Avg. test scores 9%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 69%

Vancouver school information

IndexVancouverBritish ColumbiaNational
Average School Score68.060.362.4
Total public schools2042,11512,055

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Vancouver are 9% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 204 public schools in Vancouver
  • 11.0% of people in Vancouver have no certificate, diploma or degree
  • 89.0% of people in Vancouver have completed high school
  • 42.4% of people in Vancouver have completed a bachelor's degree

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      Education level achieved in Vancouver

      IndexVancouverBritish ColumbiaNational
      No certificate, diploma or degree11.0%14.1%16.7%
      High School certificate or equivalent89.0%85.9%83.3%
      Apprenticeship or trades certificate65.2%56.6%56.8%
      College or other non-university diploma60.6%48.1%47.4%
      University certificate or below bachelor45.4%29.4%27.5%
      Bachelor's degree42.4%26.4%25.1%
      Above bachelor's degree15.0%8.9%8.1%

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. School ScoreNational Avg.
      West Vancouver, BC44,04889.343%
      Bowen Island, BC3,91580.028%
      Richmond, BC213,47470.212%
      Burnaby, BC247,94068.29%
      New Westminster, BC76,75966.77%
      Vancouver, BC670,64268.09%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. School ScoreNational Avg.
      Brampton, ON691,95764.33%
      Hamilton, ON579,10561.91%
      Surrey, BC561,57461.02%
      Mississauga, ON783,78269.812%
      Québec, QC550,10063.82%
      Vancouver, BC670,64268.09%
      Source: The Vancouver, BC schools data and statistics displayed above are derived from multiple provincial sources including: open.alberta.ca, bced.gov.bc.ca, data.ontario.ca, nbed.nb.ca, gov.nl.ca, ece.gov.nt.ca, ns-schools.ednet.ns.ca.