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The School District 36 Surrey oversees roughly 120 public elementary and secondary schools. It is the largest school district in all of British Columbia. There are currently 99 public elementary schools and 21 public high schools.

There are also private schools such as Holy Cross High School, Pacific Academy, Southridge School, Regent Christian Academy, and Surrey Christian.

Currently there are about 63,036 students who are in public or private schools.

Surrey is also home to the Surrey Campus of Simon Fraser University. The Newton town centre of Surrey hosts the main campus of the Kwantlen University College. Surrey also has five campuses of Surrey College, a certificate- and diploma-granting technical school.

Simon Fraser University
SFU's programs are organized in six faculties: Applied Sciences, Arts and Social Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Health Sciences, and Science. Simon Fraser University has been rated as Canada's best comprehensive university (1993, 1997, 1998 and 2000) in the annual rankings of Maclean's magazine and has consistently placed at or near the top of the publication's national evaluations.

Kwantlen University College is a comprehensive undergraduate university with four campuses located in the South Fraser region of British Columbia's Lower Mainland. Kwantlen offers bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, diplomas, certificates and citations in over 135 programs. The College also provides over 25 services to help students succeed in their studies. More than 17,000 students annually attend Kwantlen campuses in Surrey, Richmond and Langley. A new campus, the Trades and Technology Centre, opened April 2007.


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