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Get Started With The Find A School Tool

Use the Find a School tool to search by your address, program, grade level, or keyword.

We've divided the map of Edmonton into geographic areas. Click on the map to zoom in and display all schools in that area.

Narrow your search by using the tools and filters to the right of the map.

Schools are represented by coloured pins. A key below the map shows the type of school represented by each pin.

Enter your address to find your designated school represented by the apple pin.

Sometimes the pin will drop into the wrong location, especially for residences in new or growing communities. If this happens, click and drag the pin to the right location to find the designated school, You can report a wrong address location to Google Maps.

Scroll down to find a list of schools currently shown on the map, starting with your designated school if you have submitted an address. Zoom out on the map to view more results.


Different ways to Search

Search By Your Address

Enter your home address to zoom in on the map and locate your designated elementary, junior high and senior high school indicated by the apple pin.

 

Designated schools

Every home address in Edmonton has a designated public school, but it isn't always the school closest to your home. Students are guaranteed entry to their designated school. Students can alternately choose to attend any other district school, as long as:

  • the school has room
  • the student meets any entrance requirements of that school.

For more information about designated schools, call:

Planning 780-429-8539

Search By Program

Curriculum and programming options

Each grade has a curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Curriculum is what students learn in each subject area. Each of our schools teaches the curriculum through one, or a combination, of the following types of programming.

  • Regular programming:
    Most schools offer regular programming, but no two schools offer it in the exact same way. All curriculum is determined by Alberta Education, but a school’s focus, optional courses and activities will vary depending on how it is organized to meet student needs.
  • Alternative programming:
    The District offers more than 30 alternative programming options. Students enrolled in alternative programming will receive instruction determined by Alberta Education, with a focus on arts, athletics, language and culture, faith or teaching philosophy.
  • Special education programming:
    Students enrolled in special education programming will receive instruction determined by Alberta Education, as well as specialized supports based on their needs and abilities.

Search by program

Select a type of programming from the dropdown list. Schools offering that programming will display on the map as a coloured pin and in the list of results below.

For more information about programming options, call:
Planning 780-429-8539

Search By Keyword

Keywords

You can narrow your results by entering a word or phrase that describes a school or type of programming.

For example, you can search by:
  • school name
  • neighbourhood
  • program category (e.g. aboriginal, arts, athletics, faith-based, language, teaching philosophy, special education)
  • program topic (e.g. skills and jobs training, high school completion, English language learning, adult education)
  • program descriptor (e.g. autism, hockey, honours, upgrading, summer school, home school).

Search by keyword

Enter a keyword. Schools that match the keyword will display on the map as a coloured pin and in the list of results below.

Search By Grade Level

Grade levels

GradeAge (approximately)Division
Kindergarten 5 years  
1 - 6 6 - 12 years Elementary School
7 - 9 12 - 15 years Junior High School
10 - 12 15 -18 years Senior High School

Starting Kindergarten

Children who are four years old on or before March 1 may register in Kindergarten for the upcoming school year.

Search by grade level

Narrow your results by selecting the checkbox for one or more grade levels. Schools offering programming for those grade levels will display on the map as a coloured pin and in the list of results below. Select the All checkbox to display schools at all grade levels.

For more information about grade levels:
Planning 780-429-8539

Search By Open House

What is a school open house?

Open houses are informal events hosted by schools to give you and your family an opportunity to:
  • tour the school
  • meet school staff and teachers
  • talk with current students and other parents
  • learn more about the programming and the school’s approach to education
  • understand what your child will learn and how you can provide support
  • learn about registration.

Find out how to prepare to attend an open house.

When can I attend an open house?

Schools host open house events between late January and early April each year.

Not all schools host open house events. If you're interested in learning more about a school that is not hosting an open house, contact the school to schedule an appointment.

Search by open house

During open house season (January to March), select the checkbox to show schools with open house events.

Report A Problem

This tool provides information to support you in making decisions about schools and programs. Although we've made every reasonable effort to ensure the maps and data are accurate, there may still be errors. To confirm school attendance areas, program locations or your designated school, contact Planning at 780-429-8539.

Contact us to report a problem with this tool.

Report a wrong address location to Google Maps.

Enter your home address to zoom in on the map and locate your designated elementary, junior high and senior high school indicated by the apple pin.