Lethbridge District No. 51 (Cultural/Economic characteristics of the…
Lethbridge District No. 51
Where is it?
22 elementary, middle, and high schools
Cultural/Economic characteristics of the community
5-6% speak an unofficial language at home
0.4% speak French at home
65% are Christian
Average income, South Lethbridge, 76,536$
Average income, North Lethbridge, 61,988$
Who do the schools serve?
7.17% ESL students
7.09% FMNI students
Current social issues
Cowboys and Indian graduation party
Interesting features and challenges
High parental involvement
Emphasis on safe and caring
Excellent accountability pillars
Multiple ESL prorams
Wide variety of language classes offered
Initiatives and priorities
Supporting Student Achievement and closing the achievement gap.
Supporting Student Diversity
Supporting the implementation of initiatives designed to develop innovative thinkers.
Catering to their diverse students through programs for students with unique needs
The three E’s: engaged students, ethical citizens, and entrepreneurial spirits