Carnarvon Elementary School

3400 Balaclava Street

Canarvon elementary “Carnarvon School opened in September 1966; it was known as Trafalgar Annex from 1955-66. In 1974, the Vancouver School Board approved Carnarvon's application to become one of six original comprehensive community schools with provisions for a coordinator and secretary. The Programs Office offers a variety of programs and services that reflect the needs of the community and student population. A separate building for the daycare and pre-school programs was added in 1998 and the large adventure playground was rebuilt at that time.

Carnarvon is a one-level building that is wheelchair accessble and home to approximately 375 students. About 10% of our students are acquiring English as their second language. The library, computer lab and all classrooms have access to the Internet.

The staff value the uniqueness of each child and encourages the development of positive self-concept, social responsibility and competency in the basic skills. They stress safety, respect and accountability.



Trafalgar Elementary School

4170 Trafalgar Street

Trafalgar School was officially opened in 1947. The one and two-storey building is situated adjacent to Trafalgar Park, providing students with unlimited playing space on tree-lined, grassy fields. The Trafalgar Tile Wall, a mural created in 1997 by the school's students, staff and families, traces the history of our first fifty-plus years. Students at Trafalgar are predominantly from the area west of Arbutus, north of West King Edward, south of West 16th Avenue and east of MacDonald. Students in the French Immersion program come from as far west as Dunbar Street. Approximately 25% of the students at Trafalgar receive English as a Second Language support. Most of these students are from Taiwan, Hong Kong, China and Korea.Trafalgar parents have high expectations for their children. They work cooperatively with staff to enhance the school's offerings. School functions are well attended and many parents volunteer in daily activities and special school programs.

Contact:
Cheryl Douglas 604-713-5475




Prince of Wales Secondary School

2250 Eddington Dr

Prince of Wales Mini School seeks co-operative, creative, self-motivated and well-rounded students who have demonstrated above average academic achievement and involvement in school and community. The school aims to develop organizational skills, problem-solving techniques, and the ability to work cooperatively and independently in an academically challenging, enriched program requiring effort and self-discipline. An outdoor education component provides physical and emotional challenges, developing skills and contributing to the school community atmosphere. Students develop leadership skills through running school events and fund raising.


St. George's School

604-224-1304


York House School

4176 Alexandra Street

York House is a leading independent day school for girls located in the heart of Shaughnessy in Vancouver, British Columbia. Founded in 1932 by 7 insightful women, York House continues to honour its traditions of the past by providing challenging opportunities for girls in academics, fine arts, athletics and community service. The school has always existed for the benefit of its students. At York House, the child is the centre of everything they do. They honour the individual by helping girls explore, discover and grow their passions – whether it be in music, track and field, or science.