Donald Ross School

10125 97 Avenue, Edmonton

The style of Donald Ross School adhered to a popular formula for early-20th century schools, which combined design elements of Collegiate Gothic and Jacobethan Revival architecture. Distinctive elements included steep-sided triangular gables, tall chimneys, brick and stone facing materials, quoins, ornaments and large rectangular windows. It was built for $33,895 by the Dunlop, Johnson Construction Company in 1913, who also constructed the Hull Block on 97 Street, among other structures.

The main floor had two classrooms, an assembly area and an office for the principal. The second floor had three more classrooms, a staff room and infirmary.


"The School Named for Donald Ross" by Lawrence Herzog
It's Our Heritage | Vol. 20 No. 22  | May 30, 2002


Jesus Ongcoy - 04 Jul 2019

is this school still open

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Martha Eisenzimmer - 01 May 2020

A past student of the school, 1961- 67 and now a retired teacher, are there tours or short visits offered for this fine buildingđź”…

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Era: Urban Growth
Themes: Education
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Area: Central

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