Best schools in Alberta 2016

best schools in Quebec

Want to know the best rated schools based on average test scores for basic academic skills? Here are the top five elementary schools and top five high schools in the top five Albertan cities to live in.

Keep in mind that this is a ranking based on an “overall rating out of 10.” Any rating above 6.0 is considered above average, based on the methodology created by the Fraser Institute. Any school with a rating of 6.0 or more is teaching the basic skills of reading, writing and arithmetic in an above-average manner, based on standardized tests of those basic skills.

Best Places 2016 rankingBest Places 2015 rankCityTop 5 Elementary SchoolsRATING (Last 5 years)RATING (Most recent year)Top 5 Secondary SchoolsRATING (Last 5 years)RATING (Most recent year)
No. 4No. 4St. AlbertMuriel Martin8.18.6Ste Marguerite d’Youville9.110
La Missionn/a8.6St. Albert7.37.3
Bertha Kennedy7.38.4Paul Kane77.1
Robert Rundle6.98.3Bellerose5.55
J.J. Nearing8.28.1
No. 31No. 18Strathcona Countyn/an/an/an/an/an/a
No. 48No. 33EdmontonMount Pleasant9.910Old Scona1010
Stratford9.69.9J H Picard7.68.5
Westbrook8.89.3Archbishop MacDonald8.68
Grandview Heights9.59.2Millwoods Christian7.38
St. Martin98.9Strathcona7.87.9
No. 66No. 19CalgaryClear Water9.79.9Rundle College1010
Webber9.89.5West Island College9.89.9
Rundle College9.19.5Sir Winston Churchill9.19.4
St. Luke8.89.5Springbank8.89.2
No. 75No. 22CanmoreOur Lady of the Snowsn/a7.2Canmore Collegiate7.16.8

n/a = Insufficient data
— = No other entries

To help you narrow your search, here’s how the schools in the our Best Places to Live ranking did:

Best schools in British Columbia
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Best schools based on the Best Places to Raise Kids list 2016