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Independent Schools Uphold All Alberta Education Standards

All schools, including independent schools, must comply with Alberta Education learning standards. Teachers must have the required credentials and have professional certificates.

These upheld standards produce results. Studies done on Alberta’s independent schools suggest that the existence of independent schools may actually improve the quality of schooling by creating healthy competition. What’s more, Alberta’s school system has been recognized internationally for providing high-quality education.

Learn more about what defines Alberta’s school system of choice:

For further information on the Legislation, Regulations, and Accountability of independent schools, go to the “Start a School” tab on our website or visit Alberta Education’s site at: https://education.alberta.ca/private-schools/private-schools-in-alberta/everyone/external-links/.

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