Leo Nickerson Elementary School is a triple-track school, offering a regular English program and a French Immersion program from Kindergarten to Grade Six, and a Logos Christian program from Kindergarten to Grade Five. Each program delivers the full, mandated Alberta Learning curriculum in a classroom setting unique to the philosophy of the individual program.

This triple-track setting allows each student the opportunity to learn in a chosen unique classroom setting, and also to develop respect, cultural appreciation, and a mutual understanding of the students in the other programs. This dynamic, multi-faceted school climate strongly supports students in the areas of academics, physical fitness, Fine Arts and positive moral values. The school welcomes students into colorful, cheerful and stimulating classrooms where dedicated and skilled teachers make learning come alive.

At Leo Nickerson Elementary, students receive a quality education, parents feel valued and involved, and the community is enriched with the presence of a school characterized by a strong social conscience. School staff are positive and energetic role models. They work collaboratively with administration to ensure success for every student.

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Leo Nickerson School is located in the beautiful city of St. Albert, Alberta. There are pool and indoor recreation facilities, as well as huge playing fields for sports. St. Albert is a community of caring individuals. Leo Nickerson school is nestled in the heart of this small, vibrant community and is within walking distance of many city facilities.


Catchment Area

English Program Students

  • Forest Lawn – south of and including Forest Dr, except Finch Cr, Fulton Pl, Foxborough Gardens, Forest Grove Condominiums
  • Sturgeon Heights

French Immersion Program Students

K-6 French Immersion students living in:

  • Akinsdale
  • Braeside
  • Forest Lawn
  • Grandin
  • Heritage Lakes
  • Kingswood
  • Parkwood
  • Pineview
  • Regency Heights
  • Riverside
  • Sturgeon Heights
  • Sturgeon Point Villas
  • Woodlands

Logos Christian Program Students

All K-Grade 6 Logos students
*Please note that the entire Logos Program (K-Grade 9) will move to Joseph M. Demko School when it opens.