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Our School

Grades Taught

Pre-K- Grade 3


Iron Ridge Elementary Campus is a 7Habits inspired school. We are located within the town of Blackfalds. Blackfalds has three schools that service our students Pre-k through Grade Nine. Iron Ridge Elementary Campus offers Pre-K-Grade 3 programs with an enrollment of approximately 400 students. We are located on Broadway Avenue just off of Highway 2A. 


Maureen Schlemko


Kelly Lowry & Brent Buchanan


Assistant Principal: Vicky Sahlin

Administrative Assistants: Kari Predinchuk & Kim Springinatic


Empowering Learners to Lead and Succeed


I.R.E.C.: A Culture of Excellence, A Community of Learners, A Community of Leaders - - A School of Choice

 A Culture of Excellence

  • Focused on student learning
  • Based on Assessment for Learning and instructional design
  • Empowering students for success
  • Creating a safe and caring community through the principles of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (Covey).

A Community of Learners

  • Preparing independent learners for:

    • Critical thinking

    • Problem solving

    • Collaborating

    • Working in diverse teams

    • Applying technology

    • Leadership

                           . . . for a Changing World      

A Community of Leaders

  • Be Proactive

  • Begin with the end in mind

  • First Things First

  • Think Win Win

  • Seek First to Understand, Then To Be Understood

  • Synergize

  • Sharpen the Saw

                                                      Stephen Covey 


How does IREC challenge and inspire each student to achieve their dreams and become a passionate learner prepared to adapt and contribute to a rapidly changing world?

By providing learning experiences to support every child to embody the skills and characteristics of our mission and vision statements. Whether benefitting from an IREC education for one year or five, every student is prepared for their future!

Education Plan


ACE Plan