Winnipeg School Division

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Winnipeg School Division
Winnipeg School Division Logo.png
Board office location 1577 Wall Street East, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Number of schools 77
2011 budget (CAD $ millions) $341.8 [1]
Number of students 33,000

The Winnipeg School Division is a school division in Winnipeg, Manitoba.[2] It is the largest of six public school divisions in Winnipeg.[3] It consists of 77 schools, which collectively teach over 33,000 students, in central, pre-unicity Winnipeg. Due to its size, the division is split up into 4 districts. The districts run programs both separately and together.

The division was founded in 1871.[4] The Winnipeg School Division's board has nine trustees who are elected every four years.[5]

Kelvin High School, a high school in the South District


There are 77 schools in the Winnipeg School Division.[6] These schools are divided into 4 districts, each with its own superintendent.[7]

Central District[edit]

The Central District serves the West End of the city and the neighbourhood of Elmwood. There are 20 schools in the district. The superintendent is Celia Caetano-Gomes.[8][9]

School Type Grades
Clifton Elementary School N-6
George V Elementary School N-6
Glenelm Elementary School N-6
Greenway Elementary School N-6
Kent Road Elementary School N-6
Laura Secord Elementary School N-6
Lord Selkirk Elementary School N-6
Principal Sparling Elementary School N-6
River Elm Elementary School N-6
Weston Elementary School N-6
Wolseley Elementary School N-6
Cecil Rhodes Elementary and Junior High School N-9
Isaac Brock Elementary and Junior High School N-8
Sacre-Coeur Elementary and Junior High School N-8
Sargent Park Elementary and Junior High School N-9
Elmwood Junior and Senior High School 7-12
Adolescent Parent Centre Senior High School 9-12
Daniel McIntyre Collegiate Senior High School 9-12
Technical Vocational High School Senior High School 9-12
Winnipeg Adult Education Senior High School 9-12

Inner City District[edit]

The Inner City District consists of 21 schools in the downtown of the city. The superintendent of this district is Karin Seiler.[10][11]

School Type Grades
Dufferin Elementary School N-6
Fort Rouge Elementary School N-6
John M. King Elementary School N-6
King Edward Elementary School N-6
Machray Elementary School N-6
Mulvey Elementary School N-6
Norquay Elementary School N-6
Pinkham Elementary School N-6
Sister MacNamara Elementary School N-6
Strathcona Elementary School N-6
Victoria-Albert Elementary School N-6
Wellington Elementary School N-6
David Livingstone Elementary and Junior High School N-8
Niji Mahkwa Elementary and Junior High School N-8
William Whyte Elementary and Junior High School N-8
General Wolfe Junior High School 7-9
Gordon Bell Junior and Senior High School 7-12
Hugh John Macdonald Junior High School 7-9
Argyle Senior High School 9-12
Children of the Earth Senior High School 9-12
R. B. Russell Senior High School 9-12

North District[edit]

The North District has 18 schools and services the North End of Winnipeg. The district's superintendent is Dushant Persaud.[12][13]

School Type Grades
Champlain Elementary School N-6
Faraday Elementary School N-6
Garden Grove Elementary School N-6
Inkster Elementary School N-6
Lord Nelson Elementary School N-6
Luxton Elementary School N-6
Prairie Rose Elementary School N-6
Robertson Elementary School N-6
Tyndall Park Elementary School N-6
Lansdowne Elementary and Junior High School N-8
Meadows West Elementary and Junior High School N-8
Ralph Brown Elementary and Junior High School N-8
Shaughnessy Park Elementary and Junior High School N-8
Stanley Knowles Elementary and Junior High School N-8
Andrew Mynarski Junior High School 7-9
Isaac Newton Junior High School 7-9
St. John's Junior and Senior High School 7-12
Sisler Senior High School 9-12

South District[edit]

The South District serves the part of the division that is south of the Assiniboine River, excluding River-Osborne and including South Portage. The superintendent for the South District is Robert Chartrand. There are 19 schools in the district.[14][15]

School Type Grades
Brock Corydon Elementary School N-6
Carpathia Elementary School N-6
Gladstone Elementary School N-6
Grosvenor Elementary School N-6
Harrow Elementary School N-6
J.B. Mitchell Elementary School N-6
LaVérendrye Elementary School N-6
Lord Roberts Elementary School N-6
Montrose Elementary School N-6
Queenston Elementary School N-6
Riverview Elementary School N-6
Robert H. Smith Elementary School N-6
Rockwood Elementary School N-6
Earl Grey Elementary and Junior High School N-8
River Heights Junior High School 7-8
Churchill Junior and Senior High School 7-12
Collège Churchill Junior and Senior High School 7-12
Grant Park Junior and Senior High School 7-12
Kelvin Senior High School 9-12

French immersion programs[edit]

French immersion programs are taught in either "milieu" or dual track schools. In "milieu" schools, French immersion is the only program taught in the school, and immersion starts at the Nursery level, whereas in dual-track schools, both English and immersion programs are taught in the same school and immersion starts at Kindergarten.[16]

The immersion program option is offered in the following schools:

School French Program Grades
École Garden Grove School Dual-Track N-6
École George V School Dual-Track N-7
École J.B. Mitchell School Dual-Track N-6
École secondaire Kelvin High School Dual-Track 9-12
École Laura Secord School Dual-Track N-6
École River Heights School Dual-Track 7-8
École Riverview School Dual-Track N-6
École Robert H. Smith School Dual-Track N-6
École Sisler High School Dual-Track 9-12
École Stanley Knowles School Dual-Track N-8
École Victoria-Albert School Dual-Track K
École Lansdowne Milieu N-8
École LaVérendrye Milieu N-6
École Sacré-Coeur Milieu N-8
Collège Churchill Milieu 7-12

See also[edit]

List of school districts in Manitoba


External links[edit]

Coordinates: 49°54′00″N 97°10′05″W / 49.900°N 97.168°W / 49.900; -97.168