Mini School Registration

Mini Schools
Student Group:
Secondary Students

All academic secondary classes in the Vancouver School District provide students with excellent learning opportunities which can lead to university entrance.Please contact your Secondary Counsellor for assistance.

Here is the Calendar of Information Nights this Fall.  All start at 7:00 p.m. at the school where the program resides.  Please attend as many as possible before registering for the test as we do not change your program choices once made.

 Click here to download our mini school flyer for each program.    

Students interested in entering a Grade 8 Mini School Program in Sept. 2016 should check this webpage from now until Nov. 30.   The Test for entrance to most Mini School Programs takes place on November 26th 2015 at 1:00 p.m.    Applications to programs must be received by Dec. 17th, 2015.

The calendar of Information Nights will be posted very soon.  Please visit as many Information Nights as possible so you can select the program that best suits your student.  Once you register for the test we cannot make any changes to your program selection.

Important registration information for District Specified Alternative Programs - Mini Schools

  • Read through our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).
  • For information on the Mini School programs offered at the Vancouver School Board read the
  • Letter to parents
    Please read the letter to parents that was distributed to all grade 7 students in the Vancouver school district. 
Parent letter - English (pdf)Parent letter - FrançaisParent letter - ਪੰਜਾਬੀParent letter - Filipino
Parent letter - 简体中文 (pdf)
Parent letter - 한국어Parent letter - EspañolParent letter - Tiếng Việt

Mini-school programs beginning at Grade 8

Please contact the programs directly for information. 

Contact information is listed in each program's fact sheet. Click on the Mini School program name below to be linked to the program websites where you'll find contact information and application forms.


Grade 10-12 Programs

International Baccalaureate Program

TREK Outdoor Education Program

  • Enriched Education plus Wilderness Adventures and Education for Sustainability through Prince of Wales Secondary