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Name of Institution Qualicum School District
Contact Person Ronda Bell
Title District Principal
Email [email protected]
Mailing Address 502 Bay Ave. Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1C7 Canada
General Phone 250 951 0857
General Email [email protected]
Website https://schoolincanada.ca/

School Profile

The Qualicum School District is located on Vancouver Island, BC, and encompasses the charming beach front cities of Qualicum and Parksville in the Oceanside region. Qualicum School District provides international students from all over the world the opportunity to live with a local family, study in a Canadian school and enjoy the wonderful quality of life we enjoy on Vancouver Island. We offer a very strong and comprehensive English as a Second Language (ESL) program with specially trained and experienced instructors to ensure International Students have the best instruction possible.

Qualicum School District has an abundance of athletic, arts and cultural organizations. Our schools provide all students with the opportunity to participate in many excellent academic, performing arts and athletic activities including specialized academy programs in: Golf, Soccer, Hockey, Dance, Outdoor Leadership (ROAMS) and Music. A dedicated International Student Counselor is based at each secondary school to provide academic counseling and support. Students are also encouraged to participate in activities outside of school including, soccer, baseball, beach volleyball, ice hockey, tennis, golf, swimming, dance, skiing, snowboarding, horseback riding, karate, and taekwondo. Students are also provided with an annual itinerary of activities and travel opportunities to further enhance their Canadian experience. The friendly and welcoming nature of our people enhances the spectacular natural setting. Located in a sub- mediterranean zone, this area enjoys the mildest year round climate in Canada.

Quick Statistics

School Type Public K-12
Year of Establishment 1995
Programs Offered High School Programs
Training Specialized Programs English Language Learning courses, Outdoor Education programs, Computer courses, Business courses Electronics/Robotics Fine Arts
Language(s) of Study English
Total number of schools 2
Total of schools for International Students 2
Total Students 1700
Total International Students 170
International Students Accepted for Grades 8 – 12
Activities for International Students


Monthly cultural activities

Sports: Volleyball, Basketball, Badminton, American Football, Track& Field, Rugby, Soccer Club: Model UN, Robotics, Leadership, Student Council

Cost and Important Notes

Entrance Dates September or February
Application deadlines May 15th or December 15th
Application fees $ CAD 500
Full Year Tuition Fee $ CAD 13,500
Annual Homestay Placement Fee $ CAD 9,000
Homestay Monthly Fee $ CAD 900
Annual Custodianship Fee $ CAD $450 program fee
Airport Pick-up included

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