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Our Schools

There are four key areas of action for Grasslands Public Schools:

  1. Enhanced Student Learning
  2. Maintain a Qualified, Engaged Staff
  3. Maintain a Positive Learning and Working Environment
  4. Promote Community Engagement

Grasslands Regional Division #6 covers an area of over 2 500 square miles in southeastern Alberta. Brooks, at its centre, is approximately 180 km southeast of Calgary and 110 km northwest of Medicine Hat, on Highway #1. Lethbridge is 160 km southwest of Highways #36 and #3.

Grasslands Regional Division operates thirteen schools and seven Hutterite colony schools. The communities supporting schools are as follows:

Bassano

Town 48 km northwest of Brooks on Highway #1, population approximately 1300.

Bassano School

Kindergarten - Grade 12
Principal: Vince Hill
Address: Box 60 Bassano, AB T0J 0B0
Phone: (403) 641-3577
Fax: (403) 641-4158

Brooks

Population of more than 14 000, is home to five regular schools and one outreach school.

Central School

Central School closed its doors June 2014. We now have three elementary schools within Brooks city limits.
Eastbrook School, Griffin Park School and Uplands School.

Uplands School

Students residing West of 2nd Street East and North of Cassils Road West or in Princess Place area in Brooks are directed to Uplands School.
Kindergarten - Grade 6
Principal: Gord McDonald
Address: 145 Upland Boulevard Brooks, AB
T1R 0R1
Phone: (403) 362-2660
Fax: (403) 793-2108

Eastbrook Elementary School

Students residing East of 3 Street East NOT including Meadowlake, Meadowbrook nor Meadowplace areas in Brooks are directed to Eastbrook School.
Kindergarten - Grade 6
Principal: Clive Joseph
Address: 417 - 7 Street SE Brooks, AB
T1R 0H9
Phone: (403) 362-5464
Fax: (403) 793-2109

Griffin Park School

Students residing West of 3 Street East and South of Cassils Rd West or in Meadowlake, Meadowbrook or Meadowplace in Brooks are directed to Griffin Park School.
Kindergarten - Grade 6
Principal: Rob Suik
Address: 805 - 4 Avenue West Brooks, AB
T1R 0Z2
Phone: (403) 362-7555
Fax: (403) 793-2106

Brooks Junior High School

All Grade 7 to 9 students, residing in Brooks, are directed to Brooks Junior High School.
Grade 7 - Grade 9
Principal: Jim Burchell
Address: 124 - 4 Avenue East Brooks, AB
T1R 0Z3
Phone: (403) 362-3524

Brooks Composite
High School

All Grade 10 to 12 students, residing in Brooks, are directed to Brooks Composite High School.
Grade 10 - Grade 12
Principal: Grant Jensen
Address: 650 - 4 Avenue East Brooks, AB
T1R 0Z4
Phone: (403) 362-4814
Fax: (403) 362-0169

Sunrise School

Outreach Program, Home Schooling Program, Supported Learning Program.
Principal: Cathy Fox
Address: Box 1972 Brooks, AB T1R 1C7
Phone: (403) 793-2025
Fax: (403) 793-2275

Duchess

Village 15 km north of Brooks on Secondary Road #873, population approximately 980.

Duchess School

Kindergarten - Grade 12
Principal: Jeremy Payne
Address: Box 119 Duchess, AB T0J 0Z0
Phone: (403) 378-4948
Fax: (403) 378-4523

Gem

Hamlet 63 km northwest of Brooks, via Highway #36 and Secondary Road #556. Instruction offered in Grades 1 to 6. Students continue their education in Bassano or Rosemary.

Gem School

Grade 1 - Grade 6
Principal: David Blumell
Address: Box 39 Gem, AB T0J 1M0
Phone: (403) 641-2249
Fax: (403) 641-4456

Rainier

Hamlet 40 km south of Brooks, just off Highway #36. The school is known as Alcoma School. Instruction offered in Grades K to 9. Students continue their high school education in Brooks.

Alcoma School

Kindergarten - Grade 9
Principal: Dana Kohlman
Address: Box 119 Rainier, AB T0J 1M0
Phone: (403) 362-3741
Fax: (403) 362-8897

Rolling Hills

Hamlet 50 km southeast of Brooks, on Secondary Road #875. Instruction offered in Grades K to 9. Students continue their high school education in Brooks.

Rolling Hills School

Kindergarten - Grade 9
Principal: Nicole Short
Address: 302 - 4 Street Rolling Hills, AB T0J 2S0
Phone: (403) 964-3640
Fax: (403) 964-3659

Rosemary

Village 34 km northeast of Brooks on Secondary Road #550. Population approximately 300.

Rosemary School

Kindergarten - Grade 12
Principal: David Blumell
Address: Box 89 Rosemary, AB T0J 2W0
Phone: (403) 378-4493
Fax: (403) 379-4388

Tilley

Village 26 km southeast of Brooks, just south of Highway #1, population approximately 430. Instruction offered in Grades K to 9. Students continue their high school education in Brooks.

Tilley School

Kindergarten - Grade 9
Principal: Marty Leach
Address: 148 - 1 Street East Tilley, AB T0J 3K0
Phone: (403) 377-2233
Fax: (403) 377-2097

Hutterian Brethren Colony Schools

All Schools Grade 1-9

Bow City

Location: 40 km southwest of Brooks on Secondary Road #539.
Principal: Shelby Giesbrecht, Janet Page
Phone: (403) 362-3378
Fax: (403) 362-3378

Clearview

Location: 27 km north of Bassano, 82 km from Brooks.
Principal: Anthony Baer
Phone: (403) 641-2022
Fax: (403) 641-2023

Fairville

Location: 14 km northwest of Bassano, just off Highway #1.
Principal: Norma Paterson
Phone: (403) 641-2005
Fax: (403) 641-2005

Lathom

Location: 50 km west of Brooks, 30 km southeast of Bassano.
Principal: Rob Follis
Phone: (403) 641-4667

Newell

Location: 25 km north of Bassano, 80 km from Brooks.
Principal: Barret Bain
Phone: (403) 641-2001

Springside

Location: 50 km north of Brooks.
Principal: Brian Harris
Phone: (403) 378-4720
Fax: (403) 378-4720

Springview

Location: 70 km northwest of Brooks, via Highway #36 and
Secondary Roads #556 and 561.
Principal: Hugh Smith
Phone: (403) 641-2006