School District

광역밴쿠버의 학군 (School District)

Under the jurisdiction of the British Columbia Ministry of Education, there are 59 school districts in the province. In the Greater Vancouver area, commonly referred to as Metro Vancouver, there are 13 municipalities and 10 regional districts, with a total of 11 school districts. It is important to consider school districts when choosing to study abroad, as each region may have differences in educational conditions and environments.

BC 주정부의 교육부 산하에는 59개의 교육청(School District, 학군)을 두고 있으며, 흔히 메트로 밴쿠버라고 불리우는 광역 밴쿠버 (The Greater Vancouver)에는 13개의 시와 10개의 자치지역이 있으며, 이 지역에 총 11개의 교육청이 있습니다. 각 지역별로 교육여건이나 환경의 차이가 있어 자녀유학을 선택 시 중요하게 고려해야 하는 부분 중 하나가 바로 학군입니다.

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Vancouver (SD39)

89 Elementary[k-G7], 18 Secondary [G8-G12]
As the core city of Greater Vancouver, Downtown is home to prestigious public and private schools, along with the University of British Columbia (UBC) located in the West region. The East area, including Greater Vancouver, also boasts a significant number of public and private schools. The educational system follows a linear structure with 8 subjects per year, starting in September. There are ELL programs for international students and various extracurricular activities within schools. Notable local universities include UBC (University of British Columbia), Langara, and VCC.

Burnaby (SD41)

41 Elementary[k-G7], 8 Secondary [G8-G12]
Located centrally within Greater Vancouver, Burnaby is bordered by Vancouver to the west, Coquitlam to the east, and New Westminster to the south. Divided into North and South, it is a growing city known as a hub for economy, education, and culture. Both linear and semester systems are in operation within the school district. Semester schools such as Alpha, Burnaby Central, Burnaby Mountain, and Byrne Creek Secondary School offer 4 subjects per semester, while linear schools like Burnaby North, Burnaby South, Cariboo Hill, and Moscrop Secondary School provide 8 subjects per year. All schools offer AP programs.

New Westminster (SD40)

8 Elementary[K-5], 3 Middle School [G6-G8], 1 Secondary[G9-G12]
Named after the Westminster area in London, it is a small but elegant city with a British feel, having been the capital of British Columbia initially. It is currently the smallest school district. Operating on a linear school system, it provides ELL support for international students and offers various extracurricular activities. The region is home to Douglas College, a renowned local university.

North Vancouver (SD44)

25 Elementary[k-G7], 7 Secondary[G8-G12]
Located on the steep slopes of the North Shore mountains, North Vancouver is known for its high quality of life and education, as well as its beautiful natural surroundings. Among the 7 secondary schools, 6 operate on a linear system, while Sutherland Secondary follows a semester system. The IB program is offered at Capilano, Queen Mary, and Norgate Elementary Schools, as well as at Carson Graham Secondary School. The prestigious Capilano University is also situated in the area.

West Vancouver (SD45)

14 Elementary[k-G7], 3 Secondary[G8-G12]
Situated west across the Lions Gate Bridge, West Vancouver is known for its stunning coastal landscapes and high standard of living, along with its excellent school district. Along the coastline, the natural beauty is breathtaking. West Vancouver Secondary School offers the IB program, while Rockridge Secondary and Sentinel Secondary offer AP programs.

Richmond (SD38)

38 Elementary[k-G7], 10 Secondary[G8-G12]
Located in the vast plains south of Vancouver, Richmond is home to YVR Vancouver International Airport and the popular destination of Steveston. The city has a relatively high proportion of Chinese residents. Richmond Secondary School offers the IB program, and several other schools in the district provide AP programs.

Coquitlam (SD43)

46 Elementary[K-5], 14 Middle School [G6-G8], 11 Secondary[G9-G12]
Coquitlam is part of the Tri-City area, consisting of the cities of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, and Port Moody, unified under one school district. It offers a pleasant living environment with well-developed Korean commercial districts. The education system operates on a semester basis. Port Moody Secondary offers the IB program, while AP programs are available at several schools including Pinetree, Centennial, and Terry Fox.

Surrey | Langley | Delta | Maple Ridge

These districts, located in the outskirts of Vancouver due to urban expansion, are becoming increasingly popular for education. Surrey School District is the largest in Greater Vancouver, comprising 103 Elementary and 21 Secondary schools. Langley School District is divided into 3 categories, with 45 Elementary, 4 Middle, and 10 Secondary schools. Langley Fine Arts, known for its arts program, offers education from elementary to high school, while Langley Fundamental provides integrated programs for middle and high school. Delta School District covers an area with the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal to Victoria Island, consisting of 24 Elementary and 7 Secondary schools. Maple Ridge, nestled beneath beautiful mountains, is home to 22 Elementary schools and 6 Secondary schools, including Thomas Haney Secondary, renowned for its autonomous high school program.

Korean

밴쿠버
(Vancouver SD39)

89 Elementary[k-G7], 18 Secondary [G8-G12]
광역밴쿠버의 핵심도시 Downtown, UBC대학과 높은 수준의 공립 및 사립학교들이 West지구에 있으며, East 지역포함 광역밴쿠버에서 두번쨰로 많은 공립과 사립학교가 있습니다. Linear system [8subjects per year] 교육구로 9월신학기, 국제학생을 위한 ELL제도 및 다양한 교내 서클활동 운영. 지역유명대학으로 UBC [University of British Columbia], Langara, VCC 대학이 있음

버나비
(Burnaby SD41)

41 Elementary[k-G7], 8 Secondary [G8-G12]
지역적으로 광역밴쿠버 중앙에 위치한도시로 서쪽으로 밴쿠버, 동쪽으로 코퀴틀람, 남쪽으로 뉴웨스트민스터를 접하는 도시. 크게 North와 South로 구분되며, 경제, 교육, 문화의 메카로 성장하는 도시입니다. Linear 및 Semesters system 모두 운영교육구로 Semester school은 (Alpha, Burnaby Central, Burnaby Mountain and Byrne Creek Secondary School):4 subjects per semester. A linear school (Burnaby North, Burnaby South, Cariboo Hill and Moscrop Secondary School): 8 subjects per year. 모든 학교가 AP 프로그램 운영

뉴웨스트민스터
(New Westminster SD40)

8 Elementary[K-5], 3 Middle School [G6-G8], 1 Secondary[G9-G12]
영국 런던의 웨스트민스터 지역과 닮았다고 하여 붙여진 지명으로, 작은 규모이지만 영국풍의 품격이 느껴지는 곳으로 BC주 최초에 주도이기도 했던 곳. 현재는 가장 작은 교육구. Linear school system 학제이며, 국제학생을 위한 ELL지원과 다양한 교내서클활동 구성. 지역 유명대학으로 Douglas College가 있습니다

노스밴쿠버
(North Vancouver SD44)

25 Elementary[k-G7], 7 Secondary[G8-G12]
밴쿠버 북부에 높은 산의 경사면에 형성된 도시로, 거주민의 생활 및 교육수준이 높고 좋은 자연 환경을 갖고 있는 곳으로 7개 Secondary school중 6곳은 Linear이며, Sutherland Secondary만 Semester 학제. IB 프로그램 초등학교는 Capilano, Queen Mary, Norgate이며, IB Secondary school은 Carson Graham. 지역 명문 Capilano University가 있음

웨스트밴쿠버
(West Vancouver SD45)

14 Elementary[k-G7], 3 Secondary[G8-G12]
라이언스 게이트 브리지를 건너 West방향에 위치한 도시로 해안선을 따라 자연경관이 수려하며 높은 생활수준과 학군이 형성된 도시. IB를 제공하는 공립 Secondary school은 West Vancouver Secondary이며 AP는 Rockridge Secondary and Sentinel Secondary가 있음

리치몬드
(Richmond SD38)

38 Elementary[k-G7], 10 Secondary[G8-G12]
밴쿠버 남쪽에 거대한 평야지역으로 YVR 밴쿠버 국제공항과 Stevenston 명소가 있고, 중국인비율이 다소 높은 도시. IB를 제공하는 공립학교는 Richmond Secondary School이 있으며 다수 학교에서 AP프로그램 제공

코퀴틀람
(Coquitlam SD43)

46 Elementary[K-5], 14 Middle School [G6-G8], 11 Secondary[G9-G12]
코퀴들람은 Tri-city로 3개의도시 City of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody를 하나에 교육구로 되어있으며 쾌적한 주거환경과 한인상권 인프라 등이 고루 발단된 지구. 교육제는 Semester 학제이며 IB를 제공하는 공립학교는 Port Moody Secondary, AP는 Pinetree, Centennial, Terry fox등 여러학교에서 제공

써리 | 랭리 | 델타 | 메이플리지

도시팽창으로 밴쿠버 중심에서 다소 떨어진 외곽지역으로 점점 인기가 높은 교육구! Surrey SD는 광역 밴쿠버에서 가장 큰 교육구로 103개 Elementary 와 21개 Secondary로 구성되며, Langley SD는 3분류지구로 45개 elementary, 4개middle and 10개 Secondary로 구성되나 예술고로 유명한 Langley Fine Arts는 초.중.고 일체형이며, Langley Fundamental은 중.고 일체형이 있습니다.
Delta SD는 빅토리아 아일랜드로 가는 트와센 페리 터미널이 있는 지역으로 24개 Elementary &7개 Secondary로 구성되어있으며, Maple Ridge에는 아름다운 산의 운치아래 22개 Elementary와 자율형 고등학교로 유명한 Thomas Haney를 포함한 6개 Secondary가 있습니다.

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