About Us

About Us: Educational programming at the elementary school ranges from grades 2 through 6.  Students learn the core and optional courses through the Alberta Program of Studies which has required expectations for each grade. In addition, Cultural activities that involve community history, seasonal teachings, outdoor activities, and Cree language and cultural lessons are all incorporated throughout our school programming by certified Cree teachers and instructors.  

Vision Statement: The Nipisihkopahk Elementary school prepares students to become active and successful community member and leaders, our students will.

  • understand the Cree language and traditions which will give them a strong sense of identity and self worth
  • become community leaders who will lead the next generation
  • acquire the knowledge and skill to be academically successful and achieve goals.
  • Become caring citizens and treat each other with kindness and respect.

Mission statement: At Nipisihkopahk Elementary school we provide excellence in Cree language and cultural programming to enhance the identity of each and every child providing an opportunity to become a successful Nehiyaw awasis.