Calgary Board of Education
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Jack James High School
5105 - 8 Avenue SE, Calgary AB T2A 4M1 | Grades 10-12
t | 403-248-4054  e |

Welcome to Jack James High School

Jack James High School Open House

Jack James High School would like to invite you to our annual Open House Event on Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 5pm – 7pm. This evening is designed to showcase our various programs and allow the public to see our renovated school and “Try A Skill” related to our current shops and programs.

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Jack James High School is a 21st century school of choice that serves students from all across Calgary.  We are a state of the art, personalized learning community with an emphasis on providing authentic, engaging, hands on, and practical opportunities for all learners. Our students are supported and encouraged to achieve their very best academically and personally each and every day. We provide extensive support for student transition from high school to the workplace or post-secondary institutions. 



At Jack James High School we are purposeful around our school motto of "Pride, Perseverance, and Integrity". We focus on providing a safe and caring learning environment, which is then further supported by numerous community programs. We value respectful, consistent, and positively-focused interactions, which fosters a strength-based approach in all our work with students. We strive to develop and promote a learning community where all individuals take pride in our accomplishments, use perseverance to overcome challenges, and value integrity in every aspect of life.


Jack James students build futures while learning construction skills

There’s a great deal of satisfaction in being able to walk through something you’ve helped create with your own hands. Students from Jack James High School’s wood frame construction class did just that at a reception held for them by Homes by Avi at the house they helped to build.

Read full story on the Calgary Herald website.



Building for Success

Jack James High School modernization provides new spaces and new opportunities

The new school year is off to a great start for students at Jack James High School. Over the past 18 months the school underwent a $10 million major modernization which focused on upgrading Career and Technology Studies spaces for auto body, horticulture and landscaping, child care and development, and building trades.


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