At Elves, we want to ensure our learners are continuing their growth and educational development throughout their lives. Therefore, everything we do targets a learner’s success while showcasing their abilities.
Elves is an independent school offering Grades 1-12 for learners ages 6 to 20. Elves is also a Designated Special Education Program (DSEP) accredited by Alberta Education.
We provide programming for over 25 learners in Grades 1-12 in Edmonton, Alberta at the following location:
Elves Adult & Youth Centre – 10419-159 Street
Elves Grades 1-12 classrooms are for learners who:
Within Elves School, small classroom sizes are offered to our learners with high staff ratios. Additionally, classrooms are multi-aged and grouped according to abilities. The secure facility provides a large indoor area for gross motor activities and exercise, along with access to an adapted kitchen and laundry room. Additionally, a barrier-free playground and putting green within an enclosed courtyard provides a safe environment where learners can explore.
Sensory opportunities are promoted within classroom activities, while learners also utilize the large onsite Snoezelen Room to experience a soothing and stimulating environment.
Accommodations and Facilities at Elves School Program
Typical School Day
Looking for details on how your child’s school day will take place? Check out Elves’ Grade 1-12 timetable.
What other options are available through Elves Special Needs Society?
Each learner has an IPP created in collaboration with Elves’ staff and parents/caregivers. Goals are developed based upon each learner’s abilities and may include taking control of their environment, building self-esteem, and improving functional abilities. The IPP considers the areas of:
Elves School Program specializes in teaching students with complex physical needs, cognitive disabilities, Down syndrome, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and autism.
To learn more, discuss enrollment, or to set up a tour please contact us as follows:
Phones at Elves Child Development Centre are temporarily out of order. We will update this notification once the system has been restored. Please contact Nicole Quildon, Principal at 780.920.8764 or Keira Peyton, Special Education Supports, at 780.913.0616 should you require immediate assistance. Thank you!
First day of classes for School Program students is August 30, 2018.
First day of classes for 800 hour ECS children is September 4, 2018.
First day of classes for 475 hour ECS children is September 6, 2018.
First day of classes for 600 hour ECS children is September 10, 2018.