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Buying a home in Surrey? This article contains useful information about the Surrey School System

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Blog by Liz Penner | October 29th, 2015

Surrey School Information and information regarding Surrey Schools of Choice
What school will your child attend?
Click on this link below and all you have to do is type in the address of your new home and it will tell you what school you child will attend.


How can I tell if my child will be attending a quality school? 

The Fraser Institute prepares school rankings every year. To see how the Surrey schools are ranked click on the link below. Ranking schools isn't a perfect system but it is a useful source of information.


Surrey Schools of Choice
Surrey offers “Choice School Programs”. There are non-catchment schools that offer alternative education programs.

 1. FRENCH IMMERSION: - Grades K-12. French

Immersion is intended to develop fluency in French leading to functional bilingualism. Students study in French while following the regular BC Curriculum Prescribed Learning Outcomes. Students of all linguistic backgrounds are welcome. Parents need not speak English or French to enroll their children in French Immersion.

Surrey French Immersion Schools

Laronde – 604-536-1626                    1880 Laronde Drive, Surrey BC

Martha Currie – 604-576-8551          5811 – 184th Street, Surrey BC

Peace Arch – 604-536-8711               15877 Roper Ave., White Rock BC

Riverdale – 604-588-5978                  14835 – 108A Avenue, Surrey BC

Simon Cunningham – 604-588-4435             9380 – 140th Street, Surrey BC

Woodward Hill – 604-594-2408        6082 – 142nd Street, Surrey BC


2.  INTENSIVE FINE ARTS: - Grades K-7.

The Intensive Fine Arts program integrates the four areas of Fine Arts – visual, music, drama and dance – into all curriculum areas. The program strives to create a stimulating and culturally enriched learning environment where the Fine Arts are equal partners with Mathematics, Language Arts, Social Studies and Science.

Surrey Intensive Fine Arts Schools

David Brankin – 604-585-9547          9160 – 128th Street, Surrey BC

White Rock – 604-531-5731              1273 Fir Street, White Rock BC


3. MONTESSORI: - Grades K-7. This program is intended to develop self-directed students with a global vision. Students learn in multi-age groups, and usually spend three years with the same teacher.

Surrey Montessori Schools

Mountainview – 604-589-1193          15225 – 98th Avenue, Surrey BC

Sunnyside – 604-531-4826                 2828 – 159th Street, Surrey BC

Latimer Road – 604-576-9184           19233 – 60th Avenue, Surrey BC


4. TRADITIONAL: - Grades K-7. The Traditional program emphasizes a structured approach to learning whereby students acquire skills & knowledge in a systemic and sequential manner through teacher-directed instruction.

Surrey Traditional Schools

Cloverdale – 604-576-8295                17857 – 56th Avenue, Surrey BC

McLeod Road – 604-595-1060          6325 – 142nd Street, Surrey BC

Surrey Traditional – 604-588-1248    13875 – 113th Avenue, Surrey BC

How to Apply to a Surrey School of Choice

The application will be online and parents will apply by entering their details, their child’s details, choose their preferred top program/choice schools & submit their application. Once the online applications have closed - a random lottery takes place.

A step-by-step application checklist and information about the new process, as well as a Frequently Asked Questions list are available on the district website at: www.surreyschools.ca

Information Courtesy of SurreySchools.ca.

 Other Elementary Schools in Surrey

A.H.P. Matthew A.J. McLellan Adams Road Bayridge Bear Creek Beaver Creek Berkshire Park Betty Huff Bonaccord Bothwell Boundary Park Bridgeview Brookside Cambridge Cedar Hills Chantrell Creek Chimney Hill Cindrich Clayton Cloverdale Traditional Coast Meridian Colebrook Cougar Creek Coyote Creek Creekside École Crescent Park David Brankin Dogwood Don Christian Dr. F.D. Sinclair East Kensington Ellendale Erma Stephenson Forsyth Road Fraser Wood Frost Road George Greenaway Georges Vanier Goldstone Park Green Timbers H.T. Thrift Hall's Prairie Harold Bishop Hazelgrove École Henry Bose Hillcrest Hjorth Road Holly Hyland J.T. Brown James Ardiel Janice Churchill Jessie Lee École K.B. Woodward Katzie Kennedy Trail Kirkbride École Laronde Latimer Road Lena Shaw M.B. Sanford Maple Green Martha Currie Martha Jane Norris Mary Jane Shannon McLeod Road Traditional Morgan Mountainview Montessori Newton North Ridge Ocean Cliff Old Yale Road Pacific Heights Panorama Park École Peace Arch Port Kells Prince Charles Ray Shepherd Riverdale Rosemary Heights Royal Heights Semiahmoo Trail Senator Reid Serpentine Heights École Simon Cunningham South Meridian Strawberry Hill Sullivan Sunnyside Sunrise Ridge Surrey Centre Surrey Connect Surrey Traditional T.E. Scott W.E. Kinvig Walnut Road Westerman White Rock William F. Davidson William Watson Woodland Park Woodward Hill

Secondary Schools in Surrey


City Central Lear​ning Centre Clayton Heights Cloverdale Learning Centre Earl Marriott Elgin Park Enver Creek Fleetwood Park Frank Hurt Fraser Heights Guildford Learning Centre Guildford Park Johnston Heights Kwantlen Park L.A. Matheson Lord Tweedsmuir North Surrey North Surrey Learning Centre Panorama Ridge Princess Margaret Queen Elizabeth Semiahmoo South Surrey/ White Rock Learning Centre Sullivan Heights Surrey ConnectTamanawis


 To look for your next home call your Surrey home expert, Liz Penner with Greyfriars Realty at 604-376-3350. Go to LizPenner.com to start your home search today.