Catholic System

Calgary Catholic School District

The Calgary Catholic School District (CCSD) is the largest Catholic school district in Alberta. There are currently over 57,900 students enrolled in the CCSD's 118 schools, from kindergarten to high school, located in Calgary, Airdrie, Cochrane, Chestermere and Rocky View County. 

The school board’s mission is to “empower students to reach their full potential, to meet the challenges of life, to serve their community and to journey in faith with God, through Christ, in the Spirit.”

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Language Programs

Language Programs

The Calgary Catholic School District offers language programs in its elementary, junior and senior high schools:

  • French immersion is offered in 19 schools
  • Filipino language and culture is offered at Bishop McNally
  • Italian language and culture is offered at St. Alphonsus, St. Maria Goretti and St. Jean Brebeuf School
  • International Spanish is offered at eight different schools
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Other Programs

Other Programs

The Calgary Catholic School District offers numerous alternative and special education programs, including:

  • Home study
  • Single gender
  • Special needs
  • Workplace school
  • Sports performance
  • Advanced placement
  • Self-directed learning
  • Science and technology
  • International baccalaureate
  • Congregated gifted program
  • English as a second language
  • Hockey Canada Skills Academy
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