independent schools in bc

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Provide Schools Choice in Curriculum

The government monopoly on education curriculum eliminates diversity and experimentation that can lead to better methods of teaching.


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Dollars and Sense of Education Reform in B.C.

Families are sensitive to the price of education, which is why provinces that do not provide funding generally have much lower rates of independent school enrolment.


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Independent schools deliver higher student test scores at lower costs to taxpayers

Unlike most provinces in Canada, Ontario delivers most of its school choice through the public system.


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Alberta can learn from B.C.’s independent school success

In 2014/15, B.C. spent $11,216 per public school student compared to $13,155 in Alberta.


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Academic results—another reason to support school choice
Roughly one-in-eight K-12 students in B.C. now attend an independent school.

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In B.C., the average income for families with students in non-elite independent schools is $78,894 compared to $77,396 for public school families.

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The average income for families with children attending most B.C. independent schools is $78,894.

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The B.C. government will provide public schools with a record $5.1 billion this school year.