Edmonton Public Schools

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Edmonton Public Schools is proud to welcome international students into our excellent schools through our International Student Program. With 213 schools serving 102,000 students, we offer international students a wide variety of program and school choices, all within the fully accredited Alberta curriculum.


Nearest Airport:

Edmonton International Airport (YEG)



City,  Urban





Get in touch with us:

Your School contact


Welcome to Edmonton Public Schools

3 reasons to choose our International Student Program

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Students are enrolled in full-time, challenging academic studies and provided with English language learning opportunities in classrooms where they are fully integrated with Canadian fellow students.

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English language support is available at all levels. Advanced Placement Program (AP) is available for more capable international students.

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Along with academic core courses, students can also enroll in many exciting complementary option courses, as well as participate in various clubs, activities and extra-curricular sports teams.

Offerings & Activities

School Facilities

Our high schools are modern, well-resourced learning communities. Resources such as state-of-the-art computer facilities, libraries, science and visual communications labs, technology centres, dance studios, fitness centres and auditoriums are available.

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Badminton, basketball, cheer team, cross country, curling, football, golf, handball, rugby, soccer, swimming, track & field, volleyball, wrestling.

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Sport 3

Special Offerings & Activities

Advanced Placement,  Academies,  French Immersion

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Sports Alternative Academy, Fine & Performing Arts








Ice Hockey








Details & Facts

School Operator: State School

Program Established: 1995

Total number of schools: 212

Total Students: 105,000

Number of High schools for international students: 15

Total international students grade 9-12: 600

Grades: K - 12

Info: Grades for International Students: K - 12

International students accepted for: 9,  10,  11,  12

Foreign Languages: French,  French Immersion,  Spanish,  Latin,  Mandarin,  Japanese,  other

Info: Other languages available: Arabic, ASL, German, Punjabi

Entrance Dates: September,  February,  flexible entrance upon request and availability

Length of stay: 1 month,  2 months,  3 months/Term,  5 months/semester,  10 months/full year,  until graduation

Application Deadlines: April 30 for a September start; November 30 for a February start

Application Process: Online Application Forms

Website: internationalprograms.epsb.ca

Youtube: youtu.be/QYIyelNE_no


Location: City,  Urban

Info: Edmonton is the capital city of the western Canadian province of Alberta, and is a beautiful, safe and secure urban community. The city of over 1 million people is rich in a variety of cultural and musical events, and is widely known as Canada's festival city. Edmonton's river valley constitutes the longest stretch of connected urban parkland in North America, containing 160 kilometers of maintained multi-use trails to enjoy on a leisurely stroll or bike ride. The city is within easy driving distance to the spectacular Rocky Mountains.


Number of courses / system: Semestered,  Linear,  both - depending on individual school

Info: K - 9: Linear programming from September to June.
10-12: Semestered programming from September to January (Semester 1) and February to June (Semester 2)

Accomodation: Homestay

Info: Our Homestay program is available to students ages 13 - 19 years. Students may also choose to reside in a private arrangement with family/relatives, etc. Students living in a private arrangement must also identify a private custodian, if they are under the age of 18.

Student Services & Orientation & Counseling:

Prior to arrival, students submit their travel itinerary to the International Programs office. Once the student's arrival date is known, they will be provided with details of a registration and assessment appointment at their school. Upon arrival, students must attend their school registration & assessment appointment at the given time and date.

The International Programs office and school staff assist international students in adapting to their new environment in the most supportive ways possible. Teacher and student advisors are available to counsel students on issues concerning school or program matters, personal well being, finances and transitions to post-secondary institutions. Multilingual/intercultural consultants are also available to provide translation services.


Our Schools

High School Total Enrolment Website
Centre High School 2400 centrehigh.epsb.ca
Eastglen High School 700 eastglen.epsb.ca
Harry Ainlay High School 2600 ainlay.ca
J. Percy Page High School 1300 jpercypage.epsb.ca
Jasper Place High School 2450 jasperplace.epsb.ca
Lillian Osborne High School 1400 osborneschool.ca
M. E. LaZerte High School 2000 melazerte.com
McNally High School 1000 mcnally.epsb.ca
Queen Elizabeth High School 1500 queene.epsb.ca
Ross Sheppard High School 1900 shep.epsb.ca
Strathcona High School 1500 strathconaschool.ca
Victoria School of the Arts 1850 victoria.epsb.ca
Vimy Ridge Academy 1000 vimyridge.epsb.ca
W.P. Wagner High School 1500 wpwagner.epsb.ca
Dr. Anne Anderson School 764 epsb.ca/schools/anneanderson/

Our Fee Structure

Application Fee CAD 250 EUR 189,87
 Full Year Tuition Fee CAD 12,500 EUR 9493,43
Semester Tuition Fee CAD 6,250 EUR 4746,72
Annual Homestay Placement Fee CAD EUR -
Homestay Monthly Fee CAD 1,220 EUR 926,56
Health Insurance Monthly Fee CAD $500/year, $275/semester EUR -
Annual Custodianship Fee CAD EUR -
Airport Pick-up Fee CAD EUR -
Total Semester Fees CAD 13,725 EUR 10423,79
Total Annual Fees CAD 25,450 EUR 19328,62

Please calculate additional costs for
Airfare approx. Euro 1100 to Euro 1700
Study Permit approx. Euro 170
Pocket money approx. Euro 200 to 250/month
If applicable additional health/accident/third part liability insurance

Health Insurance: mandatory

StudyInsured by Ingle International

Info: Homestay Program Fees (per student, aged 13 to 19): The Homestay program offers all-inclusive pricing for all CHN services, including: registration, orientation, homestay host allowance, custodianship registration, student monitoring, 24/7 emergency support, airport pickup and return and a $500 emergency deposit (refundable at the end of the student’s stay, if not used).

2022/23: 10 Months: $ 12,200 CAD - 5 Months: $6,950 CAD

Extra nights in Homestay are at a rate of $40/night (for 2022/23), and will be invoiced in advance where possible or deducted from the Refundable Security Deposit if necessary.

valid for school year 2022/23

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Please note that the program description is very much reduced. All information, in particular on the fee-structure, is based on the information provided by the individual Canadian program and is subject to change / as at 03/2022

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