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Advanced Placement (AP) International Baccalaureate

Advanced Placement (AP)

Advanced Placement Open House Schedule (2013-2014)

Advanced Placement Brochure (PDF)

IB/AP Ad (PDF)


The Advanced Placement (AP) Program® fosters excellence in student achievement. Students who take AP® are challenged to think for themselves and to engage the world critically and analytically in and outside of the classroom. The AP® Program prepares students for future success. Students can earn advanced credit or advanced standing at thousands of colleges and universities on the basis of their AP® achievements.

The Calgary Board of Education offers the AP® program in ten high schools:

Centennial High School
55 Sun Valley Boulevard SE
403-256-8140
Forest Lawn High School
1304 - 44 Street SE
403-272-6665
Central Memorial High School
5111 - 21 Street SW
403-243-8880
James Fowler High School
4004 – 4 Street NW
403-230-4743
Crescent Heights High School
1019 - 1 Street NW
403-276-5521, Ext. 2108
Lord Beaverbrook High School
9019 Fairmount Drive SE
403-259-5585
Dr. E. P. Scarlett High School
220 Canterbury Drive SW
403-281-3366
Queen Elizabeth High School
512 - 18 Street NW
403-283-8434
Ernest Manning High School
20 Springborough Boulevard S.W.
403-249-3131
William Aberhart High School
3009 Morley Trail N.W.
403-289-2551

For more information on the Advanced Placement Program, follow this link to The Advanced Placement (AP) Program website.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme is a rigorous pre-university course of studies which meets the needs of highly motivated high school students. General objectives of the IB programme are to provide students with a balanced education, to facilitate geographic and cultural mobility and to promote international understanding through a shared academic experience.  Both the IB Certificate and the IB Diploma programmes are offered.

The IB programme provides students an opportunity to:

  • utilize Grades 11 and 12 for intensive university preparation
  • undertake rigorous pre-university courses
  • receive a year’s worth of academic credit upon entry to the University of Calgary (for IB Diploma students)
  • promote international understanding through shared academic experience.

Many IB courses and exams are available.  The CBE also offers French Immersion IB.

Biology
Chemistry
Chinese
Computer Science
English
French

History
Math
Physics
Spanish
Visual Arts
Business and Management
Philosophy

The Calgary Board of Education offers the IB programme in each Area. The application process occurs prior to the annual high school transfer deadline, as referenced in the Application forms below.

CBE Policies

IB Programme

International Baccalaureate Open House Schedule (2013-2014)

CBE Map of IB Program Locations for 2014-2015 (pdf)

CBE Map of IB Program Locations for 2013-2014 (pdf)

AREA*

SCHOOL

IB NOTICE & APPLICATION (PDF)

I  

Sir Winston Churchill High School
5220 Northland Drive NW
403-289-9241

>Area I Notice
>Application for Area I

II  

John G. Diefenbaker High School
6620 - 4 Street NW
403-274-2240

>Area II Notice
>Application for Area II

III  

Lester B. Pearson High School
3020 - 52 Street NE
403-280-6565

>Area III Notice
>Application for Area III

IV  

Western Canada High School
641 - 17 Avenue SW
403-228-5363

>Area IV Notice
>Application for Area IV

V  

Henry Wise Wood High School
910 - 75 Avenue SW
403- 253-2261

>Area V Notice
>Application for Area V

*To determine which Area you live in, please follow this link: Residential Districts sorted by Area



French Immersion IB

AREA

SCHOOL

IB APPLICATION (PDF)

All areas

Western Canada High School
641 - 17 Avenue SW
403-228-5363

>Application for French Immersion

For more information on the International Baccalaureate Programme, follow this link to the International Baccalaureate Organization's website, IBO Home Page

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