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Schools in Vancouver, BC

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Parents looking for schools in Vancouver need to carefully consider all their options. This page offers an overview of schools in Vancouver, with an obvious focus on private schools. This includes schools in greater Vancouver regions, such as DeltaSurreyRichmondLangleyMaple RidgeWhite Rock, and the Tri-Cities.



To investigate some of the best private schools in Vancouver, look at Our Kids' list of Vancouver schools, click on links and get a full picture of what each of the schools is like (that might include stories from students, videos and more).

Our Kids has hosted private school fairs in Vancouver a number of times in recent years, one of many ways we try to help parents learn all they can about choices they have concerning schools in Vancouver. Learn much more about your education options at the annual Vancouver Private School Expo where you can meet with many leading day schools and boarding schools from across BC.

Finding the best Vancouver school for your child(ren)

As you decide whether to send your child to a public school, independent school or private school in Vancouver, consider these questions:

  • How does the school inform parents of student progress, both formally and informally?
  • What is the school's reputation within the community of BC and within the education community (including universities, colleges, other schools in Vancouver and elsewhere)?
  • How do you feel about the leadership of the school, as well as its teachers and other staff?
  • How convenient is the school for you in terms of location, after-school care and other issues?
  • What makes the school unique, and how well do its unique factors truly appeal to you, your family and your child(ren)?
  • Consider how up-to-date the technology, sports and education facilities are.
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    Westside Montessori Academy (est. 2008)  

    • Vancouver, British Columbia
    • PS to 7 Coed
    • Day school (120 students)
    Westside Montessori Academy, located at the Italian Cultural Centre in Vancouver offers a true Montessori education to children aged 2.5 to Grade 7. [View profile]
    • Montessori
    $5,050 to $10,750


    Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day5050

    Southpointe Academy (est. 2000)  

    • Delta, British Columbia
    • K to 12 Coed
    • Day school (545 students)
    Southpoint Academy offers enriched curriculum for grades K-12. We provide the IB PYP curriculum and is a candidate school for the IB MYP. College board AP course are available for grades 10-12. [View profile]
    • Progressive
    • International Baccalaureate
    $14,965 to $29,560


    Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day14965

    Meadowridge School (est. 1985)  

    • Maple Ridge, British Columbia
    • JK to 12 Coed
    • Day school (604 students)
    Meadowridge is an IB Continuum World School that supports the development of the whole child in a safe, supportive and challenging environment. [View profile]
    • Progressive
    • International Baccalaureate
    $21,300 to $31,300


    Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day21300

    Monkey See Monkey Do Montessori (est. 2007)  

    • Vancouver, British Columbia
    • PS to SK Coed
    • Day school (40 students)
    We have offered high quality programs for children ages 2.5-6 since 2007 in Vancouver, B.C. Our students graduate with a solid academic foundation, good problem solving skills, pro-social behaviour and a love of school. [View profile]
    • Montessori
    $4,500 to $7,500

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    Preschool Kindergarten Coed Day4500

    The Maria Montessori School (est. 1991)  

    • Surrey, British Columbia
    • PS to K Coed
    • Day school (20 students)
    Authentic Montessori Preschool. Students completing our 3 year program at The Maria Montessori School test extremely well. We balance academics, exploration and skills guided by your child's natural interests. [View profile]
    • Montessori
    $3,500 to $3,900


    Preschool Kindergarten Coed Day3500

    Cousteau, The French International School of Vancouver (est. 1997)  

    • North Vancouver, British Columbia
    • PS to 9 Coed
    • Day school (182 students)
    Cousteau school is a unique French language school in BC, #1 in the last Fraser Institute ranking. We provide academic excellence from Preschool to Grade 9. Class sizes can be as small as 13 students. [View profile]
    • Traditional
    $10,700 to $13,700

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    Fraser Academy (est. 1982)  

    • Vancouver, British Columbia
    • 1 to 12 Coed
    • Day school (250 students)
    Fraser Academy is a leader in the empowerment and education of Grade 1-12 students with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences. Based in Vancouver, we are a fully accredited, independent day school. [View profile]
    • Progressive
    $26,250 to $31,250


    Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day9999999999

    Pear Tree Elementary (est. 2015)  

    • Vancouver, British Columbia
    • K to 7 Coed
    • Day school (45 students)
    Small and intimate by design, progressive by choice, and innovative by necessity, Pear Tree Elementary is redefining what it is to teach and learn in the modern world. [View profile]
    • Progressive
    $15,500 to $18,600


    Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day15500

    York House School (est. 1932)  

    • Vancouver, British Columbia
    • JK to 12 Girls
    • Day school (656 students)
    York House School provides an exceptional education for girls from JK to Gr. 12. We instill in each girl the belief and confidence that girls can do anything! [View profile]
    • Liberal Arts
    • Reggio Emilia
    $20,600 to $21,400


    Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Girls Day20600

    Vancouver Waldorf School (est. 1971)  

    • North Vancouver, British Columbia
    • NS to 12 Coed/Coed
    • Day school (330 students)
    • Homestay (15 students)
    Vancouver Waldorf School offers programs from pre-school through to grade 12 in North Vancouver, BC. Its average class size is 12 to 25 students. [View profile]
    • Waldorf
    $1,100 to $14,760 /semester


    Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day Homestay1100

    Kenneth Gordon Maplewood School (est. 1973)  

    • North Vancouver, British Columbia
    • K to 12 Coed
    • Day school (200 students)
    KGMS/Maplewood provides supportive individual and small group instruction for students with learning differences. [View profile]
    • Progressive
    $22,950 to $23,950


    Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day9999999999

    Bodwell High School (est. 1991)  

    • North Vancouver, British Columbia
    • 8 to 12 Coed
    • Day school (40 students)
    • Boarding school (510 students)
    • Homestay (100 students)
    Bodwell High School in North Vancouver is a full boarding school that enrolls 600 students. Tuition starts at $15,500. We provide Education for a Changing World. The school motto is "Strength in Diversity." [View profile]
    • Traditional
    $19,150 to $38,450


    HighSchools Coed Boarding Day Homestay19150

    Mulgrave School (est. 1993)  

    • West Vancouver, British Columbia
    • PS to 12 Coed
    • Day school (900 students)
    Mulgrave School offers programmes from Preschool to Grade 12 in West Vancouver. Its average class size is 20 students with teacher to student ratios of 1:8. [View profile]
    • Progressive
    • International Baccalaureate
    $17,195 to $21,370


    Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day17195

    Roots and Wings Montessori School (est. 1985)  

    • Langley, British Columbia
    • NS to 9 Coed
    • Day school (120 students)
    We aim to create a community to enable children to honour and respect their innate goodness, their joy in learning and their responsibility as caring global citizens and stewards of the earth. [View profile]
    • Montessori
    $4,830 to $12,000


    Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day4830

    Brockton School (est. 2004)  

    • North Vancouver, British Columbia
    • JK to 12 Coed
    • Day school
    Brockton School is an independent, co-ed, non-denominational, IB World School. Brockton hosts an Early Learning Years program, a Junior School, and a Senior School, with students from Junior Kindergarten to grade 12. [View profile]
    • Progressive
    • International Baccalaureate
    $16,400 to $23,700


    Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day16400

    Claren Academy (est. 2017)  

    • Vancouver, British Columbia
    • K to 4 Coed
    • Day school (25 students)
    Claren Academy is a technology & creativity focused independent school located in the heart of Vancouver. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Vancouver
    • Progressive
    $15,450


    Elementary Coed Day15450

    British Columbia Christian Academy (est. 1992)  

    • Port Coquitlam, British Columbia
    • NS to 12 Coed
    • Day school (325 students)
    • Homestay
    BC Christian Academy offers Christian education from Preschool to Grade 12. Our dedication to academic excellence, strong Christian and moral values and a community built on compassion equip our students for the future. [View profile]
    • Progressive
    $3,800 to $14,750


    Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day Homestay3800

    Canada Star Secondary School (est. 2016)  

    • Richmond, British Columbia
    • 8 to 12 Coed
    • Day school (50 students)
    • Boarding school (10 students)
    • Homestay (20 students)
    Canada Star Secondary's vision is to provide superior academic opportunities that allow our students to develop interests, pursue passions, and to follow the path to success and admission to top-ranked universities. [View profile]
    • Traditional
    $14,800


    HighSchools Coed Boarding Day Homestay14800

    Madrona School Society (est. 1993)  

    • Vancouver, British Columbia
    • K to 10 Coed
    • Day school (100 students)
    Madrona School Society is a gifted school in Vancouver. It offers programs for kindergarten to grade nine with an average class size of six to 14 students. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Vancouver
    • Progressive
    $20,000 to $23,000


    Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day20000

    Avante School (est. 2009)  

    • Vancouver, British Columbia
    • 2 to 12 Coed
    • Day school
    Avante School provides a custom tailored learning experience for accelerated success and much less stress. [View profile]
    • Liberal Arts
    $6,500 to $13,500


    MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Day6500

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