Federation of Independent School Associations
British Columbia

The Voice

For Independent Schools In BC

FISA BC is a non-profit society registered with the Corporate and Personal Property Registries office, Ministry of Finance of BC, Victoria, British Columbia. There are currently 292 independent schools that are voluntary members of FISA BC, representing 91% of the total independent school enrolment (2012/2013).


Should independent school property necessary to provide an educational program be property tax exempt like public schools?:

Quick Facts

According to a survey of FISA BC schools in 2012-2011, approximately 15% of students in independent schools receive some form of learning assistance, modification, or adaptation.
In the 2012-2013 school year, 20% of BC DL students taking at least one DL course are enrolled in one of the 20 independent DL schools, compared to 12.4% of students enrolled in brick-and-mortar schools.