About Us

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Ms. Amy Hao, B.Sc. in Economics and Math

Before becoming a math teacher in Franklin School, Ms. Hao has been tutoring university freshmen from University of British Columbia, Capilano University, Thompson Rivers University and Coquitlam College in Calculus for a year to help them get better academic performance. She also tutored high school students in Pre-Calculus to better […]

Mr. Tom Sha, H.B.A., B.Ed. (Social Studies, Career Life, Applied Skills)

Mr. Tom Sha, H.B.A., B.Ed.

This is Mr. Sha’s first year teaching at Franklin. From a very young age, Mr. Sha wanted to be an educator to assist and support students in reaching success in their lives. He believes that all societies are dependent on the education and skills of future generations. Mr. Sha has […]

Mr. Ian McSherry, B.Sc. (Honours), TEFL Cert. (English)

Mr. Ian McSherry, B.Sc. (Honours), TEFL Cert.

Mr. McSherry is an Irish teacher, specializing in English and Physical Education. Despite his tender years, he has a wealth of teaching experience, having spent a couple of years teaching in Dubai and his homeland. Mr. McSherry has a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and English from the prestigious […]

franklin school vision

Our Mission and Vision

The mission of Franklin School is to empower highly motivated students in creating a clear pathway to opportunities in higher education at the world’s top universities. We are focused on enhancing the overall individual social, emotional, physical, and academic excellence in our students while increasing their English language proficiency, which […]

Employment Opportunities

Franklin School is an independent co-educational 8 – 12 school, serving Vancouver. We are an AP school offering BC Dogwood Diploma Programs and Advanced Placement Programs. Franklin School is currently hiring for the following positions: Teachers-on-Call (all subjects) Full-time teachers Student Counselor Recruitment Manager To apply, please email a cover […]

The B.C. Certificate of Graduation – Dogwood Diploma

The B.C. Certificate of Graduation or “Dogwood Diploma” is awarded to students who successfully complete the provincial graduation requirements for Grades 10 – 12. Students require a minimum of 80 credits to graduate. Of these 80 credits: At least 16 credits must be at the Grade 12 level, including a required Language […]

Principal’s Message

Welcome to Franklin School, A student at Franklin School will be surrounded by top students. Our students not only enter the most prestigious universities in Canada but also attend renowned universities abroad such as Oxford, Cambridge, Yale, and Harvard. Franklin School is a gathering place for the best and brightest […]

Ms. Fiona Krogh, B.Sc., MTeach

Ms. Fiona Krogh, B.Sc., MTeach

Ms. Krogh spent the last four years teaching at The American School of Marrakech in Morocco, and she is excited to return to her home country of Canada. She was the Science Department Chair and taught Chemistry and Biology to both Moroccan and international students. Prior to Morocco, she taught […]

Why Franklin?

Franklin School Offers: Small Class Size Average class size is between 15 – 20 students allowing more personalized attention and higher academic achievement. Exceptional Educators Highly skilled, professional, and award-winning faculty provide an innovative, dynamic, and challenging curriculum. Academic Excellence Our students will be surrounded by the best and brightest […]

Mr. Stephen Fuerderer, B.Ed., PBD., GDE.

Mr. Stephen Fuerderer, B.Ed., PBD., GDE. Principal

Mr. Fuerderer has a Bachelor of Education in Physical Sciences from the University of Alberta, a Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Education from Simon Fraser University, and a Graduate Diploma in Education from Simon Fraser University. Mr. Fuerderer has over thirty-three years of teaching experience in secondary science, including Advanced Placement® (AP) and […]