Medicine Hat School District No 76 came into existence in 1886.
The District has five trustees and is comprised of 3 secondary schools, 12 elementary (K-6) schools including a special needs school for the severely disabled, as well as an Alternative School program which incorporates a joint partnership with the YMCA Teen Moms' Program, YMCA Stay-in-School Program, a program with Palliser Health for secondary students and a program supported by Children Services for students with behavioural needs.
Medicine Hat School District has a current enrolment of 6,500 students for children from 2-1/2 years of age from ECS through Grade 12.
Schools, Services and Programs
Medicine Hat School District No. 76 offers a variety of programs and settings to provide early intervention support for children from 2 1/2 years to 6 years of age. These programs are individually designed to meet the special needs of children with speech-language delays, developmental delays or disabilities. Please contact the Preschool Special Needs Co-ordinator at 403-528-6725 for more information.
All District 76 elementary schools offer a variety of half-day kindergarten programs to meet the needs of our children. These include alternating full-day programs as well as morning programs. Please contact the principal at the school your child will be attending for more information regarding these options and the additional support that can be provided outside of the kindergarten program.