About Us

At Ross Ford...

Our school in Didsbury offers programs from Pre-K to Grade 4 where we provide students with a caring and engaging learning environment. We believe that each of our 375 students in our school community are unique and our staff works as a team to respect and nurture this uniqueness. We actively teach our students to be effective problem solvers in and out of the classroom. Parent involvement in our school is welcomed and encouraged: from volunteering in class to joining our Parent Council.

Mission Statement

We Belong.

We Learn.

We Grow.

At Ross Ford you'll find:

  • A friendly family atmosphere
  • Consistent academic success
  • A commitment to teaching moral intelligences
  • Inclusive environment
  • School wide daily physical activities
  • A bouldering wall
  • Swimming programs
  • Over 9000 library books in collection
  • Monthly school newsletters
  • Daily milk program
  • Computers
  • An active art and music program
  • Open communication
  • Pre-K program
  • And many playground structures!

We Take Pride in our:

  • School
  • Curricular field trips
  • Active school spirit
  • Safety
  • Book fairs
  • Involved Parent Council
  • Grade level concerts
  • School song
  • Theme days
  • Excellent staff
  • Great students & parents!

... And finally, we're proud of our place in the community!

 

 

Ross Ford… The Man

The elementary school was named after a gentleman who had been its principal for fourteen years. During his years teaching, he taught music and directed a school orchestra.

Ross Ford… The School

 

Ross Ford Elementary School was built in stages, with the main core completed in 1963. The newest edition of the school was completed in 1982. During the 2003-2004 school year, the school was modernized with upgrades including new electrical, ventilation and heating.