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Update on 2018-19 Fees

Over the summer, the Calgary Board of Education will implement a new student information system called PowerSchool. The new system will have a parent portal that will allow families to access the services that are currently available through MyCBE Account and Home Logic. It will allow families to track student attendance and grades, as well as register for services and pay fees in one convenient location. More information about the new system will be available starting in August and as the new school year begins.

Each year My CBE Account is unavailable in early July as the system updates information for the next school year. You will not be able to access your account starting at 4 p.m. on June 29 until July 6. After that time, most services will be available until the system is permanently disabled on July 24.
After July 24, parents and guardians will no longer be able to access their My CBE Account.


We expect fees for the 2018-19 school year will be available in the new parent portal starting in August and throughout September and October. Families will need to create a new PowerSchool parent portal account to pay fees.

Please check the parent portal regularly as fees may not all appear at once.

Yellow School Bus Transportation 2018-19

Yellow school bus pre-registration closed on June 15, 2018. The transportation team is currently creating routes for the 2018-19 school year based on the addresses submitted before the cut off date.

Families can continue to apply for yellow school bus service while My CBE Account is still available and then again when the new PowerSchool parent portal is launched.

2017-18 Transportation Fees

Yellow Bus Transportation​ ​2017-18
​Eligible Rider ​$335
​Conditional Rider ​$335
​Questions? Contact 403-817-7888 ​PAY FEES
Calgary Transit​ (public transportation)  2017-18
​Grades 6-9 as designated and all 10-12  $70
​Questions? Contact 403-817-7888 ​ 

 *Please visit 2017-18 Transportation Service Level and Fees to see if you are required to pay transportation fees.

2017-18 Noon Supervision Registration

Noon supervision registration continues throughout the year and payments can only be accepted once students are registered. You can register and pay using MyCBE.

If you applied for yellow school bus transportation and your child in full-day kindergarten to Grade 6, they will be automatically registered for noon supervision. Both fees will apply.

2017-18 Elementary Noon Supervision Fee

​*Kindergarten (full-day) and Grades 1-6 2017-18
​4-day program ​$255
​4/5-day program ​$275
​5-day program ​$285
​Schools with noon supervision programs
Questions? Contact 403-817-7888 ​​REGISTER/PAY

2017-18 Incidental Activity Fees for Students at Lunchtime

​Incidental Activity Fees (may be charged by schools) ​2017-18
​Elementary (Grades 1 to 6) ​$10
​Junior High (Grades 7 to 9) ​$30
Questions? Please contact your school PAY FEES

2017-18 Waivers

No child is ever denied access to an education in the CBE because of an inability to pay. The CBE has a waiver process for families who can’t afford to pay the fees.  Visit our Waivers page for more information and the documents required as proof of income.

If you have concerns about your ability to pay your fees, please speak to your principal.

Any family needing a waiver is encouraged to apply to the City of Calgary Fair Entry Program to prove income for a CBE waiver, as well as access other benefits of the program. This is optional for families and the CBE will will continue to accept other approved documents as proof of income.

2017-18 Students Assigned to Calgary Transit

For students using Calgary Transit, families will need to purchase monthly bus passes available at many convenience and grocery stores.

For the 2017-18 school year, the CBE waived transit pass program has been discontinued. 

All families can apply for the City of Calgary's Fair Entry Program for the low income Calgary Transit pass. This program offers a streamlined application process for City subsidy programs, including reduced rates for transit passes. You can find more information about the program at

Grade 6-12 students residing more than 2.4 km from their designated school attending a Regular Program and assigned to Calgary Transit are eligible for a rebate up to $549, meaning they will pay up to $151/year. Please ensure that you keep the passes and receipts of purchase to submit for the rebate.

Learn more about the Calgary Transit Pass Rebate program.

Please note, international fee-paying students are not eligible for free yellow school bus service or a rebate on monthly transit passes, regardless of their program or distance from school.


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Fees and waivers


 Fee Waivers


​If you can’t afford the fees, you may be eligible to have them waived (including but not limited to):

  • If you receive assistance from provincial social services
  • If your family is eligible for the Alberta Child Health Benefit
  • If you are a government sponsored conventional refugee
  • If you have been approved by the City of Calgary Fair Entry Program

  • If your children are treaty status living below an income threshold based on family size
  • More information

 Fee Waiver Forms

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