Garth Worthington School is a K-9 school opening in fall 2021.
In June 2020, we shared an online presentation of the proposed attendance area for Garth Worthington School, the new K-9 school in Chappelle East. Thank you to everyone who took time to review the presentation and share their thoughts with us. Your feedback was considered throughout the decision-making process.
The following neighbourhoods are in the attendance area for Garth Worthington School, effective for the 2021-22 school year.
Garth Worthington School is a Level 1 school on the Growth Control Model and will have an open attendance area boundary.
This means if there’s any space remaining after students from the primary attendance enrol, students in the secondary attendance area would get first priority to fill available spaces in planned classes.
VIEW: Garth Worthington Attendance Area Map (PDF)
With Garth Worthington School opening in fall 2021, Chappelle East will no longer be the secondary attendance area for Donald R. Getty School.
The new secondary attendance area for Donald R. Getty School will be:
Chappelle West remains the primary attendance area for Donald R. Getty School.
Yellow bus service will not be provided to Garth Worthington School, as all students in the attendance area live in the walk boundary.
Students can stay at their current school if they wish. However, if yellow bus service is being provided, families would need to arrange to get their child to school, as they would no longer be attending their designated school.
The Division tried to make decisions that:
Garth Worthington School will offer:
The new school in Chappelle East will be named after Garth Worthington. He was a lifelong musician and singer who shared his love of music both in and outside the classroom. During his 33-year career with Edmonton Public Schools, he served as a teacher, assistant supervisor of music, consultant and music curriculum coordinator. He mentored many students and advocated for music programming and performance opportunities throughout the Division and city. He was one of the creators of Night of Music, an annual showcase of students from Edmonton Public Schools. For over 20 years, Worthington also worked with the Edmonton Centennial Singers, a choir of students from across the city.
The Board of Trustees approved this school name, along with the names of two more new schools, at a public board meeting on May 14, 2019. Read his full biography or watch the Garth Worthington video to learn more about his contributions and achievements.
For questions about the attendance area decision or registration and pre-enrolment, contact Programs and Student Accommodation at 780-429-8539.
For questions or more information about transportation, contact Student Transportation at 780-429-8585.