We provide families in Calgary with choices to meet the unique learning needs of each student. Along with our excellent regular program offered at our community schools, we also offer alternative programs and other options.
Our programs recognize students’ diverse ways of learning and address a broad range of interests and abilities.
All CBE programs follow the Alberta Programs of Study mandated curriculum and include learning in:
Visit the pages below to see detailed information on each program including eligibility and registration information.
Chinese (Mandarin) BilingualK-9
Early French Immersion
Late French Immersion7-12
Alternative High School
Pregnant & Parenting Teens9-12
Career & Technology
Off-Campus Work Experience
Traditional Learning Centre (TLC)K-9
Advanced Placement (AP)
International Baccalaureate (IB) 11-12
Transportation for Alternative Programs for important information on transportation options. Parents will want to carefully consider the transportation services to and from the alternative program they want to enrol their child in.
Members of the public who are interested in proposing an alternative program can do that by following the instructions in the proposals package.
Also of interest is the
Alternative Programs Handbook from Alberta Education.
Main Office | Education Centre
Address | 1221-8 Street SW
Calgary, AB T2R 0L4
CBE | 403-817-4000