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Fort McMurray Public School District is home to 15 schools – with one more opening this year. We offer a variety of programming for our youngest three-year-old Early Childhood Development Program students to our graduating Grade 12 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.
Our Mission Statement
The Fort McMurray Public School District is a learning community dedicated to educating all students for personal excellence.
Alberta Education has identified four goals for School Boards to focus on:
1. High Quality Learning Opportunities for All
1.1 Schools provide a safe and caring environment.
1.2 The education system meets the needs of all K-12 students, society and the economy.
1.3 Children and youth at risk have their needs addressed through effective programs and supports.
1.4 Students complete programs so that they are ready to attend post-secondary institutions and/or contribute as members of society and the economy.
2. Excellence in Student Learning Outcomes
2.1 Students demonstrate high standards in learner outcomes
2.2 Students are well prepared for lifelong learning.
2.3 Students are well prepared for employment.
2.4 Students model the characteristics of active citizenship.
3. First Nations, Métis and Inuit students
3.1 First Nations, Métis and Inuit students are well prepared for citizenship, the workplace and post-secondary education and training.
3.2 Key learning outcomes for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students to improve.
4. Highly Responsive and Responsible Jurisdiction
4.1 The education system at all levels demonstrates effective working relationships.
4.2 The education system at all levels demonstrates leadership and continuous improvement.