Calgary Board of Education

English Language Learning




Calgary Board of Education:

Approximately 25% of students are identified as English Language Learners (ELLs) who are in the process of developing English as an additional language.


James Fowler High School:

  • 1520 students
  • 49 Nationalities (most represented: India, Pakistan, Afghanistan)
  • 56 Languages (most widely spoken Punjabi, Urdu, Farsi)
  • 631 students with ELL coding
  • 200-250 students in English Language classes (from literacy to grade 10 preparation courses)