Province unveils budget space for 25 school projects

Nearly $400 will be spent on the project, covered in the new provincial budget

The United Conservative Party unveiled plans on Friday for 25 new school projects, including the construction of 15 new schools.

On November 1st, Education Minister Adriana LaGrange announced a list of 25 school projects the province's Budget 2019 Capital Plan will help to complete.

 A funding commitment for the 25 projects is $397 million will see new high schools built in Calgary, Edmonton, Leduc, Blackfalds and Langdon.

Of the 15 new schools being built, 3 will be built in Calgary, 4 within the Edmonton area, the rest will be spread out throughout west-central Alberta. Leduc County will see a new K-12 Conseil Scolaire Centre Nord school built in Beaumont, and a new 10-12 Black Gold School Division high school built here in Leduc.

The complete list is as follows:

Edmonton Area

  • New 10-12 Edmonton Public Schools high school in southeast Edmonton
  • New K-9 Edmonton Public Schools elementary and junior high in Windermere/Keswick
  • New 10-12 Edmonton Catholic Schools high school in Heritage Valley Town Centre
  • New K-9 Edmonton Catholic Schools elementary and junior high in Windermere/Keswick

Calgary

  • New K-4 Calgary Board of Education elementary school in Auburn Bay
  • New 5-9 Calgary Board of Education middle school in Auburn Bay
  • New Calgary Board of Education high school in north Calgary

Cochrane

  • New K-9 Calgary Catholic School District elementary/junior high school

Langdon

  • New 7-12 Rocky View Schools junior/senior high school

Red Deer

  • New 6-9 Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools middle school

Blackfalds

  • New Wolf Creek Public Schools high school

Beaumont

  • Beaumont - New K-12 Conseil Scolaire Centre Nord school

Leduc

  •  New 10-12 Black Gold School Division high school

Legal

  •  New K-9 Conseil Scolaire Centre Nord elementary/junior high

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