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Find a list of Calgary special needs schools and programs

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Below, we list special needs schools and programs in Calgary, Alberta. This includes schools in the Downtown West End, Crescent Heights, Mount Royal, Bridgeland, and Renfrew. Find a Calgary special needs school near you.

To find special needs schools across Canada, and learn about special education in Canada, read our guide.
 

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List of dedicated Calgary special needs schools


These are dedicated special needs schools in Calgary, where 100% of the students have special needs. They provide full-time special needs support for all students in the school, through accommodations, modifications, and remediations.

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    Calgary Academy & Calgary Collegiate (est. 1981)  

    • Calgary, Alberta
    • 2 to 12 Coed
    • Day school (500 students)
    Our school has two programs: Academy, for students with learning difficulties who have yet to consistently perform at grade level, and Collegiate, for students at or above grade level and looking for new challenges. [View profile]
    • Traditional
    • Learning disabilities
    $12,010 to $18,885MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day12010ADHD (moderate to severe) Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability) Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) Dyscalculia Dysgraphia Dyscalculia Dysgraphia ADHD (moderate to severe) Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability) Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) Language Processing Disorder Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD) Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD) Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit

    Third Academy (est. 1997)  

    • Calgary, Alberta
    • 1 to 12 Coed
    • Day school (150 students)
    Third Academy is Calgary's school for special needs and gifted education. The school teaches what students need, the way they need it and never loses sight of well-rounded learning. Click to learn more. [View profile]
    • Progressive
    • Learning disabilities
    • Developmental
    • Behavioral and Emotional
    $10,000Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day10000ADHD (moderate to severe) Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability) Dyscalculia Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) Dysgraphia Language Processing Disorder Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD) Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit Autism Autism Asperger's Syndrome Asperger's Syndrome Suicidal thoughts Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Troubled behaviour / troubled teens Clinical Depression Drug and alcohol abuse ADHD (moderate to severe) ADHD (moderate to severe) Intellectual disability Intellectual disability Intellectual disability Troubled behaviour / troubled teens Troubled behaviour / troubled teens Clinical Depression Clinical Depression Suicidal thoughts Suicidal thoughts Drug and alcohol abuse Drug and alcohol abuse Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

    Foothills Academy (est. 1979)  

    • Calgary, Alberta
    • 3 to 12 Coed
    • Day school (288 students)
    Foothills Academy is an independent school for students with diagnosed Learning Disabilities in grades 3 - 12. Small class sizes allow the experienced staff to create a positive learning environment. [View profile]
    • Traditional
    • Learning disabilities
    • Physical
    $15,300MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day15300ADHD (moderate to severe) ADHD (moderate to severe) Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability) Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability) Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) Dysgraphia Dyscalculia Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD) Language Processing Disorder Dyscalculia Dysgraphia Language Processing Disorder Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD) Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder)

    List of other (non-dedicated) Calgary schools with special needs support


    These Calgary schools offer special needs support to a segment of students through a wide range of placements. Environments offered may include dedicated, integrated, and withdrawal special needs classes, as well as regular classes with resource support and in-class adaptations.

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    River Valley School (est. 1983)  

    • Calgary, Alberta
    • PS to 6 Coed
    • Day school (325 students)
    RVS offers programs for the Early Learning & Elementary years in Progressive, Montessori & Arrowsmith environments. Specialists teach fine arts, physical education and French language. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Calgary
    • Learning disabilities
    • Developmental
    • Physical
    • Indirect support
    • Resource assistance
    • Withdrawal assistance
    • Partial integration
    $7,400 to $13,100Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Coed Day7400ADHD (moderate to severe)
    ADHD (moderate to severe)
    Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability)
    Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability)
    Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability)
    Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)
    Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)
    Dyscalculia
    Dyscalculia
    Dyscalculia
    Dysgraphia
    Dysgraphia
    Dysgraphia
    Language Processing Disorder
    Language Processing Disorder
    Language Processing Disorder
    Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit
    Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit
    Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit
    Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)
    Asperger's Syndrome
    Asperger's Syndrome
    Intellectual disability
    Intellectual disability
    Down syndrome
    Down syndrome
    Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD)
    Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD)
    Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NLD)
    Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder)
    Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder)
    Blindness
    Blindness
    Deafness
    Deafness

    Banbury Crossroads School (est. 1979)  

    • Calgary, Alberta
    • PS to 12 Coed
    • Day school (90 students)
    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]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Calgary
    • Learning disabilities
    • Developmental
    • Behavioral and Emotional
    • Physical
    $9,000 to $13,000Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day9000ADHD (moderate to severe)
    Dyslexia (Language-Based Learning Disability)
    Asperger's Syndrome
    Clinical anxiety
    Multiple physical

    Glenmore Christian Academy (est. 1980)  

    • Calgary, Alberta
    • JK to 9 Coed
    • Day school (846 students)
    Glenmore Christian Academy (GCA) is a dynamic private 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]
    • Withdrawal assistance
    $2,650 to $6,260Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day2650

    North Point School For Boys (est. 2014)  

    • Calgary, Alberta
    • K to 9 Boys
    • Day school (60 students)
    North Point provides a program for boys that is a fundamental re-thinking of how a classroom operates. We design environments and experiences that are specifically geared to challenge and engage boys. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Calgary
    • Indirect support
    $7,000 to $12,000Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Boys Day7000