About us

Located in the Thickwood area, École St. Paul Elementary School provides a wide range of high quality programming in English and French Immersion meeting the academic, cultural and spiritual needs of its community. Enrollment is approximately 380 students. École St. Paul Elementary School offers a faith-based learning environment to students of any background and a level of instruction geared toward the highest academic standards. Instruction is provided in English and in French (Immersion)

French Immersion attendance comprises the entire urban area of Fort McMurray and Saprae Creek. Busing is provided from all areas of the city. The French Immersion program includes a pre-school (Premiers Pas), Kindergarten and Grades 1 to 6. École St. Paul is the only school in Alberta providing Middle French Immersion, a French Immersion Middle Entry whereby students can start the French Immersion program at Grade 4.



Contact Info

Ecole St. Paul School
429 Ross Haven Dr
Fort McMurray, AB,
T9H 3P3
Phone: (780) 799-5760
Fax: (780) 799-5759


Principal:  Mme Claudette Fidler

Vice Principal: Mme Anne Coish

Office Manager: Mrs. Joanna MacNeil

Administrative Assistant: 

Classroom Support Teacher: Mrs. Joanne Johnson

Counsellor: Joni Stryde

Indigenous Liaison: Mrs. Beverly Pierce