Auburn Bay has fantastic school options. The district’s public schools prepare students with unique programs geared towards technology and career development. If the regular public school system isn’t right for your family, some French-immersion, Spanish, Montessori, separate, and private options are also available to Auburn Bay residents.


Located in Lake Bonavista, students in Auburn Bay bus to Andrew Sibbald. This high-tech school utilizes SMART boards and other leading networking technology, giving students the skills needed to be successful in the modern online landscape. The education is further enhanced by a secure network of parents and volunteers, who have raised funds for two playgrounds, a rebuilt library collection, and the annual Artist-in-Residence program.

NICKLE (5–9)

Also located in Lake Bonavista, Nickle School is located on 12-acres of land and features a wide range of programs. The school’s strength in core academics, alongside career and tech skills, ensures students have a foundation that promotes real world success. Nickle School also prides itself on having a collaborative learning environment, where all community members (students, parents, and teachers) are involved in decision-making.

DR. E.P. SCARLETT (10–12)

Dr. E.P. Scarlett is an excellent high school with a fantastic variety of resources available to students. In addition to its core curriculum, the school offers a wide range of programs including Advanced Placement, French Immersion, Spanish Bilingual, and Mentorship courses. Numerous athletic programs are also available, and E.P. Scarlett students have won several recurring championships in volleyball, basketball, football, golf, track and field, swimming, and diving.


French Immersion

Sundance (K–4), Fairview (5–6), Dr. E.P. Scarlett (10–12)

Note that additional French immersion opportunities are available with some of the separate schools.

Spanish Bilingual

Dalhousie (K–4), Senator Patrick Burns (5–9), William Aberhart (10–12)


Lake Bonavista (K–12)

Traditional Learning Centre

Le Roi Daniels (K–4), Fairview (5–8), Henry Wise Wood (9–12)


St. Cecilia (K–6), St. Matthew (K–9), Don Bosco (K–9), Prince of Peace (K–9), Christ the King (K–9), Bishop Grandin (10–12)

Private Schools

Several fantastic private schools can be found in the Calgary area for both boarding and day school preferences. Start your school exploration with Calgary Christian School, Foothills Academy, West Island College, or Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School.