Once again, Progressive Academy’s PAT results, as well as most of the other measures, are in the top 5% of schools in Alberta.    The Annual Education Results Report is compiled from data gathered by Alberta Education.  Learn more

Friday, February 1st the Progressive Academy Panthers cheer teams had their first cheer competition of the season at the Victoria Cheer Championship 2019. Both of the PA Panthers cheer squads put their hearts into their performances and came out with trophies. The Beginner Division team received first place, and our Novice team received third place. A big congratulations goes to both teams! We look forward to the rest of the season, and encourage everyone to come out to cheer them on!Learn more

Eleven amazing robotics teams from Progressive Academy competed on January 26th in the Edmonton FIRST Lego League Championship at NAIT.  Five of our teams were from grades two and three, who competed in the FLL Jr. divisions, where students worked hard to learn about the challenges of living in space. Each team created displays to showcase their learning and demonstrated the moon bases they built, complete with displaying their programming skills with their moon rover. Our FLL teams were also tested on their skills and on all the work they have been doing since September. The competition included programming autonomous robotic missions, completing a presentation about aLearn more

As you may have heard, Progressive Academy purchased its first school bus this summer. Well, not actually the first one we have owned, but the last time we owned a bus was 1986! However, we will be starting our first regularly scheduled before and after school route on Monday September 18th.   The route will start at 7:30 in Ellerslie, running through Summerside and Rutherford then coming up Terwillegar Drive. Depending on the area and the number and ages of children, we may start with to-the-door pickup, but as ridership increases we would have to move toward either street stops or parents coordinating students toLearn more

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The Alberta Government has spent $2.7 billion over 13 years to reduce class sizes, according to the Edmonton Journal today. We thought we’d post information about our average class sizes so no one had to go through the trouble of filing an information request. Average class sizes for Progressive Academy 2017-18 K-3: 14.8 4-6: 16 7-9: 17 Not only do we maintain low class sizes, students at Progressive Academy are grouped so that their abilities are similar to their classmates. It’s through maintaining small class sizes as well with socially and educationally compatible students that we achieve good well-rounded education of students, offering high levelsLearn more