For girls who thrive on independence and challenge, St. Margaret’s School's proximity to West Coast wilderness provides natural support for wellness, service, and STEM learning.
If you are searching for private schools in Victoria, British Columbia, you will find a plethora of diverse options, including Montessori schools, faith-based schools, preschools (and nursery schools) and alternative schools.
Meet with British Columbia's top ranked private schools and the best boarding schools across Canada at the Vancouver Private School Expo in November. This one day event is a must for any parent or student considering an alternative education.
B.C., in part, provides grants to many of the province's best private schools. Indeed, 85 per cent of British Columbia's private schools receive some provincial funding, which totals over $150 million in yearly spending.
There are ways to make private school affordable in British Columbia. B.C. may give you tax credits in two specific situations. First, if you send your child to a religious or faith-based school, its tuition may count as a charitable donation that you will receive a tax break for. Likewise, if you enroll your child in a school for students with special needs, you may be able to claim a medical tax benefit.
As you would in any city in British Columbia, it is best to find schools registered with the British Columbia Board of Education. You may also follow these tips:
Victoria's private schools offer numerous unique benefits. Some of these include:
Click on the links below to learn more about private schools in Victoria.
Many say that if school were more like camp, kids would do better. At Lakefield College School, that camp-like feel has been achieved. Outdoor education is a part of every school day and lesson… and the results are outstanding. [Read more]
St. Margaret's School (est. 1908)
St. Margaret's School (est. 1908) is an independent school in Victoria, BC, offering empowering education for girls from JK to Grade 12. At SMS, girls don't just get equal opportunity; they get every opportunity. [View profile]
|$9,500 to $49,300|
|Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Girls Boarding Day||9500|
St. Michaels University School (est. 1906)
Independent K-12 boarding & day school in Victoria, BC, Canada focusing on university prep. Find out how a SMUS education can benefit your family. [View profile]
|$18,500 to $66,100||Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Coed Boarding Day||18500|
ArtsCalibre Academy (est. 2011)
ArtsCalibre Academy empowers students through creativity, mindfulness and leadership. We offer Preschool to Grade Eight in 2017/2018, adding one grade per year through to Grade 12. [View profile]
|$4,750 to $5,850||Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Coed Day||4750|
UWC Canada (est. 1974)
The UWC National Committee of Canada and Pearson College UWC represent the United World Colleges in Canada. We are seeking daring young Canadians who aspire to make the world a better place. [View profile]
|$1 to $58,000|