Facts and Figures

About the Division

  • Approximately 7700 students, from Kindergarten to Grade 12, attend Wolf Creek Public Schools.
  • The Division employs approximately 412 teachers and 350 support staff.
  • There are 29 schools in the Division: 20 regular schools, 3 outreach schools, 5 Hutterite Colony schools, and 1 patients' school located at the Centennial Centre in Ponoka.
  • Residents of Wolf Creek Public Schools are represented by six trustees on the Board of Trustees. Each trustee represents a ward within the boundaries of the school division.
  • The Division's operating budget for the 2023-2024 school year is $94 million.
  • Approximately 3750 students are transported to and from school on division-owned and contracted buses consisting of 79 regular routes, plus 7 special needs routes.
  • Wolf Creek Public Schools' high-speed computer network connects to the Alberta SuperNet and the Internet to serve the collaboration, communication, learning, and research needs of Wolf Creek students and staff.
  • A comprehensive Inclusive Learning team assists schools in meeting the needs of all students in Wolf Creek with a special focus on students identified with special education needs.
  • French Immersion programs are offered in four (4) City of Lacombe schools.
  • Wolf Creek Public Schools covers 5944 square kilometres and is located on both sides of the Queen Elizabeth II Highway (Highway 2) midway between Calgary and Edmonton. The City of Red Deer is our closest urban center.
  • Wolf Creek Public Schools has partnered with Red Deer Polytechnic to provide Dual Credit and Career opportunities for high school students.
  • Wolf Creek Public Schools has partnered with Clearview School Division to provide Enhanced Learning which focuses on diploma preparation through a flexible curriculum model.
  • Wolf Creek Public Schools offers an International Learning Program which creates opportunities for cultural and educational experiences.