At the Calgary French & International School, learning extends far beyond the language arts for each of their 750 students in preschool to Grade 12.

Located on 14 acres in Cougar Ridge, the school’s warm and welcoming community of parents, enthusiastic faculty, and skilled staff work to support each student’s unique potential through an international focus and the development of the whole student in a rich and dynamic learning environment.

Academically, the elementary division is the highest-rated in Alberta among French immersion schools and the tenth highest of all schools in the province, according to the Fraser Institute rankings. The secondary division continues with strong academics, varied Advanced Placement program choices, and a wealth of co-curricular offerings including more than 80 options, teams and clubs.

As a UNESCO designate school, at every grade level, leadership, international and citizenship initiatives, including a fantastic travel studies program, brings learning to life, developing character and a strong sense of responsibility.

Beginning with the early childhood programs, academic and co-curricular courses are taught in a French immersion context, complemented by formal English instruction beginning in Grade 3, Spanish classes beginning in Grade 4, and intensive Spanish instruction in the secondary division.

The Calgary French & International School also has practical programs of support for families including before and after school care, a school-operated bussing service and two cafeterias with hot lunch programs.

With a excellent academics, a global perspective and proficiency in Spanish, French and English, Calgary French & International School graduates step into a world of choice.

“Fluency in multiple languages, supported by a diverse academic and co-curricular program, creates amazing opportunities for our students.”
~Mme. Margaret Dorrance
Head of School

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