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It's been a wonderful 23/24 school year so far and we can't wait to meet all the new 24/25 students!

*The image on the right was taken by Grade 9 photography student - Nuala Wong (2022/23)

Welcome to Vernon Barford’s website, and thank you for your interest in our school. The core purpose of our school is to
a) Ensure learning and b) Promote positive development of the whole child

We offer Regular and Gifted & Talented programming at all three grade levels, and our school is home to approximately 800 students in grades 7 through 9. We continue to have a proud tradition of providing excellence and opportunity in academics and various extracurricular activities.

Planning for the 2024-25 School Year:

Please note that the Grade 7 Orientation will be held on Tuesday, August 27, 2024, from 8:00 am until 11:30 am.

The open house for potential Vernon Barford students looking to attend in 2024-25 will be held on January 30, 2024, from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Registration for the 2024-25 school year opens on February 1, 2024.

Families can pre-register through SchoolZone beginning on Thursday, February 1, at 8 a.m. Families must make their selection for the 2024-25 school year before Friday, March 22, at 4 p.m.

If you are new to Edmonton Public Schools, you must register online.

The 2023-24 School Year:

For the 2023-24, Vernon Barford School is full in all Grades 7, 8, and 9 programs. Therefore, we will now only accept resident students in Grades 7, 8, and 9 who have newly moved into Vernon Barford School’s attendance area and Dr. Margaret Ann Armour School’s attendance area for the Regular Program. A resident student of Edmonton Public Schools has at least one parent or legal guardian living in Edmonton who is not Roman Catholic. Non-resident students can enroll in another division school with space for planned classes.

School Supply List 2024-2025