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Glenbrook School

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e | Glenbrook@cbe.ab.ca
t | 403-777-8320
f | 403-777-8323

Grades and Programs: K-6

School Hours: AM: 9:02 ~ 12:05 PM:12:58 ~ 3:30

School Location

4725 -33 Avenue SW
Calgary AB
T3E 3V1

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Glenbrook is centrally located in the beautiful southwest community of Glenbrook, northeast of the Richmond Road and Sarcee Trail intersection. It is easily accessible by car or bus. It serves the community of Glenbrook, Glamorgan, Springbank Hill, Lincoln Park (North), and Rutland Park.

About the School

Glenbrook School was built in 1960 and the Centennial wing was added in 1967. Glenbrook has 13 classrooms. Pods of computers are deployed in the library and classrooms to facilitate the infusion of technology into all curriculum areas. The library is a large attractive facility that opens onto an enclosed courtyard. There is a double gym with a stage.

The Glenbrook Community Association is located across the field from the school and offers a before and after school program. It also offers outdoor skating facilities accessible by the school.

Glenbrook School offers a fully wired network. Our computer lab, located in our large library, holds 15 computers. Also, students have access to four computers per classroom. Each classroom has a SMART Board, and the staff is versed in SMART technology. Thirty laptops on mobile carts are available to further support student learning since there is wireless capacity.

Glenbrook School is conveniently located to major transit arteries and is situated in a quiet, inner city community close to West Hills Shopping Mall.

About School Name

Glenbrook is named for the community in which it is situated.

School Mission

Educating Tomorrow’s Citizens Today. Our Learning Community engages in active learning today to continually build tomorrows of opportunity.

School Motto

DREAM - LEARN - ACT

Unique Points

  • Teaming Up for Health Learners gold award
  • Circle of Courage School.
  • Quality learning program using an inquiry approach to meet the learning needs of a diverse population.
  • Strong technology focus and support.
  • Strong emphasis on Literacy and numeracy, international understanding, and responsible citizenship.
  • Diversity is accepted and respected. Twenty-six languages are spoken by students and staff.
  • Special education students, where appropriate, receive additional support services and modified programming.
  • An Active Early Literacy program supported by the Calgary Reads program and Reading Intervention classes.
  • Music and French is taught by a specialist
  • Daily physical education classes
  • Artist(s) in Residency Program
  • Swimming lessons, fieldtrips and many clubs and extra curricula activities
  • Many visiting performers/presenters
  • School-wide buddy program
  • Peer Mediators and Student Leadership
  • Environmental excellence - recycling program.
  • School-wide buddy system and cross-grade activities.
  • Multiple literacies.
  • Volunteer program includes parents, grandparents, and Mount Royal University students.
  • Monthly Assemblies - character celebration.
  • Flexible student groupings


Student Enrolment (September 2013 )
Total Enrolment: 304


KindergartenGrade 1Grade 2Grade 3Grade 4Grade 5Grade 6
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Principal:
Antigone Kollias
School Board Trustee: Trina Hurdman
CBE Ward: Ward 6
Chief Superintendent: David Stevenson
Area: Area IV
Director (Area): Calvin Davies
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