Red Deer Public Schools
Red Public Schools has three high schools with modern facilities and equipment. The two high schools, because of their large size (1800 and 1400 students) offer a wide range of courses and programs.
Specialized Programs include: International Baccalaureate, French Immersion, Advanced Placement and Sports Excellence. There are also many, many courses to chose from, including Academic courses: Mathematics, English, English as a Second Language, Social Studies, Science, Physics, Chemistry and Biology to Option courses: Physical Education, Recreation Education, Martial Arts, Outdoor Education, Animation, Computer Technology, Robotics, Motion Media, Photography, Communication Technology, Graphic Arts, Digital Video Production, Design Studies, Architecture, Financial Studies, Legal Studies, Programming, Web Design, Autobody, Fabrication, Construction, Mechanics, Cosmetology, Fashion, Foods, Sports and Medical Studies, Art, Band, Rock Band, Guitar, Choir, Dance, Drama, Leadership, and Psychology. Both schools offer very strong language programs including: French, Spanish, German, Japanese and Chinese.
Program Established: 2002
Programs Offered: Full Year, 1 semester, Summer Camp
Specialized Programs: French Immersion, International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement
Educational Programs offered in: English, French
Total number of schools: 24
High schools for international students: 3
Total Students: 9,900
Total International Students: 100
International Students Accepted for Grades: 8-12
Nearest Airport Calgary or Edmonton International Airports
The City of Red Deer with a population of 90 000 is centrally located in the western Canadian province of Alberta. It is:
• Centrally located between the major cites of Calgary and Edmonton.
• Beautiful, safe, small city located along the Red Deer River in a park like setting.
• Red Deer's beautiful parks and natural green spaces are well-known throughout Alberta. The parks invite both quiet retreats and action packed getaways. A water playground, participark, western ranch and wildlife sanctuary are just some of the city's park highlights.
• The Rocky Mountains are within easy driving distance
Red Deer Public Schools offer Homestay for international students who are fourteen years of age and older or entering grade eight. Students will have the opportunity to live with carefully screened families in a safe, caring, mid sized community of the City of Red Deer. We offer:
• Reputable, carefully selected Red Deer families
• Comfortable, safe Homestay homes with a private bedroom
• Our homestays always have easy access to public transportation
• Support and guidance for students from in school counsellors
• Support of a Homestay Coordinator from International Services of Red Deer Public Schools
Again the size of our schools allow us to offer students a multitude of choices when it comes to selecting Extra Curricular Athletics or Clubs to participate in. Athletics includes: Soccer, Martial Arts, Football, Basketball, Wrestling, Handball, Volleyball, Curling, Golf, Tennis, Badminton, Track and Field, Cross Country Running, Rugby, and both high schools have excellent weight rooms. Clubs and other Activities include: Ski and Snowboard Club, Dodgeball, Anime Club, Environmental Club, Warcraft Club, Lunchbox Theatre, Improv Club, International Student Club, Jive and Swing Club, Thurber Idol, Battle of the Bands, Procomp, Robotics, School Reach and Dances.
Entrance Dates: September 1 & February 1
Application Deadlines: May 15 & December 15
Application Fee: $200
Full Year Tuition Fee: $10,400
1 Semester Tuition Fee: $5,200
Annual Homestay Placement Fee: $500
Homestay Monthly Fee: $730
Annual Health Insurance Fee: $600
Annual Custodianship Fee: 0
All funds are in Canadian dollars
General Inquiries Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mailing Address: 4747 53 Street
City: Red Deer
Postal Code: T4N 2E6
Fax: 403 347 8190
Facebook Page: Red Deer Public Schools International Student Alumni
Twitter: Red Deer High School
Skype ID: Red.Deer.Public.International