Be Informed

HISTORY

  • Catholic Education has existed in Alberta for 158 years.
  • The Constitution Act of 1867 established the roots of Alberta's publicly funded separate schools.
  • In 1905 (when the province of Alberta was established) section 17 of the Alberta Act provided full rights for separate schools whether the minority faith was Catholic or Protestant.
  • In 1958 the Alberta Catholic Schools Trustees Association was formed withe purpose of uniting Catholic School trustees across Alberta.
  • In 1988 the Alberta School Act reaffirmed Catholic school rights.

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

  • The mission vision values and behaviours of Catholic Schools are founded in Gospel Values and lived intentionally.
  • Catholic schools are committed to academic excellence.
  • Catholic Schools are unique and distinct.