Calgary Board of Education

School Information



Did you know ... that we are the only grades 7-12 school in the CBE?

Contact Details

Phone: (403) 777-6380
Fax: (403) 777-7649

School Location

512 - 18 Street N.W.
Calgary, AB
T2N 2G5

Queen Elizabeth High School is located in the northwest community of Hillhurst, serving students grades 7-12 from the communities of Briar Hill/Hounsfield Heights, Hillhurst, West Hillhurst, Parkdale, Point McKay and St. Andrew's Heights, University Heights, MacEwan Glen, Sandstone Valley, Country Hills (South) and Sunnyside (optional).

Designated grade 6 feeder schools for the grade 7-9 program are Briar Hill, Hillhurst, Queen Elizabeth, University and Ranchlands Schools. Sunnyside is optional.

Designated grade 9 feeder schools for the grade 10-12 program are Queen Elizabeth High School and Simon Fraser.

About the School

The original school was built in 1910 and has undergone a series of additions and renovations to keep it up to date. Besides its academic classrooms and a comprehensive library, it has 2 gymnasiums, a fitness centre, an indoor climbing wall, 4 computer labs, dance studio, theatre, band room, woods shop, foods/fashion lab.

School Name

The school originally was named Bowview School but was renamed in honour of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953.

Our Motto

Labor Omnia Vincit - Hardwork conquers all.

What Makes Us Unique

•Aside from the regular program of instruction offered grades 7-12, Queen Elizabeth - is a designated school for the CBE Gifted and Talented program (GATE) for students living in north Calgary and the CBE Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) program for grades 7-12

• We offer high school students Advanced Placement (AP) programs in all core subjects.

• We provide support for English as a Second Language students and International students.

School Enrolment

Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12