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Edmonton Public Schools, Edmonton, Alberta

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District Mission/Goals for International Program

The mission of Edmonton Public Schools' (EPS) International Student Program is to offer a range of challenging academic and English language learning opportunities to international students.

District Profile

Type:  Public
District School Population:  79,000
# International Students:  400
# of SchoolsGrades
Elementary127K-6
Middle267-9
Secondary1210-12

Accreditation

Alberta Education

School Profiles

District Schools Accepting International Students

# of SchoolsGrades# International StudentsClass SizeInstruction (hrs/wk)
Elementary16K-62922-2824
Middle77-95422-2824
Secondary1010-1227822-2825

District Support for International Students

International Student Programs

 International Student ProgramsCounselling, Buddy Programs, and Peer Programs
 International Student ProgramsOrientation Programs

Accommodation for International Students

 Accommodation for International StudentsHomestay Provided by District

Language Support for International Students

 Language Support for International StudentsLanguage Classes During Study Programs
 Language Support for International StudentsLanguage Testing and Placement

Secondary Schools

About the Secondary School International Program

EPS has an excellent reputation for its education programming which consists of the Alberta curriculum plus many exciting options. International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement programs are available and students may receive credits recognized by post-secondary institutions worldwide. A safe Homestay Program is available for international students over age 15.

Secondary School Highlights

  • High quality education programs including English as a second language, along with well qualified teaching and counselling staff
  • Modern, well-equipped schools and facilities
  • A comfortable, safe homestay program
  • Safe and friendly communities
  • A beautiful, clean city full of exciting attractions

Secondary School Program Options

  • Academic Academies (Science, Technology, Tourism & More)
  • Advanced Placement Courses
  • English Language Courses
  • Fine & Performing Arts Programs
  • French Language Courses
  • Homestay Programs
  • International Baccalaureate Programs
  • Other Language Courses
  • Outdoor Programs
  • Short Term High School Experience (Semester)
  • Sports Academies (Hockey, Soccer & More)
  • University Preparation Programs

Consideration for Secondary School Admission

Academic Grades in Country of Origin:
 Academic Grades in Country of Origin Considered
Reference from School Principal or Official:
 Reference from School Principal or OfficialRequired
English Language Proficiency:
 English Language ProficiencyAll Levels
Preference Given to Religious Affiliation:
 Preference Given to Religious Affiliation Not Considered

Secondary School Tuition and Fees

Application Fee Application Fee (C$): 250
Rolling Varies Application Deadline: Continuous
Rolling Varies Application Notification of Acceptance: Varies
Total Cost of Program Total Cost of Program (excluding books): 11,000
Student Health Care Insurance Coverage Student Health Care Insurance Coverage:  Available Through District

Middle Schools

About the Middle School International Program

Edmonton Public Schools' middle or junior high schools offer excellent academic programming. Students may take advantage of diverse study options including programs focused on ballet, sports, and the Nellie McLung Junior High Program for girls. Students benefit from competent and supportive teaching and counselling staff.

Middle School Highlights

  • High quality education programs including English as a second language, along with well qualified teaching and counselling staff
  • Modern and well-equipped schools and facilities
  • Safe and friendly communities
  • A beautiful, clean city full of exciting attractions

Middle School Program Options

  • English Language Courses
  • French Language Courses
  • High School Preparation Courses
  • International Baccalaureate Middle Year Programs
  • Other Language Courses
  • Outdoor Programs

Consideration for Middle School Admission

Academic Grades in Country of Origin:
 Academic Grades in Country of Origin Considered
Reference from School Principal or Official:
 Reference from School Principal or Official Required
English Language Proficiency:
 English Language Proficiency All Levels
Preference Given to Religious Affiliation:
 Preference Given to Religious Affiliation Not Considered

Middle School Tuition and Fees

Application Fee Application Fee (C$): 250
Rolling Varies Application Deadline: Continuous
Rolling Varies Application Notification of Acceptance: Varies
Total Cost of Program Total Cost of Program (excluding books): 11,000
Student Health Care Insurance Coverage Student Health Care Insurance Coverage:  Available Through District