Challenge programming supports high-achieving students characterized by their ability to remember with little practice, work and learn quickly, and understand abstract relationships.
Develop academic skills in a challenging learning environment
Strengthened problem-solving and research skills
Opportunities to study advanced concepts
Improved ability to cope with feelings of perfectionism, sensitivity or frustration
Improved ability to recognize and affirm existing knowledge and skills
Flexible instruction and pacing that matches students’ academic needs, abilities and goals
In-depth study of complex and challenging assignments
Demonstrate knowledge and skills through a variety of learning activities
Supportive environment consisting of other high-achieving students
Students must be enrolled in elementary or junior high. Contact your child’s school for information about eligibility and .
All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Students enrolled in Challenge will receive the same high-quality education offered in all of our programs.
Most schools offering special education needs programming have some yellow busing options available. For more information about busing, contact your child’s school or call Student Transportation at 780-429-8585.
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Edmonton Public Schools
Centre for Education
1 Kingsway NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 4G9 780-429-8000