Vancouver International Baccalaureate Schools

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Below, find the top private and independent IB schools in Vancouver. This may include International Baccalaureate schools in downtown Vancouver, the West End, Yaletown, and Gastown. It may also include schools in the Greater Vancouver Metropolitan Area, such as DeltaSurreyRichmondLangleyMaple RidgeWhite RockCoquitlam, and the Tri-Cities. Read more

List of Vancouver International Baccalaureate schools

North Vancouver, British Columbia
Harbourside Drive/
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"Bodwell High School emphasizes a well-rounded education with strong student support. The school's motto, "Strength in Diversity," pays homage to the 40+ countries students come from. Bodwell offers AP and IB courses." —From the school

  • Gr. 8 to 12 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum; International Baccalaureate
  • $26,000 to $29,000
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Bodwell High School 26000 HighSchools Boarding Homestay Day Coed
West Vancouver- Bowen Island, British Columbia
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"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
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Island Pacific School 20925 MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
West Vancouver, British Columbia
Upper Levels Highway/Cypress Bowl exit
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"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
  • $26,850 to $30,290
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Mulgrave School 26850 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
Vancouver, British Columbia
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"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
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Stratford Hall 28220 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
North Vancouver, British Columbia
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"Brockton is a coeducational 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
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Brockton School 27200 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed

The International Baccalaureate (IB) was first established as a two-year advanced secondary school program, the successful completion of which earned students the IB diploma. Then, as now, the curriculum requires students to complete a course of study in six core subject areas (language and literature, language acquisition, individuals and societies, sciences, math, and the arts), write an essay of up to 4000 words, and write standard, externally-assessed exams.

Students are also required to complete two formal projects and a minimum of 50 hours of community service. All requirements exceed those of high school diplomas offered by the provincial boards across Canada, including BC.

In the decades since it began, the IB Programme has been expanded to include the primary (PYP) and middle school grades (MYP), as well as a career program (CP) for students in the senior grades. All are intended to provide a unique, international take on core studies, while also providing a foundation for secondary and post-secondary instruction. The curriculum is intended to provide a well-rounded, high-quality, advanced course of study that delivers the core material, while challenging students to apply their knowledge and skills through collaboration, discussion, and communication.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many Vancouver International Baccalaureate schools are there?
There are 5 Vancouver International Baccalaureate schools that are Our Kids trusted members.

How much is tuition at Vancouver International Baccalaureate schools?
Tuition fees for Vancouver International Baccalaureate schools range from $20,925 to $32,970 per year with an average tuition of $28,051 per year.

What’s the largest school?
Of the Vancouver International Baccalaureate schools, the largest is Mulgrave School with 1030 students in Grades PS to 12.

Are Vancouver International Baccalaureate schools good?
We interviewed both parents and students. You can read reviews about Vancouver International Baccalaureate schools on this page.

Is there a private school expo where I can meet with Vancouver International Baccalaureate 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.

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