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

Independent schools in BC receive no public funding for capital or maintenance costs on land, buildings, and equipment.
Distributed Learning is an area of growth in both public and independent schools. Since 2008, province-wide enrolment in DL courses has risen 138% from 33,000 to over 78,000.