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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 (June 25 – 28)

    June 24, 2018

    Welcome to the final week of school! Monday, June 25 Grade 6 & 9 Language Arts PAT Grade 7 & 8 Language Arts Final Exam Grade 1 & 2 Carnival at 1:00 p.m. School Traffic Safety Committee Meeting @ 7:00 p.m. (Learning Commons) Tuesday, June 19 Grade 6 & 9 Math PAT Grade 7 & […]

  • Happenings at NHS

    It has been a busy month at NHS.  We’ve had field trips, Independent Studies Fairs, Math Fairs, drama productions, Indigenous celebrations, Grade 9 Farewell, a Formal Day Dance, fundraisers, Kindergarten Graduation, and the start of final exams. These photos capture only a part of the excitement that NHS has experienced over the last few weeks. […]

  • Freezies and Cookies Fundraiser

    June 19, 2018

    Looking for a way to cool off on Thursday’s forecast of a sweltering 30 degrees?  Jordan & Kaley (Grade 5) and Sydney & Isabelle (Grade 3) have a solution! These students have decided to organize a freezie and cookie sale as a year-end  fundraiser for the Pekse family. As you may know, the Pekse family […]

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