Deer Lake First Nation

First Nation School

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Description
  • Operates a public on-reserve school for elementary and junior high school students
  • Offers a full curriculum for students from Junior Kindergarten (JK) to Grade 9; approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education
  • Teaches Native language as a subject course
  • Provides a daily breakfast program for students
  • Offers a school gymnasium with shower facilities, a library/resource centre, a computer room, labs for home economics and industrial arts and a multi-purpose facility
  • Provides equipment in each classroom that includes SMART boards, Elmo-Projectors and Chromebooks with student access to iPads and tablets
  • Offers cultural and traditional events and outings
  • Organizes activities including bake sales, barbeques, dances, camping trips and winter carnival
  • Provides on-reserve bus transportation
Special Education
  • Provides special education assistance for students with learning difficulties
  • Strives for maximum amount of integration with regular programs
Eligibility
  • Members of Deer Lake First Nation 4 years of age and older
  • Special Education: Children with special needs and/or learning difficulties
Application Process
  • Registration required
  • Must show copy of child's birth certificate/status card and immunization records
Toll Free
1-888-751-9225
Office
807-775-2055 - School Office
Fax
807-775-2148
Web Site
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Mailing Address
Box 69
c/o David Meekis Memorial School
Deer Lake, ON, P0V 1N0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Myra Mamakeesic, School Secretary
Principal
Stephan Doyon
Email: stfdoy@hotmail.com
Fees
None
Documents Required
Copy of child's birth certificate/status card and immunization records
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Government - City
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
February 13, 2022
Address
David Meekis Memorial School
Deer Lake First Nation, ON, P0V 1N0
  • David Meekis Memorial School is located in the community of Deer Lake First Nation
  • Operates an on-reserve school for community students from JK-Grade 9

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Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Tue
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Thu
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Fri
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Deer Lake First Nation