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 2020-2021, Rainbow District School Board received $ 433,275.

The funding was distributed as follows:

Elementary Schools Total
A.B. Ellis Public School $ 31,427
Assiginack Public School $ 18,650
C.R. Judd Public School $ 22,380
Central Manitoulin Public School $ 26,666
Charles C. McLean Public School$ 21,825
Larchwood Public School $ 16,587
Levack Public School $ 18,333
Little Current Public School $ 34,284
Markstay Public School $ 20,952
Monetville Public School $ 13,809
R.H. Murray Public School $ 18,491
S. Geiger Public School $ 19,523
Walden Public School $ 45,315
Secondary Schools
Espanola High School $ 42,299
Lively District Secondary School $ 41,426
Manitoulin Secondary School $ 41,307
Total $ 433,275

These expenses were focused on school operating costs.

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