List of schools in the Northwest Territories

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The following is a list of schools in the Northwest Territories , Canada.

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Schools

Schools in the Northwest Territories
Community [1] School name [1] Governing bodyGrades [1] Principal [1] Image
Aklavik Moose Kerr SchoolBeaufort Delta Education Council [2] JK – 12Velma Illasiak
Behchokǫ̀ Elizabeth Mackenzie ElementaryTlicho Community Services Agency [3] JK – 6John Gouthro
Behchokǫ̀ Chief Jimmy Bruneau School Tlicho Community Services Agency [3] JK – 12Patti Turner Chief Jimmy Bruneau Regional High School.jpg
Colville Lake Colville Lake SchoolSahtu Divisional Education Council [4] JK – 12Martin MacPherson
Deline Ɂehtseo Ayha SchoolSahtu Divisional Education Council [4] JK – 12Patrick Phillips
Dettah Kaw Tay Whee School Yellowknife Education District No. 1 [5] JK – 9Lea Lamoureux Kaw Tay Whee School.jpg
Fort Good Hope Chief T'Selehye SchoolSahtu Divisional Education Council [4] JK – 12Vince Dikaitis
Fort Liard Echo-Dene SchoolDehcho Divisional Education Council [6] JK – 12Bradley Carrier Echo Dene School.JPG
Fort McPherson Chief Julius SchoolBeaufort Delta Education Council [2] JK – 12Shirley Snowshoe-Peterson
Fort Providence Deh Gáh Elementary & Secondary SchoolDehcho Divisional Education Council [6] JK – 12Shanna Hagens Fort Providence Deh Gah Elementary School.jpg
Fort Resolution Deninu School South Slave Divisional Education Council [7] JK – 12Kate Powell Deninu01.JPG
Fort Simpson Bompas Elementary SchoolDehcho Divisional Education Council [6] JK – 6Dwight MacDonald
Fort Simpson Thomas Simpson Secondary SchoolDehcho Divisional Education Council [6] 7 – 12John Forbes
Fort Smith Joseph Burr Tyrrell School South Slave Divisional Education Council [7] JK – 6Cora America JBT-02.JPG
Fort Smith Paul William Kaeser High School South Slave Divisional Education Council [7] 7 – 12Al Karasiuk, Dan Kearley, Christy MacKay PWK-03.JPG
Gamèti Jean Wetrade Gamètì SchoolTlicho Community Services Agency [3] JK – 12Margaret Phillips
Hay River École BoréaleCommission scolaire francophone des Territoires du Nord-Ouest [8] JK – 12Richard Letoumeau
Hay River Diamond Jenness Secondary School South Slave Divisional Education Council [7] 8 – 12Lynne Beck DJSS 008.jpg
Hay River Harry Camsell School South Slave Divisional Education Council [7] JK – 3Carolyn Carroll HCamsell-School.jpg
Hay River Princess Alexandra School South Slave Divisional Education Council [7] 4 – 7Carolyn Carroll PA School.jpg
Hay River Dene Reserve Chief Sunrise Education Centre South Slave Divisional Education Council [7] JK – 12Shawna Coleman Chief Sunrise Education Centre.jpg
Inuvik East Three Elementary SchoolBeaufort Delta Education Council [2] JK – 6Elizabeth McNiell
Inuvik East Three Secondary SchoolBeaufort Delta Education Council [2] 7 – 12Gene Jenks
Jean Marie River Louie Norwegian SchoolDehcho Divisional Education Council [6] JK – 9Kurt Donald Louie Norwegian School.jpg
Kakisa Kakisa Territorial SchoolDehcho Divisional Education Council [6] JK – 9Doyle Manuel
Łutselk'e Lutsel Kʼe Dene School South Slave Divisional Education Council [7] JK – 12Vivian Harris Lutsel K'e Dene School in Winter.jpg
Nahanni Butte Charles Yohin SchoolDehcho Divisional Education Council [6] JK – 10Steven and Lynn Macfadyen
Ndilǫ K'àlemì Dene School Yellowknife Education District No. 1 [5] JK – 12Meagan Wowk New K'alemi Dene School compleated.jpg
Norman Wells Mackenzie Mountain SchoolSahtu Divisional Education Council [4] JK – 12Michael Duclos (Back Oct 26), Jillian Brown Mackenzie Mountain School Norman Wells NT.jpg
Paulatuk Angik SchoolBeaufort Delta Education Council [2] JK – 12William Callahan
Sachs Harbour Inualthuyak SchoolBeaufort Delta Education Council [2] JK – 9Wayne Dawe
Sambaa Kʼe Charles Tetcho SchoolDehcho Divisional Education Council [6] JK – 9Kevin Redmond
Tsiigehtchic Chief Paul Niditchie SchoolBeaufort Delta Education Council [2] JK – 9Sonia Gregory
Tuktoyaktuk Mangilaluk SchoolBeaufort Delta Education Council [2] JK – 12Efram Warren
Tulita Chief Albert Wright SchoolSahtu Divisional Education Council [4] JK – 12Philippe Brulot
Ulukhaktok Helen Kalvak ElihakvikBeaufort Delta Education Council [2] JK – 12Richard McKinnon
Wekweeti Alexis Arrowmaker SchoolTlicho Community Services Agency [3] JK – 10Alexandra Rosilius
Whatì Mezi Community SchoolTlicho Community Services Agency [3] JK – 12John Sarapnickas
Wrigley Chief Julian Yendo SchoolDehcho Divisional Education Council [6] JK – 9Blair Sellars
Yellowknife École Allain St-CyrCommission scolaire francophone des Territoires du Nord-Ouest [8] JK – 12Genèvieve Charron Ecole Allain St-Cyr front.jpg
Yellowknife École St. Joseph School Yellowknife Catholic School Board [9] JK – 8Pat Sullivan St Joseph School 1.jpg
Yellowknife St. Patrick High School Yellowknife Catholic School Board [9] 8 – 12Gillian Dawe-Taylor St Patrick High School.jpg
Yellowknife Weledeh Catholic School Yellowknife Catholic School Board [9] JK – 8Todd Stewart Weledeh Catholic School 1.jpg
Yellowknife École J.H. Sissons School Yellowknife Education District No. 1 [5] JK – 5Brigitte Rivet JH Sissons School.jpg
Yellowknife Sir John Franklin High School Yellowknife Education District No. 1 [5] 9 – 12Dean MacInnis Sir John Franklin High School.jpg
Yellowknife École William McDonald School Yellowknife Education District No. 1 [5] 6 – 8Jeff Seabrook William McDonald Middle School.jpg
Yellowknife Mildred Hall Elementary School Yellowknife Education District No. 1 [5] JK – 8Katey Simmons Mildred Hall School 4.jpg
Yellowknife N.J. Macpherson School Yellowknife Education District No. 1 [5] JK – 5Shirley Zouboules N J Macpherson School 1.jpg
Yellowknife Range Lake North School Yellowknife Education District No. 1 [5] JK – 8Yasmin Heyck Range Lake North School 1.jpg

Enrolment and graduation

Enrolment and graduation from 2003 to 2017
Enrolment as of
30 September [10]
Graduates [11]
Northwest TerritoriesCanada
AllIndigenousNon-IndigenousAll
YearStudentsChangeGradsRate % changeGradsRate % changeGradsRate % changeGradsRate % change
20039,72728343.711832.216558.7307,90270.9
20049,608−1.2%30244.92.7%12234.26.2%18057.1−2.7%286,34466.1−6.8%
20059,572−0.4%35448.88.7%17537.08.2%17971.024.3%288,92167.52.1%
20069,324−2.6%36750.73.9%18539.46.5%18271.40.6%285,11466.3−1.8%
20079,048−3.0%37252.84.1%17439.40.0%19875.65.9%293,14565.7−0.9%
20088,762−3.2%42358.09.8%21046.016.8%21378.33.6%303,71465.70.0%
20098,550−2.4%43355.1−5.0%22244.8−2.6%21172.8−7.0%314,19668.13.7%
20108,5760.3%40354.8−0.5%20443.0−4.0%19976.04.4%320,61970.12.9%
20118,509−0.8%39654.1−1.3%18538.1−11.4%21185.412.4%320,71870.40.4%
20128,394−1.4%39455.01.7%20544.115.7%18975.0−12.2%322,25770.70.4%
20138,204−2.3%43763.415.3%23554.523.6%20278.34.4%322,81570.80.1%
20148,185−0.2%46364.41.6%25955.21.3%20481.64.2%318,03070.80.0%
20158,2681.0%41666.63.4%23957.33.8%17785.14.3%310,62971.71.3%
20168,3080.5%36767.51.4%21261.37.0%15578.3−8.0%309,36972.61.3%
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Outline of the Northwest Territories

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the Northwest Territories:

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