Private Christian schools in Calgary, Alberta are discussed and listed below. This includes Christian schools in the Downtown West End, Crescent Heights, Mount Royal, Bridgeland, Riverside, Renfrew, Beltline, Eau Claire, and Mayland.
For a more complete guide to Christian schools, including a detailed discussion of curriculum and benefits, check out our Christian school guide.
There are lots of private Christian schools in Canada. For instance, there are Christian schools in Toronto, Ontario, Edmonton, and Calgary. These schools vary in terms of their religious curriculum, extracurriculars, and approach to Christian study and Bible study. The schools below reflect this diversity. You can filter them for a wide range of features.
|School Name||Religious affiliation||Cost|
Glenmore Christian Academy (est. 1980)
Glenmore Christian Academy (GCA) is a private school in Calgary with specialist educators in academics, arts, and athletics. Our mission is to Teach Truth, Inspire Excellence, Experience Christ and Serve through Love. View profile
$2,995 to $7,085
Clear Water Academy (est. 1995)
A Catholic school that goes beyond academics to help our students realize and use their talents to their fullest potential, in order to become all that God has created them to be. Open to families of all faiths. View profile
$7,900 to $16,000
Private school expos can be a great way to find out about a school. The Calgary private school expo is one of our biggest. In this expo, you can speak with many private Christian schools, and other private schools—all in the same place. Find a Christian school near you.
Another great resource in your school search is the Our Kids parent discussion forum. The forum is an ideal place to discuss options and debate topics related to Christian education.
The cost of Christian schools in Calgary is, on average, lower than the cost of other private schools in Calgary. It’s also on the lower side of private school tuition in general. In Calgary, the only public Christian schools are Catholic—schools fully funded by the government.
Many schools offer needs-based financial aid, such as bursaries or tuition relief. Other schools offer scholarships, which are given based on merit—for instance, in academics or athletics. You can learn more about needs- and merit-based financial aid in our dedicated guide.
Below, you’ll find the range of costs for private Christian schools in Calgary:
|Tuition (day school)||Students receiving financial aid||Grade eligibility for financial aid||Avg. aid package size (annual)|
|$13,950 to $16,000||10%||1 - 12||$5,000|
|Founding date||Endowment||Admissions rate||Enrollment||Enrollment|
Average class size
Special needs support
|Traditional||Standard-enriched||Rigorous||20 to 25||Withdrawal Assistance||Medium integration|
|Liberal Arts||Montessori||Standard-enriched||Rigorous||16 to 18||Withdrawal Assistance||Medium integration|
|Admission deadline||SSAT required||Interview required||Acceptance rate||Next open house|
|Day: rolling||K - 9||50%|
|Day: rolling||JK - 12||75%|
|Math||Science||Literature||Humanities Social Sciences||Foreign Languages||Fine Arts|
|Traditional Math||Equal Balance||Traditional||Pragmatism||Communicative||Creative|
|Equal Balance||Equal Balance||Equal Balance||Equal Balance||Equal Balance||Equal Balance|
Track and Field
Private Christian schools in Calgary offer kids a great foundation in Christian studies. Kids learn about the bible through close scriptural study. They also learn about traditional Christian values, and how to apply them to their lives, through their behaviour and actions. These schools also tend to offer a very strong secular education.
Calgary is a city on the west coast of Canada. It's the biggest in the province of Alberta. Calgary is a beautiful city located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. It offers its citizens lots of opportunities for cultural advancement. It has a wonderful Centre for Performing Arts, Philharmonic Orchestra, Jubilee Auditorium, and the famous annual Calgary Stampede. Also of note: it hosted the 1988 Winter Olympics.