• Archie Stouffer School

Archie Stouffer Elementary School

School Mission
The Archie Stouffer Elementary School community believes in:

  • Respect for yourself, peers, adults, school, and your community through actions and speech
  • Peaceful resolution of differences
  • Working to the best of your ability, individually or as a team
  • Striving for academic, athletic, and social excellence
  • Open communications among staff, students, parents, and community
  • Acceptance of consequences for all actions in order to promote responsible, respectful behaviour
  • Building a culture of respect and academic responsibility

Motto: We build character peace by piece.

School History
The stone building, which is the original part of the current school structure, was opened in 1941. Three separate additions were completed by 1994. The school was named for a local and prominent school inspector, Archie Stouffer, whose family legacy still exists in various parts of Haliburton County.

Parent Participation
Archie Stouffer ES has an active School Council which has provided funding towards three sets of playground equipment; long jump pits, soccer posts, and baseball field refurbishing. There is also a large number of volunteers who assist with various school programs.

General Information

  • Balanced Day
  • Student council organizes various activities to promote school spirit
  • All students are part of a spirit team
  • On-site daycare for school aged children in partnership with the OEYLC
  • 80% of students are bussed
  • Computers in each classroom plus computer lab, 3 laptop carts, and an iPad cart
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Sensory room
  • SmartBoard in every class
  • Soundfield systems installed in every home room class


  • Regular instructional programs from junior kindergarten to grade 8
  • Full Day Kindergarten
  • Breakfast program
  • Snack program
  • Instrumental music program for grades 7 and 8
  • Practical Academics and Life Skills Class

Events & Activities

  • Intramurals and extra-curricular programs and special interest activities for students
  • Partnership with community to offer after-school recreation program
  • Variety of clubs and teams

Enrolment: 405

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