To be honest, I prefer the Canadian way of educating high schoolers better, but I also believe both education systems are some of the best in the world.
Edmonton Public Schools
School DescriptionDISTRICT 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.
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.
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.
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- K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
Diploma Year Offered?No
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Speciality ProgramsSporting Academies, Beginner ESL Programs
Accepting Students in Grades9, 10, 11, 12
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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