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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.


  • Modernization Update: Clerestories Being Constructed

    March 19, 2017

    If you drove past New Horizons School over the weekend, you probably noticed a large crane in the staff parking lot. The crane was there to put in place very large iron beams into the Leaning Commons to support the three new clerestories. The beams weighed as much as 6,000 lbs. each. The three clerestories will […]

  • The Week Ahead at NHS

    March 18, 2017

    Monday, March 20 Reach For the Top Practice After School Elementary Choir Practice After School Tuesday, March 21  Grade 5/6 Toastmasters at Lunch Recess Parent-Teacher Conferences (5:00 – 8:00 p.m.) Wednesday,  March 22 Junior High Triathlon #3 Parent-Teacher Conferences (5:00 – 8:00 p.m.) Thursday,  March 23 Junior High Triathlon #3 Parent-Teacher Conferences (5:00 – 8:00 p.m.) […]

  • Irish Dancers Delight NHS

    March 17, 2017

    Thank you to the McCormack School of Irish Dance for performing at New Horizons School on St. Patrick’s Day. It was a wonderful addition to our St. Patrick’s Day fun!    

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