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Our school is named after Thelma Chalifoux, a retired senator and Métis activist who worked tirelessly on a variety of issues that affected indigenous people and women.

Watch the video below to learn more about Thelma Chalifoux and her achievements.

We are located in the Larkspur community and offer regular programming, Interactions programming for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and are now the only junior high in Edmonton Public Schools offering the Division’s new Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Alternative Program. 

Thelma Chalifoux School welcomes students from our direct feeder schools - Jackson Heights, Julia Kiniski, and Velma E. Baker - as well as students from across the city of Edmonton. Students at our school receive strong academic programming, are actively involved in their own learning, and are encouraged and supported as responsible citizens within the community. Our hard-working staff provides a warm, welcoming, and supportive environment where all students can thrive while achieving academic success and personal growth.

View our 2022 - 2023 Results Review and 2023 - 2024 School Plan

Students will have a variety of opportunities for extracurricular involvement including intramurals, interschool athletics, fine arts, and involvement in citizenship and student and community leadership initiatives.