24789 Dewdney Trunk Road
Maple Ridge, BC V4R 1X2
Garibaldi Secondary School (school capacity – 1,050)
Garibaldi Secondary is an International Baccalaureate World School that offers a complete range of academic courses and enrichment programs.
An expanded Fine Arts focus allows students to combine courses such as acting/film, dance/music and multiple visual arts. The school has a full theatre and complete range of drama and theatre courses, dance studio, as well as an award-winning video production program. Music programs include choir, jazz band, junior band, senior band, concert choir and guitar.
A complete range of business courses includes automotive, construction, electronics, metal art and drafting. Specialized equipment includes a drafting computer lab and hoists and engine analysis equipment. The school has a teaching kitchen for its culinary arts programs as well a full range of foods, textiles, human services and family management courses.
Garibaldi has a full gymnasium and fitness centre with weights and cardio equipment. Students can participate in a wide range of sports, including boys’ rugby, basketball and soccer, girls’ volleyball and cross-country, swimming and water polo.
Student Support Services
A wide range of services are provided for students, including two full-time counsellors, a youth care worker, an Aboriginal support worker and a daily flex program to foster personal awareness and responsibility for academic achievement and success – a key core competency of the redesigned curriculum.
Garibaldi Secondary offers IB – MYP and IB – DP programs for students in grades 8-12. Garibaldi is a candidate school for the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP), which is an inclusive program for all students in grades 8-10. Garibaldi offers the IB Diploma Programme for students in grades 11-12 as a choice program.
The school has three post-secondary apprenticeship programs (electrician, carpentry and plumbing), as well as an Interdisciplinary Arts (IA) Academy that features theatre, drama and dance.
Students can choose from a wide range of clubs, including Rebels with a Cause, which was featured at WE Day 2015 for its fundraising efforts for a school in Kenya.
|Enrolment (Ministry of Education funded and international students without cross-enrolled)||748|
Visit the Garibaldi Secondary website at https://gss.sd42.ca