Winnipeg School Division

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Winnipeg School Division
Winnipeg School Division Logo.png
Board office location1577 Wall Street East, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Number of schools77
2011 budget (CAD $ millions)$341.8 [1]
Number of students33,000
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Winnipeg School Division
Winnipeg School Division Logo.png
Board office location1577 Wall Street East, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Number of schools77
2011 budget (CAD $ millions)$341.8 [1]
Number of students33,000

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]

CliftonElementary SchoolN-6
George VElementary SchoolN-6
GlenelmElementary SchoolN-6
GreenwayElementary SchoolN-6
Kent RoadElementary SchoolN-6
Laura SecordElementary SchoolN-6
Lord SelkirkElementary SchoolN-6
Principal SparlingElementary SchoolN-6
River ElmElementary SchoolN-6
WestonElementary SchoolN-6
WolseleyElementary SchoolN-6
Cecil RhodesElementary and Junior High SchoolN-9
Isaac BrockElementary and Junior High SchoolN-8
Sacre-CoeurElementary and Junior High SchoolN-8
Sargent ParkElementary and Junior High SchoolN-9
ElmwoodJunior and Senior High School7-12
Adolescent Parent CentreSenior High School9-12
Daniel McIntyre CollegiateSenior High School9-12
Technical Vocational High SchoolSenior High School9-12
Winnipeg Adult EducationSenior High School9-12

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]

DufferinElementary SchoolN-6
Fort RougeElementary SchoolN-6
John M. KingElementary SchoolN-6
King EdwardElementary SchoolN-6
MachrayElementary SchoolN-6
MulveyElementary SchoolN-6
NorquayElementary SchoolN-6
PinkhamElementary SchoolN-6
Sister MacNamaraElementary SchoolN-6
StrathconaElementary SchoolN-6
Victoria-AlbertElementary SchoolN-6
WellingtonElementary SchoolN-6
David LivingstoneElementary and Junior High SchoolN-8
Niji MahkwaElementary and Junior High SchoolN-8
William WhyteElementary and Junior High SchoolN-8
General WolfeJunior High School7-9
Gordon BellJunior and Senior High School7-12
Hugh John MacdonaldJunior High School7-9
ArgyleSenior High School9-12
Children of the EarthSenior High School9-12
R. B. RussellSenior High School9-12

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]

ChamplainElementary SchoolN-6
FaradayElementary SchoolN-6
Garden GroveElementary SchoolN-6
InksterElementary SchoolN-6
Lord NelsonElementary SchoolN-6
LuxtonElementary SchoolN-6
Prairie RoseElementary SchoolN-6
RobertsonElementary SchoolN-6
Tyndall ParkElementary SchoolN-6
LansdowneElementary and Junior High SchoolN-8
Meadows WestElementary and Junior High SchoolN-8
Ralph BrownElementary and Junior High SchoolN-8
Shaughnessy ParkElementary and Junior High SchoolN-8
Stanley KnowlesElementary and Junior High SchoolN-8
Andrew MynarskiJunior High School7-9
Isaac NewtonJunior High School7-9
St. John'sJunior and Senior High School7-12
SislerSenior High School9-12

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]

Brock CorydonElementary SchoolN-6
CarpathiaElementary SchoolN-6
GladstoneElementary SchoolN-6
GrosvenorElementary SchoolN-6
HarrowElementary SchoolN-6
J.B. MitchellElementary SchoolN-6
LaVérendryeElementary SchoolN-6
Lord RobertsElementary SchoolN-6
MontroseElementary SchoolN-6
QueenstonElementary SchoolN-6
RiverviewElementary SchoolN-6
Robert H. SmithElementary SchoolN-6
RockwoodElementary SchoolN-6
Earl GreyElementary and Junior High SchoolN-8
River HeightsJunior High School7-8
ChurchillJunior and Senior High School7-12
Collège ChurchillJunior and Senior High School7-12
Grant ParkJunior and Senior High School7-12
KelvinSenior High School9-12

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:

SchoolFrench ProgramGrades
École Garden Grove SchoolDual-TrackN-6
École George V SchoolDual-TrackN-7
École J.B. Mitchell SchoolDual-TrackN-6
École secondaire Kelvin High SchoolDual-Track9-12
École Laura Secord SchoolDual-TrackN-6
École River Heights SchoolDual-Track7-8
École Riverview SchoolDual-TrackN-6
École Robert H. Smith SchoolDual-TrackN-6
École Sisler High SchoolDual-Track9-12
École Stanley Knowles SchoolDual-TrackN-8
École Victoria-Albert SchoolDual-TrackK
École LansdowneMilieuN-8
École LaVérendryeMilieuN-6
École Sacré-CoeurMilieuN-8
Collège ChurchillMilieu7-12

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