Schools & Education

Calgary Board of Education – Public Schools

There are currently 100,632 students enrolled in the Calgary Board of Education’s 221 public schools, from kindergarten to high school. Another 3,550 students attend the CBE's CBe-learn and Chinook Learning Services School.

The school board’s vision is to be the dynamic learning community of choice in Calgary, and to empower learners to discover and develop their potential passions and gifts.

Here are some quick facts about public schools in Calgary:

In addition, the school board offers more than 50 alternative programs including:

  • Academic enrichment for critical and analytical thinkers
  • Adult high school upgrading
  • Continuing education
  • English as a second language
  • Home-based learning and homeschooling
  • Language programs supporting studies in Mandarin, French, German, Spanish and others
  • Special education
  • Sports-enhanced learning opportunities

The Alberta government’s website has sections related to class sizes, special education and curriculum for each grade level that are worth researching if you are looking for further information in those areas.

Public Elementary Schools

Learn about public elementary schools in Calgary.

View Public Elementary Schools

Public Junior High / High Schools

Learn about public junior and senior high schools in Calgary.

View Public Junior High / High Schools