International Program


Academic Excellence. Athletics and Arts. Leadership. Canadian Culture. Family. Community.

Aberdeen Hall offers a comprehensive program in a world-class independent high school. Aberdeen Hall provides a stimulating environment where students are supported by a team of passionate and dedicated teachers.

We welcome international students who are motivated to succeed and reach their full potential in academics, athletics, arts and leadership. Involvement in volunteer and community events further develops a well-rounded Aberdeen Hall student.  With tremendous support and opportunity for involvement at school, in the community, and with their host family, international students experience a comprehensive education preparing them for success in high school and beyond.

The Fast Facts

  • Graduate with Grade 12 BC Dogwood diploma (minimum two years of study)
  • Enriched and challenging academic curriculum designed to achieve 100% college/university acceptance. 
  • Supportive learning environment with students having access to a team of highly qualified and experienced faculty.
  • ELL course for Grades 8-12 to support academic writing, vocabulary acquisition, research, and presentation skills. 
  • State-of-the-art facilities include the Design Skills and Technology Centres, SkyLab Classrooms, Gym Studio, 130-seat Lecture Theatre, and a brand new Athletic & Wellness Center. 
  • 44-acre campus provides exceptional sports facilities for varsity teams in basketball, volleyball, track, cross-country, badminton, soccer, and rugby.
  • School and community volunteer program.
  • Located in Kelowna, British Columbia, a safe, 95% English speaking community in the beautiful Okanagan Valley (40-minute flight from Vancouver)

Aberdeen Hall At A Glance

Aberdeen Hall Trifold Brochure

International Application Form

International Teacher Reference Form

To learn more about International Admissions, contact: [email protected]

Aberdeen Hall Family Boarding
Comprehensive Homestay

A safe and supportive home environment is the foundation of an international student’s positive Canadian experience.  Our exceptional Family Boarding program is managed by Aberdeen Hall with carefully selected families providing a welcoming home for students to enjoy family life and Canadian culture.  This authentic experience is the core of a comprehensive education journey, providing students with the opportunity to acquire important life skills with family guidance and support. Being part of Aberdeen Hall’s Family Boarding program is an enriching experience and a wonderful opportunity to immerse in local culture while creating lifelong relationships.

Host Families 
We welcome applications from the Aberdeen Hall community (faculty, staff, families with children attending the school and alumni families) to host International students in Grades 8 through 12.

Hosting is a wonderful opportunity to share cultures and form relationships with young people from around the world. Families provide a private bedroom, meals and - most importantly - a welcoming and supportive home environment. 

For more information, please contact [email protected]

All Host Families have successfully completed the school’s thorough screening process and adhere to BC’s Homestay Guidelines. 



Jessica, China

"Both my host parents are my role models and one of their qualities is enthusiasm and passion for trying new things. Under their great influence, I am...

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Pim, Thailand

"In my home country, there would always be someone who was responsible for the work in the house which gave me neither responsibility nor respect to ot...

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Father of Kenny, Hangzhou


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Father of Mary, Tianjin

时间流逝的飞快,Mary已经在Aberdeen Hall High School 学习了三年了,并且她已经成功地从高中毕业即将踏入大学的�...

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Jiong Cai, father of Jessica, China


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Isabella, Brazil

"Coming to Aberdeen Hall was one of the best experiences of my life! Everyone in the community was so receptive and welcoming. I am very thankful to...

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Antonio Pizutto, father of Tony, Mexico

"He came to Aberdeen Hall a boy, He is leaving a man."


Hailey Chan, mother of Cherry, Hong Kong

"My daughter, Cherry Chan, studied at Aberdeen Hall Preparatory School for Grade 11 and 12 from 2017-2019. Aberdeen Hall has...

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Sylvia, Hong Kong

"Aberdeen Hall provides an excellent learning environment. First of all, we have really small classes which are usually less than 20 students. The ...

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Mother of Henry, 

"We’ve noticed a big change in our son since he began attending Aberdeen Hall. When he was home recently, he communicated with us more t...

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Melina, Germany

"Living with a host family made me not only realize how important my family is for me but also how strong and independent I am when I am on my own&qu...

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Jessica, Shanghai

"The unfamiliar used to make me nervous; however, after living with my Host Family, my fears of trying new things disappeared. Experiencing activit...

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Bianca, Hong Kong

"The experiences with my host family helped me adjust to Canadian culture and also made me participate in more physical activities. By living like ...

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Hugo, Hangzhou

"I was inspired by my host father; his words and spirit guide me to face difficulties and challenges"


Liana, Hong Kong

"I promise you will love your life in Kelowna with your host family"


Tatae, Thailand

"As an international student, being in a new place and environment by ourselves can be challenging; however if you have someone who understands and c...

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AdmissionsApplications to Aberdeen Hall are accepted year round and are increasingly competitive.

At Aberdeen Hall, we seek to admit well-rounded students who choose to be at our school. We are looking for students who demonstrate leadership through academic performance, involvement in co-curricular activities and civic engagement. We care about our students and seek those who value education and are prepared to enrich our incredible school community.