CNCA Nepali School (Est. 2007)

CNCA Nepali School is a community-based heritage language school. It was started in June 2007. Its objective to teach children to read, write and speak Nepalese language, and about Nepal and Nepalese culture. Children of Nepalese origin, ages between 5 and 18 can enroll in this school any time of the school year. There are currently 20 students attending this school.

CNCA Nepali School schedule follows the regular school calendar from June to September. School is closed during July and August.

School is open every Sunday from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm except the long weekends. School calendar provides school closure dates.

Parents’ Day is held on the last day of School in June. A school family picnic is held in the summer, based on the availability of majority of student families.

CNCA Nepali School currently has three levels of programs. Students move from one level to the next as they graduate from their normal school grade for that level.

Level Grade

Level 1 Kindergarten to Grade 3

Level 2 Grade 4 to 6

Level 3 Grade 7 to 12

CNCA Nepali School is a member of the Southern Alberta Heritage Language Association (SAHLA), a non-profit umbrella organization whose mission is to lead, advocate and provide resources for the promotion of international/heritage languages and cultural education.

Registration and Fees

Student annual fee is $20.00 for CNCA members and $40.00 for others. Student registration is open throughout the school year.

Schedule: September 2011 to June 2012

The class will start from September every Sunday except the long weekend Sundays. The exact dates of the classes will be updated here later.


Richmond Knob Community Hall

2433 – 26 Ave, SW


2:30 pm to 4:30 pm


Please contact for all inquiries regarding CNCA Nepali School

CNCA Nepali School – Volunteer Team

School is run under the direction of CNCA Director of Children, Youth and Parental Education and Awareness, Mr. Rishi Bastakoti.

The Team consists of the following CNCA member volunteers:

  • Mr. Rishi Bastakoti, Director of Children, Youth and Parental  Education  and Awareness
  • Ms. Jyotsna Pyakurel
  • Ms. Nisha Dhaubhadel, Coordinator
  • Ms. Sabita Basnet
  • Ms. Ratna Tuladhar
  • Mr. Jhalendra Shrestha
  • Mr. Dhruba Tripathi

CNCA Nepali School – Mobile Library

CNCA Nepali School Mobile Library has over 100 children fictions and text books. These books are donated by various CNCA members. Students can borrow any number of books from this library. CNCA Library listing provides books available in this library. This mobile library is open during school days and hours.

CNCA Nepali School – Call for Volunteer

Volunteer spirit of CNCA is fully utilized to run the School. There are many opportunities for volunteering in this school. Success and sustainability of community-based language school relies on volunteers. Please contact if you want to be part of this CNCA Nepali School Team.

Conversational Nepali Language Lessons

CNCA also provides assistance in conversational Nepali language on individual need basis. Please contact for all inquiries regarding Nepali Language programs.

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