Mini School Registration

Mini Schools
Student Group:
Secondary Students

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED AND THE TEST HAS BEEN COMPLETED. DO NOT CALL THE DISTRICT OFFICE.  

You can also apply to the program in May or Sept. 2016 in case a student has moved or dropped out of a program or apply to Grade 9 entrance from Grade 8.

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

First Offers will go out by 9 a.m. on Feb. 23rd.  Second offers go out on March 1st.

No marks from the tests are given to parents or students.  They are only used for entrance into programs.

Check back here in June and September for information on Grade 8 entrance in 2017.

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