Louise Dean School is a specialized Grade 9 - 12 setting for pregnant and parenting teens. The school partners with Catholic Family Service and Alberta Health Services to provide 'wrap-around' education and support. Along with a comprehensive education program that leads to a High School Diploma or certificate of Achievement, the Centre offers on-site childcare, counselling, health care and lifestyle supports. Financial support, through a specialized provincial Learner Bursary, is available to qualifying students. The school operates on a traditional calendar, but also offers Summer School. Intake is ongoing.
The school focuses on building strong relationships with students and offers support in post-secondary and career planning. A strong emphasis on the personalization of learning, ensures multiple pathways to learning in a highly supportive environment. Students have ongoing access to technology and are able to explore career pathyways inclusive of Cosmetology, Foods, Fashion, Design, Info Tech, Photography, Work Experience and Law.
Louise Dean School welcomes all pregnant and parenting students into a strong learning environment that is grounded in kindness and respect.