Before you enroll your child, explore the available options that may suit your child’s needs. Vancouver Board of Education offers a wide variety of educational choices for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 as well as Adult Education programming.
For students in K-12 there are programs such as Montessori, French Immersion, Mandarin Bilingual, mini-schools, fine and performing arts programs, sports academies, career programs, gifted enrichment education, and an outdoor school, to name just a few options. Our district programs are designed to provide innovative learning experiences for students both inside and outside of the classroom.
The Vancouver Board of Education follows the BC Ministry of Education's provincially prescribed curriculum for K-12. For more information please talk to your school or visit the Ministry of Education website at www.bced.gov.bc.ca.
For information on our district programs and services explore the program information sidebar located to the right.
The majority of students will attend their neighbourhood elementary school. In addition the Vancouver Board of Education offers a wide variety of educational choices for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 as well as Adult Education programs, as listed above.
- Learn more about Kindergarten Registration and Registration into any of these Choice Programs
- Kindergarten Registration FAQs
Click below to watch a short video on what to expect for the transition from elementary to secondary school: