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New School Project

Grande Prairie Composite High School (GPCHS) - Replacement Project



About the (GPCHS) school

The new Grande Prairie Composite High School is a grade 9-12 school with a student population of approximately 1250 and a staff population of 108. 

The school features a range of course choices and programs including:

  • International Baccalaureate programming
  • Career and Technology Studies
  • Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAP)
  • Senior Trades
  • Music
  • Leadership
  • Languages
  • Fine Arts
  • Dual Credit Opportunities

The school has a long and successful history of student participation in the Skills Alberta and Skills Canada competitions

Grande Prairie Composite High School Health and Wellness Centre offers a broad range of services to support students’ social, emotional, physical, mental and educational well-being

Grande Prairie Composite High School is a professional learning community that fosters student growth and success by recognizing and celebrating the unique qualities, skills and talents of each individual learner.  The variety of programs and courses offered allows each student to pursue areas of passion while providing them with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for success in a changing world. We are committed to the development of Alberta Education’s 21st century competencies - Engaged Thinkers, Ethical Citizens, and Entrepreneurial Spirit.

Rooted in the basic foundations of meaningful relationships, relevant and engaging learning experiences, and effective communication, Grande Prairie Composite High School is a community that strives to ensure students and parents are actively involved in setting the direction toward achieving success after graduation.  We are dedicated to making the transition to high school as smooth as possible and look forward to working with you.

Architectural Schematic Design Drawings and Renderings

Site Plan:


Main Floor Plan

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Second Floor Plan

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Third Floor Plan

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Rendering drawings





Media Release

Tuesday, June​ 21, 2022

The Grande Prairie Composite High School’s Phoenix is set to rise for the 22/23 school year
 Announcing the opening of the new Grande Prairie Composite High School (GPCHS) facility for the 2022/2023 School Year. The new school is the single largest high school north of Edmonton and will be opening its doors to over 1,200 Grade 9-12 students.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The Grande Prairie Public School Division is extremely pleased to share that this morning the Minister of Education, the Honourable David Eggen, announced the approval of a replacement for the Grande Prairie Composite High School. Minister Eggen’s announcement occurred at a press conference held at Woodhaven Middle School in Spruce Grove, Alberta at 10:00 a.m.

In the News

May 20, 2019
My Grande Prairie Now (2Day FM)

May 16, 2019
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May 9, 2018
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February 26, 2018
My Grande Prairie Now (2Day FM)

February 22, 2018
Daily Herald Tribune

Septemeber 19, 2017
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September 17, 2017
My Grande Prairie Now (2Day FM)

September 4, 2017
 My Grande Prairie Now (2Day FM)

August 24, 2017

March 21, 2017
My Grande Prairie Now (2Day FM)

March 15, 2017
Daily Herald Tribune

September 29, 2016
Daily Herald Tribune

 My Grande Prairie Now (2Day FM)

Daily Herald Tribune

Quick Facts

Grade Level:
9 to 12 

Student capacity:
1,600 students
Dennis Vobeyda
Vice Principals:
Justin Rushton
Garth Paquette
Adam Fragomeni

Grande Prairie
16,595 square meters
Notable features:
Designed and constructed to LEED Silver standards.
Workun Garrick Partnership Architecture And Interior Design Inc
Completion date:
September 2022.

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