Programs

Use this helpful resource to determine which schools have certain programs. Please see the legend to the right for reference. Schools are listed on the left while programs (represented by icons) are listed in columns. A check mark indicates that the school employs that particular program.

Programs

BH CG CH DC DF EMT FMCS FMIS FS GR TW TL WGH WV WW
Advanced Placement     Yes                       Yes

Early Childhood Development Program AM

Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes     Yes Yes Yes Yes  
Early Childhood Developemnt Program PM   Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  
French Immersion         Yes Yes                 Yes
Safe and Caring Schools Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
FMPSD Athletics Academy   Yes   Yes Yes                 Yes Yes
APPLE Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  
Specialized Programs     Yes Yes         Yes Yes          
Registered Apprenticeship Program     Yes         Yes Yes         Yes Yes
Speech and Language Programming Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  
Inslusive Programming Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  
First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Education Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  
Before and After School Care   Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes       Yes Yes   Yes Yes
Kindergarten Morning       Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  
Kindergarten Afternoon   Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes         Yes    
Kindergarten All Day       Yes                      
Mental Health Supports Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Outreach Education Program               Yes Yes            
Flex Academy   Yes       Yes                  
Leader in Me   Yes   Yes Yes                    
Tech-Trades Academy   Yes   Yes     Yes Yes       Yes Yes    

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Schools

AP ECDP
AM
ECDP
PM
FI SC PEAK APPLE SE RAP SLP IP BAC FNMI K
AM
K
PM
K
DAY
MHS OEP FA
Beacon Hill School     Yes   Yes   Yes     Yes Yes   Yes Yes     Yes    
Christina Gordon Public School     Yes   Yes Yes Yes     Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes   Yes    
Composite High School Yes       Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes       Yes    
Dr. K.A. Clark School   Yes Yes   Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes    
École Dickinsfield School   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes    
École McTavish Junior High Public School       Yes Yes Yes Yes     Yes Yes Yes Yes       Yes   Yes
Fort McMurray Christian School   Yes Yes   Yes         Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes    
Fort McMurray Islamic School         Yes   Yes     Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes    
Frank Spragins High School         Yes   Yes   Yes Yes Yes   Yes       Yes Yes  
Greely Road School     Yes   Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes     Yes    
Thickwood Heights School   Yes Yes   Yes   Yes     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes     Yes    
Timberlea Public School   Yes Yes   Yes   Yes     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes     Yes    
Walter and Gladys Hill Public School   Yes Yes   Yes   Yes     Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes   Yes    
Westview School   Yes Yes   Yes   Yes     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes     Yes    
Westwood Community High School Yes     Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes       Yes    
 

Program Descriptions

Advanced Placement (AP)

Advanced Placement allows our students to write internationally recognized exams in order to receive advanced standing at universities.

Early Childhood Development Program (ECDP)

The Early Childhood Development Program offers literacy enriched play for children who are 3 years old before March 1 of the upcoming school year.

French Immersion (FI)

French Immersion is an education program in which students are taught some or all of their subjects using French as the language of instruction. As they continue in the program, students develop the ability to speak, comprehend, read, and write in both French and English.

Safe and Caring Schools (SC)

Imbedded in all FMPSD facilities; Safe and Caring Schools includes: Tribes Learning Community, Anti-Bullying Programs, Bus Safety, Crisis Management. Please contact individual schools for more information.

FMPSD Athletics Academy (PEAK)

This school within a school concept allows students from Grades 4 to 12 to focus on hockey and dance skills to the next level through this passion-based education.

Alberta Project for Promoting Active Living and Healthy Eating (APPLE)

This privately-funded program provides APPLE facilitators to schools to promote healthy living and healthy food choices.

Specialized Programs (SE)

There are a variety designated for students with severe disabilities including: Vocational Individualized Program offered at Greely Road and Composite High School; Life Skills is offered at Composite High School; Skills Program offered at Dr. Clark School. Please contact Central Office for more information.

Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP)

Earn while you learn. RAP students can earn a salary plus 40 high school credits, including four 35, five-credit level courses towards their high school diploma.

Speech and Language Programming (SLP)

Speech Language Pathologists and Speech Language Educational Assistants provide individual, group and classroom-based interventions that focus on speech and language development for eligible children.

Inclusive Programming (IP)

Our philosophy is to ensure that all students with special needs have opportunities to be in the regular classrooms whenever possible. Please contact individual schools for more information.

Before and After School Care (BAC)

In conjunction with the YMCA; before and after school care is provided at schools throughout the district. Please contact the YMCA at 780-792-7863 for more information.

Kindergarten Morning/Afternoon (K-AM/K-PM)

This program is available for kids who turn 4 years old before March 1 of the upcoming school year.

Kindergarten All Day (K-DAY)

This pilot program is available for kids who turn 4 years old before March 1 of the upcoming school year.

Outreach Education Program (OEP)

A self-paced independent learning program - leading to a High School Diploma is offered through flexible hours.

Flex Academy (FA)

An academically flexible program designed for students highly involved in extracurricular activities at an elevated level.

Mental Health Supports (MHS)

Mental health supports in schools are integrated with services provided through government (Alberta Health, Child & Family Services) and through community agencies. School counselors across the district provide both individual and group interventions that focus on identifying core problem areas and supporting classroom learning. Regional Collaborative Service Delivery - Region 2 (Wood Buffalo Regional Collaborative Service Delivery Framework)

First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education (FNMI)

Alberta Education is committed to improving education outcomes for FNMI students and to closing the gap in education achievement between FNMI and other provincial students. We work with FNMI leaders and communities to engage parents and families to support student success through collaborative partnerships with schools and by developing culturally relevant programs, resources and student supports.

Leader in MeTM

The Leader in Me process was designed to help teachers develop leadership skills in their students. Helping students discover their own unique strengths allows teachers to find opportunities for every child to shine—to be a leader. Incorporating the common language of the 7 Habits (The 7 Habits of Happy Kids) into all curriculum areas deepens student understanding and acknowledges what the school and teacher believe to be important. 

Tech-Trades Academy

This program is open to all students in grades four to nine, and focuses on two streams of interest: pre-engineering and multimedia. Pre-Engineering studies focus on robotics, electrical design, CAD, computer sciences including coding. Multimedia studies focus on photography, movie-making, sound editing and art design. The Tech-Trades Academy runs as an after school program weekly for one hour.