Educational Institutions

The City of Fort Saskatchewan offers quality education options ranging from preschool to post-secondary education. We support growing families and expanding businesses.

Local Schools

  • 3 preschools for children aged 3-5
  • 9 public schools (2 high schools, 2 junior high schools, and 5 elementary schools) operate in Fort Saskatchewan
  • 4 private schools within Elk Island Catholic Schools (EICS)
  • 3 post-secondary institutions, located in the Edmonton region

Regional Post-Secondary Institutions

University of Alberta

The University of Alberta offers more than 200 undergraduate programs and 500 graduate programs to 38,000 students. Located in Edmonton, the University of Alberta is a significant supplier of the Fort Saskatchewan workforce.

MacEwan University

MacEwan University has been nationally recognized for its instructors and manageable class sizes. The University offers over 65 programs, 8 four-year bachelor programs, 2 applied degrees, and 43 diploma and certificate programs. Located in Edmonton, MacEwan students participate in the Fort Saskatchewan community during and after graduation.

North Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)

NAIT supplies Fort Saskatchewan industry with corporate training, productivity enhancement services, and applied research opportunities. The 16,200 students that makeup the NAIT student body exit as top-class technical talent. Roughly 95% of employers are pleased with the performance of NAIT graduates.