Private schools in Victoria, BC

Find the top Victoria private schools

If you are searching for private or independent 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, Chinatown, James Bay, Harris Green, Jubilee, Fernwood, and North Park.  Read more


List of Victoria schools

 
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  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • PS to 12 Coed
  • $9,565 to $14,945

We identify the experiences that facilitate education that empowers the individual and fosters a community of collaborative contributors through interdisciplinary, integrated integrated projects.

  • Day
  • Montessori
Westmont Montessori School 9565 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • JK to 12 Coed
  • $20,840 to $73,145

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

  • Boarding/Day/Homestay
  • Progressive
  • International Baccalaureate
Glenlyon Norfolk School 20840 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Boarding Day Homestay Coed
  • Victoria, British Columbia
    Richmond Rd/McRae Ave
  • K to 12 Coed
  • $22,150 to $79,130

Independent 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.

  • Boarding/Day
  • Progressive
St. Michaels University School 22150 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Boarding Day Coed
  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • JK to 12 Girls
  • $18,860 to $72,555

St. Margaret's School is a girl-centred day and boarding school, an IB World School (DP Candidate), and Canada’s first all-girls STEM-X school. Leadership skills are a core focus.

  • Boarding/Day
  • Progressive
  • International Baccalaureate
St. Margaret's School 18860 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Boarding Day Girls
  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • 4 to 12 Coed
  • $9,500 to $52,000

Brookes Westshore, an IB World School on beautiful Vancouver Island, BC, offers grades 4 to 12 and both day and boarding programmes, with an average class size of 15 students.

  • Boarding/Day
  • Progressive
  • International Baccalaureate
Brookes Westshore 9500 MiddleSchools HighSchools Boarding Day Coed
  • Victoria, British Columbia
    Feltham/Tyndall
  • PS to 12 Coed
  • $1,600 to $8,500

ArtsCalibre Academy empowers students through creativity, mindfulness and leadership. We offer comprehensive educational programs for Preschool through Grade 12.

  • Day
  • Progressive
  • Reggio Emilia
ArtsCalibre Academy 1600 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed

Meet with Victoria (and BC's) top ranked private and independent 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.

Provincial grants for private school tuition

BC, in part, provides grants to many of the province's best private schools. Indeed, 85% 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.

Other ways to pay for private school

Searching for a private school in Victoria

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:

Benefits of private school

Victoria's private and independent schools offer numerous unique benefits. Some of these include:

Click on the links on this page to learn about the best private and independent schools in Victoria, BC. 


Frequently Asked Questions

How many private schools in Victoria, BC are there?
There are 6 private schools in Victoria, BC that are Our Kids trusted members.

How much is tuition at private schools in Victoria, BC?
Tuition fees for private schools in Victoria, BC range from $4,750 to $75,360 per year with an average tuition of $27,728 per year.

What’s the largest school?
Of the private schools in Victoria, BC, the largest is St. Michaels University School with 1003 students in Grades K to 12.

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

Is there a private school expo where I can meet with private schools in Victoria, BC?
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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