Holy Spirit Catholic Schools welcome students from around the world. We are committed to honouring diversity and providing a safe, caring environment for students of all faiths. Holy Spirit International Student services will work with the school of your choice to provide a program designed to meet your needs as an English language learner.
Our commitment to excellence in education is evident in our schools where you will see academic programs and co-curricular activities designed to shape engaged, ethical citizens with an entrepreneurial spirit. All classrooms in our 15 publicly funded schools are fully equipped with advanced technology to meet the needs of today’s students. Our graduates earn the Alberta High School Diploma, which is recognized by universities, technical institutes and colleges in Canada, the United States and around the world.
Our programming includes:
We also offer various academies to all students (some are at an additional cost):
Program Established: 2013
Programs Offered: Full Year, 1 Semester, Short Term
Specialized Programs: French Immersion, Advanced Placement, Sports, Fine Arts
Language(s) of Study: English and French
Total number of schools: 15
High schools for international students: 3 & Junior High Schools: 6
Total Students: 4,641
International Students Accepted for Grades: 7-12
Nearest Airport: Lethbridge Airport / Calgary International Airport
We are located in sunny Southwestern Alberta in the communities of Lethbridge, Bow Island, Coaldale, Picture Butte, Pincher Creek and Taber. The unique and diverse landscape features in this region have created the perfect conditions for Southern Alberta to host three UNESCO Heritage Sites: Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, Head-Smashed-In-Buffalo-Jump and Dinosaur Park.
Students from Grades 7 to 12 may choose to live with a Homestay family that we personally select.
Our students enjoy a number of co-curricular activities including:
Entrance Dates: (Quarterly) September 1, November 12, January 30 & April 14
Application Deadlines: Ongoing
Application Fee: $250
Full Year Tuition Fee: $11,000
1 Semester Tuition Fee: $5,500
Annual Homestay Placement Fee: $450
Homestay Monthly Fee: $800
Annual Health Insurance Fee: $500
Annual Custodianship Fee: $450
All funds are in Canadian dollars