Calgary Board of Education

Discovering Choices (CACY)

Dare to be Different

Discovering Choices (CACY)
Room 206, 315 10th Ave SE
Calgary AB  T2G OW2
t | 403-268-3265
f | 403-268-6429

Discovering Choices II (Marlborough)
1116 - 3800 Memorial Drive NE
Calgary AB T2A 2K2
t | 403-777-8384
f | 403- 777-8385

Discovering Choices (Westbrook)
#3, 1002 37 St. SW
Calgary AB T3C 1S2
t | 403-777-8020
f | 403- 233-0693

Discovering Choices Start (Bowness)
4110 - 79th Street N.W.
Calgary AB T3B 5C2
t | 403-777-6107
f | 403- 777-6109


"We Open Minds for Life"

Discovering Choices is a Calgary Board of Education High School outreach program. We offer courses based on Alberta Education high school curriculum and work experience opportunities. Our enrollment includes students who are between 15 and 19 years old as of September 1st.

Discovering Choices is also partnered with the Calgary Achievement Centre for Youth (CACY). Child minding is available at Discovering Choices (CACY).

The Calgary Achievment Centre for Youth is an environment for young adults that fosters greater self sufficiency by providing individualized achievement opportunities through the collaboration of several partners.

Registration School Fees Double Registration Withdrawal
Courses Policies Hours of Operation Work Experience


Students interested in registering in Discovering Choices must

  • Be between the ages of 15 and 19 years old as of Sept 1
  • Present a valid ID such as Birth Certificate or Passport
  • Complete all the necessary registration forms
  • Supply a transcript if available
  • Have NO outstanding books/fees from former school

New students under the age of 18 should have a parent or guardian present during registration.                    


School Fees

There is an Instructional Resource Fee of $152.00 per school year. For those unable to pay the entire fee at once, please see a staff member to arrange a payment schedule. An administration fee may be applied for NSF cheques.  Click here for additional information on Fees & Waivers.


When students decide to leave Discovering Choices it is their responsibility to complete a Calgary Board of Education School Transfer Form. This is critical to ensure formal closure at Discovering Choices, as well as to facilitate smooth transition to the new school. It is important that you return any school materials you have to Discovering Choices.



Personalized learning plans are developed for each student to complete Alberta Education High School requirements for graduation. These plans include a variety of instuctional strategies that can be differentiated to meet student learning needs. Students work closely with their teachers to set a flexible time table to achieve their educational goals. Academic courses often include both midterm and final exams. Students can benefit from work experience and credit recovery opportunities.


Hours of Operation

Monday 9:00 - 3:00
LATE NIGHT - Westbrook: 3:00 - 6:00
Tuesday 9:00 - 3:00
LATE NIGHT - Bowness & Marlborough: 3:00 - 6:00

Wednesday 9:00 - 3:00
LATE NIGHT - Discovering Choices (CACY): 3:00 - 6:00

Thursday 9:00 - 3:00

Friday 9:00 - 12:15