Aspen View Public Schools (AVPS) is committed to a transparent collaboration process and is dedicated to reflect the beliefs and needs of our communities. Our mission, vision and beliefs clearly set the direction for our division; providing high quality programs and activities for our students is always a top priority. AVPS is a regional and primarily rural school authority located approximately a two hour drive north of Edmonton, the capital city of the province of Alberta.
About: Battle River School Division is a large geographic district located in central Alberta. Our schools are located in small, safe, welcoming communities. Battle River School Division’s principal city is Camrose, a modern city with a population of about 17,000. The city is large enough to have all the amenities of larger cities but remains a safe, warm and welcoming community. There are numerous small towns within the region with communities that also provide supportive environments for international students. The language of instruction and everyday use is English. International students have an excellent opportunity to be immersed in the English language and experience the cultural aspects of life in Canada. Camrose is conveniently located within 45 minutes of the Edmonton International airport.
The Calgary Board of Education (CBE) is the public school board in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. We believe every one of our students is unique and personalized learning is the key to their success. From kindergarten to Grade 12, the CBE operates a variety of programs and services to benefit each and every student. In the increasingly independent setting of high school, students explore new ideas, develop additional interests, build relationships, and pursue their goals. We are proud to welcome international students from around the world and offer a wide range of academic courses and specialized services, including English as a Second Language (ESL) programming for all levels. Our teachers are highly trained and experienced and our standards of academic excellence are among the highest in the world. The CBE’s goal is to ensure our students have a valuable academic and cultural experience and we work hard to ensure the school placement matches each student’s interests and abilities. Calgary, Alberta is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city of over 1,000,000 people. Friendly, clean and safe, it has a high standard of living. Calgary is one hour away from the world famous Canadian Rocky Mountains. Calgary offers a wide variety of outdoor activities, cultural attractions and more.
International students would attend one of our schools that are located in various communities across Calgary. All schools offer a wide variety of courses and follow the same Provincial curriculum requirements to achieve a high school diploma. In addition, several schools offer curriculum to achieve an International Baccalaureate as well as Advanced Placement. Calgary is the largest city in the province of Alberta which is located in western Canada. It is nestled in the foothills of Canada’s Rocky Mountains and has many beautiful parks and rivers. The city is known for its friendly western hospitality and is a culturally diverse and thriving metropolis.
Chinook’s Edge has long had a successful international program and we are working to expand it even further, because we know international education brings benefits to entire communities. We provide quality learning and extra-curricular experiences in our safe and caring schools, and we invite you to discover more about our trusted approach to your education. Location: Welcome to Chinook’s Edge School Division! We invite you to discover the warmth of our people and the beauty of our land. Chinook’s Edge stretches across the picturesque prairies and small towns of Central Alberta, framed within an hour’s drive by the world-famous Rocky Mountains. All of this is within one hour of Red Deer (to the north) and Calgary (to the south), which feature all the amenities and attractions that a major international city has to offer.
Clearview Public Schools is an inclusive public education system offering a comprehensive range of programs to serve the learning needs of students in and around the communities of east central Alberta. Clearview encompasses the Town of Stettler, the County of Paintearth. Our schools are located in Big Valley, Botha, Brownfield, Byemoor, Castor, Coronation, Donalda, Erskine and Stetter. Clearview supports student learning at 23 school sites, including 9 schools on Hutterite colonies. Alternative secondary education is provided through Outreach Schools in Coronation, Castor and Stettler. We strive to ensure all decisions are made in the best interest of student learning. We are committed to offering all students opportunities that allow them to be successful citizens. We remain industriously creative in meeting program needs at every school and ensuring stakeholder satisfaction.
Edmonton Catholic Schools welcomes students from other countries and faiths to participate in our education programs. We are a publicly funded school that delivers the curriculum of Alberta Education to students within a Christ-centred learning community. We offer an outstanding education program for all students with a strong commitment to individual achievement and success. Edmonton Catholic Schools offers Leaders in Excellence in Education, great international student support including strong ESL programming, small class size with a focus on student achievement, safe and secure learning environment with an appreciation for cultural diversity and tailored programs to prepare students for post -secondary studies. International Student Program provides excellent support to ensure every student has the best opportunities for success. Edmonton is the capital city of the Canadian province of Alberta, in the centre of the province, 300km north of Calgary. Edmonton is situated on a relatively flat prairie landscape distinguished by the meandering North Saskatchewan River. The river and its tributaries that flow into the city dissect the urban landscape with steep ravines. The presence of these ravine systems inspired the construction of many miles of linear parks that invite both summer and winter recreation.
Edmonton is a friendly, clean, and safe city of about one million people. The Edmonton Catholic School District provides high quality education in a faith-based learning environment. We welcome students from all over the world and embrace all faiths. With exceptionally well-trained teachers and a strong commitment to individual achievement and success, our goal is to inspire students to learn and live fully as global citizens. We’ve earned a reputation for academic excellence and student support. Our students consistently do well on provincial exams and many go onto post secondary studies. We have a superb international student program that includes English as a Second Language (ESL) support for all grade levels. International advisors work closely with students to ensure their academic, social, and emotional needs are taken care of. Each high school student is set up with an educational plan, and goals are reviewed on a regular basis to ensure success.
The Edmonton Public Schools’ International Student Program welcomes and educates students from around the world. We have over 20 years experience serving international students with academic programming that emphasizes preparation for university and post-secondary entrance. In addition to the rigorous Alberta Curriculum, we offer both the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme and the Advanced Placement (AP) Program. Students may receive credits for these programs that can be applied towards entry into post-secondary institutions worldwide. English as a Second Language (ESL) support is available at all levels; communication skills through reading, writing, listening and speaking are emphasized, as students are introduced to the rules and principles of the English language.
Fort McMurray Public School District is home to 16 schools that offer a variety of programming for our students. From French Immersion to innovative fine arts programming and from power engineering to sport academies, to cutting edge media training - Fort McMurray Public School District is “Doing What’s Best for Kids”. We service the urban service area of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada and the outlying areas. Fort McMurray is located in northeast Alberta, in the middle of the Athabasca oil sands, surrounded by boreal forest.
Encompasses a vast geographical area across rural mid-eastern Alberta, Golden Hills School Division is located in the town of Strathmore, approximately 25 minutes east of the City of Calgary. We value our diverse environments and the communities we are part of, that are rich with culture and educational opportunities. What makes our schools really incredible are our students, inspired by outstanding teachers and our international students - welcomed with open arms. Golden Hill Schools offer an outstanding Alberta education curriculum, ESL classes, and a wide variety of other opportunities in the areas of career and technology studies, the arts and sports. Strathmore is a booming bedroom community that offers easy access to the big city while still retaining a small-town feel. The town is a vibrant community with excellent sporting venues, shopping and walking trails to enjoy with the family.
International students from around the world are welcome to study for months, semesters or years in our schools. The Grande Prairie Public School District has been providing education to families in the Grande Prairie area for over 100 years. After experiencing unprecedented growth in recent years, the district now boasts enrollment of more than 8,000 students. Our district is committed to the continuous improvement of student achievement and learning opportunities for every child in our schools. Graduates of Grande Prairie’s high schools attend Universities across the entire country, with the University of Alberta, in Edmonton, the closest and largest recipient of our graduates. Grande Prairie is located in the Northwestern part of Alberta, in the heart of an area known as the Peace Region and is the largest city North of Edmonton. Grande Prairie is approximately 465 km Northwest of Edmonton.
High Prairie School Division, located in north-central Alberta, provides comprehensive educational programs and services to approximately 3,200 students, kindergarten through to Grade 12. Through exemplary teaching, leadership, and collaborative partnerships, we prepare students to be socially responsible and to succeed locally and globally. Our educational enterprise is carried out in 13 schools located in the communities of Falher, Donnelly, High Prairie, Joussard, Kinuso and Slave Lake. Roland Michener Secondary School, in Slave Lake, offers full academic programs that foster hope and inspire success among our 550 students in Grades 7 to 12.
Horizon School Division is situated in the southern portion of the province of Alberta, an approximate 2 hour drive from the city of Calgary. Horizon Division is a rural jurisdiction providing education services to approximately 3,500 students and consists of 20 schools of various grades configurations. Our International Education program is designed to provide individual attention and the opportunity for students to reach personal goals. The Horizon School Division welcomes students from around the world to their International Student Program.
Horizon School Division is a jurisdiction located in southern Alberta. It is made up of several communities: Taber, Vauxhall, Lomond, Milk River and Warner. Each community has a high school willing to take international students. Residents enjoy an excellent quality of life accentuated by safe neighborhoods, clean air and water and some of the mildest weather in Alberta. We are in close proximity to the United States, the Rocky Mountains and many UNESCO World Heritage sites. Recreational opportunities abound in our 'Big Sky' country.
Lakeland Catholic Schools are extraordinary places, which harbour friendships and launch new learning experiences. As one of the cutting edge school Districts in the province of Alberta, Lakeland Catholic is proud of its high quality programs, where intellectual learning meets spiritual development, where faith and real life go hand in hand, and where genuine inclusiveness and collaboration are at the heart of the day-to-day school experience. Lakeland Catholic School District is located in the north eastern section of the province of Alberta and services the City of Cold Lake, the Town of Bonnyville and the Villages of Waskatenau and Lac La Biche; approximately 245km from Edmonton, the capital city of the province of Alberta.
Living Waters Catholic Schools warmly welcomes students and families. Our goal is that every child who enters our doors will graduate successfully from a faith-filled, safe and caring environment prepared for future success. Our schools are dedicated to providing excellent programming for all students in the context of Gospel values. Quality Catholic education programming for Kindergarten to Grade 12 ensures all students’ gifts and talents are celebrated and nurtured through lifelong spiritual and personal experiences. A wide array of programs designed to meet the unique needs of every student is delivered by a certificated staff of 124 and 89 support personnel. Our jurisdiction encompasses the geographic areas served by the towns of Whitecourt, Edson, and Slave Lake, located in west central northern Alberta, and borders the Athabasca River.
Livingstone Range School Division is located in Southwestern Alberta, an area embraced by brilliant blue skies, fresh air, wide open spaces and the western spirit. Located along the foothills of the Canadian Rockies, Livingstone Schools offer international students the opportunity to explore the history of Alberta while enjoying western hospitality. Each community in the region offers a safe and caring learning environment in conjunction with a unique personality and attractions. Amazing mountain scenery and wide open plains will greet the international student as they arrive in our region. A strong sense of western culture dominates the area, and students have the opportunity to participate in numerous outdoor activities that demonstrate this belief. The area includes Waterton Lakes National Park, two First Nations communities, and large ranch lands. From Horseback riding and hiking in the summer, to snow skiing in the winter, this area can offer it all to enhance an international student’s experience.
Students who choose to come to our schools will experience high quality academics, caring teachers, safe communities, access to a variety of sports, arts and outdoor activities. Programs are designed to fit each students needs and allows the development of English language competencies while studying in a regular Alberta classroom. Students have the opportunity to explore and expand their interests by participating in a wide variety of elective programs as well as academic classes. Livingstone Range Schools will help the international students set individual goals and then provide the support and programs to meet the goals. Assistance with exploring post-secondary programs is available to all of our students and tours of local post-secondary institutes are arranged for all that are interested.
Like so many things in life, education is a journey. You start, fresh and excited, and come out the other side with more wisdom, more understanding, and more purpose than you thought possible. But like any journey, things can change along the way. The best travelers are those who are adaptable and driven, and who aren’t going alone. Northern Gateway Public Schools (NGPS) is both a traveler and a guide in this journey. On one hand, the drive for innovation in method and approach is ever present. Our desire to learn from the past and create better tools in the future permeates everything. But, at the same time, we provide the maps, the waypoints, and the tools to help other travelers navigate their way. As the greatest education resource, NGPS works in its communities to create the richest, most diverse educational experience possible. At Hilltop Jr/Sr High School, in Whitecourt, we strive to be a community where all members conduct themselves with dignity and exhibit the highest standards of behaviour as we pursue our personal best, in academics and in life. Our mission is to support students in their academic pursuits, citizenship development, self-confidence building and visionary thinking while instilling a passion for life-long learning. Whitecourt is located in central Alberta within Woodlands County, located approximately 180km northwest of the city of Edmonton, the capital city of the province of Alberta.
A unique assembly of sprawling lakes that lie under the stunning Aurora Borealis in northeast Alberta; this is the area that Northern Lights Public Schools calls home. From the larger hubs of Bonnyville, Cold Lake, and Lac La Biche to the smaller communities of Wandering River, Glendon, Kikino Métis Settlement, and more, Northern Lights consists of 27 schools widely dispersed over a geographic area of 14,800 square kilometres. We offer a wide range of programs to accommodate all kinds of students and parents, including home education, out of school care, and the Trades Exposure Program. We believe each and every person can learn and should be provided with an opportunity to do so. At Bonnyville Centralized High School (BCHS) we cater to a wide variety of student needs. BCHS is the first choice for high school education in our community as a result of our commitment to excellence in learning, our provision of opportunities for personal, educational and civic growth to our continuous professional development and growth as a staff. We are commitment to ensure each student receives the best possible nurturing and teaching we are capable of giving.
Prairie Rose School Division has been recognized as one of the top education jurisdictions in the province of Alberta and has been presented with several awards for excellence in achievement. Upon graduation, international students qualify for a full Alberta High School Diploma. With so many educational options to choose from, Prairie Rose School Division is excited to offer a world class education to students, while highlighting the Canadian living experience. Our high schools are located throughout the division and can be found in the communities of Dunmore, Oyen, Bow Island, and Foremost. Students are able to choose between the rolling hills of the Canadian prairies, the rural atmosphere of small town living or the urban lifestyle experience found in the nearby city of Medicine Hat.
Red Deer Public Schools is pleased to offer a wide range of programs to meet the diverse needs and interests of their students across the District. We invite you to live in one of the most beautiful provinces in Canada. The City of Red Deer, with a population of 100,000 people, is a safe, clean, centrally located medium sized city with excellent support services and one of the fastest growing economies in Canada. Here you will learn in quality Red Deer Public Schools which are part of the world renowned Alberta Education system. Our school district was the first ever winner of the Premier's Award for Excellence in Education. Your studies in Red Deer Public Schools will allow you to grow as a person, develop independence and have a better understanding of Canadian culture, families and students.
About: Since forming in 1994, we at Westwind School Division have been committed to making our schools welcoming, safe, caring, and respectful places for all students. Children and youth are our greatest treasure as a society and we are dedicated to helping each child pursue their potential. Westwind School Division recognizes the growth and personal development of the student to be its major mandate. Our students are able to develop their talents and skills, gain an appreciation of the worth and joy of learning, achieve academically at a level near their potential and ability, gain a feeling of self-worth, and understand the responsibilities that society places upon the individual. Nestled in the rolling foothills of southwest Alberta, just 30 minutes from the majesty of Waterton/Glacier International Peace Park, Cardston is one of Canada’s hidden treasures.