C.J. Schurter Elementary School is located in the town Slave Lake in northern Alberta, in the Municipal District of Lesser Slave River. It is located 257 km north of Edmonton on the southeast shore of Lesser Slave Lake at the junction of Highway 2 and Highway 88.
C.J. Schurter Elementary School maintains a strong literacy focus and utilizes a balanced approach to instruction. Staff members work with literacy and math coaches to enhance instructional practice while grade level teachers work in professional learning environments to address the literacy and numeracy goals of the school. We are also implementing the Leader in Me program in which students are taught leadership principles and strategies that have positive effects on their self-confidence, problem solving abilities, communication skills, and helps develop a positive school culture and atmosphere.