British Columbia Schools contains data and information to help you choose a school for your child. Get a feel for the wide range of possibilities out there. Each school is unique, so comparing them is not easy. Your best plan of attack is to make a list of all the schools which interest you. Once you have done that, you can begin to shorten the list and visit the schools which seem to be the best match.
"Bodwell High School is a private co-educational boarding school. We offer secondary grades 8 to 12 and university preparation, with Advanced Placement courses, for both Canadian and international students."
"Brentwood combines a challenging 21st century academic curriculum with traditional values and ethics. Blend competitive drive and ambition with community spirit and caring. Provide superb facilities for academics, athletics, and the arts with comfortable boarding accommodation on a pristine oceanfront setting. Add 433 students, 41 full time faculty, half of whom live on campus with their families, 25 part- time specialist coaches and instructors, and a friendly support staff in the kitchen, dining room, laundry, grounds, maintenance, health, and administration."
"Brockton Preparatory School provides a challenging curriculum in a non-denominational, co-educational setting to students in Kindergarten through Grade 10. Brockton is a member of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Organization, and the Brockton curriculum is delivered within the IB framework. The school has already achieved the highly regarded status of an IB Primary Years Programme candidate school, and introduced the IB Middle Years Programme in 2006."
"Founded in 1984, Collingwood School is a co-educational Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 independent school with 1,200 students situated on two campuses in West Vancouver. We've been told we are one of Canada's most dynamic and progressive educational environments and as a member of The Round Square Conference of Schools, we are allies with Schools worldwide who share a commitment, beyond academic excellence, to developing well rounded, responsible citizens through service, challenge, and international understanding."
"Girls gain confidence as they are challenged to try new things. Balance is an early life lesson, as girls learn to combine work with play. Fundamentals of education are taught through an enriched core curriculum combining creative and diverse learning opportunities infused with the latest technology. In small classes with caring teachers, Crofton House girls analyze, question, and apply knowledge and values taught in the classroom to their everyday lives."
"On this site, you will get a sense of the depth and breadth of our programs in academics and beyond. You will be introduced -- perhaps for the first time -- to the International Baccalaureate and the Round Square Conference of Schools, two aspects of GNS which set us apart and of which we are justifiably proud. By the end, I very much hope you will be convinced to come and spend a day with us, to experience the 'feel' of the school, and to further explore the wonderful opportunities that await those who join us."
- Location: Pitt Meadows, BC
- Grades: PK-9
- Enrollment: 200
- School Type: Coeducational, day school
Comments: Greybrook aspires to greatness as evidenced by its status as an IB Candidate School for the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP). The school will eventually offer PK through 12th grade.
"Island Pacific School is a unique middle school providing students in grades 6 through 9 a rich educational experience that will equip and inspire them for a lifetime. Island Pacific students are challenged to become independent life-long learners, with warranted confidence in their intellectual and creative abilities."
"Little Flower Academy, founded in 1927 by the Sisters of St. Ann, is an independent Catholic all girls school offering an academic program from Grade 8 through Grade 12 leading to University entrance and college admittance. Our school enrollment consists of 460 students with a class size of approximately 30 students in the early years and considerably lower numbers in our Grade 11 and 12 specialized subjects."
"Meadowridge is an exemplary destination school, welcoming students and their families from a variety of backgrounds and geographic areas. Located in Maple Ridge, BC, we are an independent, secular, university preparatory, day school serving Junior Kindergarten (aged 4) to Grade 12 students and their families from throughout the lower mainland."