About Us

We Are Known For

Learning through the arts excellence, a strong focus on student citizenship and positive community connections.

We Believe

  • Learning should be joyous, active and meaningful.
  • A learning through the arts approach is quality learning.
  • A safe and supportive environment fosters life-long learning and responsible citizenship.
  • Each and every individual is unique.
  • Open, honest communication is very important. It should be reflective and sincere, valuing all voices.
  • All members of our learning community need to become self-directed, collaborative learners.
  • Parents and family are foundational to the success of each student.
  • Student success is ensured through focus on the CBE ends of academic achievement, responsible citizenship, acquiring one's personal highest potential and building character. 

We Focus on Success

  • Excellent provincial achievement results.
  • High parental/student satisfaction.
  • "Excellence of staff" rated as the highest criterion for attending AFE.
  • Strong emphasis on student leadership/mastery.
  • Award-winning patrol teams.
  • Numerous local and international acts of generosity.
  • Part of the world class Calgary Board of Education, the dynamic learning community of choice and winner of the 2007 Governance Award.

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​About the CBE

The CBE is the largest school district in Western Canada. Our mission is to ensure each student, in keeping with his or her individual abilities and gifts, completes high school with a foundation of learning necessary to thrive in life, work and continued learning. You can look on the CBE website for more information. ​​​

RT @UsihChristopher: Important: Parents/guardians are required to assess students daily for symptoms of COVID-19 before the start of the school day using the daily screening questionnaire (checklist), available here: https://t.co/8Ma0f3SY62 Anyone who is experiencing symptoms cannot enter a school. https://t.co/YLWf6mf1iz

Students registered for hub online will receive an email by end of day Wednesday with a teacher introduction, info about how and where to log in and more. Check https://t.co/ee2XFbs1qB for more details. #cbehub #yycbe https://t.co/7MiZG7UAE0

Today is the first public Board meeting of the 2020-21 school year. We invite you to stream the meeting online starting at noon https://t.co/nvCl1fNgoJ #yycbe https://t.co/dNj3EMkOpC

The Ship to Shore program was piloted in three of our schools last year, connecting CBE students with the Royal Canadian Navy, HMCS Calgary and HMCS Tecumseh. https://t.co/SHtygBolKh #WeAreCBE @HMCSNCSMCalgary @RoyalCanNavy https://t.co/CCXMTngmgZ