Delta School District Schools, Delta, British Columbia

Secondary Schools in the Delta School District

Our 7 secondary schools offer unique intensive programs and a wide variety of courses for students in grades 8 to 12. You can select semestered or full-year schools, Advanced Placement Programs, and elite sports academies. There are small schools for students who feel more comfortable in those environments, and schools with large campuses of 1,650 students. All schools have ESL instruction, personal counsellors, and international coordinators (who look after the specific needs of the international students). International parents can monitor their child’s attendance and report card marks via the internet in our free “Parent Connect” service. Delta students have excellent academic grades on government exams and qualify for scholarships and entrance to top ranked international universities.

Burnsview Secondary School 8-12

Burnsview is a small school nestled in the quiet community of North Delta. It prides itself in maintaining high academic standards, an extensive co-curricular program, and an outstanding commitment to community service. Burnsview has an active student leadership council and a wide variety of clubs and sports teams. Burnsview continues to develop its emphasis on technology and recently bought laptop computers for all students in Grade 8 to use for their school year. Burnsview has the highest district exam results in Literature. Renovated in 2008, Burnsview has beautiful new facilities.

Delta Secondary School - 8-12 English

Renovated in 2002, Delta Secondary is the largest school in the district and is located in the quiet community of Ladner. Delta Secondary has the largest theatre, a full teaching cafeteria, 5 computer labs, 3 gymnasiums, a weight room, 5 outdoor tennis and basketball courts, a two-storey library, 2 music rooms, a darkroom for photography, and numerous large playing fields. Delta Secondary students scored the highest district exam results in Biology and Geography. The school offers a variety of interesting courses such as Criminology 12, Law 12, and Entrepreneurship 12.

Delview Secondary School - 8-12 English

Delview is the smallest secondary school in the district and is located in the heart of North Delta. The school prides itself on providing individual attention and support as well as a learning environment that is both challenging and stimulating. Small schools are comfortable environments for international students who prefer a more personal approach to learning, where they can quickly familiarize themselves with the campus, staff, and other students. Delview has many leadership activities for students including focus groups, student organizing committees, spirit assemblies, and student voice clubs. Leadership students organize weekly noon hour games and activities for all students. Delview has recently been completely renovated and now features a Media Arts Centre, new computer labs, gymnasium, woodwork, metalwork, and electronics workshops. There is a community recreation centre nearby for after school activities. Delview students scored above the BC Provincial average in Physics, Literature, English, and Biology. Delview is a semestered school, which is a flexible system for international students arriving mid year.

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North Delta Secondary School - 8-12 English

North Delta is a large semestered school that offers a wide range of programs from AP (advanced placement) to career programs. Schools on a semester system allow for flexibility for international students who arrive mid year. The school is proud of its strong music and theatre programs, which include international tours. There are a wide variety of clubs from hip-hop dance teams to photography and global culture clubs. The cafeteria is open from 7:45am to 2:00pm and serves a variety of cuisines. North Delta has a solid academic standing and a large teaching staff to provide a diverse range of expertise. North Delta Secondary is located near Surrey and students living in that area are exposed to a more urban setting with many exciting opportunities in the community. North Delta offers many levels of ESL courses to systematically support students of all levels of English.

Sands Secondary School - 8-12 English

Sands Secondary is located in a suburban area of modern housing in North Delta. Sands has a dynamic student leadership body who strive to promote social responsibility and who are active in helping to develop a global vision. The school motto is "Creating Our Future Today". As a small school, Sands can offer more personal attention and has a comfortable, intimate campus. There are daily noon hour sports and other activities, as well as an active Career Centre. Sands offers Advanced Placement courses in Calculus, Psychology, and Art for students who want to take higher level instruction in those areas. Sands students perform higher than the Provincial average in History and Physics

Seaquam Secondary School - 8-12 English

Seaquam Secondary has a strong tradition of academic excellence with graduates being awarded prestigious scholarships and bursaries to universities across Canada and the United States. The graduating students score well above the BC Provincial average in government exams in all areas of the curriculum. Seaquam offers Advanced Placement and challenge courses as well as a wide selection of Fine Arts and Career Programs. Located in a pleasant community in North Delta, Seaquam offers many outside activities for visiting students.

South Delta Secondary - 8-12 English

Located in the small, safe, family community of Tsawwassen, South Delta Secondary is close to beaches, golf courses, and community parks. The school has a very small ESL population, with 98% of the students speaking English as a first language. Tsawwassen is an upper middle class environment with an extremely low crime rate. South Delta has the highest district exam results in English and History, and the students show consistently strong results in all academic areas. The school provides the most courses, teams, and students activity clubs in the district. Some clubs include Amnesty International, chess club, global awareness, drama club, community service club, and student council.