• E-mail : info@vfa.bc.ca
  • Fax : 604.436.2331
  • Phone : 604.436.2332

  • VFA High School Building Bridges to Success
  • Well-balanced Curriculum
    As part of the curriculum, students participate in a variety of fun and educational cultural activities, field trips and sports. These activities are part of a well-balanced program that helps introduce them to Canadian society.
  • Personalized Care and Support
    At VFA High, we treat each student as an individual and provide a variety of personalized services. In our small classes, students receive the individual attention needed to succeed in the Canadian school system. Our experienced staff help students cope with the challenges of living away from home and keep in close contact with parents overseas.
  • High Academic and Behavioural Standards
    With our personal attention and high academic standards, VFA High School students score well on required government exams. We have strict behavioral and attendance expectations at VFA, enabling our students to achieve their best personal and academic potential.

Welcome To Our School


VFA High School has been established as a bridge between our students’ education in their home countries and their further education in Canada. We prepare students academically and culturally for success in this country. Over the years, we have watched proudly as our graduates have gone on to success in the public or independent senior high school systems and enter the finest universities in Canada and around the world. Learn More…

What We Offer

High School Credit Program and ESL/High School Preparation Program

  • Grades 7 ~12
  • Flexible start dates, Full-time, Year-round, 3 terms
  • Short term available
  • Small classes

Summer/Winter Intensive ESL Program for Teenagers

  • ESL and cultural activities for high school students age 12 ~ 17
  • Summer Program Offered in July and August
  • Winter Program Offered in January and February

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)

  • English instruction and introduction to Canadian society
  • Available to new immigrants to Canada
  • No tuition fee required

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Why Choose VFA High School?

  • Grades 7-12
  • Certified with B.C. Ministry of Education
  • Year-round, 3 Terms (September, January, and May entry)
  • Small, Individualized Classes
  • Flexible Start Dates
  • Short-term Study Available
  • Direct Communication with Parents
  • Personalized Student Services
  • Convenient and Safe…

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Our Location

Vancouver Formosa Academy

5621 Killarney Street
Vancouver, BC V5R 3W4

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  • E-mail: info@vfa.bc.ca
  • Phone: 604-436-2332
  • Fax: 604-436-2331


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Now accepting applications for the January 2022 Term

New 2022 Winter Term Start Date: Monday, January 10

The program includes Grades 7-12 credit courses, ESL and Academic Preparation. Courses are fully certified by the British Columbia Ministry of Education. Homestay is available.

VFA Update – Covid 19

Dear VFA High School Parents, Guardian and Students:

We are continuing to have a safe Fall 2021 term.   With a lot of space in the building and strict protocols, we will continue to provide a safe, productive environment for our students and staff.    

At VFA High School, our priority is keeping everyone safe and healthy during this time. We have developed a detailed COVID-19 Health and Safety Plan, including such infection control measures as:

  • Symptom Assessment and Illness Policies and Procedures
  • Physical Distancing Strategies and Minimal Physical Contact
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Frequent Cleaning and Disinfection
  • Lunchtime Protocol

Please click here for the full Vancouver Formosa Academy Health and Safety Plan-updated  January 7, 2022

Please click on the links below for more COVID-19 Information

BC COVID-19 Self Assessment Tool

BC’s COVID-19 Safe Schools Plan

BC Centre for Disease Control-COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Resources in Other Languages

VFA 30 Year Celebration!

VFA is celebrating its 30th Year !

Thank you to everyone who came to our Open House on September 14.

It was a great success!


Vancouver Formosa Academy is an independent school fully certified by the British Columbia Ministry of Education