About École St. Thomas d'Aquin
École St. Thomas d'Aquin s extremely proud to be one of the nine Catholic Schools within the Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education (MHCBE). We are also extremely proud that we are one of only a very few single-track French Immersion Schools in Alberta and the only single-track French Immersion School in Medicine Hat. We take tremendous pride in this distinction.
As a Catholic French Immersion School, École St. Thomas d'Aquin endeavours to:
- Teach and reinforce the principles of our Catholic faith
- Provide a Catholic Christian atmosphere to enable each student to gain understanding of his/her faith
- Provide a Catholic Christian atmosphere to enable each student to learn to apply Catholic principles to everyday life situations
- Deliver quality instruction in both French and English In order to achieve our objectives, parents are encouraged to communicate frequently with the school and participate in school-sponsored activities whenever possible.
We continue to work diligently with all stakeholders to ensure that we provide a safe and caring school environment and welcome any suggestions or feedback from parents. As the principal of École St. Thomas d’Aquin, I am excited and proud to share with you the results contained within this report. Thank you for your interest in this document.
École St. Thomas d’Aquin is Medicine Hat Catholic’s only elementary French Immersion School. We have a student population of 119 students in Kindergarten to Grade Six. Additionally, we are proud to have 16 students enrolled in our community Early Learning Program (9 of these students are also enrolled in our Kindergarten program). In all, our student population from Early Learning Program to Gr. 6 is 128 students.
We also offer a Before & After School Care Program for parents requiring care for their children outside of school hours.
École St. Thomas d’Aquin offers a full range of academic and extracurricular activities. We offer quality French and English Language Arts programming from K-6 as well as exemplary instruction in all other curriculum areas. In addition, our school enjoys an excellent music program accompanied by a school choir for students in Grades Three to Six.
For more information, please contact the school and we will gladly answer any questions you may have.