Calgary Board of Education

About Our School

Westgate School is located in the southwest community of Westgate. It is the designated French immersion school for students from the following communities: Aspen Woods, CFB (Currie/Lincoln Park), Christie Park, Coach Hill, Cougar Ridge, Discovery Ridge, East Springbank, Glammorgan, Glenbrook, Glendale, Glengarry, Killarney, Lakeview, North Glenmore Park, Patterson, Richmond, Rosscarrock, Rutland, Scarboro, Shaganappi, Signal Hill, Springbank Hill, Spruce Cliff, Strathcona Park, Sunalta, West Springs, Westgate, Wildwood and William Reid. It is also home to a new Spanish Bilingual program in Area IV. Area IV comprises 56 communities in southwest and southeast Calgary, roughly bounded by 16 Avenue NW and the Bow River to the north, the City limits to the west, Glenmore Trail SW to the south, and Barlow Trail to the east. Students in the French Immersion program move on to Bishop Pinkham or Elboya for Grades 7 to 9 and then on to either Central Memorial or Western Canada High School.