Rural and Northern Education Funding

Rural and Northern Education Funding

As part of its plan to strengthen rural and northern education, the Ministry of Education announced on June 28, 2017 (Memo 2017: B09) a Rural and Northern Education supplement of $20 million as an enhancement to the Grants for Student Needs (GSN). The funding will allow school boards to further improve education for students in rural communities.

Each board must report publicly on how these funds will be used as well as which schools are recipients of RNEF support.

For 2021-2022, Rainbow District School Board received $ 434,226.

Funding was distributed as follows:

Elementary Schools Total
A.B. Ellis Public School $ 28,276
Assiginack Public School $ 17,955
C.R. Judd Public School $ 20,034
Central Manitoulin Public School $ 24,334
Charles C. McLean Public School$ 21,467
Larchwood Public School $ 15,590
Levack Public School $ 17,525
Little Current Public School $ 30,498
Markstay Public School $ 19,174
Monetville Public School $ 14,874
R.H. Murray Public School $ 18,672
S. Geiger Public School $ 18,959
Walden Public School $ 39,671
Secondary Schools
Espanola High School $ 41,320
Lively District Secondary School $ 38,238
Manitoulin Secondary School $ 39,170

These expenses were focused on 21st Century learning technology, field trips, instructional materials in classrooms as well as school operating costs. The balance of funding was allocated to central supports.

View the Memo 2017: B09 at the link below.

Visit the Ministry’s website at the link below.

Ministry Memo 2017: B09
Ministry Website - RNEF