There is no ideal WPGA student, as all children have talents and ideas that could contribute to our school. Students who are curious, who want to get involved in school life and who have a love of learning thrive at West Point Grey Academy. We seek to enroll students and families who demonstrate the interest and ability to contribute to our school’s mission, which is to shape lives of inquiry, action and joy.
West Point Grey Academy is at 4125 West 8th Avenue. You can enter our campus from 8th Avenue or from 4th Avenue. If attending a tour, enter the campus from 8th Avenue and turn right at the first parking lot. Walk up the path to the Junior School or Senior School.
Assessment dates are posted September 1 to provide families with sufficient notice to make arrangements for the assessment day. However, if your child lives in Vancouver and has a previously arranged activity or falls ill on the assessment day, please contact the Admissions Office to arrange an alternative assessment date.
If your child does not live in Vancouver and cannot attend the scheduled assessment, we may consider an alternative date or, in the case of students applying to grades 6 to 11, accept an SSAT test instead of our in-house assessment.
We accept international applications; however, as we do not have boarding facilities, offer an ESL program or work with agents, a student must reside in Vancouver with their family. International student fees are an additional $3,000.
For all families who apply to our school, we are committed to ensuring our admission process is welcoming, fair and inclusive. We respect your interest in our school and are committed to ensuring your experience with WPGA is positive and professional. We abide by the NAIS Principles of Good Practice and the AISAP Ethical Behavior and Best Practices for Admission Professionals.
Both junior and senior schools have fully staffed study and resource centres to assist students at all grade and learning levels, including students with individual education plans (IEP) and those taking Advanced Placement (AP) courses. We also offer tutoring, note-taking and afterschool homework programs.