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West Island College

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West Island College
7410 Blackfoot Trail S.E. 
Calgary, AB 
T2H 1M5 

Phone: (403) 255-5300 
Email: admissions@westislandcollege.ab.ca 

 

School Information:


Gender: Co-Ed
School Size: 530
Grades: 7-12
Boarding: No


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General Information

Description: West Island College is a university-preparatory day school that emphasizes respect, responsibility and citizenship. We believe that inspiring our students to pursue excellence in academics, leadership, athletics and global awareness prepares them for success in the 21st century. In addition we have excellent teachers, an Advanced Placement Programme, small class sizes and extensive co-curricular activities, including Business Studies and International Studies, WIC offers courses in French (Immersion or Second Language) and Spanish (Second Language).
 
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Year Founded: 1982
Religious Affiliation: N/A
Campus Size: 18 acres

Enrollment

Number of Day Students: 530
Day Grades: 7-12
 
Enrollment By Grade: 7,100 8,100 9, 100 10, 85 11,85 12,85
Entry into Grade: Number of Students Admitted:
7 100
8 100
9 100
10 85
11 85
12 85

 
 
Programs
 
Advanced Placement Classes (AP):
  • Micro Economics 35 AP Macro Economics 35 AP Psychology 35 AP Biology 35 AP Math 35 AP Chemistry 35 AP Physics 35 AP European History 35 AP English 35 AP French Language AP Comparative Government & Politics AP   
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    Sports:
  • Badminton   
  • Basketball   
  • Cross Country Running   
  • Field Hockey   
  • Golf   
  • Ping Pong   
  • Rugby   
  • Soccer   
  • Track & Field   
  • Volleyball   
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    Clubs/Activities:
  • Career Day Organizers   
  • Chemainus Artist Retreat   
  • Choir   
  • Climbing Club   
  • Concert Band   
  • Container Recycling   
  • Curators Club   
  • Drama Production   
  • Explorations 8-Ronald McDonald House   
  • Foreign movie club   
  • Global Awareness Club   
  • Grade 9 Mentors   
  • Graduation Committee   
  • Guitar Club   
  • Intramurals   
  • Investors Club   
  • Lunchtime Soccer   
  • Math Contests   
  • Model UN   
  • Newspaper Club-WIC Voice   
  • Peer Support   
  • Ping Pong   
  • Pit Orchestra   
  • Reach for the Top   
  • Roots and Shoots Club   
  • Science Contests   
  • Service Club   
  • Spanish Club   
  • Student Council   
  • WICAA   
  • Weight Club   
  • Yearbook   
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    Arts and Media:
  • Concert and Jazz Bands   
  • Dramatic and Visual Arts   
  • Instrumental Music   

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    Tuition
     
    Day School Tuition: $15,200 - $15,200

     
     
    Admissions
     
    Application Deadline (Day): Rolling
    Acceptance Rates: 85%
    Interview Required: Yes
    SSAT Required: Yes
    Application Requirements: Completed Admission Document, Photocopy of the student's Birth Certificate and most recent Report Card, Admission test and Interview, Admission fee of $100

     
     
    Admission Entry Points
     
    Day School Entry Points:
    Entry into Grade: Number of Students Admitted:
    7100
    83
    93
    1020
    112
    120