How to Register

Registering at Discovering Choices

Registration at Discovering Choices is ongoing throughout the school year. 

GRADE 10/11/12/4th year/5th

  • Must be no older than 19 on September 1st of the current school year.
  • Must not have met graduation requirements.
  • Continuous registration, register in person, no appointment necessary.
  • We are not an online or distance education program, you must be able to attend in person. A flexible schedule can be made with your subject teacher.
  • If you are currently enrolled in a high school, you must complete the High School Transfer Request

Current GRADE 9 transitioning to GR 10:

  • Students must be 15 years old as of September 1st for first semester,  and 15 years old as of February 1st for 2nd semester.
  • Grade 9 students should first register with their designated high school. If the student does not engage in their traditional high school, providing they meet our age requirements, they can transfer to us at anytime throughout the school year.
  • In very rare circumstances, a student might start their grade 10 year at Discovering Choices. For this to happen, the student’s junior high school administrator must advocate for the student with an administrator at Discovering Choices.
  • Once the above have criteria have been met, please complete the Unique Settings High School Transfer Request

Discovering Choices offers a flexible schedule and students engage in personalized self- paced learning. The environment is student centered yet adult learning oriented and requires independence and self-motivation to meet success.

Discovering Choices offers a limited selection of complimentary classes and extra-curricular activities. For students looking for a broader selection, or specific opportunities, it is important to experience a traditional high school environment. 

Once the transfer request has been submitted to the designated high school, please contact the appropriate Discovering Choices site. We have four locations throughout the city:

  • Discovering Choices - Downtown location - 403-268-3265
  • Discovering Choices II - Marlborough location - 403-777-8384
  • Start Outreach - Bowness location - 403-777-6107
  • Westbrook Outreach - Westbrook location - 403-777-8020

 Discovering Choices does not offer English Language Learning Classes. Students must be able to engage in Knowledge and Employability or Diploma level courses.

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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. 

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