About Us

Alexander Academy is a co-educational day school for students in grades 8-12. We are dedicated to providing educational programs that inspire students to follow independent paths to success.

We recognize that each student has their own academic goals, learning style, passion, and talent. Our teachers are committed to ensuring that students have the opportunity to challenge themselves academically, enabling them to reach their personal level of academic excellence.

The academic year has two semesters:

  • September to end of January
  • End of January to June
  • We also have a summer intensive semester in July.

The academic year is divided into two terms: Fall (Sept – Jan) and Winter (Feb – Jun).


Our School Mission

Alexander Academy provides a safe, caring, internationally-minded environment and a curriculum that encompasses action, service, academics, arts and healthy living.

We expect excellence and foster attitudes of creativity, engagement, empathy, respect and integrity.

Our Values

  • Engagement
  • Empathy
  • Respect
  • Integrity

Our School Vision

Alexander Academy is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in an everchanging world. We aim to foster a safe, caring, student-oriented community by focusing on building strong relationships between a diverse and inclusive group of internationally minded learners. We do this by cultivating a collaborative and supportive learning atmosphere that encourages action, inquiry, healthy living, and life-long learning. Our staff promotes holistic education and sustainability practices that place the students first.

We aim to cultivate creativity, engagement, collaboration, empathy, and integrity in our students. Alexander Academy seeks to raise awareness for the process of truth and reconciliation and creating authentic connections with Indigenous communities.

We nurture skills such as leadership, creativity, resilience, and responsibility to prepare our students for success in an increasingly interconnected world.

Alexander Academy students standing together Group of Alexander Academy students group in the Vancouver Pink Ally

Our History

Established under the British Columbia Ministry of Education, Alexander Academy is an internationally renowned independent school (grade 8-grade 12). We provide a personalized learning experience for each student through the academically rigorous curriculum. Students may also choose our complete our high school graduation program and receive the BC Dogwood Diploma, a globally recognized certificate of graduation, issued by the province of British Columbia.

Our Campus

Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, our campus is in a spectacular location surrounded by snow-capped mountains, ocean, and breathtaking views. We are fortunate to embrace down town Vancouver as our Campus. Our campus is an intimate learning community embracing new ways of thinking that attracts extraordinary students and teachers.

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