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Alice Jamieson Girls' Academy

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Grades and Programs: 4-9

School Hours: AM: 8:05 ~ PM: ~ 2:45

School Location

950 - 6 Street NE
Calgary AB
T2E 8M3

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Alice Jamieson Girls' Academy in Stanley Jones School is located in the northeast community of Renfrew. This alternative program is available to any girl in grades 4-9 in Calgary. Students of Alice Jamieson Girls' Academy move on to their community high school.

About the School

The instructional space for Alice Jamieson Girls' Academy is on the second floor of Stanley Jones School. Stanley Jones opened in 1913 and is made of sandstone that was hauled by horse and wagon from the Shaganappi quarry. Spacious classrooms with large windows have been recently upgraded to make this historic building a wonderful site for the Alice Jamieson Girls' Academy.

About School Name

This alternative program is named after Alice Jamieson who came to Calgary in 1902. Her contribution to building a strong community includes the development of Calgary's Local Council of Women and the YWCA. She was the first female to be appointed to any judiciary in the British Empire; she was appointed police magistrate to hear women's cases; and she was a member of the women's suffrage. She retired in 1932, after her involvement in the "Persons Case".

School Mission

Our mission is to develop academic, leadership and organization skills for success in personal life, educational endeavors and career pathways.

School Motto

By building on girls' strengths we will build a vibrant future.

Unique Points

  • Celebrate academic mastery and personal best
  • Emphasize student independence, empowerment and leadership
  • Emphasize cooperative learning
  • Build mentorship networks with successful women
  • Increase exposure to sciences and technology
  • Examine gender roles
  • Enhance Alberta Learning Programs of Study with Women's Studies
  • Counsel for post-program pathways
  • Transportation provided

Student Enrolment (September 2011 )
Total Enrolment: 265

Grade 4Grade 5Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8Grade 9

Dr. U Steele
School Board Trustee: Judy Hehr
CBE Ward: Ward 9
Chief Superintendent: David Stevenson
Area: Area II
Director (Area): Brant Parker (Acting)
Notes for Substitute: Early Dismissal Fridays at 12:20 p.m.


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