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Calgary Private Schools

Find 13 Calgary schools listed below.

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Calgary, a city rich with nature, culture, and fantastic urban life, offers a variety of excellent local private schools. In addition to Calgary proper, we also list private schools in Okotoks. You will notice numerous types of schools and wide-ranging costs from as low as $3000 per year.

Calgary Private Schools

Searching for a Calgary private school

When searching for a private school in Calgary, you should check to see if the school is registered with and respected by the Alberta Board of Education. Be sure to use all the online research tools you can find and to verify a school's accreditation. You may also use Our Kids' resources, such as virtual tours of some of Calgary's private schools and guides on how to choose the right school for your kid.

During your research process, you should consult myriad unique sources to learn about the reputation of the school and find out if they can give you references. Talk to a school's teachers, students, and their parents. Be sure you fully comprehend the system of Alberta's private schools.

Some things to consider when checking out private schools:

  • Visit more than one private school. Indeed, many of Calgary's schools have varying educational philosophies, so one school may be quite different than the last one that you visited. Compare and contrast the schools that you toured.
  • Request references from other parents.
  • Meeting face to face with some teachers and administrators could be extremely useful and telling. Ask general questions that will allow them to discuss their level of commitment and their philosophies. Do they offer extra-help? If so, how often are extra-help sessions? How involved are they in extra-curricular activities? What do they think is the most challenging and/or most rewarding part of being a teacher?

Affording private schools

The province of Alberta might help you reduce the expense of your child's private school education by providing schools that meet a specific criteria with provincial grants. Click here to read more about Alberta Education's private schools grant system.

Furthermore, many of Calgary's private schools themselves will assist you in funding your child's education through scholarships and bursaries. The former refers to merit-based payments that your child may earn through great marks, an extremely successful entrance examination, outstanding community involvement, or remarkable achievements in a particular area, such as arts. In contrast, bursaries are a form of financial aid that a school pays based on your needs. Whether you are applying for scholarships or for bursaries, you ought to do so early, as schools typically have strict application deadlines.

Learn more from the private schools listed below.


700 77 Street Southwest, Calgary, Alberta, T3H 5R1
Calgary
Calgary French & International School, a traditional, alternative private school, offers preschool to grade 12 with enrolment of 750 day students. [view profile]
  • Day
  • Academic
  • Alternative
  • PS to 12 (Coed)
  • $9,550 - $16,000
4099 Garrison Blvd SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2T 6G2
Calgary
Lycée Louis Pasteur - The International French School- offers programs from pre-kindergarten to grade 12 in Calgary. Its average class size is 17 students. [view profile]
  • Day
  • International School
  • Academic
  • PK to 12 (Coed)
  • $11,300 - $13,000
3127 Bowwood Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, T3B 2E7
Calgary
River Valley School is a montessori school that offers programs from junior kindergarten to grade six in Calgary. Its average class size is 14 to 18 students. [view profile]
  • Day
  • Montessori
  • Academic
  • PS to 6 (Coed)
  • $6,000 - $11,800
201-2451 Dieppe Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, T3E 7K1
Calgary
Since 1979, Banbury's student-paced approach with tutorial instruction is in small, multi-aged groups of 10:1. Meainingful relationships enhance learning. Member of Canadian Coalition of Self Directed Learning--CCSDL. [view profile]
  • Day
  • Gifted
  • Alternative
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Varies
33055 Township Rd 250, Calgary, Alberta, T3Z1L4
Calgary
At Edge School, your child succeeds through integrated athletics, academics, and character-building programs. [view profile]
  • Day
  • Sports
  • Alternative
  • 5 to 12 (Coed)
  • Varies
414 11 A Street NE, Calgary, Alberta, T2E 4P3
Calgary
Our connectedness provides a stimulating and interactive learning context to develop critical thinking, creative problem solving and greater achievement. [view profile]
  • Day
  • Alternative
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • $8,900 - $16,000
322155 15th Street East, Okotoks, Alberta, T1S 1A2
Okotoks
Edison School is a private school in Okotoks, Alberta for students in K to grade 12. Tuition starts at $5,500 with discounts for siblings. Integrity, academics and community form the backbone of our wholesome program. [view profile]
  • Day
  • Academic
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • Varies
RR 2, Okotoks, Alberta, T1S 1A2
Okotoks
Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School offers programs from grades one to 12 in Okotoks. Its average class size is 16 to 20 students. [view profile]
  • Day
  • Academic
  • 1 to 12 (Coed)
  • $16,650 - $19,530
7410 Blackfoot Trail Southeast, Calgary, Alberta, T2H 1M5
Calgary
West Island College offers programs from grades seven to 12 in Calgary. Its average class size is 15 to 20 students. [view profile]
  • Day
  • Academic
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • $14,000
B4 2452 Battleford Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta, T3E 7K9
Calgary
Challenging students to think outside the box, create change, be comfortable with their final decision, receive critique and be able to appropriately verbalize their thoughts. [view profile]
  • Day
  • Alternative
  • Academic
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • $2,000 - $10,000
2521 Dieppe Avenue Southwest, Calgary, Alberta, T3E 7J9
Calgary
Clear Water Academy is a private Catholic school that stands ready to meet and expand the minds and passions of some of the brightest students in Calgary, and exchange students from around the world. [view profile]
  • Day
  • Faith Based
  • Academic
  • JK to 3 (Coed)
  • $5,700 - $11,900
Numerous Campuses/Business Office located at 4411, Calgary, Alberta, T2G 4B9
Calgary
Rundle College is a university preparatory school from Preschool-Grade 12 in Calgary, Alberta. Our small class sizes of 12-16 students, gives our students the advantage of and enriched and personalized education. [view profile]
  • Day
  • Academic
  • PS to 12 (Coed)
  • Varies
16520 - 24th Street Southwest, Calgary, Alberta, T2Y 4W2
Calgary
Glenmore Christian Academy (GCA) is a dynamic alternative school in Calgary with specialist educators in the liberal arts, sciences, fine arts, languages and physical education. Find out how your child can excel at GCA. [view profile]
  • Day
  • Alternative
  • Faith Based
  • K to 9 (Coed)
  • $2,610 - $5,945
700 77 Street Southwest, Calgary, Alberta, T3H 5R1
  • Day
  • Academic
  • Alternative
  • PS to 12 (Coed)
  • $9,550 - $16,000
view profile
4099 Garrison Blvd SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2T 6G2
  • Day
  • International School
  • Academic
  • PK to 12 (Coed)
  • $11,300 - $13,000
view profile
3127 Bowwood Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, T3B 2E7
  • Day
  • Montessori
  • Academic
  • PS to 6 (Coed)
  • $6,000 - $11,800
view profile
201-2451 Dieppe Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, T3E 7K1
  • Day
  • Gifted
  • Alternative
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Varies
view profile
33055 Township Rd 250, Calgary, Alberta, T3Z1L4
  • Day
  • Sports
  • Alternative
  • 5 to 12 (Coed)
  • Varies
view profile
414 11 A Street NE, Calgary, Alberta, T2E 4P3
  • Day
  • Alternative
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • $8,900 - $16,000
view profile
322155 15th Street East, Okotoks, Alberta, T1S 1A2
  • Day
  • Academic
  • K to 12 (Coed)
  • Varies
view profile
RR 2, Okotoks, Alberta, T1S 1A2
  • Day
  • Academic
  • 1 to 12 (Coed)
  • $16,650 - $19,530
view profile
7410 Blackfoot Trail Southeast, Calgary, Alberta, T2H 1M5
  • Day
  • Academic
  • 7 to 12 (Coed)
  • $14,000
view profile
B4 2452 Battleford Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta, T3E 7K9
  • Day
  • Alternative
  • Academic
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • $2,000 - $10,000
view profile
2521 Dieppe Avenue Southwest, Calgary, Alberta, T3E 7J9
  • Day
  • Faith Based
  • Academic
  • JK to 3 (Coed)
  • $5,700 - $11,900
view profile
Numerous Campuses/Business Office located at 4411, Calgary, Alberta, T2G 4B9
  • Day
  • Academic
  • PS to 12 (Coed)
  • Varies
view profile
16520 - 24th Street Southwest, Calgary, Alberta, T2Y 4W2
  • Day
  • Alternative
  • Faith Based
  • K to 9 (Coed)
  • $2,610 - $5,945
view profile

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