Many programs are available for International Students throughout the school year. Full-year programs for 10 months with students integrated into regular Canadian classrooms. We offer a Summer ESL/Culture Program during July and August with half-day morning classroom time and afternoon cultural activities to implement their newly acquired English skills.

The provincial curriculum consists of a challenging core of courses: English, social studies, mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, fine arts, and career and technology studies. In addition, students may select from several electives to create a unique program that meets the requirements of the educational system of the province of British Columbia. Students who graduate from grade 12 in Coquitlam’s public school system are qualified to apply to all universities, colleges, and institutes in Canada and elsewhere. International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement Programs are in place for more academically capable students.

Advanced, university-level subjects are common; students receive credit for exceptional performance in these subjects that can be applied towards entry into post-secondary institutions worldwide. International students have the advantage of graduating from a leading Canadian school system while gaining fluency in English, a skill that has practical applications worldwide.

Teacher Training Program

The Coquitlam International Education Teacher Training Program is a customizable, multi-day program that combines the exploration of select educational practice topics with school visits...

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Academic Year

Coquitlam School District offers International Students full-time programs at Elementary, Middle, and Secondary levels. The school year begins in September and runs through the end of June. A second...

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Summer Program

Summer High School Credit Course Program (6 weeks) Courses are held Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM and 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM at Pinetree Secondary. Students are able to register for one or two...

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