Education in Saskatoon
Saskatoon offers a number of educational opportunities for both children and adults.
Elementary and Secondary
Education for children in Saskatchewan is available at no direct cost to Saskatchewan residents. Learn more about the Pre-kindergarten to Grade 12 education system in Saskatchewan.
Saskatoon has three different publicly-funded school systems:
There are also a number of private schools; these schools require that students attending them pay tuition.
Saskatoon has two publicly funded institutions for people who want to pursue education beyond a Grade 12 level:
- The University of Saskatchewan grants degrees and certificates in a wide variety of subject areas. Typically, the duration of study is at least three years.
- Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon grants diplomas and certificates a number of subjects. Typically, the duration of study is about two years.
- Saskatoon is also home to a number of private career colleges, specializing in such areas as office administration, massage therapy, hair styling and aesthetics, and many others.
There are many classes available in Saskatoon to help you improve your English, no matter what your current level is! Your first step should be to contact The Newcomer Information Centre for a language assessment. The NIC can give you information on which classes would be best for you.