Education

A full range of public, separate (Catholic), and private schools are available in the Foothills Region. Residents are within commuting distance to post-secondary institutions in Calgary, including the University of Calgary, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), and Mount Royal College.
  • Public School System(6 schools) - Foothills School Division - 403.652.3001
  • Separate School System(4 schools) - Christ the Redeemer Catholic School Division - 403.938.2659
Okotoks - 5300 students
  • Public schools - 3 elementary, 1 junior high, 1 high school, 1 french school, 1 K-9 school (Westmount school - new)
  • Separate schools - 2 elementary, 1 junior high, 1 high school
  • Nursery schools - 3
  • Early Childhood Service (ECS) schools - 5
  • Private schools - 2 regional
High River - 2100 students
  • Public schools - 2 elementary, 1 junior high, 1 high school, 1 alternative school
  • Separate schools - 1 elementary, 1 high school
  • Private school - 2 regional
  • Pre-schools - 2
  • Post High School
  • Academy of Learning
  • Bow Valley College (PET program)
Turner Valley/Black Diamond - 700 students
  • Public schools - 1 K-8 (Turner Valley), 1 K-6 (Black Diamond), 1 Grade 7-12 (Black Diamond)
  • Separate schools - Okotoks
  • Private Schools - 2 regional