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.
Early Childhood Development Program AM
|Early Childhood Development Program PM|
|Safe and Caring Schools|
|PEAK Athletics Academy|
|Registered Apprenticeship Program|
|Speech and Language Programming|
|First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Education|
|Before and After School Care|
Kindergarten All Day
|Reggio Inspired (Early Learning)|
|Montessori (Early Learning)|
|Mental Health Supports|
|Outreach Education Program|
|Leader in Me|
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|Beacon Hill School|
|Christina Gordon Public School|
|Composite High School|
|Dave McNeilly Public School|
|Dr. K.A. Clark School|
|École Dickinsfield School|
|École McTavish Junior High Public School|
|Fort McMurray Christian School|
|Fort McMurray Islamic School|
|Frank Spragins High School|
|Greely Road School|
|Thickwood Heights School|
|Timberlea Public School|
|Walter and Gladys Hill Public School|
|Westwood Community High School|
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)
Embedded 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.
PEAK (Passion, Excellence, Attitude, Knowledge) Athletics Academy
This school within a school concept allows students from Grades 4 to 12 to focus on hockey, basketball, cricket, soccer, and dance skills to the next level through this passion-based education.
All Schools 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 District 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 children 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.
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, Computer-Aided 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.
An alternative early learning program of choice designed to provide a playful inquiry-based initiative for young children. The program encourages active builders,engaged researchers, and inquisitive explorers, while developing social relationships and problem-solving skills in a natural learning environment.
A method of early education based on self-directed activity, hands-on learning and collaborative play. In Montessori classrooms, children make creative choices in their learning, while the teacher offers age-appropriate activities to guide the process.