​We would love to have you at our school!​​​​​

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 is governed by the Education Act and Administrative Regulation 6090 | Child and Student Registration and Admission.​

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Kindergarten

Discover Montessori at CBE

Information and Registration Guide (available under Resources)

Killarney School Montessori Program -  Open House January 19, 2023 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Why Alternative Programs?

  • Providing families choices to meet the unique learning needs of each student
  • Programs focus on a particular language, culture, subject (Arts, Science), or teaching philosophy
  • Informed choice is essential what is THIS particular program about and how does it meet MY child’s needs?

Key Messages

  • Each program has unique features
  • Integrity of the program remains the same across sites
  • All sites follow Alberta Programs of Study with ATA certificated teachers
  • All schools requiring a lottery follow the CBE lottery process
  • Align with CBE system timeframe for registration

Unique to CBE Montessori Programs

  • Alberta Programs of Study are developed through the Montessori philosophy, methodology and materials
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Geometry
  • Botany/Zoology
  • Cultural Studies
  • Multi aged cohorts where possible to promote long lasting relationships and peer mentorship
  • Cosmic Education with a focus on interconnectedness
  • Peace Education to promote stewardship of community and social responsibility
  • Leadership promoted through active service in the community
  • Montessori trained teachers on staff provide leadership and ongoing professional development of Montessori principles and materials

Registration Information

Registration Timeline

January 16 - Registration opensRegistration submitted submitted digitally to the school (not first come, first served)
February 14 - Registration closes at noon
February 15 - Lottery of registrations 
March 2 - Deadline for acceptance email to be sent to successful lottery candidates. Families have until March 16 to accept/decline the placement after receiving the email

Registration / Lottery Process

Priority 1 - Siblings attending Killarney during 2023-24 school year and living in walk zone
Priority 2 - No siblings attending Killarney and family lives in walk zone
               -  Siblings attending Killarney during 2023-24 school year and family lives outside walk zone
Priority 3 - Family lives in Killarney designated attendance area (see map on school profile)
Priority 4 - Non-residents of CBE (see registration form for details) The lottery process is used where a program
is oversubscribed

Registration / Transportation Considerations

  • K 6 yellow bus transportation provided following CBE congregated stop guidelines for alternative programs
  • Parents pay an annual fee for CBE yellow bus service 2023-2024
  • Congregated stops are reviewed annually and informed by pre-registration for transportation, online
    through MyCBE/PowerSchool
  • Congregated stops may not be within walking distance and alternate arrangements may be required to
    access the congregated stop
  • Transportation info on CBE website


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