British Columbia Christian Academy opened its doors in September 1992 when a group of Christian families shared the vision for an independent Christian school in the Tri-Cities area. Initially, several classrooms at the old Burnaby North High School were leased to teach a handful of high school students.

There were many hurdles in the early stages. Facilities, staffing, equipment and parent support were all integral to BC Christian Academy becoming firmly rooted. Despite the tough challenges those families endured, they strongly believed God would bless their desire for an independent Christian school.

BCCA Timeline

  • 1992
  • 1993
  • 1995
  • 2000
  • 2003
  • 2005
  • 2008

September 1992

BCCA opened its doors by a group of Christian families who had a shared vision for a private Christian school in the Tri-Cities area. First year held at the old Burnaby North High School.

May 1993

BCCA Society was formed with a constitution and bylaws that set out that vision.

Leased church space in Eagleridge Bible Fellowship Church.

Experienced growth that led to full range K-12 classes, and Minister of Education granted Grp 1 status to the school.

1995

Moved to Coquitlam Christian Centre and stayed there until 2000.

2000–2001

Leased a portion of the old Terry Fox School on Wellington Street.

Enrolment reached the peak of 260 students.

Foreign studies program was first launched.

Out of school care program began in January 2001.

2003–2004

Purchased 9.54 acres of land at the top of Coast Meridian in Coquitlam.

Preschool opened in Sept 2003 and Group Daycare opened in Sept 2004.

2005–2008

High school Modular building was opened.

2008-Present

Leased current site – Lincoln Elementary School on Fernwood Avenue in 2008.
Over 72% growth in the last 4 years.
Purchased Current Leased Site – Fernwood Campus in June 2020.

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