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Board of Education Fees and Waivers page
provide schools with essential learning resources that ensure students
are presented with the best possible learning enrichment opportunities.
In this section, information is provided on the various fees at our schools
as well as information about fee waivers.
Fees and deposits are those identified by and permitted by the School
Act, and which are payable, unless waived, by all registered students.
Fees are those that result from a choice made by parents, students
or staff, in favor of a certain program or service provided by schools
or other Calgary Board of Education service locations.
Instructional Resource Fees (mandatory per-student fee)
Kindergarten - $ 15.00
Grades 1 to 6 - $ 30.00
Board of Education has a Family Maximum Fee payable for Instructional
Resource Fees. Rebates are available to families that pay their children's
Instructional Resource Fees at their schools and submit their receipts,
with a rebate application form (click here for a pdf of the form) to Corporate
Finance at the Calgary Board of Education. As a result of this rebate,
Families will pay a maximum of $264.00 for Instructional Resource Fees.
More information about this rebate is available at CBE schools.
Fees (mandatory fee for each student riding the bus)
Board of Education provides subsidized transportation for students who
live outside the walk-limit for the school that they attend. Walk-limits
are 2.4 kilometers for students other than Kindergarten – Grade
6 elementary students whose walk-limit is 1.2 kilometers.
to Grade 9 - $ 165.00
Board of Education has a family maximum for eligible students that pay
Transportation Fees for charter bus services. A rebate of $150 per student
is available for students accessing Calgary Transit Services.
Elementary noon supervision (elective fee)
A Noon Supervision Service is offered for a fee to certain elementary
students in the Calgary Board of Education. This fee applies to students
that stay for lunch and: live within the walk-limit of and attend their
designated school, or by choice, attend a school other than their designated
Incidental activity fee for students at lunch time (elective fee)
may be charged by elementary and junior high schools for students staying
at school over lunch hour. This fee is to assist schools in meeting the
incidental activity needs of students at lunchtime.
to 6 - $ 10.00
your child's school for information on whether this fee will be charged
at the school.
may recover direct costs for fieldtrips, gym strips, Yearbooks, Graduation,
materials upgrades (silk instead of cotton, oak instead of spruce) where
requested. These recoveries, which are school/grade specific are elective
and are payable if accessing the service or items. Please contact your
child's school for additional information about these items and the expectations
of the school.
Board of Education provides waivers for parents/guardians if they meet
established financial guidelines. The Fees for which waivers may be granted
Music Instrument Registration Fee
Waiver Application forms are available on-line or can be picked up at the school.