Academic Program

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The Edge School for Athletes is a private, accredited, coeducational day school offering a rigorous academic program with the flexibility to accomodate high-performance training schedules.  Traditional face-to-face instruction in small classes is supplemented by online virtual classrooms and learning labs allowing even the busiest student-athletes to achieve academic excellence.

Students Participate in a Proven Academic Program

The Edge School has assembled an exceptional team of experienced teachers to create a dynamic and engaging learning environment. Students are taught specific strategies to become independent, lifelong learners while being challenged to achieve academic standards of excellence. The Edge academic program incorporates important life management skills as an integral part of the educational experience.

Our program focuses on:

  • Teaching the critical thinking skills, transferable skills and learning strategies necessary to become independent, responsible, life-long learners
  • Creating a learning community that develops studentsí self-esteem, interpersonal skills and values
  • Fostering leadership skills through the character building principles inherent in sport and applying them to classroom and community settings
  • Utilizing studentsí passion for athletics to generate excellence in all aspects of life

Students receive instruction in the core subject areas of math, social studies, science and English language arts in accordance with Alberta Learning regulations and guidelines. Students also have access to fine art, physical education and second language options. Online virtual classrooms and mobile laptop labs ensure students develop the technology skills critical for success in today's post-secondary and career environments. By integrating outstanding academic programming and educational services, high-performance training and a character development program, Edge has created a learning community where young men and women excel.