French Immersion is an education program in which students are taught some or all of their subjects using French as the language of instruction. As they continue in the program, students develop the ability to speak, comprehend, read, and write in both French and English.
Safe and Caring Schools
Imbedded in all FMPSD facilities; Safe and Caring Schools includes: Tribes Learning Community, Anti-Bullying Programs, Bus Safety, Crisis Management. Please contact individual schools for more information.
PEAK Athletic Academy Fort McMurray
This school within a school concept allows students from Grades 4 to 12 to focus on hockey and dance skills to the next level through this passion-based education.
Speech and Language Programming
Speech Language Pathologists and Speech Language Educational Assistants provide individual, group and classroom-based interventions that focus on speech and language development for eligible children.
Our philosophy is to ensure that all students with special needs have opportunities to be in the regular classrooms whenever possible. Please contact individual schools for more information.
Alberta Initiative for School Improvement
Since 1999, the Alberta Initiative for School Improvement (AISI) has been at the forefront of encouraging and promoting creativity and innovation in Alberta schools. AISI supports projects that focus on student engagement, inquiry, critical thinking, 21st century learning, assessment, differentiated instruction, literacy, personalized learning, and much more. Please contact individual schools for more information.
First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education
Alberta Education is committed to improving education outcomes for First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) students and to closing the gap in education achievement between FNMI and other provincial students. We work with First Nations and Métis leaders and communities to engage FNMI parents and families to support student success through collaborative partnerships with schools and by developing culturally relevant programs, resources and student supports. Please contact individual schools for more information.
Mental Health Supports
Mental health supports in schools are integrated with services provided through government (Alberta Health, Child & Family Services) and through community agencies. School counselors across the district provide both individual and group interventions that focus on identifying core problem areas and supporting classroom learning.