Application Process

We are now accepting applications for Kindergarten-Grade 12 for the 2024-2025 school year.

1. Visit us.

We hold Parent/Guardian Tours each month for families considering K-12 and would love to meet you! Our tours include an overview of our programs and the chance to see our work in action. You’ll meet some of our students, a variety of staff, and get to peek into some classrooms.

Schedule your parent tour by selecting a tour from below:

Book a Junior School Tour

Book a Senior School Tour

2. Apply online.

The base criteria for admission to Calgary Academy are average to above-average intelligence and no primary social, emotional, or behavioural needs requiring support. Cognitive functioning is typically determined by the administration of a psychological-educational assessment by a registered psychologist. The Learning Disabilities Association of Canada (LDAC) emphasizes that diagnosed learning disabilities are different from intellectual disabilities. For more information regarding learning disabilities, please consult the LDAC’s website. Additionally, applicants’ learning needs and academic skill levels must be similar to those of our existing student groupings.

All of the necessary documents required to complete an application are provided and viewable in your online application portal checklist after you have applied. To complete the admissions application, students in Grades 3–12 who are ideal candidates for the Academy program must provide the results of a Psychoeducational Assessment that is no more than 18 months old. Should it be determined that a child in the Collegiate or Blended+ programs requires classroom or exam accommodations, parents will be notified to submit the results of a Psychoeducational Assessment that is no more than 18 months old.

3. Getting to know your child.

Following completion of the online application and receipt of the admissions deposit, the Admissions Committee will review your child’s educational history and other relevant documents to determine eligibility to the Academy or Collegiate program. If we believe our school is the best option for your child’s success, a Student Needs Assessment is conducted. During this informal meeting, your child will meet one-on-one with a member of the Admissions Team, allowing us to get to know your child and gain a deeper understanding of their current academic performance and school needs. Your child will receive a personalized tour (dependent on the time of year) of our facilities. Please note that scheduling a Student Needs Assessment does not guarantee placement at our school. Once a Student Needs Assessment is complete, a final review is conducted with the Admissions Committee and you would then be notified of the next steps.

4. We’ll be in touch.

The Admissions Committee will take all your child’s learning needs and history into consideration to determine an appropriate program placement. If an offer of admission is extended, or if a placement cannot be offered, you will be informed by a member of the Admissions Team.