Ranchlands Elementary School - Calgary Public Schools

Ranchlands School

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Email: ranchlands@cbe.ab.ca
Phone: (403) 777-6350
Fax: (403) 777-6352

School Hours: AM: 8:54 ~ PM: ~ 3:25

School Location

610 Ranchlands Blvd. N.W.
Calgary , AB
T3G 2C5

 

Ranchlands School is located in and serves the northwest community of Ranchlands. Ranchlands School is also the location of the Gifted And Talented Education program for Area I and two Paced Learning Program classrooms serving Area I. Students move from Ranchlands School to H. D. Cartwright School for Grades 7 to 9 and then on to William Aberhart High School. Students in the GATE program move from Ranchlands to Queen Elizabeth High School. Students in the PLP transition to either Montgomery School or Thomas B. Riley School.

About the School

Built in 1981, Ranchlands School is situated on 12.63 acres. The school has 12 classrooms, 8 relocatables, and 3 portables in addition to a library, a high school-sized gymnasium, a music room, and a computer lab.

About School Name

As was the custom during the 1980's, the first school built in a new neighbourhood bore the name of the community. A group of parents who were actively involved in setting up the new school in Ranchlands applied for "community school" status long before the school was even built. This group of interested citizens were successful in obtaining the designation, hence the name Ranchlands School.

School Mission

School Philosophy

To foster the love of lifelong learning, we believe:

  • ·  We take ownership for our learning.
  • ·  Mutual respect and responsibility guide our interactions and relationships.
  • ·  A child's learning is a shared journey involving communication and collaboration between children, parents, teachers, and the community.
  • ·  Learning is supported by sharing, planning, and valuing each other's diversity.

School Motto

Respect Responsibility Relationships

Unique Points

 
  • Has developed strong partnerships between parents, staff, and students in order to improve communication and provide opportunities for discussing important educational issues.
  • Operates an extensive volunteer program which includes grandparents. The grandparent program is just one example of effective use of in-class volunteers.
  • Has a well-established learning resource centre where technological literacy is valued.
  • Has developed an atmosphere of respect, safety, and caring coupled with high expectations for student conduct, work habits, and performance.
  • Established and maintains a quality, daily physical education program that has been recognized by CAPHER for the past several years.
  • Established and maintains a quality, music program that serves students from Kindergarten to Grade six.

Student Enrolment (September 2009 )
Total Enrolment: 359

 

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