About Us

Dr. E. W. Coffin School is nestled in a small alcove in the northwest community of Brentwood. This hidden gem exudes an intimate and friendly quality.The  school provides a well-rounded educational program that includes learning experiences in visual and performing arts, environmental studies, technology and the core academic disciplines. Dr. E. W. Coffin School has a dedicated and committed staff who work hard to address the whole child and to meet the individual learning needs of all children. 

School Mission

Inspiring a love of learning to enable students to become knowledgeable, responsible, and responsive members of society.

Vision Statement

We envision a joyful and safe community of learners who honour and respect diversity and personal excellence and who pursue intellectual quests through a multiplicity of forms.

Purpose Statement

The staff will endeavour to enrich the Alberta Program of Studies for our learners and to ensure that all students receive the necessary support to achieve success. 

Belief Statements

  • All children have the ability to learn. 
  • Student diversity enriches the learning experience of all. 
  • Children learn best when they are actively engaged in learning, when they have choice and ownership in learning, when they make connections in their learning, and when they are given constructive feedback. 
  • Positive relationships between students, staff, and parents are at the heart of the learning process. 

School Motto

Take care of yourself, take care of each other and take care of our environment.

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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. ​​​

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RT @UsihChristopher: As we conclude Week 1 of online learning for Grades 7-12 students while continuing with in-person learning for K-6 students, I am grateful for the professionalism and dedication of our staff. Every time, staff have stepped up to support students and families. Thank you very much.

Friday, Dec. 4 is a system-wide non-instructional day. There are no classes for CBE students – this includes in-person, at-home and Hub online learning. Enjoy the beautiful weather and please continue to follow all public health measures #WeAreCBE https://t.co/72tgopR1dr

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