Our School

School Motto

Learning Takes Place in Everything We Do.

School Mission

We are committed to the individual growth, development, achievement and the success of the child in our care specifically related to the areas of literacy, technology and responsibility.

Montessori Alternative Program which Offers:

  • A morning and afternoon Montessori Kindergarten program
  • Grade 1-6 Montessori program
  • Congregated stop busing available 

Killarney School Program Offers: 

  • A rich learning environment that fosters the use of the Montessori Method and materials to promote excellence
  • A unique, personalized approach to building independent, responsible leaders
  • Specialized Fine Arts, daily quality Physical Education and French (Grades 4-6) 
  • Strong parent support with two parent councils (Killarney KPC) and (MAPSS Montessori Alternative Public School Society) who actively host many special family events
  • CBE operated lunchroom 
  • An emphasis on promoting the whole child through health initiatives (skiing, snowshoeing, orienteering, hiking and other Fun Fit Friday endeavours)

Killarney School continues to promote peaceful citizens who understand connections to our environment. We provide extra support for English Language Learners, developing writers and those students needing Resource support.

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School Development Plan

​Each year, our school prepares a development plan with input from teachers, school staff, students and parents. We review many sources of data, including report cards, provincial achievement test results and school surveys. Based on this information, we create our plan identifying targeted areas for growth. Our school development plan is not meant to represent all of the work that takes place in our school, but rather it focuses on specific areas for improvement.​​​

School Results Report

Our school also prepares a results plan, which looks at our previous school year. It shows our students’ achievement and progress in meeting the goals and outcomes as set out by the CBE and Alberta Education, outlines some of the highlights of our school development plan and gives an overview of our school. You can look on the CBE website for system-wide results​.
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The Board of Trustees and Administration of the CBE have taken the time to carefully review the draft provincial curriculum and current realities within our system. The CBE has decided not to participate in the draft curriculum pilot in fall 2021. https://t.co/AbsjIDMzXp #yycbe

Congratulations to this Western Canada High School student, her story is 1 of 10 shortlisted for The First Page student writing competition in the Grades 10 to 12 category. Read it here: https://t.co/L14XvKTrQK #WeAreCBE https://t.co/DcgGBXEtbY

Today’s Board of Trustees public meeting will be held virtually starting at noon. We invite you to stream the meeting online https://t.co/nvCl1fvF09 #yycbe https://t.co/UIpLm405VE

RT @CBESomerset: 1st day of Spring Break & CBE Facility Maintenance is going strong @CBESomerset in the cold, windy, snowy weather. Thank you CBE Facility Maintenance for keeping our buildings & playgrounds safe. #WeAreCBE #SomersetStrong https://t.co/BDjikZOB8P

There are no CBE classes from March 29-April 5 for spring break. We wish all of our students and staff a relaxing and enjoyable spring break. Please stay safe and continue to follow all public health measures. Classes resume on Tuesday, April 6. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/hSg8htdgmt