About Our School


Our Location

Ponoka Elementary School is located in Ponoka, Alberta, Canada. Ponoka is located 35 minutes northeast of Red Deer and 50 minutes southeast of Edmonton. Ponoka is located near the Highway 2 corridor in Central Alberta. Ponoka Elementary School is part of Wolf Creek Public Schools #72 which consists of 8100 students in 32 school locations throughout the division.

Our Community:

Ponoka is a small but growing town located in Central Alberta. Ponoka offers many city amenities without traffic congestion and a higher cost of living. Families and individuals of all ages take advantage of Ponoka’s affordable homes and benefit from tax and utility rates that are among the lowest in Alberta. The community of Ponoka boasts many recreational activities including an indoor pool, skating arena, curling rink, tennis courts, soccer and baseball fields, mini-golf, walking paths, golf and of course, a world class stampede!

Vision and Mission:

Ponoka Elementary School provides our learning community with opportunities to meet individual needs, ensuring that every learner has experiences that promote academic excellence, and celebrates success in all areas. We are a school community based on mutual respect, enabling everyone to grow and learn in a positive atmosphere where all are excited about learning.
We envision our school community to be one in which we work collaboratively to:
  • seek and implement promising strategies for improving student achievement on a continuing basis.
  • demonstrate a personal commitment to the academic success and general well-being of all.
  • nurture the whole child (socially, emotionally, physically, intellectually) as he/she grows into a contributing citizen and life-long learner.