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Calgary Christian schools

Find the top private Christian schools in Calgary




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.

Table of contents


  1. List of Christian schools in Calgary

  2. Choosing a school

  3. Tuition at Calgary Christian schools

  4. Compare Christian schools

  5. Christian private schools in Calgary
  6. Further resources


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  • Bearspaw Christian School
  • Glenmore Christian Academy
  • Clear Water Academy


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 NameTypeReligious affiliationCost

Bearspaw Christian School (est. 1998)  

  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
Bearspaw Christian School is proud to be a top choice for Christian families in the Calgary area. BCS offers a fully-integrated discipleship-based education from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. [View profile]
  • Traditional
Christian$2,400 to $7,450

Glenmore Christian Academy (est. 1980)  

  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (919 students)
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]
  • Traditional
Christian$2,650 to $6,260

Clear Water Academy (est. 1994)  

  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (440 students)
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]
  • Liberal Arts
Christian$6,775 to $20,000




Private school expos

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.

Online discussion forum

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 aidGrade eligibility for financial aidAvg. aid package size (annual)
Bearspaw Christian School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • $2,400 to $7,450
  • $6,500 to $7,450
    Clear Water Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (440 students)
  • $6,775 to $20,000
  • $12,050 to $20,00010%1 - 12



     
     Founding dateEndowmentAdmissions rateEnrollmentEnrollment
    per grade
    Bearspaw Christian School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • $2,400 to $7,450
  • 1998700
    Glenmore Christian Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (919 students)
  • $2,650 to $6,260
  • 198050%919
    Clear Water Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (440 students)
  • $6,775 to $20,000
  • 199475%440




     
     
    Primary curriculum
    Secondary curriculum
    Curriculum pace
    Academic culture
    Average class size
    Language immersion
    Special needs support
    Tech integration
    Bearspaw Christian School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • $2,400 to $7,450
  • TraditionalStandard-enrichedRigorousNo support
    Glenmore Christian Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (919 students)
  • $2,650 to $6,260
  • TraditionalStandard-enrichedRigorous20 to 25Withdrawal AssistanceMedium integration
    Clear Water Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (440 students)
  • $6,775 to $20,000
  • Liberal ArtsStandard-enrichedRigorous16 to 18Withdrawal AssistanceMedium integration





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     Dyscalculia
     Dysgraphia
     Language processing disorder
     Non-verbal learning disorders
     Visual motor deficit
    Development disorders:
     Autism
     Asperger's

    Behavioural and emotional:
     Troubled teens
     Depression
     Suicidal
     Substance abuse
     Oppositional defiant disorder
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     Dyspraxia
     Blindness
     Deafness
     Cystic fibrosis
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    Bearspaw Christian School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • $2,400 to $7,450
  • Glenmore Christian Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (919 students)
  • $2,650 to $6,260
  • Clear Water Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (440 students)
  • $6,775 to $20,000




  •  
     Admission deadlineSSAT requiredInterview requiredAcceptance rateNext open house
    Bearspaw Christian School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • $2,400 to $7,450
  • Day: rollingJK - 12
    Glenmore Christian Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (919 students)
  • $2,650 to $6,260
  • Day: rollingK - 950%
    Clear Water Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (440 students)
  • $6,775 to $20,000
  • Day: rolling
    Homestay: rolling
    JK - 1275%




     
     
    Nursery/Toddler
    Preschool
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    Bearspaw Christian School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • $2,400 to $7,450
  • Glenmore Christian Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (919 students)
  • $2,650 to $6,260
  • 100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
    Clear Water Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (440 students)
  • $6,775 to $20,000
  • 100%90%90%90%75%75%75%70%60%60%60%60%60%




     
     
    Nursery/Toddler
    Preschool
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     MathScienceLiteratureHumanities Social SciencesForeign LanguagesFine Arts
    Bearspaw Christian School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • $2,400 to $7,450
  • We don't offer Fine Arts
    Glenmore Christian Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (919 students)
  • $2,650 to $6,260
  • Traditional MathEqual BalanceTraditionalPragmatismCommunicativeCreative
    Clear Water Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (440 students)
  • $6,775 to $20,000
  • Equal BalanceEqual BalanceEqual BalanceEqual BalanceEqual BalanceEqual Balance




     
     
    Student council
    School newspaper
    Yearbook
    Radio club
    Photograph club
    Art club
    Choir
    Band
    Dance club
    Yoga club
    Drama club
    Debate club
    Chess club
    Math club
    Science club
    Robotics club
    Computer club
    Environmental club
    Outdoor club
    Community service
    Bearspaw Christian School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • $2,400 to $7,450
  • Glenmore Christian Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (919 students)
  • $2,650 to $6,260
  • Clear Water Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (440 students)
  • $6,775 to $20,000




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    Badminton
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cricket
    Equestrian
    Football
    Golf
    Gymnastics
    Ice Hockey
    Lacrosse
    Rowing
    Rugby
    Soccer
    Softball
    Squash
    Swimming
    Tennis
    Track and Field
    Volleyball
    Wrestling
    Bearspaw Christian School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • $2,400 to $7,450
  • Glenmore Christian Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (919 students)
  • $2,650 to $6,260
  • Clear Water Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (440 students)
  • $6,775 to $20,000




  • 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.












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