CEFA Early Learning is an educational method designed to educate the whole child, not simply academically, but socially, emotionally and physically. Each aspect of the CEFA program provides knowledge and stimulation to your child’s brain in different ways.

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CEFA Early Learning is Canada's leading private school for children ages one to five. Trusted by parent's since 1998 we’ve earned a reputation for developing intellect in the early years, and providing children with the finest start in education, arts and the humanities.After 20 successful years of operating in British Columbia, we are delighted to announce that we will be further expanding our premium early learning school to Calgary, Alberta!In Spring 2020 we will open the doors to our brand-new school in a beautiful, large, stand-alone building just off Macleod Trail SW.  Our location will boast 11 spacious, natural finished classrooms and a secure outdoor playground.162 students between the ages of one to five years will have the opportunity to enroll in our full time early education and junior kindergarten programs. We will educate your children academically socially and physcially through our award winning CEFA Curriculum.

The CEFA curriculum feature's a unique partnership of core subjects, such as Reading, Writing, Math and Science and fine arts, such as Drama, Music, and Yoga, while providing children the freedom to learn and grow through play.

Additional Informaton

Our students are fed hot nutritious meals each day, prepared by our in-house chef. Check out a sample menu below.

Chefs Sample Menu

We welcome applications from new families at anytime, although we recommend registering at birth for our unique CEFA programs.

Application Process

All CEFA Teachers are licensed Early Childhood Educators trained in the highest standards of child development and safety.


o learn more about our wait-list, tuition fees and gradual entry process please inquire at:

(403) 217 9675

School Closures

In case of inclement weather conditions or power outages which prevent CEFA Early Learning from providing service to families, the school’s Franchise Partner will make an early morning decision to close the school based on our School District.Snow closures – In the event of heavy snowfall, our first priority is the safety of our families and staff. We expect to be open every day throughout the winter. However, if the public schools in your School District has made the decision to not open schools because the roads are deemed too unsafe for travel CEFA will also be closed.


Our full day early childhood education and junior kindergarten programs go beyond the typical child care and daycare programs found throughout Canada, presenting students with every possibility to discover and challenge themselves and their potential. Children are exposed to a wide variety of subjects on a daily basis including reading, writing, STEM, music, physical education, visual and dramatic arts, yoga and relaxation and culture immersion.

CEFA Calgary South is a 9,000 square foot facility which will provide 11 bright and natural finished classrooms with a capacity to cater our program to 162 children.

Current Openings

We are now accepting applications for all age groups starting Spring 2020. Apply today to avail of our early bird offer!

  • CEFA Baby (ages 1-2)
  • Junior Kindergarten One (ages 2-3)
  • Junior Kindergarten Two (ages 3-4)
  • Junior Kindergarten Three (ages 4-5)

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Please contact the school for a private tour. 

Monday – Friday: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Hours subject to change with notice

9625 Macleod Trail SW
Calgary, AB T2J 0P6