One of the First 3 Charter
Schools in Alberta

Charter Granted on: September 15, 1995
15-Year Charter, Effective September 1, 2021

Top three reasons why parents choose CAPE

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    Class Size

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    Personalized
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    Quality of
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Quick Facts

CAPE provides personalized programming to support each student as they pursue their personal goals. Small class sizes and the resulting low student to staff ratio is foundational to supporting academic and personal excellence.

The community is a partner in learning as it provides the domain for opportunities and experiences which expand beyond the school, including leadership, collaboration, diversity, and resourcefulness.

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    18

    Class Cap for K-3

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    22

    Class Cap for 4-5

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    24

    Class Cap for 6-9

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    K-3

    Full Time Educational Assistants

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    17.3

    Average Class Size (2022:2023)

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    15:1

    Student Teacher Ratio (2022:2023)

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    9:5:1

    Student Adult Ratio (2022:2023)

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    97%

    High School Completion

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    59%

    High School Graduates that move on to Post Secondary

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    54.5%

    of certificated staff hold advanced degrees

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    75

    Community Organizations and Individuals involved in support of CAPE

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    82.4%

    of Budget in support of student learning

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    84.7%

    of parents are satisfied with involvement in decisions about their children's programs/education

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    931 hours

    Instructional time for full day Kindergarten

RECENT NEWS

Latest Stories from CAPE

Rise Up Hot Air Balloon Festival

The Rise Up Balloon Festival is committed to enhancing mental health, fostering connections and promoting overall well-being. This year, CAPE has been invited to have their grade 6 students attend the balloon launch on the morning of May 23rd, 2024. Students will be wearing the colours of yellow and purple to honour our school balloon, “The Eye of Raa” which means God of the Sun.

06 May, 2024

CAPE Nutritional Program

The Root Cellar has always been a key partner for our school nutrition program. With access to recent nutrition funding as provided by Alberta Education we have enabled the ability to expand our nutrition program to promote an open system where students can access meals or snacks without any issue. A new sliding style refrigerator is stocked with healthy food choices for the students to choose from. Dairy (cheese, yogurt, milk) grains (bagels, rice cakes, cereal) fruits and vegetables and a variety of lunch style items (wraps, sandwiches and soup). Dietary needs such as gluten free and Halal options are also available to students. The partnership with the Root Cellar has allowed the sourcing of the food items to be done at reasonable prices, which in turn allows us to provide food to students, while supporting our local partners.

06 May, 2024

CAPE & Kinsmen Write-a-thon

A school wide Write-a-thon was hosted in partnership with the Medicine Hat Kinsmen. Students pledged for this event while all funds raised from the event were split evenly, 50% going to the Kinsmen and the other 50% benefiting CAPE directly. In addition to pledging, students accomplished writing pieces in their literacy classes. Awards were presented to select students showing the most improvement with their writing.

06 May, 2024

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