Top Private Schools in Calgary, Alberta

Teacher Helping StudentsCalgary has a range of different private schools, from the parochial to non-denominational. To help you realize the depth of your choices, and to get you started on narrowing down the possibilities, here are the top private schools in the area.

Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School

Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School (STS) develops well-balanced students for a life of purpose by inspiring excellence in scholarship, leadership and character. Situated on a beautiful, 220-acre country campus just south of Calgary, STS offers academic excellence as Alberta’s only full, Kindergarten – Grade 12, International Baccalaureate (IB) independent school. With about 675 students, STS offers a rich learning environment where students can expect more, including: small class sizes, integrated learning, over 90 co-curricular activities, city-wide bussing and scholarships, in unique, rural surroundings.

Calgary Christian School

Founded in 1954, and opening in 1963, Calgary Christian School offers children from kindergarten to the 12th grade a well-rounded education grounded in faith. By centering its curriculum and activities on expanding and supporting the Five Pillars of Excellence - emotional, physical, intellectual, artistic and social - this school prepares its students for their futures.

Delta West Academy

Offering a unique educational experience for students from kindergarten to high school, Delta West Academy was founded in 1993. Now housed at the Bridgeland School campus, this school offers a small class size and unique real life experiences in an effort to foster and support its students as they grow and make a difference in their community, and the world at large.

West Island College

West Island College offers a rigorous school experience designed to help each student reach their full potential in a non-denominational setting. Moral values, social responsibility and sound ethics couched in a global perspective help prepare the students for success in their school careers as well as later in life.

Calgary Jewish Academy

Founded in 1987, Calgary Jewish Academy is the result of the merging of Calgary Hebrew School and the I.L. Peretz School. It offers a Jewish based curriculum for students from preschool age to the eighth grade. A robust athletics department and a range of extra curricular activities helps ensure that students are well prepared for integration into other learning institutions.