Our History

The Siksika Board of Education affirm that education is a life-long process and must become a priority by all Siksika Nation members in order to affirm our commitment to the Royal Proclamation of 1763 and our inherent and Treaty Right to Education.
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The Siksika Board of Education was officially incorporated under the Companies Act of Alberta on September 1, 1989 with specific Articles of Association. The Board of Directors hired the first Director of Education who hired teachers and staff for the official school opening in September 1989.


There were 376 students enrolled in the Siksika Nation schools; Crowfoot School – 198 K-11 students and Chief Old Sun – 190 K- 6 students. The three provincial county schools had 350 students enrolled in neighbouring county schools.


Siksika Nation High School opened its doors in 1997.


Siksika Outreach School began its journey in a temporary portable in October 2008 and moved into its current building in November 2011.


There are approximately 123 students enrolled in the SBE schools; Chief Crowfoot School, Chief Old Sun School, Siksika High School and Siksika Outreach School. There are 000 in the neighbouring county schools.