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Nellie McClung Girls' Junior High

Program Description

Nellie McClung provides junior high programming for girls that emphasizes leadership, initiative, self-reliance and independence. 


  • High academic achievement
  • Demonstrate leadership skills


  • Improved understanding of women’s issues and contributions to society
  • Improved self-confidence and leadership skills
  • Demonstration of responsibility and citizenship at home, at school and in the community

Program delivery

  • Classroom study focuses on four themes: building relationships, active and healthy living, citizenship and looking toward the future
  • Participation in community service activities
  • Uniform or dress code at some schools


Students enrolled in Nellie McClung do not pay a registration fee. Students may need to pay some fees to cover the cost of field trips and other activities, but the costs are often subsidized by school councils or the Nellie L. McClung Educational Society. Contact a school offering Nellie McClung programming for more information.


Students must be in Grades 7 to 9. Contact a school offering Nellie McClung for information about eligibility and programming options.

Alberta curriculum

All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Students enrolled in Nellie McClung will receive the same high-quality education offered in all of our programs.


Edmonton Transit is the preferred method of transportation. For more information about busing, contact your child’s school or call Student Transportation at 780-429-8585. 


Elementary 2024–25

Junior High 2024–25

Senior High 2024–25