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Saddle Ridge School

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e | saddleridge@cbe.ab.ca
t | 403-777-6249
f | 403-777-6257

Grades and Programs: K-3

School Hours: AM: 8:00 ~ 11:30 PM:12:25 ~ 2:30

School Location

368 Saddlecrest Boulevard NE
Calgary AB
T3J 5L6

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Saddle Ridge School is located in the north east community of Saddleridge. It accommodates students in Kindergarten to Grade 3, and has an anticipated total student school capacity of 650 to be reached within the first years of opening. Students in grades 4 to 9 attend Colonel Macleod School.

About the School

Saddle Ridge school was completed in 2010. Saddle Ridge School is one of 6 new Calgary Board of Education (CBE) schools designed and built under the Provincial Governmentís new Public-Private Partnership (P3) construction model. Additional information about P3 school development is currently available at: http://www.bbppalbertaschools.ca/m_9.asp. The development of Saddle Ridge School has been based upon the Alberta Chapterís LEED vision of the Canadian Green Building Council. Information about this important LEED protocol is available at http://www.cagbc.org/chapters/alberta/index.php Other unique features of the building:
  • 21 classrooms
  • 4 Break out rooms for small group instruction
  • 1 Music Room
  • 1 full size Gymnasium
  • Learning Commons
  • Large Gathering Space located in the center of the school

  • About School Name

    Through a community engagement process, the school was named after the school community. Details on the Board of Trustees’ Policy for school naming can be found on our website at the following link: http://www.cbe.ab.ca/policies/GP11E.pdf

    School Mission

    The school is proud to support the Calgary Board of Education's mission statement "Educating Tomorrow's Citizens Today"

    School Motto

    "Weaving Dreams and Possibilities"

    Unique Points

      The school offers a variety of programs for students and their families
    • Curriculum focus on early literacy, science and numeracy
    • Intergration of fine arts and global education into the curriculum
    • Enhanced technology for student use - 74 -iMac laptops, 5 multi media computers, 20 iPods, 20 iPads
    • SMART Bds in all classrooms
    • Learning Commons with a large collection of children's literature
    • Music program provided by music specialist
    • Daily physical activity
    • Learning Team with specialties in ESL, Resource and special education
    • Lunchroom Accommodation
    • Bussing for students who reside outside the walk limit


    Student Enrolment (September 2013 )
    Total Enrolment: 643


    KindergartenGrade 1Grade 2Grade 3
    178165168132


    Principal:
    Sandra Levesque
    School Board Trustee: Lynn Ferguson
    CBE Ward: Ward 3
    Chief Superintendent: David Stevenson
    Area: Area III
    Director (Area): Dr. Dianne Yee
    Notes for Substitute: Early Dismissal Friday 11:45 am

     

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