The Milk River School District # 2056 was established in 1909. The Milk River School bell was officially rung on January 10, 1910.
On November 20, 1964, the Milk River High School was renamed, the Erle Rivers High School in honor of Mr. E.G. Rivers. Mr. Rivers had been a teacher and principal of the school for 34 years. Erle Rivers died on February 28, 1965.
Erle Rivers High School is situated in the town of Milk River, Alberta, Canada. Milk River has a population of about 890 people, but draws students from the rural communities surrounding it. The average student population in recent years is 100 students consisting of Grade 6 to 12. We presently have 7 teaching staff, and 3 support staff.