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Once you have decided you want to attend CIA go to the “apply now” and continue with your application by emailing administration to request an application package. The steps are simple and easy to follow. If you have any questions please contact 780-761-0761 or email us at

The school facility is located in the ATB Building, in downtown Edmonton. The mailing and operating address is suite #100 10025 Jasper Ave Edmonton, Alberta. Instruction will take place in our new 4000 sq. ft. facility in the heart of downtown Edmonton.

The Homestay program is the most popular way for international students to find a place to live when attending school in a foreign country. You can find more information about the Homestay program here.

CIA is proud to be affiliated with several great instructors and community partners who offer athletics, visual art, and music opportunities for students. Some of the programs that CIA offers outside regular school hours are Art History, Photography Club, String Program (including theory, individual and group lessons in violin, viola and cello,) and Fencing Club led by a fencing Olympian. CIA can also assist students participate in volunteering options throughout Edmonton and area. 

All of the core academic courses offered at CIA are accredited Alberta Education High School Curriculum. Details of the required programs can be found on the Programs section. You can also email one of our student advisors for more information about Alberta Education requirements to graduate with a High School Diploma.

CIA also offers a wide variety of after school and extra-curricular programs and clubs

CIA is an international private school that offers a Canadian High School curriculum. Students vary in age from 15 and above, as CIA also offers upgrading options for students who have already received a High School Diploma in their home countries.

CIA proudly to accepts students with varying levels of English, and offers additional courses and opportunities to practice language skills outside of school hours for students who may require it. CIA works hard to support every student and welcomes anyone that wants to be a part of the CIA family. Students, from anywhere in the world are encouraged to apply.

We appreciate all feedback and questions from parents or students. Please contact our administrative staff in order to speak with someone regarding your inquiry.

Phone: 780-761-0761