Why Choose Medicine Hat Catholic School Division?

Medicine Hat Catholic Schools (MHCBE) have an excellent reputation for their top education programming. Our schools are accredited by Alberta Education and follow the Alberta Curriculum. We are rated in the Top 5 for core curriculum by the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA). This is quite an accolade for our division. Our high school, Monsignor McCoy, is the highest ranked academically in our city of four high schools. In addition, our high school students attend 6 universities, numerous colleges and technical schools within Alberta. Several international students further their education in Post Secondary Institution. 

The city of Medicine Hat slogan “The Sunshine State of Mind” accentuates the fact we are the only city in Alberta that is blessed with 333 days of glorious sunshine per year. Hence, we are proud to be Canada’s sunniest city. In addition to the beautiful weather, our city is a safe community loaded with opportunities, and exploration, and outdoor adventure. The MHCBE international program prides itself in organizing a rigorous monthly schedule of activities sure to allow your student a chance to see and experience as much as they can during their stay with us.  As always, it is our pleasure to treat them to an authentic Canadian experience!