Equinox Holistic Alternative School was founded in 2009 and its mission is to "nurture, inspire and educate the Whole Child." It is located outside, on the 1st, and 3rd floors of Roden P.S. and is home to Canada's first outdoor kindergarten program. We have JK to Gr. 8 programs including Special Education Resource and Home School Programs (HSP) and delivered through the principles of Holistic Education of balance, inclusion and connection. We have an active school council along with a student council and staff professional learning communities that provides essential connections with each other and the greater school community.
Admission into Equinox Holistic Alternative School is done through a lottery and waitlist. Interested parents can view a virtual orientation tour here:
Applications for the 2021-2022 school year will be accepted from January 1-February 12, 2021, these dates are also valid for the renewal of applications already on the SK-Grade 8 waitlist. The JK lottery draw will take place in the last week of February, and parents being offered a spot are then notified. If successful, parents must fill out an Optional Attendance form and have it signed by their home school's principal.