Applications for September 2018 Enrolment: Elementary Closed

Secondary Student Applications

The Vancouver School Board welcomes secondary international students to apply to its international student program for the 2018‐19 school year.

Note: Lord Byng Secondary School will not be admitting new international students in 2018-19.

1.  Please note that school placement depends on many factors, including the available spaces, the   applicant’s age and grade level and anticipated ELL needs.

 2.  Students are placed into their Canadian age-grade correlated grade.

 3.  Applicants aged 17 (born in 2001 or earlier) with minimal English skills are not recommended to enter secondary schools unless prepared to transfer to adult education to complete graduation requirements.  Applicants aged 17 or older normally need at least 2 years to complete BC graduation requirements.  Schools that accept over-age students are: Britannia, Charles Tupper, Gladstone, John Oliver and Templeton.  Students will transfer to South Hill Adult School for 2019-20.


Elementary Student Applications are now CLOSED.


Please scan your complete application and submit it to the International Education office by e-mail, or send by courier, mail or in person to:

Vancouver School Board
International Education Program
1580 West Broadway Avenue, Vancouver, BC  V6J 5K8
Tel: 604-713-4534