Private schools in Surrey, British Columbia

Find the top Surrey private schools

Surrey is a city in British Columbia, that’s part of the district of the Metro Vancouver Area. Located between the Fraser River and the US border, it has six main areas: Fleetwood, Whalley/City Centre, Guildford, Newton, Cloverdale, and South Surrey. Read more

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It’s one of the biggest decisions you’ll make for your child. Let our experts and school insiders  guide you through your best options, red flags to watch out for, and tips to a successful application.  

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List of independent schools in Surrey

Surrey, British Columbia
152 Street/Highway 10
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"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
  • Day school
  • 21 students
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Glarea Elevated Learning 17000 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed
Surrey, British Columbia
86th Avenue/156th Street
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"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." —From the school

  • Gr. PS to K (Coed)
  • Montessori approach
  • $2,500 to $4,000
  • Day school
  • 20 students
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The Maria Montessori School 2500 Preschool Kindergarten Day Coed

Like other parts of BC and Vancouver, Surrey is home to many great private and independent schools. These schools offer a high-quality education to kids of all ages, from preschool to secondary school.

On this page, we list independent schools in Surrey, BC. While we don't provide Surrey private school rankings, we deeply profile each school on our website. Click on a school to learn all about it, and click through to a school’s website to contact them directly.

Types of schools in Surrey

There is a wide range of different types of private schools in Surrey (including private schools in South Surrey). Below, we describe some of the main ones.

Choosing a private school in Surrey

There are plenty of private and independent schools in Surrey to choose from. Make sure to do lots of homework before you select one for your child.

Several factors may play a part in your decision. For instance, you may consider a school’s cost, location, teaching approach, community, and curricular standards.

For helpful advice when you make this decision, read our choosing a school guide. You can also read our guide to the top questions to ask private schools. To visit with many schools, all in the same place, go to our Vancouver private school expo, held in the fall.

Questions to ask independent schools in Surrey

Frequently Asked Questions

How many private schools in Surrey, British Columbia are there?
There are 2 private schools in Surrey, British Columbia that are Our Kids trusted members.

How much is tuition at private schools in Surrey, British Columbia?
Tuition fees for private schools in Surrey, British Columbia range from $3,500 to $18,250 per year with an average tuition of $10,694 per year.

What’s the largest school?
Of the private schools in Surrey, British Columbia, the largest is Glarea Elevated Learning with 21 students in Grades K to 7.

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

Is there a private school expo where I can meet with private schools in Surrey, British Columbia?
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.

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