|216 Redonda Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R2C 1L6
|School type||Public French Immersion high school|
|School district||River East Transcona School Division|
|Grades||9 - 12|
|Colour(s)||Red, White and Black|
|Team name||Les Canadiens|
Collège Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau is part of River East Transcona School Division in Winnipeg, Manitoba. It opened its doors in September 1990 with a population of 140 students and 14 teachers. By 2006, the school had grown to 330 students and a staff of 21 teachers. In 2006, Collège Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau was designated an UNESCO[clarification needed] school. It was the first public building in Canada to be named after former Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau.
CPET is a French Immersion school, with only courses in English Language Arts being taught in English. A variety of courses are offered; however, the choice is limited due to the demographics and size of the student population. Throughout the years both English and French courses are mandatory, as well as mathematics.