Leo Nickerson Elementary School
Leo Nickerson is a dual-track school offering English and French Immersion programs. Each program delivers the Alberta Education curriculum in classroom settings unique to the philosophy of the individual program. The school’s philosophy is that students from all programs develop cultural appreciation, respect and mutual understanding of each other.
This dynamic, multi-faceted school climate strongly supports students in the areas of academics, physical fitness, fine arts and positive moral values. The school welcomes students into colourful, cheerful and stimulating classrooms where dedicated and skilled teachers make learning come alive. At Leo Nickerson, students receive a quality education, parents feel valued and involved, and the community is enriched with the presence of a school characterized by a strong social conscience.
Leo Nickerson’s English program serves the areas of Sturgeon and Forest Lawn (south of and including Forest Drive, except Finch Crescent,Fulton Place,Foxborough Gardens and Forest Grove Condominiums). The French Immersion program serves the areas Akinsdale, Braeside, Erin Ridge (south of the green belt), Forest Lawn, Grandin, Heritage Lakes, Inglewood, Kingswood, Oakmont, Parkwood, Pineview, Regency Heights, Riverside, Sturgeon Heights, Sturgeon Point Villas and Woodlands.