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About Us

Alexander Academy is a co-educational day school for students in grades 8 – 12.  With a focus on academics, the Academy delivers the BC Curriculum in a culturally rich and academically challenging environment.

Established in 2013 under the British Columbia Ministry of Education, Alexander Academy is an independent private high school located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

IB World School

In March of 2018, Alexander Academy became authorized as an IB World School offering the Diploma Programme.

Alexander Academy is recognized and accredited by the BC Ministry of Education and FISA (Federation of Independent School Association).


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


Board of Directors

Barbara MoonBarbara Moon, (Chairperson) BSc (Hons), PhD (SFU), former Professor and Head of the Department of Biology at the University of the Fraser Valley. Hugh JohnstonHugh Johnston, PhD (King’s College, University of London) Professor Emeritus, Department of History, SFU.
board-of-governors-linda-sprustonLinda Spruston, B.Ed. (UBC), MA (UBC), Former Burnaby School Administrator.
Eric ZhaoEric Zhao, Vice-President Operations, Alexander College.

Message from the Board

There is only one clear path to a successful school, and it requires providing an excellent education. This begins with caring about the success of individual students and then ensuring that everything needed for academic learning, social, and emotional growth is available to them. Our classrooms are modern, bright, and open. Our teachers are BC Certified, highly qualified, and employ current practices using the most effective teaching methods. We are educating youth for life. As well as an excellent academic education, we provide students with the opportunity to pursue interests and passions in liberal arts, fine arts, and athletics, building character and fostering leadership abilities.

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