Inspiring Hearts and Minds

Our School

Grades Taught

Kindergarten to Grade 8


Welcome to Banff Elementary School. Our school is located in Banff, Alberta, Canada. Banff Elementary has classes from Kindergarten to Grade 8. Our school is one of seven schools operated by the Canadian Rockies School Division. We acknowledge that Banff Elementary School is on Treaty 7 territory, the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Nations, including Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai, the Tsuu T’ina Nation and Stoney Nakoda First Nations including Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Wesley First Nation. We acknowledge all the many First Nations, Metis, and Inuit whose footsteps have marked these lands for centuries.


Craig Kestle

Education Plan

School Education Plan

School Hours

Full Day Hours

8:30 am  –  3:02 pm

10:30 am – 10:45 am   Morning Recess

12:05 - 12:25 pm eat lunch in classrooms

12:25 - 12:55 pm go outside

3:02 pm dismissal

P.D. Half Day Friday Hours

8:30 am - 12:05 pm (No Kindergarten Classes)



Q: Is it a PD day or Full day this Friday?

A:  CRPS School Calendars

Q: What should I do to let the school know that my child is going to be absent?

A:  E-Mail


     Call the attendance line 403-762-4465 ext 1

The information we require is:

Name of Parent
Name of Student
Grade of Student
Dates of Absence
Reason for Absence - please specify symptoms if illness related

Please email or call the attendance line before 8:30 am. 

Extended Absences
If your child is goint to be away for a longer period of time, please email your child's homeroom teacher and the school office at

Q: Where I can find staff email addresses?

A: Our staff email address is

Staff Directory