Stepping into an innovative classroom in Victoria


The Academic High School Program offered by the Victoria International’s education, is intended for students who want to graduate in Canada, receive credits towards a High School Diploma in their home country or develop English language. Students are fully integrated with Canadian students and will benefit from world class academic programs. Instruction and support in English as a Second Language (ELL) is offered to assist students in their studies and enables them to achieve English fluency. For detailed information on Academic High School Graduation Requirements.

  • School Population: 650 – 1200 students
  • Grades: 9 -12
  • Length: one semester, one year, or stay until graduation.



Semester 1September – January
Semester 2February – June




*A full-year program runs from September – June. To attend an orientation, students will need to arrive the week prior to the start of school, to attend an orientation


International students can tailor their studies to suit their individual interest and career goals. In addition to the core academic courses, students can choose from a wide range of elective courses.

  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • Information Technology
  • Business & Marketing
  • Computer Graphics & Animation
  • Visual Arts: Digital media, Drawing and Painting, Photography, Ceramic & Sculpture
  • Performing Arts: Drama/Theatre, Concert and Jazz bands, Strings, Choir, Dance
  • Career Preparation Programs:  Culinary arts, Mechanics, Automotive
  • Modern Languages: Spanish, French, Japanese


Before and after school hours, students can enjoy other forms of enrichment by joining at no cost one or more extracurricular activities such as Leadership, Robotics, Anime, Chess, Environmental Club, Debate.


The following sports are offered in most of the High School of the Greater Victoria School District.

Please contact the program office to learn about the requirements to join a particular sport or academy.

Cross CountryBadmintonRowingSoccer
Field HockeySwimmingVolleyballGolf
Alpine SkiingTrack and FieldTennisBasketball


Soccer, Curling, Rugby, Baseball, Hockey

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