Regular Program Registration​

To register a student please follow the Registration instructions outlined on the CBE website. 

Registration at Calgary Board of Education (CBE) schools is not determined on a first come, first served basis. Registration and admission to schools in CBE are governed by the Education Act and Administrative Regulation 6090 | Child and Student Registration and Admission.

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 follow the registration process outlined on the New to Canada page.​

How to Register

Important Changes to the Regular Program Student Population at John G. Diefenbaker High School

The Calgary Board of Education (CBE) would like to remind parents and students of the community designation changes at John G. Diefenbaker High School that will occur when the new north Calgary high school (official name still to be announced) opens for the 2023-24 school year. 

In May 2019, the CBE launched a community engagement initiative to develop a sustainable plan that balances enrolment across CBE high schools and gives students access, flexibility, and choice in programming. In June 2021, based on feedback received from stakeholders and considering the CBE's values and planning principles, the CBE informed families of the following changes to the regular program at John G. Diefenbaker High School: 

  • The Evanston, Kincora, MacEwan Glen, Sage Hill and Sandstone Valley communities will be designated to John G. Diefenbaker High School when the new north Calgary high school opens in Sept. 2023.
  • The Harvest Hills and Panorama Hills communities will be re-designated to the new north Calgary high school when the school opens in Sept. 2023.

Please see the notice for more details and a map of the attendance area.

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​​​​​​​​​​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 CBE's Transfers page for transfer information. Please note that some schools are quite full and not able to accept all transfer requests.