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Capital Planning

Quality learning environments and programs are essential for the success of students. Working with funding provided by the Government of Alberta, the District plans and prioritizes its capital needs carefully to meet the needs of students today and in the future.

Infrastructure Planning Principles

The District's stewardship of our facilities are guided by a set of overarching infrastructure planning principles. 

Read the board policy on Infrastructure Planning Principles (EA.BP).

Provincial Requirements for Capital Planning

Capital planning is an ongoing responsibility, and school jurisdictions are required by the Government of Alberta to:

  • have a ten-year facilities Plan
  • submit a three-year capital Plan
  • submit requests for new or relocations of existing portable or modular classrooms.

Ten-Year Facilities Plan

The Ten-Year Facilities Plan provides a broad overview of the District’s facilities. The plan includes information about growth and development, demographic shifts, enrolment trends, building conditions, building locations in relation to students, and needs to add to, reduce or modernize existing school buildings.

Ten-Year Facilities Plan 2015-2024 (Attachment I, page 7)

Three-Year Capital Plan

The Three-Year Capital Plan is prepared annually. It identifies and prioritizes District-wide needs for new school construction, modernizations and replacement schools. The plan must be presented and approved by the Board of Trustees and submitted to Alberta Education each spring.  

Three Year Capital Plan (2016 - 2019)