British Columbia day schools

Find private day schools in BC listed below.

Independent day schools are an excellent option for parents who want their children to have a rich, supportive, private school experience while remaining close to home. Read more


List of British Columbia day schools

 
FILTERS:
Type
Grades
 

Whytecliff Agile Learning Centres


Langley, British Columbia
Glover/Logan
 
Add to shortlist

"Whytecliff is a safe, empathetic & supportive place for teens with a diverse range of learning needs / personal challenges. Our positive community & high-growth environment pulls each child up to be their very best!

  1. Safe, empathetic, supportive community for students with a diverse range of learning needs
  2. Low student-to-educator ratio of less than 5:1 lets us really get to know you
  3. Each child gets a personalized program tailored to their unique gifts, strengths, and talents
  4. Dual-accredited as both an independent school and a Positive Youth Development program

—From the school

  • Gr. 8 to 12 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum
  • $9,090 to $21,250
 
Add to shortlist
Whytecliff Agile Learning Centres 9090 HighSchools Day Day Coed
Add to shortlist

"Confident Learners. Inspiring Leaders. Creating a thriving world.

  1. SMS is Western Canada's only girl-centred boarding school
  2. SMS was the first girls-school in Canada to integrate a STEM curriculum into daily programs
  3. Visual and performing arts options are woven into our weekly programs

—From the school

  • Gr. JK to 12 (Girls)
  • Traditional curriculum; International Baccalaureate
  • $19,992 to $74,006
 
Add to shortlist
St. Margaret's School 19992 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Boarding Day Girls
Add to shortlist

"Brentwood is a leading university prep school that brings to life student choice through its bold tripartite program. We are a true boarding school, not merely a school with boarding, and the ocean is our playground." —From the school

  • Gr. 8 to 12 (Coed)
  • Liberal Arts curriculum
  • $32,000 to $96,300
Add to shortlist
Brentwood College School 32000 HighSchools Day Boarding Coed
Add to shortlist

"GNS is an independent JK-12 International Baccalaureate boarding and day school in Victoria, BC, that empowers and supports each of our students to do their best through truth and courage in learning and in life." —From the school

  • Gr. JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum; International Baccalaureate
  • $10,975 to $82,575
Add to shortlist
Glenlyon Norfolk School 10975 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Homestay Boarding Coed
Delta, British Columbia
56th/19 Ave
 
Add to shortlist

"Southpointe Academy is the only secular International Baccalaureate (IB) Continuum World School south of the Fraser River authorized to deliver the entire range of IB programs from K-12." —From the school

  • Gr. K to 12 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum; International Baccalaureate
  • $23,500 to $25,430
  • Day school
  • 668 students
Add to shortlist
Southpointe Academy 23500 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
Add to shortlist

"We identify experiences that enhance learning, empowering individuals while fostering a community of collaborative contributors. This is achieved through interdisciplinary projects that are seamlessly integrated." —From the school

  • Gr. PS to 12 (Coed)
  • Montessori curriculum
  • $9,000 to $16,000
Add to shortlist
Westmont Montessori School 9000 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Day Day Coed
Victoria, British Columbia
Richmond Rd/McRae Ave
 
Add to shortlist

"Independent Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 boarding and day school in Victoria, BC, Canada focusing on outstanding preparation for life. Find out how a SMUS education can benefit your family." —From the school

  • Gr. JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum
  • $23,590 to $91,010
Add to shortlist
St. Michaels University School 23590 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Coed
Victoria, British Columbia
 
Add to shortlist

"Brookes Westshore is an IB World School on Vancouver Island, BC, offering small class sizes, engaging teachers and a caring community to boarding and day students from grades 4 to 12." —From the school

  • Gr. 4 to 12 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum; International Baccalaureate
  • $10,290 to $62,000
Add to shortlist
Brookes Westshore 10290 MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Coed
North Vancouver, British Columbia
Harbourside Drive/
 
Add to shortlist

"Bodwell High School provides a competitive, well-rounded education with strong student support. The school's motto, "Strength in Diversity," pays homage to the 40+ countries students come from to live and learn together." —From the school

  • Gr. 8 to 12 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum; International Baccalaureate
  • $29,500 to $61,225
Add to shortlist
Bodwell High School 29500 HighSchools Boarding Homestay Day Coed
Maple Ridge, British Columbia
240th Street/Dewdney Trunk Road
 
Add to shortlist

"Our practices in teaching and learning are exemplified by our outstanding academic results and are achieved through the active engagement of the head, heart, and hands." —From the school

  • Gr. JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum; International Baccalaureate
  • $28,400 to $38,400
Add to shortlist
Meadowridge School 28400 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
West Vancouver, British Columbia
Upper Levels Highway/Cypress Bowl exit
 
Add to shortlist

"By inspiring excellence – the continuous pursuit of personal best - in education and life, Mulgrave strives to equip lifelong learners to thrive in a diverse and interdependent world." —From the school

  • Gr. PS to 12 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum; International Baccalaureate
  • $27,870 to $31,450
Add to shortlist
Mulgrave School 27870 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
North Vancouver, British Columbia
W 22nd/Phillip
 
Add to shortlist

"As a Reggio Inspired School in North Vancouver, Sunflower engages daily in rigorous reflective practice - collaboratively designing curriculum and environment around the emerging interests and curiosities of the children" —From the school

  • Gr. PS (Coed)
  • Reggio Emilia approach
  • $2,400 to $5,500
Add to shortlist
Sunflower Early Learning Society 2400 Preschool Day Coed
Vancouver, British Columbia
West Broadway/Stephens Street
 
Add to shortlist

"At Pear Tree School, we guide our students in discovering their true calling and developing a deep sense of purpose, empowering them to leave a meaningful legacy that positively impacts the lives of others." —From the school

  • Gr. K to 8 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum
  • $21,120 to $27,445
Add to shortlist
Pear Tree School 21120 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed
North Vancouver, British Columbia
 
Add to shortlist

"Our rigorous, personalized programme and strong teacher-student relationships enable us to cultivate each student's talents, helping them build on strengths and discover the joy of learning." —From the school

  • Gr. K to 12 (Coed)
  • Liberal Arts curriculum
  • $21,500 to $24,500
Add to shortlist
Alcuin College 21500 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
Vancouver, British Columbia
Dunsmuir/Seymour
 
Add to shortlist

"Alexander Academy is a private high school offering the BC Dogwood High School Diploma and a unique University Transfer Program in a culturally rich and academically challenging environment." —From the school

  • Gr. 10 to 12 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum
  • $16,500 to $22,800
Add to shortlist
Alexander Academy 16500 Day Homestay Coed
Burnaby, British Columbia
Boundary Road/Canada Way
 
Add to shortlist

"Whytecliff is a safe, empathetic & supportive place for teens with a diverse range of learning needs / personal challenges. Our positive community & high-growth environment pulls each child up to be their very best!" —From the school

  • Gr. 8 to 12 (Coed)
  • $8,900 to $21,000
  • Day school
  • 32 students
Add to shortlist
Whytecliff Agile Learning Centre - Burnaby 8900 HighSchools Day Coed
Vancouver, British Columbia
Broadway/Granville
 
Add to shortlist

"Vancouver's only dedicated STEM high school, VISST offers the full BC curriculum with accelerated & enriched STEM. Students will learn from domain experts and PhDs in small classes." —From the school

  • Gr. 8 to 12 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum
  • $1 to $25,000
Add to shortlist
Vancouver Independent School for Science and Technology 1 HighSchools Day Coed
West Vancouver, British Columbia
 
Add to shortlist

"Collingwood’s personalized and inclusive approach fosters academic excellence and well-being as our students explore opportunities across the four strands--academics, athletics, arts and service learning." —From the school

  • Gr. JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum
  • $27,100 to $30,750
  • Day school
  • 1256 students
Add to shortlist
Collingwood School 27100 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
Victoria, British Columbia
Quadra Street/Burdett Avenue
 
Add to shortlist

"Our students learn in a progressive, authentic, inspiring, welcoming, nurturing and in a safe, child-centred environment. Our small size, with one class for each grade, gives a sense of being part of a close-knit family." —From the school

  • Gr. JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum
  • $8,196 to $16,950
Add to shortlist
Christ Church Cathedral School 8196 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed
Duncan, British Columbia
Brownsey Avenue/Government Street
 
Add to shortlist

"Queen Margaret's School is a gender inclusive independent day/boarding university preparatory school in Duncan, BC that focuses on preparing young trailblazers...no two journeys are the same." —From the school

  • Gr. PS to 12 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum
  • $17,500 to $79,230
Add to shortlist
Queen Margaret's School 17500 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Boarding Day Homestay Coed
Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia
 
Add to shortlist

"Beginning in Grade 8, our unique Shawnigan journey purposefully guides students through a distinct, unparalleled and bold educational experience on our stunning waterfront campus on Canada’s beautiful West Coast." —From the school

  • Gr. 8 to 12 (Coed)
  • Traditional curriculum
  • $38,000 to $94,500
  • Day, Boarding
  • 550 students
Add to shortlist
Shawnigan Lake School 38000 HighSchools Day Boarding Coed
Vancouver, British Columbia
 
Add to shortlist

"Stratford Hall takes learning beyond IB with its IDEA Lab, OEE and partner schools, where students strive to develop harmony between the urban and natural world through activities like camping, music, and orienteering." —From the school

  • Gr. K to 12 (Coed)
  • Liberal Arts curriculum; International Baccalaureate
  • $28,220 to $32,970
  • Day school
  • 545 students
Add to shortlist
Stratford Hall 28220 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
Vancouver, British Columbia
 
Add to shortlist

"HongDe Elementary School, a BC Ministry of Education certified Not-For-Profit Kindergarten – Grade 5 Independent School, presents an immersive Mandarin / English bilingual program and vibrant Fine Arts curriculum." —From the school

  • Gr. K to 5 (Coed)
  • Traditional curriculum
  • $16,800 to $19,800
Add to shortlist
HongDe Elementary School 16800 Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed
North Vancouver, British Columbia
Keith Rd/Lynnmouth Ave
 
Add to shortlist

"Collaborative and engaging, North Star's programs put students at the center of their learning and quest for knowledge." —From the school

  • Gr. PS to 7 (Coed)
  • Montessori curriculum
  • $5,800 to $15,840
  • Day school
  • 110 students
Add to shortlist
North Star Montessori Elementary School 5800 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed
Vancouver, British Columbia
Cambie/Nelson
 
Add to shortlist

"Claren Academy is a future-focused, K-7 independent school located in the heart of Vancouver. We give students the tools to be creative, competent, and happy in their changing world." —From the school

  • Gr. K to 7 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum
  • $22,855
Add to shortlist
Claren Academy 22855 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed
North Vancouver, British Columbia
 
Add to shortlist

"Brockton is a gender-inclusive IB World School where every student matters, every family matters, community matters, and learning for life matters." —From the school

  • Gr. JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum; International Baccalaureate
  • $27,200 to $30,600
  • Day school
  • 345 students
Add to shortlist
Brockton School 27200 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
Summerland, British Columbia
 
Add to shortlist

"Looking for an education that's out of the ordinary? Unisus School is a Pre - K to Grade 12 day and boarding school in Canada's Okanagan, offering the International Baccalaureate program + the B.C. Diploma (Dogwood)." —From the school

  • Gr. JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum; International Baccalaureate
  • $12,945 to $56,500
  • Day, Boarding
  • 130 students
Add to shortlist
Unisus School 12945 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Coed
West Vancouver- Bowen Island, British Columbia
 
Add to shortlist

"Our four year program is developed to equip and inspire students to cultivate their humanity. We are distinctly different: a small (IB) middle school that fosters intellectual engagement, citizenship and leadership." —From the school

  • Gr. 6 to 9 (Coed)
  • Liberal Arts curriculum; International Baccalaureate
  • $20,925
Add to shortlist
Island Pacific School 20925 MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
Richmond, British Columbia
 
Add to shortlist

"We emphasize critical thinking, as well as innovation, joy, and curiosity." —From the school

  • Gr. JK to 8 (Coed)
  • Traditional curriculum; Reggio Emilia
  • $21,400 to $34,500
Add to shortlist
Pythagoras Academy 21400 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed
Surrey, British Columbia
152 Street/Highway 10
 
Add to shortlist

"We understand the importance of developing a well-rounded individual. Our Art and Sports Expert Streams are integrated with the Academic curriculum to amplify our students’ growth into capable and confident adults." —From the school

  • Gr. K to 7 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum
  • $17,000 to $18,250
Add to shortlist
Glarea Elevated Learning 17000 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed

Day programs, as the name suggests, are distinguished from boarding programs, with students attending during the day while living at home. They offer the benefits of a boarding environment, including world class academics, a wide range of extracurricular activities, and a rich academic culture. At schools that also offer boarding, day programs can provide a valuable entrée to students in the early and middle years who intend to board during the secondary years.

Curricula and programs vary based on the type of school but can include everything from arts-focused to faith-based to Reggio-inspired methodologies, and AP, IB or international programs. Before- and after-school programs may also be available, plus tutoring and learning study assistance, and a range of activities, languages, humanities and social sciences, mathematics, natural sciences, technology, sports, arts and academic, or social clubs.

Whether you’re looking for a Montessori school where creativity and self-expression is important, or a Christian elementary day school, there are BC options available where your child can get the benefits of a private school education while remaining close to home. This includes schools in Vancouver, Victoria, Surrey, KelownaBurnaby, Kimberley, and Summerland.


Frequently Asked Questions

How many British Columbia day schools are there?
There are 30 British Columbia day schools that are Our Kids trusted members.

How much is tuition at British Columbia day schools?
Tuition fees for British Columbia day schools range from $2,400 to $96,300 per year with an average tuition of $27,468 per year.

What’s the largest school?
Of the British Columbia day schools, the largest is Collingwood School with 1256 students in Grades JK to 12.

Are British Columbia day schools good?
We interviewed both parents and students. You can read reviews about British Columbia day schools on this page.

Is there a private school expo where I can meet with British Columbia day schools?
Yes. You can meet with private schools and education experts at the Our Kids Private School Expos held every year in September and October. These events are designed for both parents and students. Find event details and ticket info here.

In the spotlight:


Latest Articles

Regina Christian schools  
Find the top private and independent Christian schools in Regina (May 16, 2024)

Concord private schools  
Find the top private and independent schools in Concord (May 16, 2024)

Kimberley private schools  
Find the top private and independent schools in Kimberley (May 16, 2024)

Riverview private schools  
Find the top private and independent schools in Riverview (May 16, 2024)

Balancing academics and social-emotional well-being  
The art of providing holistic learning environments for teens (May 13, 2024)

x

By logging in or creating an account, you agree to Our Kids' Terms and Conditions. Information presented on this page may be paid advertising provided by the advertisers [schools/camps/programs] and is not warranted or guaranteed by OurKids.net or its associated websites. By using this website, creating or logging into an Our Kids account, you agree to Our Kids' Terms and Conditions. Please also see our Privacy Policy. Our Kids ™ © 2023 All right reserved.