Complete community results

How are our young children doing? Community profiles of early childhood development in Alberta report has been broken down into sections and linked separately to make it easier to download the information. The report is made up of three sections: Introduction, Community profiles and Appendices.


The report was updated in June 2014 and contains a few changes from the version released in April 2014. The version you find here is the most current version. If you received the print and keystick version of the report that was released in April 2014, you will want to make the following updates:

  • print out the updated page I-20 of the Introduction.
  • update the USB stick using the following instructions.

Additional tools

The following materials have been developed to help coalitions and communities interpret and understand the data in the report:


The Introduction contains information to help you understand the findings of the report, including the Early Development Instrument (EDI), socio-economic status and community resources. It also contains an overview of Alberta results.  Download​.   

For an earlier Acrobat Reader version of the Introduction, click here.

*​Please note, if you have an April 2014 print version of the Introduction, you will want to update
  page I-20.

Community profiles

Profiles of 100 early childhood development communities in Alberta have been prepared. The profiles include baseline EDI results (collected between 2009 and 2013), socio-economic and demographic information and lists and maps of community resources.

Athabasca and Area Lac Ste. Anne and Area
Barrhead - Fort Assiniboine​ Lacombe County
Beaumont Lakeland Region
Big Lakes - Smoky River Lamont County
Bow Valley Leduc County
Brazeau County Lethbridge
Brooks - Newell County ​Lethbridge County
Calgary Bowness Montgomery Lloydminster and Area
Calgary Deep South MD Taber - Warner County South
​Calgary Downtown MD of Foothills
Calgary East ​MD of Provost
Calgary North Central Mackenzie District
​Calgary North of McKnight Manning and District
Calgary Northwest Medicine Hat
Calgary South Central Mountain View County
​Calgary Southwest North Rocky View
Calgary West Northwest Peace
Camrose and Area​ Pincher Creek and Area
Cardston County - Warner County North Ponoka and Area
Central Peace Porcupine Hills - Willow Creek
Chestermere - Southeast Rocky View ​Red Deer and Area
Clearwater County Rimbey and Area
Cochrane and Area​ Slave Lake
Crowsnest Pass and Area Smoky Lake and Area
​Cypress County Special Area 4 - Paintearth County
Drumheller and Area Special Areas 3 and 2 East - MD of Acadia​
​East Grande Prairie County Spruce Grove​
East Red Deer County St. Albert
Edmonton City Centre St. Paul and Area
Edmonton Mill Woods Stettler County
Edmonton North Central Stony Plain - Wildwood​
Edmonton Northeast Strathcona - Rural
Edmonton Southeast Strathcona - Sherwood Park
Edmonton Southwest Sturgeon County
​Edmonton West Sylvan Lake and Area
Edson Two Hills County
Elk Point and Area Valleyview and Area
Fairview - Clear Hills Vegreville and District
Flagstaff - Beaver County Vermilion and Area
Fort Macleod and Area Vulcan County
Fort McMurray Wabasca
Fort Saskatchewan Wainwright and Area
Forty Mile County ​West Grande Prairie County
Grande Cache West Red Deer County​
​Grande Prairie Westlock - Thorhild County
​Hanna and Area Wetaskiwin and Area
Hinton - Jasper Wheatland County
​Innisfail Whitecourt - Swan Hills - Fox Creek
Kneehill Area Wood Buffalo North
Lac La Biche Wood Buffalo South​



The appendices provide additional information to help understand and interpret results.

Appendix A: School authorities by EDI waves (collection years), round 1 and 2
Appendix B: EDI frequencies by community and subcommunity
Appendix C: Communities by school authorities by EDI waves
Appendix D: EDI frequencies for sex and mean age by community
Appendix E: Mean scores of the SEI and its factors for the province, communities and subcommunities
Appendix F: Categories of SES factors by community
Appendix G: Community resources: frequency by category​​​​​

For an earlier Acrobat Reader version of the appendices
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Appendix D
Appendix E
Appendix F
Appendix G​​​​​​