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Crystal Park School
Is an inclusive community that works together to nurture and develop the whole child.
About Our School

Crystal Park School is a Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 8 school located in northeast section of Grande Prairie that opened in 1984 and was named for the neighbourhood the school is located in. Crystal Park School welcomes the students moving to Grade 7 that have attended Hillside Community School or Maude Clifford Public School for Grade 6. Crystal Park School offers regular classroom instruction in a STEM Learning environment (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) as well our school delivers a broad range of inclusive education programs. 

Who we are!

Our Mission:  Crystal Park School is an inclusive community that works together to nurture and develop the whole child. We value; responsibility for our actions, continually raise the bar for high expectations, healthy relationships, positively contributing to our community, caring for our environment, a safe environment, individuality and embracing diversity, and taking responsibility for our learning.

Pre-​Kindergarten to
 Grade 8
​470 Students
​72 Staff

Meet our School Administrators

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​Cindy Clarkson
Principal -
see the Principals Message HERE
Heather Hurley
Vice Principal
Amber Prior
Vice Principal

​School Council our Partners in Education

School Council Information can be found HERE

​Meeting dates will be announced in September.
School Council Chair contact information and meeting information can be found HERE

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At Crystal Park School we...

focus as a staff with our students and families continues to be ensuring our environment is inclusive for all its members. We facilitate our vision and mission through our expectations, relationship building, and opportunities that are provided. Crystal Park School takes pride in the work we do every day to meet individual students' needs to ensure all students have the necessary supports to be successful.

Serving our students at Crystal Park School is a staff of approximately 72 people. This staff consists of 21 instructional staff, 38 educational assistants, 5 custodians, 3 administrators, a learning support teacher, an administrative assistant, a library tech, a STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) –lead teacher, a business manager, a KinderPAL instructor and a lifeguard.   

Crystal Park school is host to the PUF Pre-Kindergarten Program for children who have been identified with a severe delay/disability or a moderate language delay/disability based on Alberta Education Program Unit Fund (PUF) criteria. There are also some spots available for Play Partners who are typically developing peers who have strong skills in the areas of language, self-help skills and social development.  They act as valuable play, language, and behaviour role models for students in the PUF Pre-Kindergarten Program with mild, moderate and severe disabilities and or delays.

Our School Education Plan is focused on:

Priority: Teaching and Learning
Outcome: Intentional focus of effective planning and instructional practices that meet the learning needs of every student.

Priority: Inclusion
Outcome: Staff foster inclusive learning environments.

To see our full School Educational Plan and Results Report - Click HERE

Programs of Choice Offered at Crystal Park School

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To see more information about STEM Learning - Program of Choice - Click HERE

To see more information about KinderPAL 
Program of Choice - Click HERE

STEM Learning providing students an opportunity to develop a passion in the areas of "Science, Technology, Engineering and Math." Students will investigate and explore innovative and creative solutions to real world problems. 

KinderPAL an early learning program of choice for kindergarten-age students. The program provides full day, all day learning where your child has regular Kindergarten programming for half of their time and the other half is the KinderPAL experience; play and learn. KinderPAL programming provides a classroom setting where your child will experience peer-based play as they continue developing and growing their knowledge

More information can be found by clicking the buttons below

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