About Dalkeith Elementary

Our History:

Dalkeith Elementary has proudly been serving Ville d’Anjou and surrounding areas in Montreal since 1961. Over twenty years ago, Dalkeith implemented the integration of special needs students into the regular classroom setting; a program and practice that we continue to this day.  Throughout the years, faces and teaching practices may have changed but our fundamental philosophy of nurturing potential in all students has remained unchanged.  The 2011 / 2012 academic year marked our 50th Anniversary. During those fifty years, Dalkeith has touched the lives of thousands of students and their families, helping them for their future. Their stories are what we are most proud of in our history.

Our Vision:

At Dalkeith Elementary we believe in fostering potential. Our vision is for the potential present in all students be utilized in a world community. Furthermore, that Dalkeith's three "R"s, (Reason, Respect and Responsibility) will serve our students as foundations when faced with the future challenges.

Our Legacy:

In addition to the strong regular programs in French, English and math, Dalkeith prides itself in its inclusive Special Education program. The focus of this program is the total integration of special needs students in the classrooms. Another strong suits at Dalkeith are the Robotics program for senior students in French. Each classroom has complete computer access Daily, Peer Mediators encourage students to make wise behavioral choices.

Our Facilities:

Dalkeith Elementary is located at 7951 Dalkeith Ave. in Ville d’Anjou, a quiet residential street with little to no ‘through traffic’. Our school is the only building on a full city block. The remainder of our lot has a small asphalt schoolyard surrounded by grassy fields large enough to provide 3 soccer fields and a skating rink in winter.

Our building also has:

  • All classrooms are equipped with wireless internet access
  • Over half of our classrooms are equipped with mounted smart boards and projectors (100% by 2013)
  • Gymnasium (full elementary size: 45 x 60 & 25 ft. ceiling) with stage
  • Central Library enriching our classroom collection of books.
  • School Cafeteria
  • A double capacity Activity/Presentation room