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Battalion Park School

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Grades and Programs: K-6

School Hours: AM: 9:00 ~ PM: ~ 3:30

School Location

369 Sienna Park Drive SW
Calgary AB
T3H 4S2

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Battalion Park School is located near the Westhills Shopping Center at the intersection of Sarcee Trail and Richmond Road. It currently serves the southwest communities of Signal Hill, Richmond Hill and Springbank Hill.

About the School

Battalion Park school is a two building campus serving K to 6 students. In the beginning Battalion Park was one of the first four "mini" schools built by the Calgary Board of Education to provide neighbourhood schools for Calgary's growing population. Fifteen relocatable classrooms were joined together to create one school community serving K to grade 3 students. Students in grades 4 to 6 were bussed to a nearby public school. The mini school opened for instruction on August 31, 2000. On September 4, 2007 the new Battalion Park core school opened. For the first time in the school's seven year history, students in grades K to 6 were able to attend their neighbourhood school. With the opening of the new school programming potential was significantly enhanced. Enhanced features include a two station gym, a well resourced library, 2 music classrooms, two playground areas, and many surrounding fields. A large "gathering space" houses grades 2 to 6 noon supervision program in the core school and a separate space in the mini school devoted to the grade one noon supervision program creates a compatible lunch time for our students. An optional hot lunch program is available to every student on Monday at a nominal cost. Five school buses transport bus eligible riders each day. Both support staff and student leaders assist with bussing duties at the beginning and end of each day. Forty grade five and six students participate in an AMA School Safety Patrol to facilitate safe crossings on Sienna Park Drive. A Before and After School childcare program operated by Kidzinc supports 40 families. Students registered in the program can be dropped off as early as 7:00a.m. and picked up as late as 6:00p.m. This program is a pilot program sponsored by the provincial government and is housed in 2 adjoining portables located on the south field between the mini and the core school buildings. It is highly valued as childcare programs in the Signal Hill / Richmond Hill community are limited.

About School Name

A well known landmark in Calgary's west end on the hill above the Westhills Shopping Centre are the white washed stones depicting the battalion numbers of the soldiers who trained in the area during World War I. The name Battalion Park School was chosen by the community to honor the soldiers and to commemorate the historical significance of this training area.

School Mission

Educating to make a difference in our world.

School Motto

"Building Bright Minds".

Unique Points

  • Students at Battalion Park School demonstrate a readiness for school life due to their rich preschool life experiences.
  • Our students are well supported by and lovingly nurtured by their families who, in turn, volunteer and support our school.
  • Battalion Park students are highly able learners as reflected in our Provincial Achievement Results.
  • Three fundamental tenets that guide teaching and learning are: Academic Achievement, Citizenship and Personal Development.


Student Enrolment (September 2013 )
Total Enrolment: 700


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