Federation of Independent School Associations
British Columbia

The Voice

For Independent Schools In BC

FISA BC is a non-profit society registered with the Corporate and Personal Property Registries office, Ministry of Finance of BC, Victoria, British Columbia. There are currently 292 independent schools that are voluntary members of FISA BC, representing 91% of the total independent school enrolment (2012/2013).


Should independent school property necessary to provide an educational program be property tax exempt like public schools?:

Quick Facts

In 2012-2013, over 76,000 of the 618,000 K-12 students in BC attended independent schools. This represents 12.4% of the total enrolment.
Group 4 independent schools receive no government funding and enrol mostly international students wishing to earn a Dogwood Graduation Certificate.