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The top 6 Elementary Schools in Vancouver


The top 6 Elementary Schools in Vancouver

Josh Kepkay
Sep 6 4 minutes read

York House School

York house school is a K to 12 independent day school for girls located in the heart of Shaughnessy, 4176 Alexandra St, Vancouver. Open since 1932 York house has a very high academic standard and has maintained a perfect 10 out of 10 ranking from the Fraser Institute for the past number of years tying for the coveted label of number one vancouver school.

St. Andrew's School 

St. Andrew’s Elementary School, is a private catholic elementary school located in East Vancouver. Holding a perfect 10 out of 10 score from the Fraser Institute, St Andrew’s believes in raising leaders, responsible citizens and life-long learners in an environment where they feel safe, accepted and respected. Strong academic standards, after school programs and sports cultivate an ideal environment for growth and development of their high achieving students.

Corpus Christi Elementary School

Corpus Christi Elementary School is a Vancouver private catholic elementary school located in East Vancouver. Holding a perfect 10 out of 10 score from the Fraser Institute, Corpus Christi is well known for its high academic standards, variety of extra curricular programs with a strong focus on the arts. From a young age, they expose students to a variety of arts programs including drawing, painting, print-making, sculpture, ceramics and more to expand their imagination and creativity through the visual arts.

St. Francis Xavier School

St. Francis Xavier School is an Independent Catholic School located in Mount Pleasant. S.F.X. has been ranked 10 out of 10 by the Fraser Institute since 2008 and is well known as one of the best elementary schools in Vancouver. Home to 440 students, S.F.X. also offers an onsite Daycare and Preschool Program, emphasizing the importance of integration into Canadian culture and education for foreign students while encouraging them to retain and appreciate their native culture.

Annie B. Jamieson School

Dr. Annie B. Jamieson is a Vancouver public elementary school located just south of Oakridge, on the west side of Vancouver. Holding an impressive 8.1 ranking from the Fraser Institute, it is known for strong extra curricular programs and a diverse representation of languages and cultures in its student body. Although the school only enrols up to 500 students it holds the largest elementary strings orchestra in Canada and is the only Vancouver public school with a Mandarin Bilingual Program.

Tyee Elementary 

Tyee is a Montessori program Public Elementary school located in East Vancouver. As a Montessori school they integrate required K-8 Vancouver education programs with the arts, sciences, geography, history and language to stimulate children's learning and provide a better learning environment for holistic education. Coming in at an 8.6 out of 10 according to the Fraser Institute Tyee ranks as the number 1 public elementary school in Vancouver. Their unique approach to education results in responsible, creative, and driven young students.

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