Calgary Board of Education Louise Dean School
120 - 23 Street N.W., Calgary AB T2N 2P1 | Grades 9-12
t | 403-777-7630  e |


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Upcoming Events
25 Oct 2018 Career Day/Family Fun Night
26 Oct 2018 Non-Instructional Day - No classes - Drop in Parent-Teacher conferences
06 Nov 2018 Flu Shots
08 Nov 2018 Flex Day
09 Nov 2018 Remembrance Day Assembly
12 Nov 2018 Term 2 Begins
14 Nov 2018 Picture Day
20 Nov 2018 Learning Celebration
23 Nov 2018 Non-Instructional Day - No Classes
06 Dec 2018 Family Fun Night
07 Dec 2018 Non Instructional Day - No Classes
11 Dec 2018 Flu Shots
21 Dec 2018 TA Lunch - Last day of classes
22 Dec 2018- 06 Jan 2019 Winter Break
07 Jan 2019 Classes Resume
The Doctor: Tuesday
Calgary Legal Aid: Monday and Thursday
Student Leadership: Tuesday and Thursday
Baby Tales: Monday




Welcome to Louise Dean School

Louise Dean School is a specialized Grade 9 – 12 education program for pregnant and parenting teens. The school is a compassionate and caring community, which is anchored by the strong belief that education is the key to moving the lives of our students and their children forward. Our goal is to ensure that every young woman that we work has comprehensive supports, as they move into family and community leadership.


The education program allows students to work towards a high school diploma or certificate, while affording them flexible scheduling for maternity leaves, counselling or lifestyle challenges. Students who are too old to complete their grade 12 studies at the school are also welcome to join us to complete core courses. Students may enter the school while they are pregnant or after the birth of their child. Some students transfer directly from their home school, while other students have been out of school for a length of time. Regardless of a student’s academic background, Louise Dean School works to support learning and lifestyle needs. This is a full-time education program with direct instruction.


Learning support at Louise Dean School is highly personalized to meet academic and emotional needs. The school follows the traditional calendar, but also has a five week site-based summer school program. Intake is continuous to ensure that all students have immediate access to supports.


Louise Dean School has a formal partnership with Catholic Family Service and Alberta Health Services which guarantees that all students access ‘wrap-around’ supports. These supports include onsite subsidized childcare for infants, counselling, prenatal and parenting classes, financial assistance and career counselling. Moving into post-secondary programs is highly encouraged and supported.


Assistance from community and individual supporters allows us to offer a free breakfast program, a subsidized lunch program, support in preparing for the arrival of a baby and scholarships for post-secondary education. The Centre partnership with the Alberta government, also allows the school to offer a Learner Bursary Program that provides personal financial assistance and childcare funding that may be required to move towards high school completion.


Balancing the demands of full time school and parenting is a challenge; however students at Louise Dean School learn to work together to move their lives forward. The school is a very safe environment where students are supported to set high personal and family goals. If a student is looking to return to school or is interested in transferring from another school program, please contact the office for additional information or a tour.

Parent-Teacher Conferences - 26 October 2018

Parent-Teacher Conferences are on the 26th of October 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on a drop in basis.


Student Calendar

Download your copy of our 2018-19 Student Calendar


Global Engagement, with Purpose
The students of Louise Dean ran a bake sale during lunch, November 27th-30. They raised funds for ME to WE, an organization who’s vision empower[s] people to transform local and global communities by shifting from “me” thinking to “we” acting. A number of Louise Dean students attended WE day this past November.
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School Council Meeting

Goal | Provide parental guidance and insights into your child’s education
Time | Monthly meetings with committee and small group work as required
The time for these meetings will be collaboratively set by the School Council
There has been no School Council at the school for a number of years, so all formal positions are open.

Please email Helen Colbourne 
or call 403 777 7630
to express your interest in attending or for further information.


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Parents/guardians: Due to Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), if you want to keep receiving electronic messages from our school on commercial topics such as student fees and field trip costs, you need to subscribe online.

In addition, if you want to receive any text messages from our school, you need to opt-in by texting the word YES to the six-digit number 724665.



Donated Items

Students and staff at Louise Dean School would like to thank our community donors. Your support enriches the lives of students. It also allows us provide more comprehensive lifestyle supports for both the babies and the mothers. Without your support and the support of our partners, Catholic Family Service, Alberta Health Services and the Alberta Department of Human Services, it would be impossible to provide the wrap-around supports that lead to high school completion. For additional information on items that are always in short supply, please contact Helen or Allison at 403 777 7630.

All donations are directly accepted by the school with the exception of used clothing and childcare products. We simply do not have the space to store these items.  We collaborate with and other charities to support our students. We ask that you please be in touch with them if you have donations.


Please visit our registration page.


Alberta Government | myPass

myPass is an Alberta Education secure self-service website for Alberta high school students to:

  • View and print diploma exam result statements
  • Order transcripts
  • View progress towards a credential (diploma or certificate)
  • View student personal information
  • View and print a detailed academic report (DAR)
  • Order additional copies of a credential

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