Holyrood Elementary School

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Holyrood Elementary with playground in foreground

Holyrood Elementary School is a bilingual school in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada named after Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh, Scotland. The school is located in a south-east Edmonton neighborhood of the same name.

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Holyrood School opened in 1955 when Edmonton was growing rapidly due to the Post-World War II baby boom and discovery of oil near Edmonton in 1947. Holyrood introduced French immersion and Ukrainian bilingual programs in the 1970s, to make it a tri-lingual school. Holyrood no longer has the Ukrainian bilingual program due to low enrolment. Now it only has French Immersion and English.

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Coordinates: 53°31′51″N 113°26′57″W / 53.5307°N 113.4491°W / 53.5307; -113.4491