To be honest, I prefer the Canadian way of educating high schoolers better, but I also believe both education systems are some of the best in the world.
Delta School District
School DescriptionSCHOOLS AND ACADEMIES
Delta School District is located just 30 minutes from Vancouver and touches the US border. Delta has 31 secondary and elementary schools in the communities of Delta, Ladner, and Tsawwassen. In these schools, Delta offers the IB program, a French Immersion program, and AP classes in a variety of courses including Psychology, Art, Chemistry, and Calculus. In addition to these classes, Delta has more unique specialist programs such as a Farm Roots Program and a Leadership Program.
Students in this district can make great use of gymnasiums, high-quality performing arts theatres, golf courses, video editing software, dance studios, and more.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Students in this district have the option of several Sport Academies in sports such as Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Lacrosse, and Softball.
Delta also offers multiple Fine Arts academies, taught by local professionals in their field including Dance, Film Acting, Film Production, and Film Special Effects.
The Delta community has the lowest crime rate in the region, making Delta an extremely safe area for foreign students. Delta is surrounded on three sides by water, with scenic beaches, golf courses, and parks. The area boasts the most hours of sunshine with the driest, mildest winters in the Vancouver area. Delta has very low ESL populations, with 90% English-speaking students in many schools; so international students will learn English quickly in immersion environments.
Diploma Year Offered?No
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Speciality ProgramsAcademies: Dance, Film Production,Baseball,Soccer, Golf, Film Acting,Ice Hockey, OPERA, Lacrosse
Accepting Students in Grades7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Limited space for age 10-13. Students do not need to be accompanied by parent or relative
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