Calgary Board of Education

About Our School

Dr. Gordon Higgins school is located in the northeast community of Rundle. We serve students from Rundle, Temple, Skyview Ranch, Red Stone and Martindale. Our feeder elementary schools are Annie Foote, Cecil Swanson and Rundle. At the completion of Grade 9 our students have the opportunity to attend Lester B. Pearson, Forest Lawn, Jack James or James Fowler High School.

School Mission

The mission of the Calgary Board of Education, is "Educating tomorrow's citizens today!"

Our vision is to promote excellence in education and provide quality learning opportunities which reflect student diversity and uniqueness.

Our Beliefs are that ...

  • All members of the Higgins' community are to be treated with dignity and respect.
  • All members of the Higgins' community will work together to create a safe and positive learning environment.
  • All members of the Higgins' community will model and develop positive relationships.
  • Staff holds high expectations for student behavior and academic achievement.
  • Staff assist students in their growth and development - intellectually, socially, emotionally and physically.
  • Staff provide varied learning opportunities both in the classroom and through extra-curriculuar activities.
  • We value the three R's - Respect for self; Respect for others, and Respect for property.
  • Students are to be held responsibile for being actively involved in the teaching/learning process, and to contribute positively to our school community.

School Motto

Promoting Excellence in Education!