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Holy Cross Catholic School
11011 90 Street
Phone: 
(780) 538-0077
 
 
 
 
AM
5 Half Days: Monday to Friday ($265 per month)
 
PM
5 Half Days: Monday to Friday ($265 per month)
Mother Teresa Catholic School
7501 Willow Drive
Phone: 
(780) 814-9732
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Montessori
 
AM
5 Half Days: Monday to Friday ($265 per month)
 
2 Half Days: Tues/Thurs ($130 per month)
 
3 half Days: Mon/Wed/Fri ($200 per month)
 
PM
5 Half Days: Monday to Friday ($265 per month)
 
St. Catherine Catholic School
12815 - 104A Street
Phone: 
(780) 532-0010
 
 
 
 
 
 
AM
5 Half Days: Monday to Friday ($265 per month)
 
 
PM
5 Half Days: Monday to Friday ($265 per month)
St. Clement Catholic School
9636 109 Avenue
Phone: 
(780) 532-4698
 
 
 
 
 
 
AM
5 Half Days: Monday to Friday ($265 per month)
 
 
PM
5 Half Days: Monday to Friday ($265 per month)
École St. Gérard Catholic School
9724 88 Avenue
Phone: 
(780) 532-5398
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
French Immersion
AM
5 Half Days: Monday to Friday ($265 per month)
 
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PM
5 Half Days: Monday to Friday ($265 per month)
 
 
St. Kateri Catholic School
7906 Mission Heights Drive
Phone:
(780) 538-2883
 
 
 
 
 
 
AM
5 Half Days: Monday to Friday ($265 per month)
 
PM
5 Half Days: Monday to Friday ($265 per month)
 
St. Mary Catholic School (Beaverlodge)
100 - 13th Street Box 479
Phone: 
(780) 354-2944
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Half Days, Tues/Thurs 
 
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3 half Days: Mon/Wed/Fri 
St. Mary's Catholic School (Sexsmith)
Box 480
Phone: 
(780) 568-3631
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AM
Half Day: Monday to Friday ($265 per month)
 
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2 Half Days, Tues/Thurs ($130 per month)
 
or
 
3 half Days: Mon/Wed/Fri ($200 per month)
 
 
 
Ste. Marie Catholic School (Spirit River)
Box 247
Phone: 
(780) 864-3585
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AM
Half Day: Monday to Friday 
 
or
 
2 Half Days, Tues/Thurs 
 
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3 half Days: Mon/Wed/Fri 
 
 
 
 

 

Community Pre-Kindergarten

Our Community Pre-Kindergarten programs offer a play-based learning environment for children with typical or advanced skills, as well as children who require early intervention programming.

Community Pre-Kindergarten is located at St. Clement, St. Catherine, St. Kateri, and Holy Cross. 

Program Schedule:

Monday-Friday AM or Monday-Friday PM

Eligibility and Registration:

  • Your child must be three years of age by December 31 of the school year.
  • Registration will require a copy of your child’s birth certificate and baptismal certificate (if Catholic), completed registration form (online).

Program Fees:

Monthly program fees for Community Pre-Kindergarten: $265.00

French Immersion Pre-Kindergarten

We are pleased to offer Pre-Kindergarten at École St Gérard where your child can experience a gentle introduction to French in a play-based program.

Program Schedule:

Monday-Friday AM or Monday-Friday PM

Eligibility and Registration:

  • Your child must be four years of age by December 31 of the upcoming school year (a limited number of placements for three year olds may be available).
  • Registration will require a copy of your child’s birth certificate and baptismal certificate (if Catholic), completed registration form (online).
  • Note: children who have an identified language delay will be directed to join one of our other Pre-Kindergarten programs to gain age-appropriate language skills in English prior to starting French Immersion. Having a strong language foundation is essential for the development of early literacy skills.

Program Fees:

Monthly program fees for French Immersion Pre-Kindergarten: $265.00

For more information about Ecole St Gerard Catholic School you may call the school office at (780) 532-5398.

Montessori  Pre-Kindergarten

We are pleased to offer Montessori Pre-Kindergarten at Mother Teresa Catholic School. Through the Montessori philosophy, students learn in an environment that supports and respects each child’s unique development and at his/her natural rate of progress.  Children are guided to fulfill their potential to become independent and balanced learners.

Program Schedule:

5 half-days (Monday-Friday AM  or  Monday-Friday PM);  3 mornings (M/W/F); or  2 mornings (T/TH). 

Eligibility and Registration:

  • Your child must be three years of age by December 31 of the school year. 
  • Registration will require a copy of your child’s birth certificate and baptismal certificate (if Catholic), completed registration form (online).

Program Fees:

5 half-day program is $330 per month; 3 half-day program is $200 per month; 2 half-day program is $130 per month

For more information about Mother Teresa Catholic School you may contact the school office at (780) 814-9732.

Rural Schools

We are pleased to welcome preschool aged children into our rural community schools, helping to ensure a strong foundation for learning and easing the transition to school prior to Kindergarten.

St. Mary Catholic School, Beaverlodge   

Program Schedule:

  • 3 mornings (M/W/F)  or  2 mornings (T/TH)
  • Children who qualify for PUF can attend up to 5 half-days (M-F AM)

Eligibility and Registration:

  • Your child must be three years of age by December 31 of the school year.
  • Registration will require a copy of your child’s birth certificate and baptismal certificate (if Catholic), completed registration form (online) and a $100 registration fee (payable to the school office).

For more information about St. Mary Catholic School you may call the school office

at (780) 354-2944.

St. Mary’s Catholic School, Sexsmith

Program Schedule:

Monday-Friday AM (5 mornings);  2 mornings (T/Th); or 3 mornings (M/W/F).

Eligibility and Registration:

  • Your child must be three years of age by December 31 of the school year.
  • Registration  will require a copy of your child’s birth certificate and baptismal certificate (if Catholic), completed registration form (online) and a $100 registration fee (payable to the school office).
Program Fees:

5 half-day program is $265 per month; 3 half-day program is $165; 2 half-day program is $130 

For more information about St. Mary’s Catholic School you may contact the school office at (780) 568-3631.

Ste Marie Catholic School, Spirit River

Program Schedule:

Children can attend up to 5 half-days (M-F AM)

Eligibility and Registration:

  • Your child must be four years of age by December 31 of the upcoming school year. (Three year old children who qualify for PUF may be able to register).
  • Registration will require a copy of your child’s birth certificate and baptismal certificate (if Catholic), completed registration form (online)  and a $100 registration fee (payable to the school office).

For more information about Ste. Marie Catholic School you may contact the school office at (780) 864-3585.

PUF

Alberta Education provides funding for 3 and 4 year old children whose learning or development is severely delayed. Through PUF (Program Unit Funding), children access an early childhood program tailored to meet individual needs.

If your child may qualify for PUF,  it is important that you contact us to begin the registration process. Please call the Catholic Education Centre (780) 532-3013  to discuss options for your child’s education with our Supervisor of Early Learning.

 

Children with Speech-Language Needs

Does your child have difficulty speaking clearly? Have difficulty understanding? Have a limited vocabulary?      If you have concerns about your child’s speech or language, it is recommended that you communicate these concerns with Alberta Health Services for information that is specific to your child’s needs and abilities. Your child may qualify for government funded preschool through our Pre-Kindergarten program. Your child must be at least 2 years 8 months old on Sept 1st of the school year. Please call your nearest AHS Speech-Language department to schedule an appointment:

  • Grande Prairie (780) 513-8126
  • Beaverlodge (780) 354-2647
  • Spirit River (780) 864-3063
 

Children with Developmental Delays

If you have concerns about your child’s behavior, cognitive ability or physical development (including fine motor and gross motor skills) it is recommended that you share these concerns with your family doctor and Alberta Health Services to receive information that is specific to your child’s needs and abilities. Your child may qualify for government preschool funding through our Pre-Kindergarten program. Your child must be three years of age by December 31 of the school year.

  • Please call the Catholic Education Centre at (780) 532-3013.
 

Children who are English Language Learners

Is your child speaking another language in the home other than English? If your child is an English Language Learner, he/she may qualify for government funded preschool through our Pre-Kindergarten program. We have a limited number of these spaces available at St. Clement, St. Kateri, St. Catherine and Holy Cross. 

Eligibility and Registration:

  • Your child must be four years of age by December 31 of the school year.
  • Registration will require a copy of your child’s birth certificate and baptismal certificate (if Catholic) and completed registration form (online) including information about your child's language(s).
  • Please call the Catholic Education Centre (780) 532-3013  to discuss availability with our Supervisor of Early Learning.