schools

Aberdeen Hall Preparatory School

950 Academy Way
Kelowna  British Columbia  V1V 3A4
Canada

Preschool to Grade 12
AP, Day, Elementary, Mainland, Middle, Secondary

Profile

  • Aberdeen Hall is a co-educational, non-denominational, independent university preparatory school offering classes from Preschool to Grade 12. We pride ourselves on a strong sense of community which fosters academic excellence in a safe, caring and progressive school environment. Our growing campus is located on 19 acres of inspring landscape adjacent to the University of British Columbia – Okanagan Campus.
  • Our exceptional school offers small class sizes, individualized attention, modern facilities, resource rich classrooms and a wide range of extra-curricular activities which take advantage of the beautiful Okanagan Valley.
  • We offer advanced placement courses, SAT training, individualized post-secondary guidance, experiential learning, community outreach, and flexible programming for high performance athletes and artists.

Contact

Director of Admissions

admissions@aberdeenhall.com

(250) 491 1270

Aspengrove School

7660 Clark Drive, RR 2
Lantzville  British Columbia  V0R 2H0
Canada

Jr Kindergarten for 3 year olds to Grade 12
Day, Elementary, IB, Island, Middle, Secondary

Profile

  • An inquiry based, balanced educational program including academics, arts, athletics, outdoor education and community service
  • Independent, non-denominational, co-ed, university-prep day school
  • International Baccalaureate World School offering the full continuum of Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes from  Jr. Kindergarten for 3 year olds to Grade 12
  • A safe, natural 40 acre campus located in the Nanaimo Regional District (Central Vancouver Island)
  • Founded in 2003
  • Member of the Central Island Independent School Society

Contact

For more information, please contact Ms. Elisabeth Reay, Admissions Director at admissions@aspengroveschool.ca or (250) 390-2201

http://www.aspengroveschool.ca

Brentwood College School

2735 Mount Baker Road
Mill Bay  British Columbia  V0R 2P1
Canada

Co-Ed Grades 9 - 12
AP, Boarding, Day, Island, Secondary

Profile

• A modern approach to boarding

• A spectacular 49-acre ocean front campus with 21st century learning spaces

• Our unique timetable enables a broad and deep tripartite experience

Contact

Clayton Johnston B.A., B.Ed., M.Div.

Director of Admissions

Brentwood College School

(250) 743-5521 ext 552 | www.brentwood.bc.ca | Facebook | Twitter

Brockton School

3467 Duval Road
North Vancouver  British Columbia  V7J3E8
Canada

Kindergarten to Grade 12
Day, Elementary, IB, Mainland, Middle, Secondary

Profile

• We are an IB World School that promotes inquiry, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity.

• We are a safe, caring community where truth, trust, honesty and mutual respect are expected.

• We have a dedicated and highly trained faculty who take time to know and understand each child.
 

Contact

604-929-9201 or email admissions@brocktonschool.com

Collingwood School

Senior School: 70 Morven Drive
Junior School: 2605 Wentworth Ave
West Vancouver  British Columbia  V7S 1B2
Canada

Junior Kindergarten - Grade 12
AP, Day, Elementary, Mainland, Secondary

Profile

• With over 1200 students JK to 12, Collingwood offers incredibly abundant, wide-ranging academic opportunities and extensive, varied experiences in sports, service and the performing arts


• The Senior School is organized around six distinct, coed "Houses" which gives a family feel in terms of support and belonging, and opens up tremendous opportunities for leadership, friendships and full involvement in school life


• A large dedicated University Counselling Department, utilizing worldwide personal contacts, works with students grades 8 to 12 and their parents to develop individual plans for university

Contact

Director of Admissions: Janis Clark

604-925-3331

janis.clark@collingwood.org or admissions@collingwood.org

Crofton House School

3200 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver
Vancouver  British Columbia  V6N 3E1
Canada

Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12
AP, Day, Elementary, Mainland, Secondary

Profile

  • An exemplary university preparatory school offering junior kindergarten to grade 12, Crofton House School has been enriching girls' lives for over a century
  • Set within a green oasis on the west side of Vancouver, Crofton House is a nurturing community of passionate teachers, motivated students, dedicated parents, and world-class facilities
  • Crofton House girls think critically and communicate effectively. They care about the world and take responsibility for their place within it. Our girls are supported as they flourish and excel – in academics, the arts, athletics and in life

Contact

Bill McCracken
Director of Admissions

t: 604 266 5423 e: admissions@croftonhouse.ca

Fraser Academy

2294 West 10th Avenue,
Vancouver  British Columbia  V6K 2H8
Canada

1-12
Day, Elementary, Mainland, Secondary

Profile

  • We are the Lower Mainland’s only fully accredited day school dedicated to students in grades 1-12 with language-related learning disabilities such as dyslexia.
  • We recognize our students learn differently—and offer them a comprehensive education in a setting where they can thrive by building trust, understanding and support.
  • Features include an average class size of 7 students, daily 1:1 lessons with language instructors, specialist teachers in all subjects and integrated technologies such as a 1:1 student to iPad ratio in grades 7-12.

Contact

Brooke Ellison
Admissions Coordinator
604 736 5575 x 222

Glenlyon Norfolk School

Middle & Senior: 801 Bank Street;
Junior: 1701 Beach Drive
Victoria  British Columbia  V8S 4A8
Canada

Grades 6 to 12
Day, IB, Island, Middle, Secondary

Profile

  • GNS is only one of twelve IB continuum schools in Canada. The results are telling: our IB students consistently perform well above the national and global averages.
  • The fact that we are a Round Square school is a testimonial to our commitment to a global outlook which, above all, values service. Our school does not view service as a 'photo-opportunity'; service is authentic and continuous at GNS.
  • We are large enough to ensure that all of our feature programs are successful, yet we are small enough to allow our students to pursue a rich and varied cocurricular life.
  • GNS offers 5- and 7-day Family Boarding options for students who are not residents of Victoria.

Contact

Chad Holtum, Deputy Head, Admissions
admissions@mygns.ca
250.370.6845

Glenlyon Norfolk School

Junior: 1701 Beach Drive
Victoria  British Columbia  V8R 6H9
Canada

JK to Grade 5
Day, Elementary, IB, Island

Profile

  • Located on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, the Junior School offers IB learning in a natural environment where students are encouraged to explore and discover the world around them.
  • Our passionate and energetic educators provide a stimulating academic program and create personalized learning styles to meet the needs of every individual student.

Contact

Chad Holtum, Deputy Head, Admissions
admissions@mygns.ca
250.370.6845

Island Pacific School

671 Carter Road
Box 128
Bowen Island  British Columbia  V0N 1G0
Canada

6-9
Day, IB, Mainland, Middle

Profile

The Place to Be for Middle School

  • Safe, island community: where young people can be themselves
  • Designed for engagement: small school and small classes where motivated teachers connect with every student
  • Exclusively committed to middle years transition: the programs, challenges and opportunities that adolescents need to become persons of character

Contact

"Barbara Bingham" <info@go.islandpacific.org>

Meadowridge School

12224 240th Street
Maple Ridge  British Columbia  V4R 1N1
Canada

Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12
Day, Elementary, IB, Mainland, Middle, Secondary

Profile

  • One of only two schools in Canada to offer the International Baccalaureate Continuum from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 (PYP, MYP, DP) and be a member of the Council of International Schools (CIS).
  • Our mission of “learning to live well, with others and for others, in a just community” guides us in our daily interactions.
  • Through outstanding teaching, programmes and facilities, Meadowridge develops in our students the confidence not only to meet the future, but also to create it.

Contact

info@meadowridge.bc.ca | Admissions | 604.467.4444

Mulgrave School

2330 Cypress Bowl Lane
West Vancouver  British Columbia  V7S 3H9
Canada

Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12
Day, Elementary, IB, Mainland, Middle, Secondary

Profile

Inspiring Excellence in Education and Life

  • A leading International Baccalaureate Continuum School, Mulgrave offers IB programmes for students from age 3 to Grade 12. In 2013, all Mulgrave students received acceptances to their university of choice, with an impressive array of offers from prestigious US, UK, Canadian and international universities.
  • Mulgrave is housed in a magnificent 110,000 square foot campus on Cypress Mountain in West Vancouver that is being expanded to include a state-of-the-art Senior School, opening in November 2014.
  • Mulgrave strives to equip lifelong learners to thrive in a culturally diverse and interdependent world and to embrace, with passion and confidence, their responsibility always to do their best to support others and to make a difference by serving their communities, both locally and in the world at large.

Contact

Alexandra Best, Director of Communications, Marketing and Admissions
604-913-6018
admissions@mulgrave.com

Rhonda Altman, Manager Admissions
604-913-6034
admissions@mulgrave.com

Elizabeth Calderon, Manager Communications
604-913-6041

Queen Margaret's School

660 Brownsey Avenue
Duncan  British Columbia  V9L 1C2
Canada

Preschool to Grade 12
AP, Boarding, Day, Elementary, Island, Middle, Secondary

Profile

Servite Fortiter

• Queen Margaret’s School is Canada’s equestrian university preparatory high school for girls
• QMS offers an engaging co-ed ECE Program & Junior School K-6, single gender education for Grades 7/8, and university preparatory school for girls Grades 9-12
• QMS hosts a welcoming all-girls global boarding residence Grades 6-12

Contact

Mrs. Rebecca McKay

Director of Admissions

T (250) 746-4185

admissions@qms.bc.ca

Shawnigan Lake School

1975 Renfrew Road
Shawnigan Lake  British Columbia  V0R 2W1
Canada

8-12
AP, Boarding, Day, Island, Secondary

Profile

  • World-class, co-ed boarding school with a magnificent 380-acre campus in a safe, clean, rural environment.
  • Challenging university-preparatory program including Honours and AP courses with 100% of graduates accepted into university (85% accepted to first choice).
  • Developing strong values and building character are emphasized in our rigorous academic experience, our nationally recognized sports and our outstanding fine arts programs.

Contact

Mrs. Gaynor Samuel, Director of Admissions

Ph: 250-743-6207 / admissions@shawnigan.ca

www.shawnigan.caFacebook / Twitter

Southpointe Academy

1900, 56th Street
Tsawwassen  British Columbia  V4L 2B1
Canada

AP, Day, Elementary, Mainland, Middle, Secondary

Profile

  • A rigorous university-preparatory day school in the heart of South Delta
  • An intimate small school setting in a new, state-of-the-art building in Tsawwassen
  • Extensive out-of-class learning experiences through which students explore the outdoors in Squamish and Vancouver Island and the world in Europe and Asia

Contact

Shahin Virji - Manager of Admissions

shahin.virji@spacademy.ca

(604) 948-8826

Southridge School

2656, 160th Street
Surrey  British Columbia  V3S 0B7
Canada

K - 12
AP, Day, Elementary, IB, Mainland, Middle, Secondary

Profile

  • One idea can influence the world. What do you have in mind?
  • One voice can connect a community. What will your voice share?
  • One spirit can inspire others. Who will you inspire?
  • One act can change lives. What will we contribute to the world?

Contact

Renee Lepp
Director of Admission
rlepp@southridge.bc.ca
604-542-2302

St George's School

4175 West 29th Avenue
Vancouver  British Columbia  V6S 1V1
Canada

Grades 1 - 12
AP, Boarding, Day, Elementary, Mainland, Middle, Secondary

Profile

Contact

Mr. Gordon Allan
Director of Admissions
604-221-3881
gallan@stgeorges.bc.ca

St John's School

2215 West 10 Avenue
Vancouver  British Columbia  V6K 2J1
Canada

JK-12
Day, Elementary, IB, Mainland, Middle, Secondary

Profile

St. John’s School is an independent, IB World School for boys and girls Grades Kindergarten to 12. St. John’s is a vibrant community that embraces families and provides individual attention for students. Students participate in a breadth of athletic, artistic and academic co-curricular activities.

The school's four pillars of character, diligence, loyalty and service encourage students to develop into leaders who make a difference in their communities. With the International Baccalaureate programme, small class sizes, diverse co-curricular activities, a caring environment, and a facility expansion, St. John's is a school of which children and families are proud.

Contact

Mr. Paul Silk
Director of Admissions

T: 604-732-4434
E: admissions@stjohns.bc.ca
W: www.stjohns.bc.ca

St Margaret's School

1080 Lucas Avenue
Victoria  British Columbia  V8X 3P7
Canada

Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12
AP, Boarding, Day, Elementary, Island, Middle, Secondary

Profile

St. Margaret’s School (SMS) is an all-girl, independent day and boarding school located in the City of Victoria on the scenic west coast of British Columbia, Canada.  At SMS, we are focused entirely on the education, development and well-being of girls. We provide a personalized learning experience in an environment where girls can be daring, gain confidence and discover their passions. Our programs equip girls with the knowledge, attitudes and courage to thrive – in their studies and careers, and in life.

 
Keystones of an SMS education:
  • Our learning environment places girls first, captures their interest and challenges them academically and personally.
  • Highly personalized learning environment where each student is provided with individualized support and challenges that enable her to thrive.
  • Teachers who know how girls learn best and use classroom techniques that draw on their strengths to make learning captivating.
  • An extensive extracurricular program that offers every student opportunities to take on new challenges and leadership roles in all areas of school life.
  • A world-class and worldly campus where the high-tech learning environment inside is complemented by our gorgeous natural setting outside.

Contact

For admissions information, or to set up a visit to see the school, contact:

Kathy Charleson, Director of Admissions

e: admissions@stmarg.ca  |  t: 250-479-7171

St Michaels University School

3400 Richmond Road
Victoria  British Columbia  V8P 4P5
Canada

K-12
AP, Boarding, Day, Elementary, Island, Secondary

Profile

Located in the city of Victoria, St. Michaels University School is a coed boarding and day school with a global reputation for academic excellence. Students from around the world relish the challenge of an extensive curriculum, including Canada’s most established and successful Advanced Placement program offering 24 AP courses.

Intellectual stimulation combined with exceptional athletic, performing arts, outdoor education, extracurricular and leadership programs make SMUS the place where motivated students cultivate their full potential in everything they do. Boarders enjoy access to activities exclusive to an urban centre – sporting events, concerts, galleries and museums -- while endless outdoor pursuits are just outside your door.

Contact

admissions@smus.ca

1-800-661-5199

Stratford Hall

3000 Commercial Drive
Vancouver  British Columbia  V5N 4E2
Canada

Kindergarten to Grade 12
Day, Elementary, IB, Mainland, Middle, Secondary

Profile

  • Education for the 21st Century with a complete K-12 International Baccalaureate focus;
  • Inspired, passionate and highly educated teachers who demonstrate care for each child; and
  • A strong pluralistic community of students, teachers and parents.

Contact

Gillian Louie, Admissions Coordinator
admissions@stratfordhall.ca
604.436.0608

Urban Academy

101 Third Street
New Westminster  British Columbia  V3L 2P9
Canada

Junior Kindergarten - Grade 12
Day, Elementary, Middle, Secondary

Profile

  • Arts-Infused Education
  • Concept-Based Learning
  • Small Class Sizes

Established in 2001, Urban Academy was born out of a desire to educate students in a way that will allow them to be engaged, motivated and excited about learning. 
Our arts-infused approach to learning helps each student make a deeper connection to subjects like language arts, mathematics, science and social studies.
We also believe that we need to focus on the growth of the child in their entirety.  Our commitment to academic excellence is enhanced by our focus on social, emotional learning and equipping each child to be a successful, interesting, contributor to the world.  Urban Academy’s teachers are the foundation for our continued growth and success for our 150 students.  The collaboration they have with one another and genuine interest in the students fostered by small class sizes, allows for a warm and caring environment of learning.

Contact

Sonja Kennedy
Director of Marketing & Admissions
Urban Academy
604 524-2211 ext 2
ms.kennedy@urbanacademy.ca
 
 

West Point Grey Academy

4125 West 8th Avenue
Vancouver  British Columbia  V6R 4P9
Canada

Junior Kindergarten-Grade 12
AP, Day, Elementary, Mainland, Middle, Secondary

Profile

  • Set on heritage land in Vancouver's Point Grey neighbourhood, West Point Grey Academy is a coeducational day school offering innovative, integrated curricula from junior kindergarten to grade 12.  
  • At West Point Grey Academy, we focus on nurturing the whole child, helping each child to explore his or her unique talents, to develop skills that extend beyond the classroom, and to cultivate a lifelong passion for learning. This holistic, student-centred approach to learning begins in the junior school, with our character education program, and continues in the senior school, where we challenge students to achieve personal excellence in each of our four pillars: academics, athletics, fine and performings arts, and community service.
  • Along with challenging and dynamic programs within our four pillars, we offer an extensive outdoor education program, which includes Wilderness Pursuits, our multidisciplinary adventure-based learning course; numerous cocurricular programs, including internationally recognized debate, Model UN and public speaking programs; and more than 40 cocurricular clubs, including tennis, astronomy, improv and photography clubs.    
  • As one of the most comprehensive university preparatory schools in Canada, we provide individualized learning programs and an average of 16 AP (university-level) courses per year. In 2012, a record 55 of 70 graduates earned provincial scholarships, and average results for grades 10 to 12 provincial exams surpassed the provincial average for all subjects. We expect our 100 percent graduation rate to continue, with 94 percent or more students pursuing four-year programs at top-tier universities in Canada, the U.S. and abroad. 
  • To explore our school, our programs and our community, please visit www.wpga.ca

Contact

Christine Poole 

Director of Admissions

admissions@wpga.ca 

604-222-8750, x. 101


 

York House School

4176 Alexandra Street
Vancouver  British Columbia  V6J 2V6
Canada

Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12
AP, Day, Elementary, Mainland, Secondary

Profile

  • York House is a leading independent day school for girls located in the heart of Shaughnessy in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Founded in the middle of the Great Depression by seven insightful women, York House continues to honour its traditions of the past by providing challenging opportunities for girls in academics, fine arts, athletics and community service.
  • Our mission is to provide an unparalleled learning environment where each girl is empowered to develop her abilities and pursue her passions. From Junior Kindergarten (4-year-old program) to Grade 12, we honour what makes each girl exceptional, and enable her to excel in her chosen path.
  • Visit us at http://www.yorkhouse.ca

Contact

Mabel Lim
Director of Admissions

York House School
mabel_lim@yorkhouse.ca
604-730-2419