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New Horizons School

Welcome to New Horizons School

New Horizons School is a K-9 public charter school that enables academically gifted students to achieve excellence in an environment that supports the students’ unique intellectual, social and emotional needs. Established in 1995, New Horizons is Alberta’s oldest charter school.

As a publicly funded charter school in Alberta, we have no tuition fees and follow the Alberta programs of study. Our school is unique in that it offers a congregated learning environment for gifted learners for the entire school day. It is a place where gifted learners can be challenged and learn with like minded peers.

New Horizons School is located  in Sherwood Park, Alberta and serves the needs of gifted learners from Strathcona County and other communities in the Capital Region including Edmonton.


  • Nighthawk Volleyball Has Begun

    September 22, 2017

    Our boys and girls Nighthawks volleyball teams began their season in the Elk Island Catholic Schools League this week. Each team played two games this week, one against the Holy Spirit Heat, and the other against the Holy Redeemer Raiders. Despite having only a week to practice before the games, our teams performed well in […]

  • Classroom Agreements

    Those of you who were with us last year know that our school has a social contract. It is an agreement about what we value and believe at New Horizons School and helps guides our choices of behavior. Our school wide social contract reads as follows: Our school is a place of learning. It is a place […]

  • Student Fundraises for Stollery Children’s Hospital at NHS Meet the Teacher Night

    September 18, 2017

    NHS staff welcomed back students and parents on the September 13 Welcome Back Barbecue and Meet the Teacher Night. Over two hundred parents and students came for the evening event and helped to support a fundraiser organized by grade 3 student, Sydney (far left). At the end of the day, Sydney raised $166.oo for her […]

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