Do you have to be Catholic to attend?
No, children of all faith backgrounds are welcome to attend Assumption School.
Does my child need to go to Mass and participate in Religion?
Yes, there is a school Mass held every Friday and a Religion class is taught in each grade.
Do you teach the same BC CURRICULUM?
The Ministry of Education in BC mandates our programs and the School maintains a strong commitment to the core Provincial curriculum.
Do you have a max # for class sizes
Yes, and Assumption School tries to ensure that the classes are small in order to offer the best quality education to the students.
Do teachers have the same qualifications?
Yes, all of the teachers at Assumption School have certification to teach in British Columbia.
How much does it cost to attend?
Tuition varies depending on how many children are enrolled in the school and whether or not your are a registered contributor to Assumption Parish. All tuition paid can be claimed as a charitable donation on your Tax return. For example, if you have 2 children attending our school, you’ll pay $287 per month/$2,870 per year and of this tuition sum you are eligible to receive $1,210.79 in tax savings.
Is there an extra charge to use the bus?
No. There are no additional fees for using the school bus.
What are the advantages of a uniform?
The uniforms are handsome and wearing a uniform to school is cost effective. Most importantly, at school everyone wears the same uniform and is on a level playing field.
Do you have a preschool?
Yes. Assumption Preschool is opening in September 2017.
Do you offer after school care?
Yes. after school care is available to all children after each school day.
Do you take special needs students?
Yes and we strive to integrate personalized recommendations into our every-day classroom settings to be able to provide a rich, inclusive learning environment for all of our students.