In spring 2017, the provincial government passed legislation that sets out what kind of fees schools can and cannot charge for. The changes take effect for the 2017-18 school year.
School fees are set by each individual school and are available on your school's website.
For the 2017-18 school year, you will not be charged for:
You may be charged for other items like:
Fees may be waived for families with exceptional financial circumstances. Contact your child's school to learn more about waived fees. You will need to fill out an alternate payment and refund form. Your school can help you complete the form.
Refunds are assessed and determined on a case-by-case basis with your school. Contact your child's school to learn more about refunding fees. You will need to fill out an alternate payment and refund form. Your school can help you complete the form.
Parents may also be required to purchase school supplies. Your child’s teacher may provide a supply list before the end of the school year or shortly before the first day of school. Your can find the list on SchoolZone or the school's website.
International students are required to pay significant fees to study in District schools. Most of these fees are for the programming and other services a student receives at the school they attend. Fees paid by international students include the cost of book rentals, textbooks and Student Union fees. Learn more about the tuition and fees for international students.
Bus pass fees are changing. You may pay less, or your fees may be similar to what they were before, depending on:
For more information about bus pass fees, contact Student Transportation at 780-429-8585 or speak to someone at your school.