Alberta has 13 charter schools

Charter Schools in Alberta

An overview of charter schools in Alberta.

Charter schools are autonomous non-profit public schools that:

  • provide basic education in a different or enhanced way to improve student learning, attitudes and knowledge
  • meet the needs of a particular group of students through a specific program or teaching/learning approach
  • follow Alberta Education’s Program of Studies

Alberta has 13 charter schools that occupy 23 school buildings. School districts, mainly in Calgary and Edmonton, own 20 of these buildings.

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