W.P. Wagner School is located in an industrial area in the Southeast quadrant of Edmonton. Most of our students come from Millwoods and Southeast Edmonton, but our programs attract students from all over Edmonton and surrounding areas. Local community partnerships provide a range of opportunities for students to develop a greater world view through collaboration, equity, accountability, and integrity.
W. P. Wagner students are encouraged to strive for personal excellence, a goal supported through a tradition of exceptional academic programming in core subjects and in a wide array of complementary courses. W.P Wagner is a caring and innovative high school. Student achievement and safety are top priorities for W. P. Wagner, but students are also encouraged to pursue a healthy, well-rounded school experience and are provided with support throughout the journey. Here at W. P. Wagner School, we strive to prepare all students for post-secondary studies, the world of work, community living, and other creative pursuits through the provision of cross curricular programming in academics, the arts, athletics, international languages, student leadership and career and technology related studies. Our enrichment programs include Advanced Placement, AP Capstone, FIRST (Focus in Research, Science & Technology), and the Campus EPSB STEAM Program, all of which are designed to enable students to explore new possibilities and pursue their passions. Our student-driven extracurricular programs include Student Senate, Connect Crew, intramurals, school clubs and teams, which provide further opportunities for an enhanced school experience. We are also a District site for the Interactions Program, which provides supports for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and reflects the inclusive and integrated nature of our school.
MISSION & VISION STATEMENT
We are committed to preparing students for the future by providing a diversity of exceptional programming and varied learning experiences with an emphasis on utilizing technology to improve student achievement.
To be an exemplary school that promotes the pursuit of personal bests by creating a caring, respectful school community that fosters integrity, responsibility, and excellence.
W. P. Wagner, modernized most recently with classroom renovations, an updated East Mall, and a new Learning Resource Center as the hub of the school. It is a bright, clean facility located on a beautiful ravine setting. Our amenities include:
- Chromebook carts in each department, accessible throughout the school
- Wi-Fi throughout the school
- State of the art Design and Communications Technology Centre
- Learning Resources Centre with on-line resources and research materials
- Bright, spacious, well equipped science lab classrooms allow for hands-on learning
- Outstanding facilities for Career and Technology Studies (CTS) programming
- Technology incorporated into every subject
- Classrooms equipped with interactive displays
- Innovative science related courses, including our new STEAM program