Yellowknife’s public and catholic school boards offer a multitude of options to allow you to tailor your child’s education according to their needs including athletics, technology, drama, fine arts, French immersion, languages, First Nations-based programs and much more.

There are many schooling options for your children to choose from. There are a total of ten schools in Yellowknife – eight elementary schools, serving grades K-8, and two secondary schools, serving grades 9-12. Seven of these schools are public and a Catholic School Board runs three. Several of the schools are French language or French immersion programs. Most of the schools are modern and well equipped. There are also a large number of day care centres, day homes, and play schools available for the younger children.

Public Schools

ÉCOLE J.H. SISSONS SCHOOL

Grades: K-5

5700 51A Ave

www.jhs.yk1.nt.ca

MILDRED HALL SCHOOL

Grades: K-8

5408 50th St

www.mhs.yk1.nt.ca

N.J. MACPHERSON SCHOOL

Grades: K-8, 6, 7-8

525 Range Lake Rd

www.njm.yk1.nt.ca

ÉCOLE SIR JOHN FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL; AKAITCHO TRADES AND TECHNICAL CENTRE (ATTC)

Grades: 9-12

Route 51 Learning Institute
4701 52nd Ave

www.sjf.yk1.nt.ca

ÉCOLE WILLIAM MCDONALD MIDDLE SCHOOL

Grades: 6-8

50 Taylor Rd

www.yk1.nt.ca

KAW TAY WHEE COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF DETTAH

Grades: K-6

http://ktw.yk1.nt.ca/

K'ÀLEMÌ DENE SCHOOL N’DILO

Grades: K-12

http://kds.yk1.nt.ca/

Catholic Schools

ÉCOLE ST.PATRICK HIGH SCHOOL

Grades: 9-12

5010 44th St

www.esphs.nt.ca

  • Fine arts and overseas trips
  • Bridges Program (provides work experience, job shadowing and apprenticeships)
  • Career & Technology studies (CTS) program

KIMBERLITE CAREER & TECHNICAL CENTRE (KCTC)

Grades:

5124 49th Street

www.ycskctc.nt.ca

  • Construction, hairstyling, mechanics, robotics, welding and weledeh

ÉCOLE ST.JOSEPH SCHOOL

Grades: K-8

489 Range Lake Rd

www.esjs.nt.ca

  • Bilingual preschool
  • After school courses for grades 2 – 8 (French cooking & crafts and active courses)

WELEDEH CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Grades: K-8, 1-8

5023 46th St

www.weledeh.nt.ca

  • Grades 7 & 8 single sex instruction programs
  • Middle school leadership councils
  • Fine arts programs
  • Grades 1 – 8 Tlicho Weledeh language program
  • Grades 7 & 8 Career Technology Studies

French Schools

ÉCOLE ALLAIN ST-CYR

Grades: K-12

48 Taylor Rd

www.allainstcyr.ca

  • ½ day pre-school
  • Offers several extracurricular activities and clubs

Post Secondary

AURORA COLLEGE

Grades: 5004 54th St

www.auroracollege.nt.ca

  • Programs include: Business Administration Access, Business Administration, Developmental Studies (ABE), Certificate in Adult Education, Community Health Representative, Community Health Worker, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Social Work, Personal Support Worker (PSW), Underground Miner Training program and Camp Cook.