Clear Water Academy sets high, yet attainable, academic expectations for its students. Solid intellectual formation provides a wealth of knowledge for students, giving them the ability to think, speak and write clearly, coherently, and persuasively. Students develop habits essential for ongoing success after graduation including study skills, concentration and critical thinking, perseverance, and a desire and ability to produce high quality work. Clear Water Academy has been consistently ranked as one of the top Academic Schools in Alberta by the Fraser Institute.

The goal of Intellectual Formation is to develop each student’s intellectual capacities while fostering a love for learning and truth. This includes:

  • High academic standards, preparing students for higher education & professional careers
  • Extensive study in core subjects
  • Effective study skills and habits
  • Critical thinking and reflection
  • Logical order of thought
  • Clarity of expression
  • Public speaking and writing skills