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. This includes schools in downtown Victoria, Victoria West, Oaklands, Fairfield, Rockland, Harris Green, Jubilee, Fernwood, and North Park.
Meet with Victoria (and BC'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 percent 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 Victoria and across 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 Victoria schools that are 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 about the best private schools in Victoria, BC. This includes schools in Greater Victoria, including Downtown, Fairfield, Chinatown, Fairfield, Rockland, and James Bay.
|$18,500 to $77,490
|Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Boarding Day Coed||18500|
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]
|$14,180 to $65,490
|Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Boarding Day Girls||14180|
Brookes School Canada (est. 2009)
Brookes School Canada, an IB World School on beautiful Vancouver Island, offers grades 6 to 12 for both day and boarding students with an average class size of 12 students. [View profile]
|$14,400 to $52,550
||MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Coed||14400|
Glenlyon Norfolk School (est. 1913)
Glenlyon Norfolk School, an independent school in Victoria, BC, provides International Baccalaureate programs from JK to Grade 12. GNS offers 5- and 7-day Family Boarding for students who are not residents of Victoria. [View profile]
|$16,165 to $47,500
||Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Homestay Day Coed||16165|
|$800 to $5,850
||Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed||800|