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.
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||Type||Religious affiliation||Cost|
Clear Water Academy (est. 1994)
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]
|Christian||$13,300 to $15,100|
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]
|Christian||$2,950 to $6,980|
Bearspaw Christian School (est. 1998)
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]
|Christian||$2,400 to $7,450|
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.
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 aid||Grade eligibility for financial aid||Avg. aid package size (annual)|
|$12,050 to $20,000||10%||1 - 12|
|$6,500 to $7,450|
|Founding date||Endowment||Admissions rate||Enrollment||Enrollment|
Average class size
Special needs support
|Liberal Arts||Standard-enriched||Rigorous||16 to 18||Withdrawal Assistance||Medium integration|
|Traditional||Standard-enriched||Rigorous||20 to 25||Withdrawal Assistance||Medium integration|
|Admission deadline||SSAT required||Interview required||Acceptance rate||Next open house|
|JK - 12||75%|
|Day: rolling||K - 9||50%|
|Day: rolling||JK - 12|
|Math||Science||Literature||Humanities Social Sciences||Foreign Languages||Fine Arts|
|Equal Balance||Equal Balance||Equal Balance||Equal Balance||Equal Balance||Equal Balance|
|Traditional Math||Equal Balance||Traditional||Pragmatism||Communicative||Creative|
|We don't offer Fine Arts|
Track and Field
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.