Cogito programming is designed for students who are willing to work to achieve a high level of academic excellence in an environment that emphasizes structure and order.
Develop academic skills to achieve excellent results
Demonstrate diligence and self-discipline
Improved reading and writing skills
Improved math and critical-thinking skills
Improved work ethic, study habits and organizational skills
Preparation for a wide range of future academic, professional and skilled employment opportunities
Teacher-led instruction that focuses on students learning and progressing through the curriculum together
Structured classroom environment
Recitation, memorization and practice exercises to improve learning
Early reading instruction in phonics--understanding letters, sounds and syllables
Second language instruction introduced in Grade 1
Additional opportunities to study core subjects in-depth
Uniforms or a dress code requirement
A high level of parental support and commitment
Students must be in Kindergarten to Grade 9. Contact a school offering Cogito for information about eligibility and programming options.
All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Students enrolled in Cogito will receive the same high-quality education offered in all of our programs.
Kindergarten to Grade 6 – Some yellow busing options are available.
Grade 7 to 12 – Edmonton Transit is the preferred method of transportation.
For more information about busing, contact a school offering Cogito or call Student Transportation at 780-429-8585.
For more information about programming, contact a school offering Cogito.