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Private Christian schools in Edmonton

Find the top private Christian schools in Edmonton

On this page, we discuss private Christian schools in Edmonton, Alberta. This includes Christian schools in downtown Edmonton, Sherwood Park, St. Albert, Beaumont, Ridgewood, Strathcona, Westmount, Garneau, Glenora, Allendale, Cloverdale, and Dovercourt.

For a more thorough guide to Christian education, including a detailed discussion of curricular approach and benefits, see our Christian school guide. Below, you can also check out our list of private Christian schools in Edmonton. Find an Edmonton Christian school near you.

Table of contents


  1. List of Christian schools in Edmonton

  2. Choosing a school

  3. Tuition at Edmonton Christian schools

  4. Compare Christian schools

  5. Christian private schools in Edmonton
  6. Further resources


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


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

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$13,300 to $15,100

Glenmore Christian Academy (est. 1980)  

  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (938 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$2,950 to $6,980

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




Private school expos

Private school expos can help you find the right school for your child. The Calgary private school expo allows you to speak with lots of different private schools, including some Christian schools all in one 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 an Edmonton Christian school is, on average, lower than the cost of other private schools in Edmonton. It’s also on the lower side of private school tuition in general. In Edmonton, 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 Edmonton:


 
Tuition (day school)Students receiving financial aidGrade eligibility for financial aidAvg. aid package size (annual)
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
    Bearspaw Christian School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • $2,400 to $7,450
  • $6,500 to $7,450



     
     Founding dateEndowmentAdmissions rateEnrollmentEnrollment
    per grade
    Clear Water Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (440 students)
  • $6,775 to $20,000
  • 199475%440
    Glenmore Christian Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (938 students)
  • $2,950 to $6,980
  • 198050%93885
    Bearspaw Christian School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • $2,400 to $7,450
  • 1998700




     
     
    Primary curriculum
    Secondary curriculum
    Curriculum pace
    Academic culture
    Average class size
    Language immersion
    Special needs support
    Tech 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
    Glenmore Christian Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (938 students)
  • $2,950 to $6,980
  • TraditionalStandard-enrichedRigorous20 to 25Withdrawal AssistanceMedium integration
    Bearspaw Christian School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • $2,400 to $7,450
  • TraditionalStandard-enrichedRigorousNo support





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    Clear Water Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (440 students)
  • $6,775 to $20,000
  • Glenmore Christian Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (938 students)
  • $2,950 to $6,980
  • Bearspaw Christian School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • $2,400 to $7,450




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     Admission deadlineSSAT requiredInterview requiredAcceptance rateNext open house
    Clear Water Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (440 students)
  • $6,775 to $20,000
  • Day: rolling
    Homestay: rolling
    JK - 1275%
    Glenmore Christian Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (938 students)
  • $2,950 to $6,980
  • Day: rollingK - 950%
    Bearspaw Christian School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • $2,400 to $7,450
  • Day: rollingJK - 12




     
     
    Nursery/Toddler
    Preschool
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    Clear Water Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (440 students)
  • $6,775 to $20,000
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    Glenmore Christian Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (938 students)
  • $2,950 to $6,980
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    Bearspaw Christian School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • $2,400 to $7,450




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    Nursery/Toddler
    Preschool
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     MathScienceLiteratureHumanities Social SciencesForeign LanguagesFine Arts
    Clear Water Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (440 students)
  • $6,775 to $20,000
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    Glenmore Christian Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (938 students)
  • $2,950 to $6,980
  • Traditional MathEqual BalanceTraditionalPragmatismCommunicativeCreative
    Bearspaw Christian School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • $2,400 to $7,450
  • We don't offer Fine Arts




     
     
    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
    Clear Water Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (440 students)
  • $6,775 to $20,000
  • Glenmore Christian Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (938 students)
  • $2,950 to $6,980
  • Bearspaw Christian School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • $2,400 to $7,450




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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
    Clear Water Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (440 students)
  • $6,775 to $20,000
  • Glenmore Christian Academy
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 9 (Coed)
  • Day school (938 students)
  • $2,950 to $6,980
  • Bearspaw Christian School
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (700 students)
  • $2,400 to $7,450




  • Private Christian schools, including Catholic schools, in Edmonton have lots of great features. They offer a warm community for both students and their family, and a community that shares many of the same beliefs, values, and interests. For students, this can lead to a fulfilling overall school experience, and a strong grounding in the Christian faith and theology.

    Edmonton is the capital of the province of Alberta, in Canada. It's the most northern city in Canada, with a population of over one million.

    Edmonton is a beautiful city located near the Canadian Rocky Mountains. It has numerous sports teams, including the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (on which Wayne Gretzky played) and the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football league. Another interesting fact: it has the largest mall in North America, the West Edmonton Mall.












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