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 94% of the total independent school enrolment (2016/2017).
Distributed Learning is an area of growth in both public and independent schools. There are currently 40,180 students enrolled in public and independent DL schools. Approximately 20% of these are enrolled in independent DL schools or courses, compared to 13% enrolment in independent brick-and-mortar schools+ MORE STATS & RESOURCES
Independent schools in BC offer a wide range of faith-based, philosophical, and pedagogical perspectives, including Catholic, Protestant, University Prep (Advance Placement and International Baccalaureate), Jewish, Islamic, Montessori, Waldorf, Special Needs, and Distributed Learning Instruction.
FISA BC represents about 300 schools enrolling around 94% of the students attending independent schools in British Columbia.