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A.E. Cross School

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Grades and Programs: 7-9 Regular

School Hours: AM: 9:05 ~ 12:02 PM:12:40 ~ 3:43

School Location

3445 - 37 Street SW
Calgary AB
T3E 3C2

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A.E. Cross School is located in the southwest community of Glenbrook, serving the communities of Glenbrook, Glamorgan, Killarney, Glengarry, Lincoln Park, Rutland Park, Garrison Green, Richmond Hill, Signal Hill and Signature Park. Major elementary feeder schools to A.E. Cross School are Battalion Park, Glenbrook and Glendale. Students from A.E. Cross School move on to Central Memorial, Ernest Manning or Western Canada High Schools.

About the School

The school was built in 1960 and is situated on 13.467 acres. The school has 39 classrooms, a lunch room, 2 gymnasiums, and excellent facilities for band, dance, drama, art, career technology studies, and computer technology. The Area 4 Office moved into A.E. Cross in September 2012. It occupies 6 classrooms on the main floor in the southwest corner of the school.

About School Name

Alfred Ernest Cross, one of the "Big Four", was an early rancher, developer, and businessman in Calgary at the turn of the century. A.E. Cross achieved much in his lifetime. At one time, he owned the largest ranch in the province, served as an M.L.A., and built the Calgary Brewing Company. He was married to the eldest daughter of Colonel Macleod.

School Mission

Educating Tomorrow's Citizens Today

School Motto

We Achieve, We Excel, We Create.

Unique Points

  • AEC is a vibrant school comprised of a diversified population of approximately 500 students and 40 staff
  • In addition to our push for strong academic success in core subjects, we offer an array of co-curricular and extracurricular opportunities for students
  • Students at AEC have the opportunity to participate on inter-school sports teams, including in Volleyball, Soccer, X-country, Basketball, Badminton, and Track & Field.
  • We have an award-winning band program and great opportunities for students in many other areas such as the Performing Arts (i.e.- Drama & Art), Practical Arts (such as Foods, Fashion and Construction), Technology and Second Languages
  • One of the school's most important priorities is to focus on the individual student and to create a positive student-teacher connection that enables effective learning to take place.

Student Enrolment (September 2014 )
Total Enrolment: 492

Grade 7Grade 8Grade 9

Duane Shartau
School Board Trustee: Trina Hurdman
CBE Ward: Ward 6
Chief Superintendent: David Stevenson
Area: Area IV
Director (Area): Calvin Davies
Notes for Substitute: Friday Early Dismissal at 1:43


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