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 450 students. We are located on Broadway Avenue just off of Highway 2A. 





Maureen Schlemko


Darryl Stendie


Assistant Principal: Vicky Sahlin

Administrative Assistants: Kari Predinchuk & Chelsey Gavins


Empowering Learners to Lead and Succeed


A Community of Leaders - A Community of Learners 

A Culture of Excellence - A School of Choice


We Value 

Healthy Relationships that build:

A Community of Leaders

Based on 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (Covey) 

Be Proactive

Begin with the End in Mind

First Things First

Think Win Win

Seek First to Understand, Then To Be Understood


Sharpen the Saw    


A Community of Learners 

Preparing independent learners in a changing world for:

Thinking critically 

Solving problems


Working in diverse teams

Applying technology

Showing leadership     


 A Culture of Excellence 

Creating a safe & caring community through the principles of the 7Habits 

Based on Assessment for Learning & Instructional Design

Creating a collaborative environment 

Focusing on student learning

Empowering students in an Inclusive environment


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

Education Plan

2023-2024 ACE Plan