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SchoolZone / Google Apps   Students at this school now have access to Google Apps for Education through SchoolZone.  Google Apps allows students to communicate and What implications does this have for students? Students will now have access to their files, school email, grades, calendars, and collaborative tools to create documents, presentations, and sites whenever they have access to the internet - at any time, from most types of devices. Teachers will continue to post assignments and class information to SchoolZone, but now these include online, collaborative documents. Not sure what that means?  Read the Full Story
Allendale Podcast featured in the iTunes Store After months of “hard work” Allendale's "History Happens" is a featured podcast on iTunes Education K-12 podcast section. For those that are unfamiliar with the itunes interface it is one of the most popular ways of searching and accessing podcasts.  iTunes has a directory for education that allows you to browse through content, and it also has search capability.  New content is always being added, and most often podcasts are free.  The iTunes Store currently has more than 150,000 podcasts listed.  If you haven't done so already why not check out Allendale School's our Grade 7 social studies "History Podcast" today! Read the Full Story
School Technology During the past year Allendale Junior High School introduced a wide variety of technical innovations that have had a profound impact on student success and learning. The Allendale staff work with all students in an effort to develop the necessary technique literacy and skills that are required in this digital age.   Read the Full Story
Fitness Room Here at Allendale we are fortunate enough to have a brand new, state of the art fitness facility.  We have been told that our fitness room offers the most variety and some of the best equipment in all of the Edmonton Public Junior Highs. Read the Full Story
WIFI for all! Allendale School has extended its wireless network connection though out the entire school!  Staff and student can take advantage of the new Wi-Fi by using any personal laptop, netbook, iPad or and personal digital device.  Allendale school new state of the art potable netbook lab will arrive shortly and be accessible to all classes throughout the entire school! Read the Full Story

Principal's Message


Allendale School is a friendly, caring school focused on academics and opportunities. We are a school that offers many unique and dynamic educational programs for students in grades seven, eight and nine. Very successful students choose to come to Allendale from many areas of the city. E.T.S. bus routes provide easy access from many communities in South Edmonton.

Our motto at Allendale School is “The Small School with Big Opportunities.” We get to know our students well and provide them with very personalized programming. We provide students with a challenging, enriching, and safe school environment.

Academic achievement is our number one priority. Students are expected to do their best in all course work and pursuits. Our students consistently achieve well above provincial averages on Provincial Achievement Tests.

All of our students are enrolled in at least one second language course and an active Physical Education program. To accompany the strong academic program, we offer a diverse and high quality selection of complementary courses.

Allendale School provides four programming opportunities for students: Regular Academic, Cogito Academic Alternative, German Bilingual, and Interactions. Each provides students with exceptional opportunities for learning.

Regular Academic Program: All students from within our attendance area are welcomed into our Regular Academic Program. Our students cover all aspects of the Alberta Program of Studies and achieve well on provincial tests. In addition to the core areas of Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies, our students all take Physical Education, a second language, Health and choose from a variety of complementary courses. All students in our Regular Academic Program will be invited to be part of a fall overnight camp experience. 

Cogito Academic Alternative: Allendale was the first junior high school in Edmonton Public Schools to offer the Cogito Academic Alternative Program. The program is designed for all students who are willing to work with teachers and parents to develop their capacity for academic excellence. Many of our Cogito graduates enroll in academic programs in high school such as Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (I.B.). For more information please see "Programs" on our school website or our school’s Cogito brochure. 

German Bilingual Program: Allendale is proud to be the only junior high school in Edmonton that offers the German Bilingual Program. Typically, students from the elementary German Bilingual program continue their German language studies at Allendale School. However, students with a strong background in the German language are welcome to enroll. The German Bilingual Program fosters an appreciation for the culture and language of the German people. A highlight of the German Bilingual Program is the annual grade eight Germany Exchange trip. For more information, please refer to "Programs" on our school’s website. 

Interactions Program: Allendale School is fortunate to be a district site for the Interactions Program. Our program is well-supported by outstanding staff and facilities and students are provided individualized opportunities both within the Interactions classroom and throughout the school. Students enrolled in our Interactions Program are referred to us by the school they are presently attending.

In addition to a focus on high academic achievement and a broad selection of complementary courses, intramurals, team, and extracurricular activities are offered to our students. These are listed in this Program Book and in "Programs" on our website.  All students will participate in cross-graded house activities and weekly homeroom time focused on citizenship, character development and bullying prevention.  

Allendale School, “The Small School with BIG Opportunities,” offers a high standard of education, many complementary courses, and the very best in athletics, arts and activities– something for everyone!

Our Grade 9 Provincial Achievement results for the 2013-2014 school year were once again very good.  The following is an overview of Allendale School results as compared to provincial results:

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Darrell Sush



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