Frontier School Division is Manitoba’s largest geographical school division, spanning 75% of the province’s land mass that extends to the USA, Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Nunavut borders as well as the shoreline of the Hudson’s Bay. Given its size, the Division is divided into five areas with offices in Thompson, Cranberry Portage, Dauphin, Norway House, and Winnipeg.
The Division has 1,525 staff, 595 teachers and 930 support staff working to educate 6,305 Kindergarten to Grade twelve students within 41 schools. Located throughout the FSD are 21 Adult Education sites that provide education for 335 adults in the Frontier communities.
The current operating budget is $139,624,525 (2018/2019) and supports Board initiatives that focus on students and their learning success. The budget represents equity in a manner that ensures all students are equally supported ensuring that no student is shortchanged any opportunity as a result of school size or geographical location, and where required, receives additional supports.