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History

Golden Hills School Division was formed in 1995 through the amalgamation of three school jurisdictions.  On January 1, 1995, School and Municipal Affairs of Alberta merged the County of Wheatland, Three Hills and the Drumheller Valley school divisions to form Golden Hills Regional Division # 15. The name of the jurisdiction changed once again on September 28, 2000 to Golden Hills School Division No. 75.


Division Facts     Profile of the School Authority

Golden Hills School Division covers a large geographical area and serves approximately 6500 (Oct. 2014) students from 12 communities, 18 Hutterite colonies, 17 regular schools, 2 Christian, 2 Virtual and 2 outreach schools and an international program.  The communities consist of numerous farms and acreages, Siksika Nation and many countries of the world.  Golden Hills is a global community.

Golden Hills employs nearly 374 Certified (Oct. 2014) teachers and 351 (Oct. 2014) staff including bus drivers, maintenance workers, educational assistants, caretakers and others to support the delivery of educational services.


  • Budget
  • Enrollment  - Sept. 2012 - 6034.50 students
  • Enrollment  - Sept. 2013 - 6056.00 students
  • Enrollment  - Sept. 2014 - 6444.00 students
  • Enrollment  - Sept. 2015 - 6571.0 students 

Grade Configurations:

K-6 - Acme, Brentwood, Carseland, Greentree, Hussar, Rockyford, PCA, Westmount, Wheatland

K-8 - Central Bow Valley

K-9 - Carbon, Trinity Christian Academy, Dr. Elliott

7 - 9 - Crowther Memorial Junior High

K-12 - Three Hills, Trochu Valley, Standard

7-12 - DVSS, Drumheller Outreach, PCA, Strathmore StoreFront

10-12 - Strathmore High School,  Acme

1-12 - Golden Hills Learning Academy, NorthStar

Colony Schools - Various configurations - see link


Updated 2015-12-11