Ivor Dent School will accommodate:
The school will be built on the northeast corner of the Rundle School site.
Thank you for sharing your thoughts and ideas about attendance areas for Ivor Dent School. We heard from some of you at our information meetings and from many more of you through our online survey. Please know your feedback helped us make our decisions.
The Superintendent has approved the following attendance area for Ivor Dent School:
For questions about yellow bus service, contact Student Transportation at 780-429-8585.
We chose an attendance area that would allow as many students as possible to attend a school close to home, and we did our best to keep families and communities together. We were careful to make sure the school doesn’t fill up too quickly while communities are still growing. This is a lesson we learned from opening other schools in new areas.
We used feedback we received from our community consultations in 2014 to help build the replacement school. Your ideas and feedback helped build a brand new school that will leave a legacy in your community for years to come. We also appreciate the input you shared about the attendance area options at our meeting and through our online survey last spring.
Every student who pre-enrols will get to attend their designated school. Ivor Dent School has an open attendance boundary, which means that, if there’s still room at the school once students from the primary attendance area are accepted, students from outside the attendance area will be chosen by random selection.
The school will carefully manage enrolment to make sure there’s room for new students who move into the school’s primary attendance area, and we hope this will minimize the need to change attendance areas in the future.
For questions about the attendance area decision, contact the Planning department at 780-429-8539.
In February, schools start accepting registration for students who are new to the District. More information will be available in early 2017 including:
On June 15, staff and students from Lawton, R.J. Scott and Rundle schools marked the launch of construction with a groundbreaking ceremony. They were joined by the Superintendent, trustees and government ministers. Learn more about how community consultation led to this custom-designed school.
The new replacement school in Rundle Heights will be named after Ivor Dent, a former Edmonton politician. The Board of Trustees approved this school name, along with the names of four more new schools at a public meeting on June 23, 2015.