10. Gladstone Secondary School
|ENROLMENT||Approx. 1,300 students|
|GRADES||8 – 12|
|ADDRESS||4105 Gladstone St, Vancouver, BC V5N 4Z2, Canada|
|SCHOOL TYPE||Public Secondary School|
Gladstone Secondary School is a public secondary school in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Seventy years on and it is still standing tall, and making great strides in the area of engineering, including Robotics, and Electrathon. Presently, the school has a student population of approximately 1,300 from Grade 8 through Grade 12. At Gladstone, students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities especially football and volleyball. In addition, the school’s Fine Arts department is very much regarded, with especially strong Music, Drama, and Dance programs.
Gladstone is a school with a wide range of academic courses and programs. The school offers three Advanced Placement (AP) programs in English, Calculus, and Chemistry.
At the time of writing this article, the Vancouver School Board (VSB) operates 18 secondary schools in the province. For some people, eighteen secondary schools in a city such as Vancouver is relatively too small when compared to high schools in cities like Toronto and Calgary. However, the quality of education provided at high schools in Vancouver is second to none.
The majority of high schools in Vancouver enrol learners from ages 13 to 17. In other words, secondary schools in most school districts in Vancouver enrol students in Grade 8 to Grade 12, or in Grade 9 to Grade 12.
As always, it is advisable to visit the school website to find out an up to date enrolment related information.