Fraser Heights Secondary School

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Fraser Heights Secondary School
Fraser Heights Secondary (108 Avenue entrance).jpg
Address
16060 108 Avenue
Surrey, British Columbia, V4N 1M1
Canada
Information
School type Public, high school
Motto Soaring to New Heights
Founded 2000
School board School District 36 Surrey
Staff 128
Grades 8-12
Enrollment 864 (September 8, 2015)
Language English, French, Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese
Area Fraser Heights
Colour(s) Crimson, White
Team name Firehawks
Feeder schools Fraser Wood Elementary, Erma Stephenson Elementary, Dogwood Elementary, Bothwell Elementary
Website

Fraser Heights Secondary is a public high school in an upper-class neighbourhood of Surrey, British Columbia part of School District 36 Surrey. Around the school is a multi-million dollar sports complex, consisting of two full-size turf fields, eight tennis courts, the Fraser Heights Recreation Centre and over 5 km of hiking trails. The school is prominently known for its academic excellence as a public school, as well as their highly successful badminton and volleyball programs. Fraser Heights has an average class size of 18 students. A $14 million expansion wing with 16 new classrooms and an open area for community use opened in the Spring of 2014.[1]

Fraser Heights Secondary is home to one of four theatres in Surrey, the others being Chandos Pattison at Pacific Academy, the Bell Centre, and the Surrey Performing Arts Theatre.

Programs[edit]

Fraser Heights Secondary offers a wide variety of academic, athletic, and fine arts programs that have gained high acclaim across the Lower Mainland. Fraser Heights is a branch school to the late French immersion program offered at Fraser Wood Elementary.

The Fraser Heights Senior Badminton team captured the school's first ever senior provincial AAA title by winning the 2012 provincial championships over private school powerhouses Vancouver College / Little Flower Academy, and their second in 2014 winning the Senior AAA championships over St. Georges / Crofton House. The senior badminton team then won the provincial championships again in 2015 and 2016. The volleyball program has grown to modest acclaim in past years, with a combined 14 Surrey championships, 3 Fraser Valley championships and are consistently ranked in the Top 3 Senior Boys AAA provincial rankings.

One of Fraser Heights' academic programs is a joint venture with Simon Fraser University called Science Academy. It is an all-year course that extends over the period of 2 years, from grade 11 to grade 12. The course combines: Pre-Calc 12, AP Calculus BC, Chemistry 11 and 12, Physics 11 and 12, AP Physics I and II, and University Chemistry that takes place at Simon Fraser University. Moreover, Fraser Heights offers a variety of advanced courses, including honours courses in Math, AP Calculus AB, and AP Calculus BC.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Home - Fraser Heights - Surrey Schools". surreyschools.ca. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 

Coordinates: 49°11′52″N 122°46′38″W / 49.1979°N 122.7772°W / 49.1979; -122.7772