Overview

Division Profile

We are a Catholic Faith Community, dedicated to providing each student entrusted to our care with an education rooted in the Good News of Jesus Christ. Guided by the Holy Spirit, in partnership with home, parish and society, our schools foster the growth of responsible citizens who will live, celebrate and proclaim their faith. Our Catholic Faith is the foundation of all that we do.

The Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Separate Regional Division No. 4 officially came into existence on December 30, 1994. The School Division was created as a result of the voluntary regionalization of five(5) Catholic School Boards in the communities of Coaldale, Lethbridge, Picture Butte, Pincher Creek and Taber.

There are 13 schools (elementary, junior high and high schools) in the division, with total student enrolment of over 4,300 as of September 30, 2009. Holy Spirit Catholic Schools employs approximately 265 teachers and 250 support staff.

Jurisdiction Profile

The Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Separate Regional Division No. 4 serves the communities of Coaldale, Lethbridge, Picture Butte, Pincher Creek and Taber.

The St. Basil Catholic Education Centre (CEC) is located in Lethbridge. Daily administration of the Division is carried out by the Superintendent of Schools, who also serves as the Chief Executive Officer to the Board. The Superintendent is assisted by an administrative team consisting of the Deputy Superintendent, the Secretary Treasurer and the Associate Superintendent of Student Services and the Associate Superintendent of Mission and Support.

Holy Spirit Catholic Schools provides educational programs and services in thirteen schools to approximately 4,300 students in grades 1-12, and 350 children in ECS programs. In addition, elementary schools in the division also provide Pre Kindergarten programs.