Alternate and Alternative Programs provide a smaller learning environment with additional educational, social/emotional and behavioural supports depending on the individual needs of each student.
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JUNIOR DISTRICT ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
Junior District Alternative Programs are generally designed to meet the needs of students in Grades 8-10, although individual programs may have a more intentional grade focus (eg. 8/9 or 9/10).
SENIOR DISTRICT ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
Senior District Alternative Programs are designed to meet the needs of students in Grades 10-12 with a strong focus on employment and/or post-secondary preparedness.
VANCOUVER ALTERNATE SECONDARY SCHOOL INTER-AGENCY PROGRAMS
Vancouver Alternate Secondary School (VASS) is a collection of inter-agency programs designed to meet the needs of students in Grades 8-12. Referral processes for these programs must meet the requirements as outlined in the individual program descriptions.