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.
St. John's Academy - Vancouver
School DescriptionSCHOOL PROFILE AND ACADEMICS
Established in 1992, St. Johns Academy - Vancouver is located in downtown Vancouver and offers a unique educational experience for students around the world. In addition to an ELL Immersion Program, St. John's Academy - Vancouver offers a rigorous STEM program and courses in Music, Fine Arts, Design, Humanities, and Language Arts. St. Johns Academy - Vancouver also offers special opportunities for students such as a Mentor-ship Program, a Forensics Program, and a University Exploration Program. Students also have a variety of extracurricular activities and clubs to choose from such as Student Council, Math Club, or Karaoke Club. At St. Johns Academy Shawnigan Lake Campus, a boarding program is available.
St. Johns Academy - Vancouver has a downtown campus in Vancouver with modern facilities and state-of-the-art technology. The school is currently renovating new facilities to support students success. Currently in development are updated art studios for visual arts, music, and drama.
SPORTS AND ARTS
St. John's Academy - Vancouver competes in the Greater Vancouver Independent Schools Athletic Association. Popular sports are Basketball and Soccer, but students can choose to compete in others through the Greater Vancouver Independent Schools Athletic Association.
Students can choose to take arts courses such as Media Arts, Drama, Contemporary Music, and more. The arts program at St. John's Academy - Vancouver prepares students for art competitions and events.
The community around St. John's Academy - Vancouver is safe and secure in downtown Vancouver. Students have access to all local parks, museums, the aquarium, sports centers, stadiums, science facility centers, and an astronomy center, among others.
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Awards and Accomplishments Of School
BC Cultural Fund, Kosciaszko Scholarship
- 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 95% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Speciality ProgramsMentorship Program, Forensic Program, University Exploration Program
Accepting Students in Grades9, 10, 11, 12
Blogs and News!
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