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Neskantaga Education Centre
100 School Rd, Lansdowne House, P0T 1Z0
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Neskantaga Education Centre

Located in Neskantaga First Nation, Neskantaga Education Centre is a modern facility with 6 classrooms and programming for students from JK to Grade 8. First Nation teachers and community members work together to provide cultural awareness and daily instruction in Oji-Cree. Regular classroom teachers work diligently as part of the team to provide enriched student-centred activities that are geared towards developing the students holistically and promoting success among all learners. The school has an outstanding Special Education program, a gymnasium, a computer lab and library/resource centre.

Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
 
Student body is approximately 75 students in elementary school and 10 students in high school
Description (Service) Operates an on-reserve school for elementary students from the community 

Offers a full curriculum for students from JK-Grade 8  
Teaches Native language as a subject course  
Provides supervised extra-curricular activities 
Participates in the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Canada Program which provides laptops and tablets to children aged 6-12 years in the school as a learning tool 
Offers a week of cultural activities and programs in the spring and a week in the fall

 
Special Education  

Provides special education assistance for students with learning difficulties 
Strives for maximum amount of integration with regular programs

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Neskantaga First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) - 16 year(s) 
 
Members of Neskantaga First Nation
Application

Registration required  
Must show copy of child's birth certificate/status card and immunization records

Languages English ; Ojibway ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site

Education Department

Contact Information
Office Phone 807-479-2565
Fax 807-479-1178
Primary Contact School Secretary
Primary Executive Noverene Taylor, Principal; Email: ***@***.***
Alternate Executive Tony Sakanee, Education Director; Phone: 807-479-1024; Email: ***@***.***
Site Location Community is 180 km NE of Pickle Lake, 560 km N of Thunder Bay, on S shore of Attawapiskat Lake
Located In Community Neskantaga First Nation
Address 100 School Rd
Lansdowne House, ON P0T 1Z0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Neskantaga Education Centre 
PO Box 106 
100 School Rd 
Lansdowne House, ON P0T 1Z0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)

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