Vancouver School Board

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This article is about the public school district in Vancouver, British Columbia. For the public school district in Vancouver, Washington, see Vancouver Public Schools.
School District 39 Vancouver
Region Metro/Coast
Board office location 1580 West Broadway, Vancouver
Communities served Vancouver, University Endowment Lands
Number of schools 119
Budget:

CAD$ (millions)

392.0
Student population:

full-time equivalent

56,567
Superintendent: Steve Cardwell
Vancouver School District Website

Vancouver School Board (VSB, also School District #39) is a school district based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. A board of nine trustees manage this district that serves the city of Vancouver and the University Endowment Lands.

Demographics[edit]

The Vancouver school district is a large, urban and multicultural school district providing programs to 56,000 students in kindergarten to grade 12, over 3,000 adults in adult education programs and over 40,000 in continuing education.

In 2014 there were 1,473 international students in Vancouver public schools.[1]

Elementary Schools[edit]

  • Admiral Seymour
  • Bayview
  • Britannia Elementary
  • Captain James Cook
  • Carnarvon
  • Champlain Heights
  • Charles Dickens
  • Chief Maquinna
  • David Livingstone
  • David Lloyd George
  • David Oppenheimer
  • Dr. A.R. Lord
  • Dr. Annie B. Jamieson
  • Dr. George M. Weir
  • Dr. H.N. MacCorkindale
  • Dr. R.E. McKechnie
  • Edith Cavell
  • Elsie Roy
  • Emily Carr
  • False Creek
  • Florence Nightingale
  • General Brock
  • General Gordon
  • General Wolfe
  • George T. Cunningham
  • Graham D Bruce
  • Grandview
  • Hastings
  • Henry Hudson
  • J.W. Sexsmith
  • John Henderson
  • John Norquay
  • Jules Quesnel
  • Kerrisdale
  • L'Ecole Bilingue
  • Laura Secord
  • Lord Beaconsfield
  • Lord Kitchener
  • Lord Nelson
  • Lord Roberts
  • Lord Selkirk
  • Lord Strathcona
  • Lord Tennyson
  • Maple Grove
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Nootka
  • Norma Rose Point School
  • Pierre Elliott Trudeau
  • Queen Alexandra
  • Queen Elizabeth
  • Queen Mary
  • Quilchena
  • Renfrew
  • Shaughnessy
  • Simon Fraser
  • Sir Alexander Mackenzie
  • Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith
  • Sir Guy Carleton
  • Sir James Douglas
  • Sir John Franklin
  • Sir Matthew Begbie
  • Sir Richard McBride
  • Sir Sandford Fleming
  • Sir Wilfred Grenfell
  • Sir Wilfrid Laurier
  • Sir William MacDonald
  • Sir William Osler
  • Sir William Van Horne
  • Southlands
  • Tecumseh
  • Thunderbird
  • Trafalgar
  • Tyee
  • University Hill Elementary
  • Vancouver Learning Network Elementary
  • Walter Moberly
  • Waverley

Elementary Annex Schools[edit]

  • Champlain Heights Annex
  • Charles Dickens Annex
  • Collingwood Neighbourhood (Bruce Annex)
  • Garibaldi Annex
  • Henderson Annex
  • Kerrisdale Annex
  • Maquinna Annex
  • McBride Annex
  • Queen Elizabeth Annex
  • Queen Victoria (Nelson Annex)
  • Roberts Annex
  • Selkirk Annex
  • Sir James Douglas Annex
  • Sir Wilfrid Laurier Annex
  • Tecumseh Annex
  • Tillicum Annex

Secondary Schools[edit]

  • Britannia Secondary
  • David Thompson
  • Eric Hamber
  • Gladstone
  • John Oliver
  • Killarney
  • King George
  • Kitsilano
  • Lord Byng
  • Magee
  • Point Grey
  • Prince of Wales
  • Sir Charles Tupper
  • Sir Winston Churchill
  • Templeton
  • University Hill
  • Vancouver Learning Network - Secondary
  • Vancouver Technical
  • Windermere

Alternative Program Education Sites[edit]

  • 8J/9J Program
  • Aries Program
  • Byng Satellite Program
  • Cedar Walk Program
  • East Side Program
  • Epic Program
  • Foundations program
  • Genesis Broadway
  • Genesis North East
  • Genesis South
  • Hamber House Adolescent Day Treatment program
  • Outreach Program
  • Pinnacle Program
  • Streetfront Program
  • Sunrise East Program
  • Take A Hike Program
  • The West Program
  • Total Education Program
  • Tupper Young Parents Alternative Program
  • Vinery Program
  • Waverley Annex Learning Hub - Spectrum
  • West Coast Alternative Program

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Special programs[edit]

Mini schools[edit]

Mini schools are enriched programs for highly motivated students. Each year over 1300 students apply for approximately 600 grade 8 spots. Admission is based on admission test marks, grade 7 report cards, applications, and interviews.[3]

Mini schools in Vancouver include Britannia Venture Program, Britannia Hockey Academy, Byng Arts Mini School, David Thompson Odyssey Program, Gladstone Mini School, Hamber Challenge Program, Ideal Mini School, John Oliver Digital Immersion Mini School, Killarney Mini School, King George Technology Immersion, Point Grey Mini School, Prince of Wales Mini School, Synergy at Churchill, Templeton Mini School, Tupper Mini, Vancouver Technical Flex Humanities Program, Vancouver Technical Summit Program, Windermere Leadership, and Windermere Athena Arts Program.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sherlock, Tracy. "B.C. school shutdown has China 'concerned'." Vancouver Sun. September 12, 2014. Retrieved on December 25, 2014.
  2. ^ http://www.vsb.bc.ca/schools
  3. ^ "Mini Schools Frequently Asked Questions". Vancouver School Board. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Mini School Registration". Vancouver School Board. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 

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