West Vancouver private schools

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Find private schools in West Vancouver here. We include elementary and secondary schools serving West Bay, Hollyburn, Sentinel Hill, Altamont, Westmount, and other areas. Below the list of schools in West Vancouver, find out more about why other parents choose private and independent schools and private education in Vancouver.  Read more

List of West Vancouver schools

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
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
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"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
  • $25,100 to $29,450
  • Day school
  • 1256 students
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Collingwood School 25100 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed


We also have a separate information page on North Vancouver private schools

Why parents choose private schools in West Vancouver

Kids gain a number of benefits from private education, and parents also like advantages like these: 

Elsewhere on our website, take a bigger look at private schools’ benefits. You can also use our site to find rankings, including our page on Vancouver private school rankings

An overview of private school options

The world of private education includes many different types. In West Vancouver and the Greater Vancouver area, Montessori schools, faith-based schools (such as Christian schools), preschools, and boarding schools dominate the independent school landscape. There are are also Waldorf Schools, and other alternative schools as well as schools with a curriculum focus, such as Liberal Arts private schools.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many West Vancouver private schools are there?
There are 3 West Vancouver private schools that are Our Kids trusted members.

How much is tuition at West Vancouver private schools?
Tuition fees for West Vancouver private schools range from $20,925 to $30,290 per year with an average tuition of $26,241 per year.

What’s the largest school?
Of the West Vancouver private schools, the largest is Collingwood School with 1256 students in Grades JK to 12.

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

Is there a private school expo where I can meet with West Vancouver private 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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