest and capital city. It is rich with artistic, athletic, and cultural opportunities. Students can take advantage of snowy weather with winter sports or explore the bustling downtown area with various museums, sports stadiums, and festivals.

Educatius Canada School Profile PDF: Edmonton Public School Profile PDF
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Visit City Site: Edmonton, Alberta

  • K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
French Immersion
Yes
Speciality Programs
Sporting Academies, Beginner ESL Programs
Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Cricket, Cross Country Skiing, Curling, Dance, Football, Football, Golf, Handball, Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Arts
Drama, One Act Play
Music
Band - Concert, Jazz Band, Stage Band, Symphonic Band
Languages
French Immersion, German, Japanese, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Anime Club, Ballroom Dancing, Battle of the Bands, Chess Club, Film, Habitat for Humanity, Kung-Fu Club, Math Club, Model United Nations (Model UN), Newspaper Club, Origami Club, Table Tennis Club
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11, 12
Ages Accepted
14-19
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Enrollment Restrictions: Grades Accepted: 9-12; Passing grade of at least 50% in all courses taken; School will consider student applications with beginner ESL in grade 10 on a case by case basis. Students are not allowed to repeat a grade already completed in their home country. Age limit: 20 max at graduation

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