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 2017-2018, Rainbow District School Board received $ 335,564.

The funding was distributed as follows:

Elementary Schools Total
A.B. Ellis Public School $ 23,261
Assiginack Public School $ 15,825
C.C. McLean Public School $ 17,341
C.R. Judd Public School $ 17,436
Central Manitoulin Public School $ 18,998
Larchwood Public School $ 14,120
Levack Public School $ 15,778
Little Current Public School $ 25,013
Markstay Public School $ 15,588
Monetville Public School $ 12,368
R.H. Murray Public School $ 14,878
S. Geiger Public School $ 15,825
Walden Public School $ 32,638
Secondary Schools
Espanola High School $ 31,715
Lively District Secondary School $ 29,086
Manitoulin Secondary School $ 30,339
Subtotal $ 330,210
Board level use – Training $ 5,354
Total $ 335,564

These expenses were focused on 21st Century learning technology and instructional materials in classrooms within the Board.

To view the Memo 2017: B09, click the link below.

To visit the Ministry’s website, click the link below.

Ministry Memo 2017: B09
Ministry Website - RNEF