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. Approximately 300 of the 350 independent schools in BC are voluntary members of FISA BC, representing 93% of the total independent school enrolment (2015/2016).

Quick Facts

Independent schools in BC offer a wide range of faith-based. philosophical, and pedagogical perspectives, including Catholic, Protestant, University Prep (AP and IB), Jewish, Islamic, Montessori, Waldorf, Special Needs, and Distributed Learning Instruction.
In 2015-2016, 81,659 of the 635,037 K-12 students in BC attended independent schools. This represents 12.86% of the total provincial enrolment.

2016 FISA BC Convention

To celebrate 50 years of voluntary collaboration among independent schools, FISA BC hosted the 2016 Convention on February 4th & 5th, 2016. Thank you to all those who participated.

Pro-D events to promote the new BC Ministry of Education curriculum offerings will be taking place periodically throughout the coming year.