The Alexander Academy Difference
6 Reasons to Study with Us

  • Individualized Learning Program
  • Extracurricular and Leadership Development
  • Student Support Services
  • One on One University Preparation
  • Afterschool Learning Centre
  • Diverse Student Population
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This program is a preparatory program that develops core English language skills within our high school setting. The program consists of four levels that focus on language learning in the context of academic subjects, such as science, social studies, literature, cultural understanding, and communications. Our ELDP is designed to develop our students’ academic study and participation skills that will ensure their success with the completion of their BC Graduation Diploma. We are committed to a personalized approach that provides students who are learning English with the necessary tools to succeed in the classroom and beyond.

We are centrally located in downtown Vancouver at 400-570 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 1Y1, one block from the Waterfront Skytrain/Seabus/Westcoast Express Stations.

400-570 Dunsmuir Street,
Vancouver, BC,
V6B 1Y1, Canada

Telephone: 604-687-8832
Fax: 604-687-8872

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About Alexander Academy

Located in downtown Vancouver, BC, Alexander Academy is a private high school for students in grades 10– 12.

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We offer three distinct educational programs and over 45 courses per semester to ensure a tailored learning experience for our students.

With a 1-to-18 teacher-to-student ratio and small class sizes, our teachers are able to provide a safe, caring and international-minded environment that takes advantage of the city’s attractions and cultural diversity.

Alexander Academy Students

Our Programs

  • BC Dogwood Diploma
  • Awarded to students who successfully complete the provincial graduation requirements. Each student must acquire 80 credits from a combination of required courses, elective courses and the Graduation Transition program.

  • The University Transfer Program
  • The University Transfer Program is designed for grade 11 and 12 students who require less than 10 credits to graduate. Students who join this program will complete their high school diploma in one academic year, including summer school. If desired, this program also gives students the option to study dual credit courses concurrently at our sister school, Alexander College.

Pathway to Success

Admission & Interview

Preliminary course Plan, Transfer Credits, Estimated Time to Graduate

Academic Counselling

Building Individual Learning Plan, Build Leadership and Extra-Curriculum Profile

Begin Studies

University Foundation Program, BC Graduation Program, ELL

University Preparation and Application

University Fairs, Seminars, Workshops, Application Assistance

Alexander Academy Alumni

  • Boston University
  • California College of the Arts
  • Concordia University
  • Columbia University
  • Emily Carr University
  • Guelph University
  • Kelley School of Business
  • Indiana University
  • McGill University
  • McMaster University
  • Penn State University
  • Purdue University
  • Queen’s University
  • Ryerson University
  • Simon Fraser University
  • Univeristy of Berkeley
  • University of Alberta
  • University of Arts London
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Calgary
  • University of California
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Hong Kong
  • University of Manchester
  • University of Manitoba
  • University of Ottawa
  • University of Portland
  • University of San Francisco
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Victoria
  • University of Washington
  • York University
  • Waterloo University
  • Western University

Alumni Stories

“They cared for us as much as our own parents. I am currently studying Commerce at the University of Toronto Mississauga on a full scholarship.”

“I would recommend Alexander Academy to parents and students who are looking for a holistic approach to education. I have developed a strong awareness of social problems on both a local and international level.”