Our School

Grades Taught



Sturgeon Composite High School is one of the largest rural high schools in Alberta. It is a dynamic and comprehensive high school that serves students in grades 10 through 12 from the Sturgeon County area, as well as many from St. Albert and Edmonton. It prepares students to be successful in their chosen paths through a balance of excellent academics and optional programs and activities.


Darwin Krips

Vice Principal: Tara Draper & Darryl Paziuk


Trish Murray-Elliott


Our mission at Sturgeon Composite High School is to support our students in their pursuit of excellence by providing diverse and challenging programs in a safe and caring environment.  Our learning community will be focused on mindful, respectful, and socially responsible global citizenship.


We envision a school where…

-Our students receive quality instruction with high standards and expectations by teachers dedicated to professional growth and mastery.

-Our students develop social awareness and good citizenship by encouraging inclusive, respectful, and positive learning between students, staff, parents, and community.

-Our students will be confident and successful; they will strive for excellence to become competent problem-solvers and engaged lifelong learners.

-Our students have a diverse learning experience to acquire a wide variety of knowledge-based and skilled programming in an inclusive environment.

-Our school provides a respectful, safe, and welcoming environment in which students and staff feel empowered and supported.


Sturgeon Composite provides a safe, welcoming environment with a broad selection of programs to help students achieve their goals. It offers unique and increasing options in fine arts, second languages, inclusive education, athletics and career and technology studies. The school has a province-wide reputation for trades-oriented programs.

The school’s curriculum is highly respected by top post-secondary institutions, including the University of Alberta, NAIT and MacEwan University. Students can also gain marketable job skills through the school’s work experience program.