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Fort Albany First Nation
First Nation School

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Operates a public on-reserve school for elementary and secondary students
  • Offers a full curriculum for students from JK to Grade 12, approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education
  • Teaches Native language as a subject course
  • Participates in the Provincial Secondary School Literacy Testing (OSSLT) for students in Grade 10
  • Coordinates a school breakfast program in which all students get a healthy breakfast at school and an afternoon snack
  • Provides supervised extra-curricular activities
  • Includes multi-purpose areas, a library/resource centre, a gymnasium and full kitchen
  • Maintains playgrounds, baseball field and soccer field
  • Allows the school gymnasium and kitchen to be used for various community events

NOTE: School complex serves as community evacuation centre when spring floods occur

Special Education
  • Provides special education assistance for students with learning difficulties
  • Develops an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for each student with annual reviews
  • Strives for maximum amount of integration with regular programs
Comments
Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk CouncilPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9Student body is approximately 200 students
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Eligibility
Members and residents of Fort Albany First Nation

Age Requirements: Ages: 4 year(s) and up;
Application Process
  • Registration required
  • Must show copy of child's birth certificate/status card and immunization record upon initial registration
  • Prior arrangements required for community use of gymnasium and kitchen
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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