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NWT JK-12 School Handbook

This Handbook is for the use of all school staff in planning for the delivery of school programs. It is intended to serve the following purposes:

  • to encourage and support innovation and excellence in the delivery of K to 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 Provincial Achievement Tests and Grade 12 Departmental Examinations; and
  • to identify graduation requirements specified by the Department.

Policies, procedures and organizational information required to operate NWT JK to 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

- Documents

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

- Documents


Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Appendix D

Appendix E