NWT JK-12 School Handbook

The Northwest Territories (NWT) Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 (JK-12) School  handbook is for the use of all school staff in planning for the delivery of school programs. It is only available in English. It is intended to serve the following purposes:

  • to encourage and support innovation and excellence in the delivery of Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 education in NWT classrooms;
  • to communicate procedures for organizing and operating schools to meet the needs of students;
  • to communicate information regarding evaluation of student achievement, including the Alberta Achievement Tests and Grade 12 Diploma Examinations; and
  • to identify graduation requirements specified by ECE.

Policies, procedures and organizational information required to operate NWT JK-12 schools are included in this handbook.

Each section below opens to a table of contents that is linked to its content.

Please note: Documents and Appendices are being updated and will be uploaded as they are completed. All schools were provided this information on a USB drive.

Section 1 - Understanding of Education in the NWT

Section 2 - Administrative Information

Section 3 - Supporting Student Success

Section 4 - Elementary and Junior High Course & Program Information

Section 5 - Senior High Processes

Section 6 - Senior High Specific Course and Program Information

Section 7 - Awards

Section 8 - Information for Teachers

Section 9 - Resources

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Appendix D

Appendix E