Calgary French & International School


(403) 240-1500


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Calgary French & International School (CFIS) is an independent, co-educational day school offering the highest quality French Immersion education for students in Preschool to Grade 12. Students graduate bilingual in English and French, with proficiency in Spanish. CFIS prepares students for their role as ethical, well-rounded global citizens, through development of each student’s individual and academic potential, and by encouraging critical and creative thinking, international awareness, and engagement in leadership opportunities. Before-and-after-school care is available. CFIS offers small class sizes (a maximum of 20 students per class in KG to Grade 12), along with strong physical education, art and music programmes, all taught by certificated teachers. CFIS’s junior and senior high programmes include intensive Spanish, innovative options, a travel studies programme, and a top-notch athletic program with teams competing in the Calgary ISAA. Advanced Placement is available for students in Grades 11 and 12. CFIS also offers a student transportation service serving Calgary and Cochrane, and hot lunch programs in our two fully-equipped cafeterias. CFIS continues to be the top-ranked French immersion elementary school in Alberta (as per the Fraser Institute). We value: • Each student’s unique potential • The highest quality French language skills and academics • Creative, innovative and critical thinking • Development of the whole student by engagement in sports and the fine arts • The school community of involved parents & students and the highest quality, committed faculty & staff • Openness, inquisitiveness and understanding of our community and the world beyond our experience • Leadership development and opportunities to lead at every age • Global focus, cultural diversity and international perspectives • Mutual respect and self-respect • Ethical, responsible citizenship


700 – 77 Street SW, Calgary, AB T3H 5R1