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Arbour Lake School

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Grades and Programs: 5-9

School Hours: AM: 8:10 ~ 12:05 PM:12:55 ~ 2:45

School Location

27 Arbour Crest Drive NW
Calgary AB
T3G 4H3

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The school is located in the northwest community of Arbour Lake.

About the School

Arbour Lake School opened in 2007. We enjoy our sunny location and views from the northwest hills of Calgary. Over 800 students from grades 5 to 9 join our community every day; they arrive from Arbour Lake, Citadel Park and Scenic Acres. We welcome the opportunity to work with these 21 Century pre-adolescents and adolescents.

About School Name

The school is named after the community it serves.

School Mission

To create an exemplary middle school for the 21st century learner.

Unique Points

    Our teachers have studied current research including the work of the Association for Middle Level Education and emphasize a project-based learning environment that is integrated, exploratory, challenging and relevant. Older and younger students work with staff mentors to create a strong sense of community. The following structures help us respond to our learners:

  • Paired homerooms that allow two core teachers (math/science and humanities) to spend a significant amount of time with their students in order to discover each studentís learning profile and potential.
  • An opportunity to explore several complementary courses, representing career and technology foundations and fine arts.
  • A focus on these 21st Century skills - information/media technology, critical/creative thinking, problem solving, communication/collaboration - in all subject areas.
  • A variety of clubs, athletics and co-curricular activities that also help students explore their interests/strengths.
  • A culture of caring and respect based on our Coyote Code.

Student Enrolment (September 2013 )
Total Enrolment: 998

Grade 5Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8Grade 9

Karen Barry
School Board Trustee: Joy Bowen-Eyre
CBE Ward: Ward 2
Chief Superintendent: David Stevenson
Area: Area I
Director (Area): Jeannie Everett
Notes for Substitute: Late Arrival on some Friday's 9:50. Early Dismissal on some Friday's 12:40;


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