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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 Week Ahead at NHS (January 21 – 25)

    January 20, 2019

    Please note that Friday, January 25, is an in- lieu day. Note also that Elk Island Public Schools will be open and buses will be running, but there is no school for NHS students on that day. ———————————————————————————– Monday, January 21  (Day 3)  Click Here For Clubs & Student Activities Sign-Up for an in-school chess […]

  • The Week Ahead at NHS (January 14 – January 18)

    January 14, 2019

    Please note that the previous post contained an error. Our School Information Night is on Wednesday, January 16 and NOT Tuesday as previously posted. ———————————————————————————– Monday, January 14  (Day 3)  Click Here For Clubs & Student Activities Sign-Up for an in-school chess tournament. Students from grades 1-9 are welcome to sign up to participate in […]

  • Nighthawks Basketball Season Begins With a Bang

    January 13, 2019

    The New Horizons Nighthawks play in the Elk Island Catholic Schools “B” Basketball League, and both the girls and boys teams began the year on Thursday, January 10, with season-opener wins against the Holy Spirit Heat. The girls won their game with a score of 35-10 and the boys won their game with a score […]

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