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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

    October 20, 2017

    We have now moved into the final stages of our school modernization project. Following is a list of the remaining components of the project that are still underway: Landscaping of the grounds, particularly where the grounds were disturbed during the work of the project and in the location of the former east wing of portable […]

  • Grade 3 Geologists!

    October 15, 2017

    Mrs. Panas and Ms. MacKinnon’s  grade three classes have taken on the role of junior geologists over the past month as they learned about rocks and minerals! To help them explore their learning further, Teacher’s Pet came to our classrooms on Thursday, October 12. Students participated in a variety of different activities that included performing hardness […]

  • The Week Ahead: October 16-20

      Old Shoes? Bring’em In This Week! In partnership with Strathcona County and other schools, NHS will be collecting shoes for the Soles4Souls program. We will be collecting shoes until Friday, October 20. For each pair of shoes a student brings in, they will receive a ballot for a prize draw at the end of the […]

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