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

  • VFA High School Building Bridges To Success
    Our high school program ( grades 7~12) is fully certified with the British Columbia Ministry of Education.
  • 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 instruciton and introduciton to Canadian society
  • Available to new immigrants to Canada
  • No tuition fee required

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Why Choose VFA?

    • 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
Now accepting applications for the Fall 2016 Term
(September ~ December)

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 Graduate Awarded Full Scholarship to U.S. Universities!

Trang Tran, VFA High School graduate, April 2015, was awarded a full four year scholarship to Denison University in Ohio, USA.

VFA Graduate Awarded Scholarship to U.S. University!

Alice Lin, VFA High School graduate, August 2013, was awarded a scholarship to Oregon State University, a large, highly-ranked college offering more than 200 undergraduate, graduate and degree programs.

Governor General Award Winner!

VFA High School is very proud that one of our former students, Doris Liu, has won the Governor General’s Academic Award from David Thompson Secondary for outstanding academic achievement in Grades 11 and 12. Doris is now pursuing a Science Degree at the University of British Columbia. Congratulations, Doris!

Thank you to everyone who came to the VFA 25 Year Reunion!

It was a great success!
Friday, February 20, 2015

VFA High Students Excel in Government Provincial Exams!

VFA students scored 17.27 % higher than the B.C. public school average on the Science 10 Provincial Exam in May 2014.

VFA High students scored an average of 16.92% higher than the B.C. public school average on the Math 10 Provincial Exam in January 2014.

Fall 2014 English 10 Provincial Exam: VFA student average test score is higher than both Vancouver and BC averages. Learn More …

VFA High School International and National Award Winners!

Fermat Mathematics Exam – Grade 11: Kelly Fei
Cayley Mathematics Exam – Grade 10: Teresa Chang
Pascal Mathematics Exam – Grade 9: Philip Jeong
Pascal Mathematics Exam – Grade 9: Philip Jeong

AMC International Mathematics Competition (62,254 Participants):
Doris Liu – Top 10% in the world

Michael Smith Science Challenge Award (1,533 Participants):
Doris Liu – Top 10% in Canada
Yun Yi Hsu – Top 25% in Canada
Karen Cao – Top 25% in Canada
Sean Kao – Top 25% in Canada

View our Student Yearbooks

The Western Vista

The Pacific Voice

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