Alberta School for the Deaf

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Alberta School for the Deaf
Address
6240 113 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta
 Canada
Coordinates 53°30′00″N 113°31′26″W / 53.500°N 113.524°W / 53.500; -113.524Coordinates: 53°30′00″N 113°31′26″W / 53.500°N 113.524°W / 53.500; -113.524
Information
School type Provincial School for the Deaf
Founded 1956
School board Edmonton Public Schools
Principal Joanne Aldridge
Grades K-12
Enrollment 77[1] (2015-16)
Language American Sign Language (ASL), English
Website

The Alberta School for the Deaf is a provincial school in Edmonton, Alberta with elementary and secondary residential and day programs serving deaf and hard-of-hearing students.[2]

Teachers are both deaf and hearing. Alberta School for the Deaf is modeled on a bilingual-bicultural approach.[3] The total enrollment including the elementary school is 77 as of 2015-16. Deaf students from Canada often attend Gallaudet University in Washington D.C. for post-secondary programs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alberta School For the Deaf". Edmonton Public Schools. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Alberta School for the Deaf". Retrieved 2011-03-24. 
  3. ^ "Bilingual / Bicultural Program". Retrieved 2011-03-24. Bilingual / Bicultural Program