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Manitoba First Nations School System
Quality Education for Our Children


The MFNSS administers and manages elementary and secondary (K4-12) education programs, services, and funding for participating First Nations.

The K4-12 education programs and services include the following:

  • Instructional services (including tuition)
  • Student support services (including transportation, Private Home Placement supports)
  • Operation and maintenance of school facilities
  • Elementary and secondary education-related band employee benefits
  • First Nations Student Success Program
  • New Paths
  • High Cost Special Education Program

Not all education services are administered by the MFNSS. Post-secondary services and early childhood programs (e.g., Head Starts, daycares, etc.) continue to be administered by the First Nation