Educational Facilities

Public education is available in Milk River at the Milk River Elementary School and Erle Rivers School. These schools are part of the Horizon School Division headquartered in Taber. In addition, post-secondary education is available at the University of Lethbridge and the Lethbridge Community College, both located within commuting distance.


Horizon School Division

Contact Information:

  Phone: (403) 223-3547
  Fax: (403) 223-2999


The Horizon School Division is a rural school jurisdiction running south-north from Coutts on the Canada/US border to Lomond in the County of Vulcan.  The Division provides education services to approximately 3,500 students and consists of 16 schools of various grade configurations, including two outreach schools.  Additionally, there are 15 Hutterite Brethren schools scattered throughout the Division.


Milk River Elementary School


Contact Information:

Phone: (403) 647-3747
Fax: (403) 647-2404

Milk River Elementary School is a large Kindgraden to Grade 5 institution with a number of exciting academic and other programs for students and parents to choose from.


Erle Rivers High School


Contact Information:

Phone: (403) 647-3665
Fax: (403) 647-2054

Erle Rivers High School is a large Grade 6-12 institution with a number of exciting academic and athletic programs for students and parents to choose from.