Wild Rose Public Schools serves the communities of Rocky Mountain House, Drayton Valley, Caroline, Leslieville, Condor and Breton. We have 16 schools and three alternate programs that serve approximately 5,100 students. We are a strong professional learning community that is committed to an excellent education for all of our students. We encourage all our parents and community stakeholders to get involved in the educational process as we believe that the success of our students is a shared effort between the schools, home and community.
Wild Rose Public Schools employs over 650 full time and part time staff members, including 319 teachers and 350 support, maintenance, IT specialists, and bus driving staff. Each one of our staff is committed to providing a positive quality educational experience for our students.
We take pride in the fact that we:
- Reflect best practices for instruction and assessment
- Provide safe and caring schools
- Focus on literacy
- Provide and use the latest technology in our instruction
- Recognize and accommodate individual differences, interests and abilities
- Provide equity and access for all our students
- Are continually growing and learning as a professional learning community.
To improve the life chances of ALL students.
To create powerful learning environments that inspire excellence in learning and support the well-being of all students.
All students complete their programs with a sense of dignity, purpose and hope.
- Honesty & integrity
- Fairness & empathy
- Responsibility & accountability
- Continuous improvement
- Education must be a hopeful activity
- All students can be passionate, successful learners
- Our primary purpose is facilitating student development in the academic, social and personal realms
- The teacher at the front of the class is a powerful model and the most influential variable in student learning
- Learning best occurs in a positive, safe and supportive environment that enhances well-being, resiliency and a respect for diversity
- Positive relationships are at the foundation of good learning
- Learning best occurs in positive, safe and supportive environments
- Students will respond positively to high expectation
- Student learning should be active, interactive and appropriate to the individual
- Technology must be used appropriately and innovatively to enhance learning
- Students must be prepared for life in a rapidly changing civil democratic society
- The school system must function seamlessly as part of the larger social fabric