by Ross PAVL
on Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 at 9:26am.
Webber Academy, a private west side Calgary school offers kids from K-12 an exceptional educational experience to thrive academically. Webber Academy is located on a 47 acre campus in the scenic community of Aspen Woods. Its majestic locale overlooks the stunning mountains and foothills to the west. Non-denominational and coeducational, this school caters to students with a range of cultures and faiths. The underlying mission prides itself on phenomenal student success, encouraging all students to have high expectations of academic achievement, behaviour and service. Education for all students is further enhanced with impressive extracurricular programs. There is never a shortage of activities to keep kids involved. Clubs and activities include choir, band, speech, debate, drama, sports and STEM. The impressive facilities include two large gymnasiums, a progressive science centre, comprehensive Chwyl Library, 400 meter running track, soccer field, Aspen filled cross-country trails and a Kindercentre for younger students. The outstanding 500 seat Performing Arts Centre theatre features state-of-the art elements, regarded as one of Calgary’s finest art venues. Expect high teacher to student ratios, top provincial test scores, busing, culinary services and a traditional uniform policy. Classes at all levels and in all subjects are enhanced beyond what is mandated by Alberta’s curriculum. Full day Junior and Senior Kindergarten programmes, elementary grade programs (1-6) and Junior High (grades 7,8,9) encompass a mixture of core academic courses, information technology, foreign second languages, computer programs, computer applications, fine arts, music and physical education. The athletic programs include house leagues, elementary sports clubs, cross- country, badminton, track + field, basketball, volleyball, soccer, rugby and golf. The senior high school program (grades 10-12) primarily focuses on preparation for university and post secondary. Senior student coursework is primarily based on the academic requirements of these pursuits. University credits may be earned in advance through the internationally recognized Advanced Placement Programme (AP), and 99 percent of Webber graduates go on to pursue a university or similar post-secondary education. The Webber Academy was ranked by the Fraser Institute in the top three schools of 262 schools in Alberta, based on grade 12 assessment achievements. Is this invigorating, motivating and challenging learning environment the right fit for you and your family? Find out more about the Webber Academy experience at webberacademy.ca and be sure to check out the link to our current Aspen Woods and other Calgary West Side listings available located close to this prestigious school.