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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.


  • The Last Two Weeks Ahead (June 19 – June 30)

    June 18, 2017

    Provincial Achievement Tests (PAT) for students in Grades 6 and 9 will be occurring in the last two weeks of school. Grade 7 and 8 final exams will also be occurring. Monday,  June 19  Grade 6 PAT:  Language Arts (Part B)   So You Think You’re Canadian, Eh?: Students from grades 4-6 and 7-9 are invited to […]

  • Piano Donated to NHS

    June 11, 2017

    A huge thank you is extended to Mrs. Vitalia Karbonik for her generosity and thoughtfulness in donating a piano to our school. We are currently keeping the piano in our new primary wing student gathering area. Students are encouraged to play the piano before and after school, and during recesses. It has been simply wonderful […]

  • The Week Ahead (June 12-16)

    Many students in our school have leadership as one of their IPP goals. This week, several of those leadership activities are continuing. Monday,  June 12  Dodge Ball:  NHS student Evan S.  began his IPP leadership project last week. It includes organizing and managing a dodge ball tournament for grade 4-6 students. This week his tournament […]

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