Centrally located in downtown Vancouver, Alexander Academy is a fully-accredited, independent, co-educational school. The Academy offers a culturally rich and an academically challenging university preparatory program for students in Grades 8 through 12, utilizing a variety of traditional and non-traditional approaches such as personalized learning, relevant out-of-classroom experiences, flexible scheduling (HPP), and the opportunity to earn advanced university transfer credits, while still in high school.
The private school mission at Alexander Academy aspires to provide a safe, caring, and nurturing environment for young people where they can receive an excellent high school education. This includes the opportunity to thrive intellectually, emotionally, socially, and physically in a student-centered and supportive environment.
Student and Parent Testimonials
“I have always had an understanding of what I want for my future: to be a pediatrician. While studying at Alexander Academy, the teachers have been engaging and supportive of my goals. I have been challenged and am always encouraged to do my best. I have enjoyed being independent, as I take the sky train everyday and love being downtown. Alexander Academy is giving me a taste of the real world and the tools to reach my goals.” – Larissa, Grade 11 Student
“Being a student at Alexander Academy is such an awesome experience. I love how everyone is so close to each other and the teachers go out of their way to make learning fun and really get to know you. I want to be a Marine Biologist when I graduate, and work in Australia. The fact that the school has a University Transfer Program is cool as the teachers will help me achieve my goals faster.” – Caitlin, Grade 9 Student
“Our son is a high achiever academically, but also athletically. We needed to find a school that would nurture his strengths and challenge his weaknesses and have an understanding for the needs of our son in his athletic program”. – Parent
“My daughter is thriving at Alexander Academy. The learning environment challenges her academically and allows her to succeed. The one-on-one attention from the dedicated teachers allows her to realize that she can be successful when taking on new challenges.” – Parent
University Transfer Program
At Alexander Academy our students are at the center of the learning process, and become members of our extended educational community through a unique dual credit University Transfer Program. Senior students with superior academic standing may expand their educational portfolio by enrolling at Alexander College as a concurrent studies student, completing university transfer courses while still attending the Academy. Our concurrent studies agreement provides eligible students of the Academy with a tuition fee waiver at Alexander College.