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For over thirty-five years, the Polish Bilingual Program has been a fantastic place for students to immerse themselves in Polish language and culture. We are the only publicly-funded Polish Bilingual school in North America.

Our Program

  • Full Day Kindergarten 
  • Child needs to turn 5 years of age by December 31st of the school year they are registering for.  
  • Follows the Alberta Education Program of Studies
  • Polish Language integrated throughout the day  
  • Polish Cultural Events and Celebrations
  • Technology integration in the classroom (chromebooks, iPads, SmartBoards, etc.) 
  • Music   
  • Library (Polish and English books)  
  • Daily Physical Education  
  • Reggio Inspired Learning  
  • Occupational Therapist Available  
  • Speech Pathologist Available  
  • Behavior Specialist Available  
  • Out of School Care (OSC) available before and after school  
  • Hot Lunches available through OSC  
  • Partners with Holy Rosary Parish
  • Transportation available from all over the city

Extracurricular Activities

  • Intramurals
  • Student Leadership
  • Junior High Sports teams
    • soccer
    • volleyball
    • basketball
    • badminton
    • track and field
    • softball
  • Art and Cultural Activities
  • Band

Junior High Options

  • Music/Band 
  • Art
  • Foods
  • French 
  • Career and Technology Foundations (CTF)

Goals of the Polish Bilingual Program      

  • To deliver a quality English-Polish bilingual education which promotes high academic standards
  • To develop the Polish language through the subjects of language arts and other school subjects
  • To explore many facets of Polish culture
  • To foster cultural and educational relations with schools and other educational institutions in Poland
  • To teach the values of multicultural education 

The Polish Bilingual Program came into being in September 1984. It is named after St. John Paul II, the 264th successor to St. Peter, who was canonized on April 27th 2014.  

School Location

Yellow bus transportation to St. Basil School is available from all parts of the city.
St. Basil Catholic Elementary/Junior High School

11510 – 102 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T5G 0L8

Tel: 780-477-3584
Fax: 780-474-0238

St. Basil School Link

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