Chinook’s Edge School Division is a community of people committed to students each and every day. Chinook’s Edge provides public schooling for a broad area in Central Alberta, stretching from Carstairs in the south to Red Deer in the north. Our Delburne and Elnora schools are located on our eastern boundaries, and Sylvan Lake, Sundre and Cremona are on the western boundary of our division. We are the largest rural school division in the province, with 41 schools and approximately 11,000 students. We have over 600 teachers, 200 substitute teachers and 650 support staff.
From the early learning opportunities we provide for our youngest students to our efforts to increase high school completion rates, students in Chinook’s Edge have every advantage. We believe the journey of lifelong learning begins young, and we help students embrace learning early for benefits that last a lifetime.
Chinook’s Edge students are leaders and they are undertaking activities that are both rewarding and challenging, as our schools place a high priority on nurturing character development. Through various activities and programs, our students are experiencing a character education, with a focus on values, leadership, respect and global awareness. From fundraising to build a new school for a village in Africa to collecting Food Bank items to help neighbours closer to home, Chinook’s Edge students are leading initiatives that make us proud and impact our world!
Chinook’s Edge School Division will engage every student in meaningful learning by challenging, encouraging and believing in them.
Chinook’s Edge School Division will be universally recognized as a collaborative learning community where learning is personalized for all students to achieve success as compassionate and innovative global citizens.
Chinook’s Edge Values
- Personal responsibility
- Relationships based upon honesty, integrity, respect and compassion
- Dedication and commitment
- An environment of belonging: safe, caring and inclusive
- Growth and development through learning.