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  • 2021-2022 Student Registration

    2021-2022 Student Registration

    Please note that our planned German Bilingual Kindergarten class is now full.  We are not accepting any further registrations at the Kindergarten German Bilingual level.  However, space remains in our Kindergarten Regular Program.  Registrations are still be accepted for our Kindergarten English Program.


    If your child is new to Edmonton Public Schools, you can register for school online. Visit the Division website to learn how to New Student Registration


    If you have questions about registering for school, contact the school office.









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  • Forest Heights School

    Forest Heights School

    At Forest Heights, we are committed to encouraging and supporting students as partners in their learning and as active participants in the school community.  We develop learners who realize that their effort is the greatest factor to achieving their goals.  We facilitate this by analyzing student work to determine next steps in learning and to ensure students are receiving the instruction that will lead to their success.  As we make students part of this process by sharing with them the goals of the learning, they become more engaged in the monitoring of their growth.  The students then become key in sharing their growth with their families.  Our purpose is to help them understand themselves as learners so they can use this knowledge to learn, achieve and growth to their full potential.  Through class work, school wide programs, student council and a variety of special events and activities, students have the opportunity to see themselves as active members of our community.  All members of the school community contribute to the safe, caring and welcoming environment of the school.

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  • Community


    Forest Heights Elementary School is located in a quiet residential area on the southside side of Edmonton, just blocks from the North Saskatchewan River Valley and McNally High School.  It serves students from the immediate area; Forest Heights and Terrace Heights.  Many students are bused from various areas in Edmonton to attend our German Bilingual Alternative Program, one of three sites for Edmonton Public Schools.  Die Kleine Kinderschule (DKK), a German playschool, the Forest/Terrace Heights Community League and a YMCA Before & After School Program, are also wonderful partners.  Forest Heights has a history of strong parental and community engagement through volunteerism and an active School Council, with the financial support from the Friends of Forest Heights Society.  Support from the Association for English German Bilingual Education of Edmonton (AEGBEE) is also valued.  Our parent community is cohesive and involved in the daily life of the school.  Our parents support both programs equally, provide resources and make huge contributions by being active in a multitude of school events to enhance student learning and cultural experiences.

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  • German Bilingual Program

    German Bilingual Program

    Forest Heights is one of the three elementary schools in Edmonton that offers the German Bilingual Program.  Fifty percent of the instruction is conducted in German.  The last entry point for this program, with no German background, is grade one.  Students wishing to enter the program after grade one must have basic German and go through an interview process.

    German Bilingual Program Description


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  • Clubs & Activities

    Clubs & Activities

    Student Council



    Skipping Club

    Art Club


    Running Club

    Library Club

    After School Enrichment Programs offered through Metro Education

    and many more school-wide activities such as Terry Fox Run, Jump Rope for Heart, Oktoberfest,Weihnachtsmarkt  (German Christmas Market), Socktober, Family Fun Nights (Community Christmas, Game Nights, Concerts, Movies, etc.).

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  • Instructional Focus

    Instructional Focus

    A co-ordinated school wide effort to have all Forest Heights students who measurable growth in reading fluency and comprehension.

    This will be accomplished primarily through the use of leveled reading materials and the implementation of guided reading and literacy centres.  Growth will be measured by a variety of diagnostic inventories as well as District and Alberta Learning Achievement Tests.

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  • School Profile

    School Profile

    We work with families and community partners to provide safe, caring, healthy, diverse, inclusive and equitable experiences that engage students to achieve their full potential in an increasingly interdependent world.


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Kindergarten Open House

Did you miss our Vitrual Open House?  View our Forest Heights School Video (link below).  For more information, please contact the school at forest@epsb.ca.

For registration go to the For Parents tab and select Registration.

Forest Heights School Video





Forest Heights School

“We strive for HEIGHTS of excellence in all we do.”

“Wir streben nach den höchsten Leistungen in allem was wir tun. 


Principal's Message

“Together may we give our children the roots to grow and the wings to fly.”

Welcome to Forest Heights! I am excited to be the principal of this wonderful school, and I look forward to supporting all students on their individual learning journey.

At Forest Heights, our priority is student growth and success. Our school staff is committed to providing a positive, welcoming learning environment that will foster and support student learning. We focus on ensuring that all students feel safe and happy every day by creating an inclusive school community where diversity is valued and relationships are nurtured. Thanks to the generous support of many individuals, students are involved in a variety of special events throughout the year.

We believe that we cannot do this work alone and that student success is a shared responsibility of the school, parents, and our community.  We welcome, encourage and appreciate our parents to play an active role in their children’s education.

Our school team looks forward to working collaboratively with families to provide an excellent educational experience for your children.  You are always welcome to contact us to learn more. 

Yours in partnership,

Nicole Schmidt