New to the CBE

Registration Process During a Health Emergency

To register new students during the COVID-19 pandemic follow the steps outlined in Registration on the Calgary Board of Education website. Look on the Kindergarten to Grade 9 or High School Registration pages.

General Registration Information

If you have questions for our school, contact us for information.

It is not possible to register at the school on holidays and during the summer. During the summer break you can find more information and dates on our Back to School page.

Non-Canadian students have a different registration process: please see our Non-Canadian Students page for details.​

​​​​​​Transferring Between CBE Schools

At the CBE, when you are transitioning from elementary to middle school, or from middle school to high school, you will be automatically registered at your designated school according to your home address. To find out what your designated school is, use our Find a School tool. 

If you are interested in attending a school other than your designated school, visit our Transferring Between CBE Schools page for transfer information. Please note that some schools are quite full and not able to accept all transfer requests. 


How to Register

Registration for Grades 10-12 at CMHS/CTC

High School registration runs from February to September. If you are looking to join our school mid-year, please contact the main office to meet with an administrator to discuss transfer.

Registration Package 2021-2022

General Program - Registration begins early January with applications/transfers due March 15, 2021. If you require support or have any questions regarding this process, please do not hesitate to contact the main office.

Please download the following forms.

High School Registration Information

Specific Program Registration

National Sports Academy (NSA)

  • Application through NSA – Roger Wolfe to confirm acceptance
  • Send approved individuals to Cheryl Babott clbabott@cbe.ab.ca  and Rob Paris rcparis@cbe.ab.ca
  • Gord Baldwin (Principal) approves the request for transfer (this is conditional for out of boundary students)
  • Families will be invited to a date and time for registration
  • Transfer process will be finalized through the area office mid – late March 2021

*all conditionally accepted individuals should complete their registration at their designated high school to ensure course selection should the transfer not be approved.

Global Academy (Royals)

  • Identification for Royals Academy– Drew Coles / Mark Maloney will confirm acceptance
  • Send approved individuals to Cheryl Babott clbabott@cbe.ab.ca  and Rob Paris rcparis@cbe.ab.ca
  • Gord Baldwin (Principal) approves the request for transfer (this is conditional for out of boundary students)
  • Families will be invited to a date and time for registration
  • Transfer process will be finalized through the area office mid – late March 2021

*all conditionally accepted individuals should complete their registration at their designated high school to ensure course selection should the transfer not be approved.

Performance and Visual Arts (PVA)

General Registration Guidelines

Grade 10

Students are required to take 8 courses (including English Language Arts, Social Studies, Math, Science, Physical Education, and 3 complementary courses). Some exceptions may apply but must be discussed with your guidance counsellor.

Grade 11

  • Students are required to take 7 courses + CALM 20
  • Grade 11 students may register in Grade 12 Math/Science courses if space is available
  • Some exceptions may apply but must be discussed with your guidance counsellor.

Grade 12

  • Recommend a program of at least six full courses, (minimum of 3 full courses each semester)
  • Students may take Grade 10 courses if space is available and only after meeting with their Guidance Counsellor or Assistant Principal.
  • To be eligible for graduation,  Grade 12 students must complete their program (Alberta High School Diploma or High School Certificate of Achievement –K&E) by June or have a plan for completion by August (must have 95 credits) of the school year

Additional Registration Information

  • Students who fail a core subject may receive a teacher recommendation to move to a lower level course at the next grade level. Retroactive credits will be granted when students pass the next course.
  • Students at our school may be allowed to repeat a failed course. This opportunity will likely be offered in the next school year. Priority is given to students completing courses for the first time or to students graduating. 
  • Students may register for one summer school course at Chinook Learning or CBe-learn. 
  • Students who wish to upgrade a mark in a passed course will be directed to Chinook Learning or CBe-learn. 
  • Course Challenge: this is a formal process established by Alberta Learning and the Calgary Board of Education (Administrative Regulation 6021 | Course Challenge). Information is available from each course Learning Leader, Assistant Principal and Counsellor. 
  • Continuing Grade 12s: Students admitted to high school programs of studies are expected, in most cases, to complete their high school education in six semesters over three years. Grade 12 students in 2020-2021 who are in need of one or two additional semesters to complete their programs, are encouraged to speak with their Assistant Principal early in the school year. The deadline for students to apply for a fourth year of high school will be in April/May of this year.

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