Public School District is a
publicly funded school district serving approximately 8,100 students in
Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada since 1912.
With over 60,000
citizens, Grande Prairie is large enough to have all the services of a city but
still small enough to provide that close community feel.
Visit the City of Grande Prairie website for more
information on the region.
Here's an online
video tour book to check out more of what is available in Grande Prairie.
As the hub of the
Peace River district, Grande Prairie has all the necessary shopping and
entertainment venues as well as outstanding sports facilities. We note that
Grande Prairie has a regional airport with easy connections to direct flights
to Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver, and easy connections to the world. Our
airport is serviced by Air Canada and WestJet airlines in addition to regional
The region is
blessed with a strong economy with oil & gas, agriculture, and forestry
supporting a strong service industry in the city. Recent additions to the
community such as the Eastlink Center and the modernization of the Grande Prairie Public Library and
Art Gallery, highlight the commitment of the city to provide its citizens with
access to an outstanding lifestyle. Access to the Rocky Mountains and Jasper
national park is just a short 3 hour drive south west through the beautiful
Grande Cache wilderness area. Residents are actively involved in a wide range
of camping, hiking, and outdoor activities as a result of this ready access in
Graduates of Grande
Prairie's high schools attend Universities across the entire country, with the
University of Alberta in Edmonton the closest and largest recipient of our
graduates. Along with many apprenticeship, certificate and diploma programs, Grande Prairie Regional College offers students several University
Transfer options such as Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Science - Nursing, and Bachelor of Social Work.
The language of
instruction and everyday use in the community is English.