Schools & Education in Maple Ridge

Abundance of Learning Opportunities


Staying Ahead of the Curve


Maple Ridge has exceptional and diverse education facilities and programs, both for young students just starting out with their schooling to post-secondary and skilled trades training opportunities.

Did You Know?


Maple Ridge is home to UBC’s Malcolm Knapp Research Forest.

Elementary and Secondary Schools


School District 42 meets the learning needs of approximately 14,000 students of all ages. Maple Ridge has developed numerous skilled trades training partnerships with colleges and universities and is committed to educational choice and an inclusive, local approach to special education. There are 17 elementary schools and 5 secondary schools in Maple Ridge.

Continuing Education


School District No. 42’s Continuing Education Department offers a broad range of course options, including Adult Graduation, High School Graduation and English Language Foundations.

Private Schools


The Federation of Independent Schools Association offers information about private schools, including Catholic schools, in the Province.

The Conseil Scolaire Francophone de la Colombie-Britannique (Francophone Education Authority of BC) is an independent school board that provides French programming to students who have French as a first language.

Post-Secondary Institutions


In today's rapidly changing business environment, keeping the knowledge base of you and your employees up-to-date is critical to your long-term success. Universities, colleges, government agencies and industry associations all offer a wealth of education and training options to help your business thrive in today's dynamic workplace.

BC Institute of Technology (BCIT) | Burnaby, Vancouver, North Vancouver & Satellite
Capilano University | North Vancouver
City University | Vancouver
Douglas College | New Westminster & Coquitlam
Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Kwantlen Polytechnic University | Richmond, Surrey, Langley & Cloverdale
Langara College | Vancouver
Ridge Meadows College | Maple Ridge
Simon Fraser University | Burnaby, Surrey & Vancouver
Sprott Shaw College | Maple Ridge
Trinity Western University | Langley
University of BC | Vancouver + Okanagan
University of the Fraser Valley | Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission & Hope
Vancouver Community College | Vancouver