Living in Royal Oaks is great news for your children. Thanks to its central location, Royal Oaks has access to some of the finest academic and French immersion schools, all under 15 minutes away. If you’re having trouble deciding which school would be best for your child, have a look at the 4 below to help you make up your mind!
1. Clement Elementary/Junior High School
As a member of Edmonton Catholic Schools, this school is conveniently bound by 91st Street and 66th Street, from 23rd Avenue south to the city limits. The school offers extensive extracurricular programs, including:
- International Baccalaureate (IB) Program - Kindergarten to Gr. 9
- Study Buddies
- K-9 Literacy Focus
- Extensive fine arts program
- Extended physical education
- A variety of complementary courses offered in Fine Arts, Career and Technology Studies
- Year-end awards evening celebrates student achievement in academics, sport, effort and citizenship
- Extensive field trip program
2. Menisa School
An Edmonton Public School, Menisa offers top-tier education within the Knottwood Road area. The school is committed to providing a supportive learning environment - one that fosters optimal growth for all learners, to prepare them to meet the challenges of the present and the future.
The school has been open to ALL boundaries, meaning children from across the city can attend Menisa School.
3. Johnny Bright School
This Edmonton Public School has an excellent reputation for its foundations, which are based on excellence in:
- Athletics and activity for learning
- Citizenship and community involvement
The school’s mascot is the Jaguar, and it enjoys an extensive and active athletic department. Located in south Edmonton near the Rutherford area, this school is conveniently located for Royal Oaks residents.
4. École Bellevue
Located in Nisku, École Bellevue serves numerous communities such as Royal Oaks and the surrounding area. As a French immersion school, this school caters largely to bi-lingual students and those looking to become proficient in Canada’s second language.
As a Black Gold Regional Division No. 18 School, École Bellevue is located directly south of Edmonton, and serves areas that extend from the New Sarepta area in the east, to the Warburg area in the west. It includes the municipalities of Beaumont, Calmar, City of Leduc, Leduc County, Devon, Thorsby, and Warburg. Black Gold serves over 11,000 students in 29 schools, 2 outreach locations and 1 home-based school.
This is just a sampling of some of the options for your children in the area - there are many more schools nearby, and new ones constantly being built. We have listed a few to help make your search easier but if you haven’t found what you’re looking for, please give our office a call and explain your schooling needs—one of our sales staff will be more than happy to help you find a school suitable for your child.