Calgary Board of Education Alternative High School
5003 - 20 Street S.W., Calgary AB T2T 5A5 | Grades 10-12
t | 403-777-7730  e |




Welcome to Alternative High School

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Why Alternative?

Considering Alternative? You may be considering a change in schools or moving into Calgary. You may thrive in a smaller, more informal and highly personalized setting such as the one offered at Alternative High School. Alternative High School has offered its unique program for almost 40 years. Unique features of our school include: Circle of Courage philosophy embedded in all we do, flexible timetabling, highly interactive education model based on the democratic process format that emphasizes student choice and responsibility.


Next Informational Sessions


Please call Ginette at 403-777-7730


Semester Two Intakes:


  • Friday December 14, 2018
  • Friday January 11, 2019
  • Friday January 18, 2019
  • Friday January 25, 2019


All briefings start at 12:00 PM

CBE News


School Council & Parent Association Meetings

We welcome parent participation on both the School Council and the Parent Association. There are five meetings this year including the Annual General Meeting.

Meeting Dates

School Council: 6-7 PM. Parent Association follows: 7-8 PM

February 26, 2019
April 30, 2019
May 28, 2019

Please support your school community through participation on the School Council & Parent Association.

A small investment of time makes a dramatic impact on the programming we are able to offer students.  A light snack and refreshments are provided.

If you are interested in joining the School Council please come to a meeting.