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. ​​​

Friday, Sept 24 is a system-wide non-instructional day so there are no classes for CBE students. Have a safe long weekend and please continue to follow all public health measures #WeAreCBE https://t.co/2BCAzks4jb

RT @UsihChristopher: We all recognize the benefits of in-person learning. We are doing everything we can to minimize transmission of COVID-19 in our schools. We NEED your help! To all employees and students (who are eligible): Please get vaccinated as quickly as possible. Thanks for sharing message!

Thank you @JackJamesHS for sharing information about the history of Treaty 7 on the anniversary of its signing #WeAreCBE #WeAreAllTreatyPeople https://t.co/QeXj9cNonO

RT @Indigenous_cbe: Today is fall equinox - a time when daylight & nighttime share the sky equally. Today is also Treaty 7 Day - the 144th anniversary of the signing of Treaty 7. The 🌞 & 🌙s equality today teaches us how to honour the treaty...by walking together in equal partnership. #welcomeoko https://t.co/7nUdmGVAVL

A number of CBE schools have participated in #StudentVoteCanada last week and today to learn about democracy in action #WeAreCBE https://t.co/XugrIa8ZpC