St. George's School, Vancouver

West 29th Avenue
Vancouver, BC 00001, Canada
Tel: 6042213915
  • Our Mission: Building Fine Young Men, One Boy at a Time.
  • Founded in 1930, St. George's School is a world-class boys' university preparatory school offering a day program to boys in Grade 1 to 12 and a boarding program in Grades 8 to 12.
  • The school is known for its breadth and depth of curricular offerings, over 50 academic electives, 50 athletic options, and 50 club electives.
  • A robust university guidance department ensures that, each year, 100 % of the graduating class, is accepted to universities nationally and internationally.
  • A powerful alumni network that connects current students with alumni in the fields of business, politics, medicine, entertainment, athletics, and many more.

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Definition of Terms 
2016 School Data
St. George's School, Vancouver
School Focus College Preparatory
Grades (Boarding) Grades 8-12
Grades (Day) Grades 1-12
School Type All-boys
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational
Year Founded 1930
Campus Size 23 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 1150 students
% Students Boarding
10%

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform)
Average Class Size 20 students
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:10
Number of AP Courses Offered 25
ESL Courses Offered No
Summer Program Offered Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $25 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$48,140
(Range: $48140 - $64840 CAD)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$22,735
(Range: $22735 - $33020 CAD)
Tuition international students $64,840
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes

Admission

Application Deadline Feb. 3 / Dec. 1 / rolling
SSAT Score Yes
Director of Admissions Gordon C. Allan

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

Total Advanced Courses Offered 25
Courses Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Comparative Government and Politics, Computer Science, Economics (Macro), Economics (Micro), English, Environmental Science, European History, French, German, Human Geography, Japanese, Latin, Mandarin, Music, Physics 1, Physics 2, Psychology, Spanish, Statistics (blended), Statistics (in class), US History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 20 Interscholastic Sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Badminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Cycling, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Rock Climbing, Rugby, Sailing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 73 Extracurriculars
Extracurriculars Amnesty International Club, Animation Club, Archery Club, Astronomy Club, Ball Hockey, Basketball Club, Bee Keeping, Book Club, Business Club, Ceramics Club, Chinese Language & Culture Club, Choir, Classics Club, Concert Club, Creative Writing Club, Curling Club, Debate Club, Design Club, Destination Imagination, Documentary, Dragon Boating, Field Sports, Flag Football, Foreign, Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA),

School Notes

  • St. George`s School is a world-class boys` university preparatory school offering a day program to students in Grade 1 to 12 and a residential life program to Grade 8 to 12. With a total enrollment of 1150, of which 110 are boarding students from over 20 countries worldwide, St. George`s School has achieved national and international prominence in many academic, artistic, and athletic competitions. The School enjoys the reputation as one of the preeminent schools in Canada. Philosophically, St. George`s School is committed to an all-boys education. Its pedagogy is drawn from brain research that validates the unique learning styles of boys. Admission to the School is highly selective. Students are expected to meet specific entrance standards & demonstrate excellence outside the classroom. The School continues to invest in financial assistance to ensure that there is a balanced applicant pool. St. George`s School offers a challenging yet supportive environment for each boy through a broad range of curricular offerings, many at an advanced level, as well as numerous cocurricular options. Fine and performing arts are well-represented through performances by our nationally-recognized concert bands, four major dramatic productions a year, and art exhibits from a vibrant visual arts program. Students also have access to more than 50 clubs and a diverse outdoor education program that includes a specialized full-year program for students in Grade 10. In recent years, the School has invested considerable resources into a service-based program that ensures students give back to the community in a variety of ways. Supported by university counselling services, graduates are admitted to top-tier universities in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
  • School accreditations: CAIS, TABS, ISABC, IBSC
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