Division Wide Programs
The Early Childhood Development Program offers literacy-enriched play for children who are 3 years old before December 31st of the upcoming school year. Fort McMurray Public Schools provides Kindergarten and ECDP programs in each of its elementary schools. For additional information on any of our Early Learning programs, visit our Early Learning page.
Our philosophy is to ensure that all students with special needs have opportunities to be in regular classrooms whenever possible. There are a variety of designated programs for students with severe disabilities as well as individualized program planning available. For additional information, visit our Inclusive Education page.
Within our schools, we work with local Indigenous leaders to engage parents and families to support student success through collaborative partnerships. We strive to develop culturally relevant programs, resources and student supports. Also referred to as First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education (FNMI) Education. For additional information, visit our Indigenous Education page.
Mental Health Supports
Mental health supports in schools are integrated with services provided through government (Alberta Health, Child and 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. Regional Collaborative Service Delivery - Region 2 (Wood Buffalo Regional Collaborative Service Delivery Framework). To access mental health resources go to our Mental Health page.
Welcoming, Caring, Respectful and Safe Schools
Embedded in all FMPSD facilities; Safe and Caring Schools includes Character Education programs, Anti-Bullying Programs, Bus Safety, and Crisis Management. For additional information, visit our Welcoming, Caring, Respectful and Safe page.
Home Education Centre
FMPSD’s at-home learning programs are designed for families who wish for flexibility in their child’s education. We offer a wide variety of program choices and FMPSD staff will work with parents to select a program that best fits their child’s needs. For more information, visit our Home Education Centre page.
School Specific Programs
|École McTavish Public High||French Immersion
|Registered Apprentice Program (RAP)||E-cademy+|
|Fort McMurray Composite High||Registered Apprentice Program (RAP)|
|Frank Spragins High||Outreach Education Program||Registered Apprentice Program (RAP)|
|Westwood Community High||Advanced Placement||Registered Apprentice Program (RAP)||E-cademy+|