North Vancouver School District
the natural place to learnΒ©
International Education

The Grouse Mountain Skyride is a world-famous attraction, along with the Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver. Idyllic Deep Cove boasts scenic water views. Lonsdale Quay Market offers an international flavour with its mix of fresh food and eateries. 


The North Vancouver School District invites international students from around the world to study at our highly acclaimed schools.

Students may choose to complete secondary school graduation or take a general studies program at one of our 6 Secondary or 25 Elementary schools.

We offer the highest possible standard of academic excellence to our students, from Kindergarten to Grade 12, who have access to more than 200 local and provincial programs and services to support their educational journey.

North Vancouver School District students excel as result of our comprehensive programming β€“ from academics to athletics, to the arts, and technology – all while enjoying a balanced education in a supportive environment.

Choosing the North Vancouver School District's International Education Program will ensure:

  • A high-quality, well-rounded education
  • A chance to reside in nature's ultimate playground, North Vancouver, with easy access to the ocean, local mountains, forests and parks
  • A reliable and easy public transit experience to explore the surrounding area, including the world-class city of Vancouver right across the harbour
  • A safe, caring and stable environment

Participation in both our International and Homestay programs help to foster relationships between International and Canadian students by sharing time, experiences, and cultural backgrounds.

North Vancouver School District strives to recognize that all students are unique and valued and deserve to study in a safe, secure, and welcoming environment.

To learn more, click on our Welcome to North Vancouver School District video.

​apply-now.png​for either ELEMENTARY school (Kindergarten-Grade 7) or SECONDARY school (Grades 8-12)


Fees & Policies

Please review our 2020-2021 FEES SCHEDULE and 2021-2022 FEES SCHEDULE and REFUND POLICY.

Key Dates

  • January 2021 (elementary) intake: application deadline November 15, 2020
  • February 2021 (secondary) intake: application deadline November 15, 2020
  • September 2021 elementary and secondary intake: application deadline: April 15, 2021


If you have questions or require more information about the North Vancouver School District's International Education Program, please email

Click HERE for our office hours.