Canada British Columbia, Canada
  • Homestay Accommodation
  • $ $ $
  • Public

Vancouver School Board

Mountains

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    750
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Spring Year, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

SCHOOLS AND ACADEMIES
Based in the beautiful coastal city of Vancouver in British Columbia, Vancouver School Board's International Education Program gives students from outside of Canada the opportunity to study at a local school, to graduate with a Grade 12 diploma, or to study at summer school.
The Vancouver School Board accepts applications from qualified international students and offers support to students including orientation for new students, English as a Second Language courses, multilingual district staff, district student excursions and access to Vancouver city’s multilingual medical practitioners. Students with strong academic achievement may study Advanced Placement courses in calculus, computer studies, literature, history and sciences at some schools.

FACILITIES
Students have access to on-campus hockey facilities, as well as gymnasiums, libraries, theatres and more!

SPORTS AND ARTS
In addition to a Hockey Academy, for students looking to improve their ice hockey skills, students can take part in a number of sports ranging from table tennis, to volleyball, and ultimate frisbee.
Students can also develop their interest in the arts with various elective courses including band, theatre, photography, and art.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
With its mild climate, and easy access to both the ocean and the mountains, Vancouver is a great city with plenty to do for international students.
Based only an hour and a half from Whistler ski resort, during the winter months Vancouver students can enjoy outdoor sports such as skiing.
Vancouver has many professional sports teams such as the Canucks, the Whitecaps and the Vancouver Canadians to name a few. For those who are less interested in sports, Vancouver also has a thriving arts community, hosting the Vancouver International Film Festival as well as being home to Vancouver Art Gallery amongst other museums and galleries.
Vancouver is a busy city with plenty to do, students can spend time at the famous Granville Island market, spend time on local beaches or even spend the afternoon in Vancouver Public Library.

Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
French Immersion
Yes
Sports
Basketball, Hockey Academy, Rugby
Arts
Performing Arts, Visual Arts
Music
Choir
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science
Languages
French, Mandarin, Spanish
Accepting Students in Grades
8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Ages Accepted
13-18

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