About Us

Alexander Academy is a co-educational day school for students in grades 9-12. 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 educational excellence  that is both student-centered and community-oriented. We exemplify a safe and caring school, characterized by our deliberate focus on fostering internationally–minded learners who have inclusive and diverse outlooks. We emphasize collaboration, inquiry, health and holistic life-long learning. We promote empathetic understanding amongst our students toward the ongoing process of reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous peoples.

Our History

Established under the British Columbia Ministry of Education, Alexander Academy is an internationally renowned independent school (grade 9-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.

School Governance

  • Alexander Academy is committed to providing for the safety, security, and welfare of the entire school community. Emergency Preparedness Procedures are available in the Emergency Preparedness Handbook available in the school office upon request.
  • Alexander Academy aligns its School Policies, Regulations and Procedures with the BC Ministry of Education and the Federation of Independent Schools Association’s (FISA) recommendations. The School Policies, Regulations and Procedures Handbook is available in the school office upon request.

Bonding Requirements

Alexander Academy complies with the bonding requirements as set out in sections 12-17 of the Independent School Regulation.