Tuition and Fees

At St. John’s Academy Shawnigan Lake, we are committed to enrolling a diverse student body that enhances our mission to offer an academically rigorous and transformational learning program for tomorrow’s leaders in a caring and supportive environment.

Canadian Day Student Tuition Fees (2023/24)

GradespaceTuition spaceConsolidated Fees *
Grade 4-5$ 9,450$ 800
Grade 6-8$ 10,500$ 800
Grade 9-10space$ 11,550$ 800
Grade 11$ 14,700$1,550
Grade 12$ 14,700$1,850

Consolidated Fees*: Non-Refundable. It includes Admin/Incidental, IB, and Grad Fees.

Additional Costs
  • Non-refundable Application Fee : $200
  • New Students Registration Fee: $250(one time fee)
  • Uniform: TBD  
  • School Bus fee * (Optional)
  • We provide school buses service with 3 routes to cover from Duncan/Maple Bay to Langford at a reasonable rate. Please click here for reference.

  • Monthly Payment Fee* (if applicable)
  • A $20 per payment fee will apply, the total amount is $200 for 10 payments. Additional insurance cost will be occurred.

  • Learning support Fee* (if applicable)
  • It applies to parents opt for Learning Support provided by SJA. Details please click here.

Canadian students are defined as students holding a Canadian passport or permanent resident card and who have academic transcripts from a BC school from the last two years.
We also offer boarding program for Canadian students. For details please inquiry our Admissions. admissions@stjohnsacademy.ca

International Boarding Student Tuition Fees (2023/24)

Grade Tuition
Grade 6-10$50,600
Grade 11-12$53,600
Additional Costs
    • Non-refundable Application Fee:   $200
    • Administration  Fee:  $3,250
    • This fee is for the school to process forms and ensure items are received to enroll a student, and include any testing and documentation provided for students and parents.

    • Incidental fee:  $1,000
    • The deposit is used when students require unexpected costs such as purchases, tutoring, field trips. Any unused balance of the deposit will be refunded after all the student charges have been processed at the end of the year.

    • Medical Insurance: $1,500
    • The Medical Insurance fee includes 3 months of Private Insurance followed by the B.C. Medical Services Plan for those on a valid study permit.

    • Uniform:  $1,200 (GST and PST will be added as applicable.)
    • IB Diploma Program Fee: $750 ( Only for Grade 11 and 12)
    • Grade 12 students will be required to pay a $300 Graduation Fee to help defray costs associated with photos, the purchase of caps, tassels, gowns, and facility rental for Valedictory.

The Boarding Program fee covers a complete youth development program based on our life skills development curriculum, supervision, professional guidance, study hall (4 evenings/week), leadership & service opportunities, shared accommodation (3-4 students/room), daily buffet breakfast and dinner, set lunch, after school snack, bedding and linens, and laundry facilities.

We do not accept International students living at homestays. Should international students live off campus, they must be living with parents or relatives.

Payment Information
We accept the following forms of payment:
  • Cash
  • Credit and Debit Card
  • WeChat Pay/ AliPay
  • Personal Cheque, Money Order or Bank Draft
  • Online banking (Wire Transfer, Direct Deposit, Interac e-Transfer)
  • FlyWire For International Student

For details, please download the payment information.

Refund Policy
For details, please download the refund policy.