Andrew School serves approximately 65 students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. Students, parents, teachers, and community members are extremely proud of Andrew School, both for its unique physical structure as part of a complex shared with civic and recreational aspects and its rich, educational history. Students from Andrew School may attend either Vegreville Composite High School or Lamont High School for Grades 7-12.
In Pursuit of Excellence.
Andrew School is dedicated to encouraging, promoting, and assisting students in their quest for excellence in all school-related endeavors.
Students from Kindergarten to Grade 6 are provided with an education that develops individuals who are able to enter into society with the necessary skills and attitudes to be successful in the ever-changing future.
Programs and Services
French as a Second Language (Grades 4-6)
Pre-School Program (Ages 3-5)
Facts and Figures
Andrew School is located one hour NE of Edmonton. The Village of Andrew is named after Andrew Whitford, a Metis leader and early settler to the area. The rolling hills and shallow lakes in this area have been a traditional hunting and gathering place of indigenous people for thousands of years. Prior to Alberta becoming a province and the influx of European homesteaders, Andrew and area was home to a large Metis population. Andrew's History
The Powerschool parent portal for parents of students in grades 7 to 12 is now open. Please contact the school if you do not have a username and password.
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- Then click the word Powerschool
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Elementary School Programs
Early Childhood Services
The Andrew School ECS Program consists of 475 hours of instruction per year. It is supported by a 0.534 FTE teacher and a very active volunteer roster. Additional Educational Assistant time is provided as well.
The students of Andrew School receive a staple of basic courses - language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, physical education and health, and optional courses in art and music.
The focus in the elementary grades is placed upon a sound foundation in language arts and mathematics. A great deal of emphasis in language arts is placed upon reading, writing, and spelling. A Reading Month and Reading Week with related activities motivate students to read. A balanced approach to the language arts program at Andrew is the key to its implementation. Balanced Literacy provides a framework for early literacy instruction. It is designed to meet a range of students' instructional needs within a regular classroom.
In mathematics, problem-solving and basic computations are integral components of student learning.
Students in ECS are exposed to the educational use of computers. Computer time increases at each grade level. Students are expected to be able to generate written reports on the computer in language arts and social studies. The use of computers is introduced through subject areas and is not dealt with as an individual, isolated subject.
All students from ECS to Grade 6 have a swimming component to the Physical Education Program. The students are enrolled in six forty minute lessons during the early fall at the Vegreville Aquatic Centre.
Students are recognized in a number of ways. The annual Celebration of Learning recognizes the achievements of student throughout the year. Furthermore, throughout the year students are referred to the office to receive commendations for a variety of achievements and contributions.