Vancouver – Coast Mountains

Perfect for both outdoor and urban adventures with mountains, coastline, and both city and country lifestyles.

North Vancouver School District

The North Vancouver School District invites international students from around the world to study at any one of our highly acclaimed schools. Students may choose to complete secondary school graduation or take a general studies program at one of our 6 Secondary or 25 Elementary schools. Our learning environments are designed to ensure all students feel welcome, safe, respected and valued. At the North Vancouver School District, we strive to build a strong sense of belonging and real sense of community with our students.

Chilliwack School District

Chilliwack is located in a gorgeous natural setting and is a friendly and progressive city just one hour by car from Vancouver and the Pacific Ocean. Immersion in an environment where 98% of our students have English as their first language has allowed our international students to readily make Canadian friends and achieve great academic success and acceptance to highly regarded universities in Canada and around the world.


Vancouver School District

Vancouver School Board, one of the largest school districts in western Canada, is located in the beautiful city of Vancouver.  Vancouver public schools welcome international students!  Our schools offer high quality programs, dedicated teachers and excellent facilities. Students may enroll in a wide variety of excellent academic, fine arts, language and computer studies programs. Credentials earned in the Vancouver school district are recognized worldwide.

Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows School District

On the west coast of Canada 44 km from Vancouver lies Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows and School District 42. Our region provides mild winters and warm dry summers. Students are immersed in Canadian classes and live with caring homestay families.

Delta School District

Delta’s 33 schools are located 30 minutes from Vancouver with 95% English residents. Ranked among the top school districts, Delta is surrounded by water on three sides and touches the USA border.

Mission School District

Mission is one of the most beautiful and diverse communities in B.C. It is one hour from Vancouver and is nestled between the Fraser River and mountains allowing for a variety of activities. Wonderful host families and excellent schools await students from around the world.

Fraser Cascade School District

Students may pursue a variety of courses, including Long Term and Short Term programs. All International Students are integrated into the regular curriculum with ESL support and receive extra help from school staff to ensure a quality experience.

Coquitlam School District

We invite parents of school-aged children from around the world to visit our school district and learn more about our school programs, culture, facilities, and the natural beauty of the Coquitlam region.

Surrey School District

Located on Canada’s spectacular west coast, the Surrey School District is located just 30 minutes southeast of the city of Vancouver and 2 hours north of Seattle, Washington, USA. Surrey provides educational services to students residing in one of Canada’s fastest growing cities, the city of Surrey, and the beautiful ocean-side community of White Rock. International students are invited to study with Canadian students in all 104 elementary and 19 secondary schools. Currently, over 700 international students are studying amongst 72,000 Canadians.

West Vancouver School District

Just 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver, West Vancouver is a beautiful community with a world-famous reputation. Our school district is the premier place for learning, with three excellent secondary schools and 14 elementary schools nestled on the North Shore mountains. We offer IB, AP, and elite sports academies in addition to standard curricula. Our outstanding international program began in 1982.

New Westminster School District

New Westminster School District is located in the historic city of New Westminster and has been offering international programs since 1987, which provide students with academic excellence, Canadian friendships, and the skills to succeed in the global community.

Powell River (qathet) School District

Powell River’s magnificent scenery and warm climate provide an ideal location to study. Activities such as boating, fishing, golf and hiking are enjoyed all year. Limited student enrolment with complete English immersion ensures high TOEFL scores.

Langly School District

Langley provides excellent learning environment where students can enjoy both city and country lifestyles.

Burnaby School District

Burnaby is located in central Greater Vancouver and has eight secondary and forty-one elementary schools. It has the largest Advanced Placement program in Canada and is well recognized for its programs in dance, drama, music, visual arts, and sports.

Richmond School District

A friendly, caring, full Canadian cultural and English immersion learning environment with comprehensive support services. High quality programs with a wide range of course options and excellent facilities for sports, clubs, and leisure activities.

Abbotsford School District

Located one hour east of Vancouver, Abbotsford is a beautiful and friendly community of 170,000 people. With almost 20,000 students in 47 schools, Abbotsford offers award-winning academics and specialty education programs.

Sea to Sky School District

Howe Sound is located in the spectacular Sea to Sky corridor where nature has provided tremendous recreational opportunities. The district is home to 3 centres: Whistler, site of the 2010 winter Olympics, Squamish and Pemberton.

Sunshine School District

The Sunshine Coast is a ribbon community approximately 100 kilometres in length with four high schools. Recreation opportunities include water sports, winter sports, hiking and mountain biking. If you need access to a big city, Vancouver is just a 40 minute ferry ride away and gives you easy access to an incredible number of opportunities without having to commit to big city living.

The School District is within the traditional territories of both the shíshálh Nation and the Skwxwú7mesh Nation with approximately 3,300 students.