BC Public & Private Elementary School Rankings

When young families in BC are looking to buy a new home, local school and school ranking are big factors in their decisions. Some neighbourhoods in BC might have convenient facilities, some may have a beautiful ocean view, while others may be very close to public transportation. All of these qualities are important to family life, but for young families, which school's catchment area their new home falls within is one of the most important factors.



To help parents choose schools for their children, Fraser Institute publishes a report card on British Columbia's Elementary Schools each year. The Fraser Institute School Rankings is the most authoritative organization that provides elementary school rankings. We hope this report can help the parents find the best school in BC.

Top 50 Public Elementary Schools in BC:


Ranking School Name Score 2017-18 Rank 2017-2018 City
1 Caulfeild 10 1/955 West Vancouver
2 Cedardale 10 1/955 West Vancouver
3 West Bay 10 1/955 West Vancouver
4 Westcot 10 1/955 West Vancouver
5 Irwin Park 9.8 22/955 West Vancouver
6 Pauline Johnson 9.7 24/955 West Vancouver
7 Gleneagles 9.4 38/955 West Vancouver
8 Hollyburn 9.2 43/955 West Vancouver
9 Hudson's Hope 9.2 43/955 Hudson's Hope
10 J S Clark 9.2 43/955 Fort Nelson
11 Ridgeview 9.2 43/955 West Vancouver
12 Chartwell 9.1 53/955 West Vancouver
13 Upper Lynn 8.9 59/955 North Vancouver
14 Tyee 8.8 66/955 Vancouver
15 Arrow Heights 8.7 73/955 Revelstoke
16 Carisbrooke 8.5 81/955 North Vancouver
17 R C MacDonald 8.5 81/955 Coquitlam
18 Mt Lehman 8.4 88/955 Abbotsford
19 G W Carlson 8.3 92/955 Fort Nelson
20 Bowen Island 8.2 95/955 Bowen Island
21 C M Finch 8.2 95/955 Fort St John
22 Clearview 8.2 95/955 Fort St John
23 Dr R E McKechnie 8.2 95/955 Vancouver
24 Bert Ambrose 8.1 106/955 Fort St John
25 Jessie Wowk 8 114/955 Richmond
26 Alex Hope 7.9 122/955 Langley
27 Maple Grove 7.9 122/955 Vancouver
28 John T Errington 7.8 129/955 Richmond
29 South Nelson 7.8 129/955 Nelson
30 Upper Pine 7.8 129/955 Fort St John
31 Alwin Holland 7.7 134/955 Fort St John
32 Jaffray 7.7 134/955 Jaffray
33 Sir Wilfrid Laurier 7.7 134/955 Vancouver
34 South Poplar 7.7 134/955 Abbotsford
35 Sun Peaks 7.7 134/955 Sun Peaks
36 W D Ferris 7.7 134/955 Richmond
37 Bradner 7.6 143/955 Abbotsford
38 Buckingham 7.6 143/955 Burnaby
39 Canyon Heights 7.6 143/955 North Vancouver
40 Dr Annie B Jamieson 7.6 143/955 Vancouver
41 James McKinney 7.6 143/955 Richmond
42 John G Diefenbaker 7.6 143/955 Richmond
43 King Traditional 7.6 143/955 Abbotsford
44 L'École Bilingue 7.6 143/955 Vancouver
45 Ocean Cliff 7.6 143/955 Surrey
46 Pacific Way 7.6 143/955 Kamloops
47 Suncrest 7.6 143/955 Burnaby
48 Tomekichi Homma 7.6 143/955 Richmond
49 Alberni 7.5 160/955 Port Alberni
50 Archibald Blair 7.5 160/955 Richmond


Top 50 Private Elementary Schools in BC:


Ranking School Name Score 2017-18 Rank 2017-2018 City
1 Corpus Christi 10 1/955 Vancouver
2 Crofton House 10 1/955 Vancouver
3 Diamond 10 1/955 Surrey
4 Holy Cross 10 1/955 Burnaby
5 Meadowridge 10 1/955 Maple Ridge
6 Mulgrave 10 1/955 West Vancouver
7 Our Lady Of Mercy 10 1/955 Burnaby
8 Our Lady Of Sorrows 10 1/955 Vancouver
9 St George's 10 1/955 Vancouver
10 St Michaels 10 1/955 Burnaby
11 St Paul's 10 1/955 Richmond
12 Sunrise Waldorf 10 1/955 Duncan
13 Vancouver College 10 1/955 Vancouver
14 West Point Grey 10 1/955 Vancouver
15 York House 10 1/955 Vancouver
16 Our Lady Of Perpetual Help 9.9 20/955 Vancouver
17 St Anthony's 9.9 20/955 West Vancouver
18 Timothy Christian 9.8 22/955 Chilliwack
19 Aspengrove 9.7 24/955 Lantzville
20 Collingwood 9.7 24/955 West Vancouver
21 Southridge 9.7 24/955 Surrey
22 St Helen's 9.7 24/955 Burnaby
23 Brockton Preparatory 9.6 29/955 North Vancouver
24 Christ Church Cathedral 9.6 29/955 Victoria
25 Glenlyon Norfolk 9.6 29/955 Victoria
26 St John's 9.6 29/955 Vancouver
27 Cornerstone Christian 9.5 33/955 Richmond
28 Maria Montessori 9.5 33/955 Victoria
29 Richmond Christian 9.5 33/955 Richmond
30 St Augustine's 9.5 33/955 Vancouver
31 St Margaret's 9.5 33/955 Victoria
32 John Knox Christian 9.4 38/955 Burnaby
33 St Michaels 9.4 38/955 Victoria
34 Khalsa (Surrey) 9.3 41/955 Surrey
35 Our Lady Of The Assumption 9.3 41/955 Port Coquitlam
36 Az-Zahraa Islamic 9.2 43/955 Richmond
37 Our Lady Of Good Counsel 9.2 43/955 Surrey
38 St Catherines 9.2 43/955 Langley
39 St Edmund's 9.2 43/955 North Vancouver
40 St Francis Xavier 9.2 43/955 Vancouver
41 Vancouver Christian 9.2 43/955 Vancouver
42 Selkirk Montessori 9.1 53/955 Victoria
43 Aberdeen Hall 9 55/955 Kelowna
44 Iqra Islamic 9 55/955 Surrey
45 Star Of The Sea 9 55/955 Surrey
46 Stratford Hall 9 55/955 Vancouver
47 Fraser Valley 8.9 59/955 Langley
48 Holy Cross 8.9 59/955 Penticton
49 MEI 8.9 59/955 Abbotsford
50 Maple Ridge Christian 8.9 59/955 Maple Ridge
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