About Us

Medicine Hat Public School Division

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The Medicine Hat Public School Division is located within the boundaries of the city of Medicine Hat. Our schools serve the needs of students and their families from a range of socio-economic and cultural/ethnic backgrounds.

The Medicine Hat Public School Division came into existence in 1886 and has grown to serve our current enrolment of over 7,000 students. Our Division offers a full spectrum of programs and services centered on students’ needs with sensitivity to community and parents’ needs. Our wide range of programs servicing children from 2½ years of age to Grade 12. The Division is comprised of three high schools, three middle schools (including one with a Christian Education focus), 11 elementary schools, virtual school for K-9 and a variety of Outreach Programs. 

Our Vision

To learn. To grow. To build a better world. .

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide an inclusive, progressive learning community through trust, courage and collaboration.

Division Motto

Where kids count!


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Our Goals

Our “Five Universal Goals” are:
    • Providing Optimal Learning Environments to all learners, whatever their need or community.

    • Approaching all people with an Inclusive Mindset; seeking to ensure that all are engaged in the life of the school community in a manner that fully meets their needs.

    • Fostering a healthy school community that creates/promotes a Culture of Wellness for all its members. 

    • Developing Leadership skills among all members of the school community through the provision of opportunity, mentorship, development and support. 

    • Determined focus on First Nation, Métis and Inuit student success in school as well as broadening the understanding of all members of our school community regarding Indigenous cultures, history and ways of learning.  
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