Calgary Board of Education

Principal's Message

Welcome to Central Memorial High School. Central is a dynamic and diverse learning community that serves over 1500 students. Our students come from our surrounding communities, as well as all other areas of the city. Many of our students select Central Memorial High School as their school of choice simply due to the very unique variety of our program offerings. These programs include the Performing and Visual Arts (PVA), the National Sports Academy (NSA), and Advanced Placement. Our proximity to the Career and Technology Centre makes Central a convenient and logical choice for students interested in exploring technology and the trades as well.

Our academic program is rigours and challenging at all levels from Knowledge and Employability, to Advanced Placement, to our two TASC classes and everything in between. Central Memorial offers personalized learning opportunities ensuring each student is able to experience a variety of rich learning experiences that fit his or her learning needs and goals. Whether you are seeking Advanced Placement courses to help you with university entrance, or you are interested in obtaining a PVA Certificate, an International Certificate or a Leadership Certificate to help highlight your talents, or seeking strong foundational credentials to connect to industry – Central is your school of choice. Learning does not end in the classroom at Central. We also boast a competitive athletics program and many, many opportunities and clubs for you to get involved in, meet new people, contribute to your community and discover avenues of passion in you that you never knew existed! At Central everyone belongs!

Browse through the course offerings, discuss with your parents and seek advice from your school counsellors in course and program selection. Planning and being informed is the first step in a successful high school experience. At Central we care about each and every student and are here to support your learning needs. We look forward to being a partner with you in your high school learning journey!