Frontier School Division

Frontier School Division

Frontier School Division is the largest geographical school division in Manitoba, Canada, covering most schools in northern Manitoba. With 41 schools operating across Manitoba, the Frontier School Division provides educational services to a larger geographical area than any other school division in Canada. A unique organization, the Frontier School Division operates schools in small Manitoba communities that are often only accessible by boat, air (float plane), rail, or winter ice road.

The widespread geography has necessitated that this single school division be sub-divided into five "areas", with the Main Division Office located in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Located at the Frontier Collegiate Institute campus is the Frontier Collegiate Residence, where high school students from around Area Four and isolated communities that do not have student populations to warrant the operation of a High School Program are housed in dormitories so that they may complete their Secondary Schooling. The FCI Residence is staffed by a full complement of Counsellors, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the school year. Despite the name, this does not make Frontier Collegiate Institute a "Residential School", but rather a school with a Residence, similar to a College or University.

*Area One - Thompson
**Brochet School - Brochet
**D.R. Hamilton School - Cross Lake
**Gillam School - Gillam
**Julie Lindal School - Ilford
**Leaf Rapids Education Centre - Leaf Rapids
**Mary Newell School - Granville Lake
**Mel Johnson School - Wabowden
**Oscar Blackburn School - South Indian Lake
**Pikwitonei School - Pikwitonei
**Thicket Portage School - Thicket Portage
**West Lynn Heights School - Lynn Lake

*Area Two - Dauphin
**Duck Bay School - Duck Bay
**Grand Rapids School - Grand Rapids
**Gypsumville School - Gypsumville
**Lakefront School - Crane River
**Mountain View School - Barrows
**Pelican Rapids School - Pelican Rapids
**Peonan Point School - St. Martin
**Philomene Chartrand School - Camperville
**Rorketon School - Rorketon
**Skownan School - Skownan
**Waterhen School - Waterhen

*Area Three - Winnipeg
**Berens River School - Berens River
**Disbrowe School - Red Sucker Lake
**Duke of Marlborough School - Churchill
**Falcon Beach School - Falcon Beach
**Matheson Island School - Matheson Island
**Ministic School - God's Lake Narrows
**Pine Dock School - Pine Dock
**San Antonio School - Bissett
**Stevenson Island School - Stevenson Island
**Wanipigow School - Wanipigow

*Area Four - Cranberry Portage
**Cold Lake School - Sherridon
**Cormorant Lake School - Cormorant
**Cranberry Portage Elementary School - Cranberry Portage
**Frontier Collegiate Institute - Cranberry Portage
**Joseph H. Kerr School - Snow Lake
**Rod Martin School - Moose Lake

*Area Five - Norway House
**Helen Betty Osborne Ininiw Education Resource Centre - Norway House
**Jack River School - Norway House

Sources and external links

[ Government of Manitoba - Education]

[ Frontier School Division]

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