A Passport to the World

Calgary’s premier private French school, in the community of southwest Altadore.

Why Parents Choose Lycée Calgary

Full-Day Preschool to Grade 12

A full school day of learning in French. No prior French is needed. Provide your child with learning fundamentals that prepare them for life.

Small Class Sizes

Each student will benefit from individual attention with our smaller class sizes. Our teachers are able to focus on the unique learning styles of each child.

Bilingual Learning

Our program teaches the French Ministry of Education and Alberta Education curricula together. Enrolling at our school provides exclusive access to our international network for study abroad opportunities.

What the Parents Think

A Welcoming Student Campus

Our entire campus is accessible to students of all ages. From individual classrooms, to common shared facility spaces such as the gymnasium, library, cafeteria, and climbing wall. Our school grounds offer a great outdoor space and student-designed playground for playing before and after school, or during recess and Physical-Education.

The school works closely with faculty and parents to ensure students are ready for tomorrow’s digital world.
Climbing Wall
Lycée international de Calgary is proud to be one of the only schools in Calgary with an indoor climbing wall available for students. Rock climbing tests both physical and mental abilities, making it a great activity for students as they can learn new problem-solving skills.
The library is one of Lycée’s proudest assets. Containing over 14,000 diverse publications (and growing yearly), our students have access to authors from across the globe, and every topic they want to learn about. With nooks for private, quiet reading – our students are able to expand their minds.
Sports Teams
Phoenix Teams are Lycée Calgary’s competitive sports team for students in Grades 7 to 9. These students compete against local private schools throughout the school year. Competitive sports teams include golf, badminton, basketball, cross-country, track and field, and soccer.
Before & After School Programs
Our Before and After School Program not only supports busy parents, it also positions students to succeed in much more than just their academic endeavours!
Hot Lunch Program
Lycée Calgary offers a nutritious hot lunch program for parents on the go! Available to ALL students, these tasty meals are prepared by a professional chef who emphasizes fresh, locally sourced, healthy foods.
Break Week Camps
Break camps offer a simple, flexible and convenient solution to childcare. Your child will love these camps! They will enjoy age-appropriate activities such as field trips, climbing, arts and crafts, and plenty of physical activity.
International Experience
When your child joins the Lycée Community, they join a prestigious network of over 500 schools in 140 countries that all teach the French Ministry of Education curriculum. Lycée students can enjoy a trimester or up to a year abroad in schools around the globe.

Student Life

Whether it’s music, dance, painting or badminton, basketball, or indoor rock climbing; Lycée international de Calgary has the facilities guaranteed to provide your child with a top-tier education that extends far beyond the classroom. We give our students all the tools to let them cultivate new skills and interests, and to live an active lifestyle!

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Our Unique International Advantage

Combined Curriculum

Lycée international de Calgary teaches two curricula - setting it apart from French immersion and Francophone schools in Calgary, where the Alberta curriculum is taught in French.

International Network

When you enrol your child at Lycée Calgary, you join an international network of over 500 schools in 140 countries, making studying abroad or transferring to another Lycée more accessible than ever.

Native Speakers

The French curriculum is taught in French by French-native speakers. The Alberta curriculum is taught in English by English-native speakers.

Accredited Teachers

This school year, 96% of the teachers delivering the French curriculum have received their teaching credentials from the French Ministry of Education.

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What is the application process like?

Preschool Program (3 & 4-year-olds) & Kindergarten Applicants

Prospective students will undergo a 15-minute informal evaluation – conducted in the applicant’s preferred language (French or English).

They may also be invited to take part in a trial day.

FLIP Program (French Language Intensive Program) Applicants

Grade 1 & 2 students with no prior French exposure will undergo assessments in English and math.

They may also be invited to participate in a trial day to determine if the FLIP program would be a good fit.

Elementary, Junior High, & High School Applicants

Grades 3 to 12 students with prior French instruction will undergo assessments in French, English, and math.

These assessments will evaluate the prospective student’s reading comprehension, writing skills and mathematical abilities.

AEFE School Network Applicants

Students arriving from a public or private institution accredited by the French Ministry of Education may be admitted into the grade listed on the final report card provided by the institution, space permitting.

They may also be required to complete assessments (French, English and math) on a case-by-case basis.

When are application deadlines?

While applications are accepted throughout the school year, parents are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible, since space is limited and spots tend to fill early in the school year.

Tuition Fees

Preschool (3 & 4-Year-Old)

Full amount paid in single instalment


Full amount paid in monthly instalments


Kindergarten (5-Year-Old)

Full amount paid in single instalment


Full amount paid in monthly instalments


Elementary (Grades 1 to 5)

Full amount paid in single instalment


Full amount paid in monthly instalments


Junior High (Grades 6 to 9)

Full amount paid in single instalment


Full amount paid in monthly instalments


High School (Grades 10 to 12)

Full amount paid in single instalment


Full amount paid in monthly instalments


Additional Enrolment Fees

New Enrolment

First Child


Second Child


Third Child


International Students

International students residing in Canada by virtue of a student visa are not eligible for the Alberta Subsidy for Resident Students. As a result, these students must assume the total cost of education.



Multi-Child Discount

Third and subsequent student(s)

$500 tuition reduction per child

Student Services Fees

Hot Lunch

Per meal

$8.90 to $9.80

Full year

$1,540 to $1,700


7:30 to 8:30 am


3:45 to 5:00 pm


5:00 to 6:00 pm


Study Hall

Available Monday to Thursday from 3:45 to 4:45 pm



Various clubs are offered throughout the year. Registration occurs prior to the start of each trimester.

Cost per session

$12 to $15

Yearly cost per club

$425 to $880