Calgary Board of Education

 
Penbrooke Meadows School

Penbrooke Meadows School is located in the southeast community of Penbrooke Meadows. Students from Penbrooke Meadows School will move on to Ernest Morrow School for Grades 6 to 9 and then to Forest Lawn High School.

Penbrooke Meadows School is on the modified school calendar.

CBE Mission

Each student, in keeping with his or her individual abilities and gifts, will complete high school with a foundation of learning necessary to thrive in life, work and continued learning.

Values

  • Students Come First
  • Learning is our central purpose
  • Public education serves the common good.

Unique Points

  • Penbrooke Meadows School serves a highly mobile, diverse, heterogeneous multicultural community.
  • 54% of our student population is identified as English as Second Language Learners.
  • 24 different languages are represented by the students who attend Penbrooke Meadows.
  • 9.5% of our students have self-identified their families as being First Nations, Metis, or Inuit
  • We currently provide 1 full day Kindergarten class.
  • We focus on enhancing student engagement with the goal to help students take pride and ownership in their learning.
  • Literacy and Numeracy remains a major focus at Penbrooke Meadows.
  • Noon hour/lunchroom supervision is available for parents who decide to utilize this pay-for service option.
  • We have a free Breakfast Program sponsored by Fans and Breakfast for Learning. This program is designed to provide a healthy breakfast for student who might not otherwise get one.
  • At Penbrooke Meadows we believe that it is important to focus on academics, but need also to focus on the fact that we are social beings. We can only obtain academic excellence when we feel secure in ourselves and around others. As a result we promote many opportunities to explore emotional and social growth. Examples include PaTHS, Roots of Empathy to mention but a few.
  • We also accommodate numerous extra curricular programs via various community agencies.
  • At Penbrooke Meadows we have a very active School Council which contributes in many ways towards developing an environment within which all students feel accepted and possess a desire to learn.