High School Programs

Our Academic High School Program is intended for students who want to graduate in Canada, receive credits towards a High School Diploma in their home country or develop English language.

Students are fully integrated with Canadian students and will benefit from world class academic programs.

Instruction and support in English as a Second Language (ELL) is offered to assist students in their studies and enables them to achieve English fluency. For detailed information on Academic High School Graduation Requirements, click here

The Greater Victoria School District welcomes students at 7 High Schools.


School Population: 650 - 1200 students

Grades: 9 -12

Length: one semester, one year, or stay until graduation.

Program Dates

Semester 1 September - January
Semester 2 February - June

A full-year program runs from September – June. To attend an orientation, students will need to arrive the week prior to the start of school, to attend an orientation


International students can tailor their studies to suit their individual interest and career goals. In addition to the core academic courses, students can choose from a wide range of elective courses.

  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • Information Technology
  • Business & Marketing
  • Computer Graphics & Animation
  • Visual Arts: Digital media, Drawing and Painting, Photography, Ceramic & Sculpture
  • Performing Arts: Drama/Theatre, Concert and Jazz bands, Strings, Choir, Dance
  • Career Preparation Programs:  Culinary arts, Mechanics, Automotive
  • Modern Languages: Spanish, French, Japanese

Extracurricular programs

Before and after school hours, students can enjoy other forms of enrichment by joining at no cost one or more extracurricular activities such as Leadership, Robotics, Anime, Chess, Environmental Club, Debate.

Sports & Academies

The following sports are offered in most of the High School of the Greater Victoria School District.

Please contact the program office to learn about the requirements to join a particular sport or academy.

Sports & Academies

Cross Country Badminton Rowing Soccer
Field Hockey Swimming Volleyball Golf
Sailing Rugby Curling Football
Alpine Skiing Track and Field Tennis Basketball


Soccer, Curling, Rugby, Baseball, Hockey